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Photographs of trees taken on the streets of Toronto, Ontario, and Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.

Guild Inn lamp post

Image 1: Guild Inn lamp post, Toronto, 2000. This is a picturesque lamp post (done in the style of an old Victorian era lamp) near the Guild Inn, in the area formerly known as Scarborough, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This picture was taken on Kodak Portra 400 film on October 31, 2000.

Single tree in East York

Image 2: Single tree partially changed, East York, 1999. The area east of the downtown core was known as the Borough of East York before the forced amalgamation of the cities and borough of Metropolitan Toronto. This picture was taken on Kodak Gold 200 film in mid October, 1999.

Colourful street

Image 3: A colourful street, East York, 1999. A picture of a street with trees of multiple colours, taken from across a school yard. This picture was taken on Kodak Gold 200 film in mid October, 1999.

Trees in East York neighbourhood

Image 4: Trees in a residential area, East York, 1999. This is a picture of some of the trees found in a residential area of Toronto. The area east of the downtown core was known as the Borough of East York before the forced amalgamation of the cities and borough of Metropolitan Toronto. This picture was taken on Kodak Gold 200 film in mid October, 1999.

Partially bare tree

Image 5: Partially bare tree, Oshawa, 1998. This is the first of six shots taken in a residential area of eastern Oshawa in mid October, 1998. This tree has already lost about half its leaves. This picture was taken on Kodak Gold 200.

Orange-leafed tree

Image 6: Brilliant orange-leafed tree, Oshawa, 1998. This is the second of six shots taken in a residential area of eastern Oshawa in mid October, 1998. This picture was taken on Kodak Gold 200.

Falling and changing

Image 7: A tree with falling leaves and leaves that have still to change colours, Oshawa, 1998. This is the third of six shots taken in a residential area of eastern Oshawa in mid October, 1998. This tree has already lost some of its leaves, with others turning a rust colour and shrivelling on the branches, and yet part of the tree still hasn't changed colours at all. This picture was taken on Kodak Gold 200.

Contrast in one tree

Image 8: Contrast of colours in one tree, Oshawa, 1998. This is the fourth of six shots taken in a residential area of eastern Oshawa in mid October, 1998. This picture was taken on the same day as the other pictures, and yet this tree has lost very few of its leaves. It still has a lot of leaves yet to change colour. This picture was taken on Kodak Gold 200.

Full orange tree

Image 9: Full orange tree, Oshawa, 1998. This is the fifth of six shots taken in a residential area of eastern Oshawa in mid October, 1998. This picture was taken on the same day as the other pictures. Few leaves have fallen from the tree, and all the leaves have changed colour. This picture was taken on Kodak Gold 200.

Street hockey

Image 10: Street hockey, Oshawa, 1998. This is the last of the shots taken in a residential area of eastern Oshawa in mid October, 1998. Kids in the background are playing street hockey, a common scene for most of the year in Canada. This picture was taken on Kodak Gold 200.

Power line splits branches

Image 11: Toronto street, 1999. This is a picture of a typical street in Toronto, taken in mid October, 1999. Note that the tree on the right has grown around the power line. This picture was taken on Kodak Gold 200.

Toronto street

Image 12: Another Toronto street, 1999. This picture and the previous were taken in a residential area of eastern Toronto in mid-October. This picture was taken on Kodak Gold 200.

These photographs were taken with a Nikon F-601 autofocus SLR, using a Nikkor 24mm - 50mm f2.8 wide angle zoom lens or a Sigma 150mm - 300mm f4 lens.