Toronto Through The Eyes Of A Wheelchair Bound Photographer

All images by Tony Wallace. Used under a Creative Commons License. 

Being wheelchair-bound was no reason to put the camera away for Tony Wallace; instead, he used photography as a form of physical therapy after a spinal cord injury. The passion for shooting his hometown Toronto, Canada grew and he is now seeking crowd-funding for his Kickstarter Project: Toronto Black and White.

Although the wheelchair limits the movement and mobility of the photographer, Tony Wallace did not let this stop his passion and was determined to continue shooting. Being slowed down by the wheelchair worked to Tony’s advantage as he explored his hometown shooting downtown, uptown, parks and beaches. He made use of the unique perspective, a much lower view from the usual standing eye level which resulted in different, yet dramatic composition possibilities as he framed his subjects of landscape, urban and even floral. All his photography was shot and presented in pure Black & White. His final photography book to be completed in the Kickstarter Campaign will feature 24 Black and White images in large format 8 x 10 Photobook that range from expansive skylines to urban street scenes of Toronto. Continue reading…