Ara Shimoon

Communicator | Photographer

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Winter in Hillhurst-Sunnyside

Finally, the snow has come and with it, all kinds of wonderful scenes.








City of Colour and Shadow

Explorations of Black & White and Colour photography.



#Sunnyside365 March 31, 2016


“We’ve been taking down some of the sick trees up and down the neighbourhood. They’re gonna rip up the sidewalks and fix them all up, it’s just the first step. This piece got stuck in the chipper, so we had to shut it down and saw it out. Yeah, it’s a good day to be out here: the sun is shining, it’s nice out, everyone is looking good.” Shane.

#Sunnyside365 March 23, 2016


The Easter Bunny is on its way!

#Sunnyside365 March 22, 2016


“Just because it’s old doesn’t mean it should be torn down. What gives this place its rustic look? I mean, how long until everything looks like a patchwork of cosmopolitan, show-home magazine photos?”

#Sunnyside365 March 17, 2016


“I love the development in this neighbourhood. We need it. Badly. I mean, with the insane cost of business for some of these folks here–we need the residents.

And another thing: more people in the neighbourhood means more demands on services. Maybe some of these businesses will have an incentive to stay open later. I mean, do have any idea how far I have to walk to get a pack of smokes after 9pm?”

#Sunnyside365 March 16, 2016


“She made these mittens herself at home. As soon as people found out that they were home made, everyone wanted a pair. I tell you–home made mittens.”

#Sunnyside365 March 14, 2016


“When you walk through this neighbourhood, you learn to walk slower, there’s so much to see–all throughout the year. And you may bump into somebody you know!”

#Sunnyside365 March 8, 2016


Even in the swampy, late-winter-to-early-spring transition these houses look cute.

#Sunnyside365 March 7, 2016


Marbled blue skies and new condo developments–things in Kensington always to look up to!

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