It's easy to forget about the effect that air has on photography. When you look out at the horizon, you don't see anything more than small, partially-distinct objects in the distance because the human eye isn't that good at resolving close detail at very long ranges. With a camera's zoom lens, though, it all becomes clear. I took this photo looking east along Eglinton just past Victoria Park, with my camera's maximum zoom--while the foreground looks essentially ordinary, bu the time you get to the intersection, the air's interference makes it look more like a painting.
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