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By Regions:

Downtown Toronto Photography Locations:

  • Distillery District:
    • Description: Architecture, vintage
    • Address: 55 Mill Street, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Osgoode Hall:
    • Description: Architecture
    • Address: 130 Queen St W Toronto, ON M5H 4G1
    • Permit: Not required

 

  • University of Toronto:
    • Description: Architecture, nature and greenery
    • Address: 27 King’s College Cir, Toronto, ON M5S 3H7
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Casa Loma:
    • Description: Architecture, nature and greenery
    • Address: 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, ON M5R 1X8
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Art Gallery of Ontario:
    • Description: Artistic, architecture
    • Address: 317 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5T 1G4
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Old Mill Inn:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, architecture, rustic
    • Address: 9 Old Mill Rd, Etobicoke, ON M8X 1A1
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Allan Gardens:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 160 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON M5A 2E5
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Kew Gardens:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 2075 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4E 2N9
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Toronto Music Garden and Harbourfront:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, water
    • Address: 479 Queens Quay West
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Polson Pier:
    • Description: City, water
    • Address: 11 Polson St, Toronto, ON M5A 1A4
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Toronto Islands:
    • Description: Water, nature and greenery
    • Address (ferry ticket booths): 9 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON M5J 2H3
    • Permit: Yes

 

  • Woodbine Beach:
    • Description: Water
    • Address: 1675 Lake Shore Blvd E, Toronto, ON M4L 3W6
    • Permit: Not required

 

  • Cherry Beach:
    • Description: Water
    • Address: 222 Cherry St, Toronto, ON M5A 3L2
    • Permit: Not required

 

  • Sunnyside Pavilion:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, water, architecture, city
    • Address: 1755 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, ON M6S 5A3
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Humber Bay Arch:
    • Description: Water, city
    • Address: Martin Goodman Trail, Toronto, ON
    • Permit: Not required

 

  • Ashbridges Bay Park:
    • Description: Water, nature and greenery
    • Address: 1561 Lake Shore Blvd E, Toronto, ON M4L 3W6
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Thompson Hotel Rooftop:
    • Description: Modern, city
    • Address: 550 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2V4
    • Permit: Required

 

  • One King West Hotel:
    • Description: City, modern, architecture
    • Address: 1 King St W, Toronto, ON M5H 1A1
    • Permit: Required
  • Fairmont Royal York Hotel:
    • Description: City, architecture
    • Address: 100 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5J 1E3
    • Permit: Required

 

  • King Edward Hotel:
    • Description: City, architecture
    • Address: 37 King St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1E9
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Four Seasons Hotel:
    • Description: City, architecture
    • Address: 60 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON M4W 0A4
    • Permit: Required
  • Windsor Arms Hotel:
    • Description: City, architecture
    • Address: 18 St Thomas St, Toronto, ON M5S 2C1
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Ripley’s Aquarium:
    • Description: City, unique
    • Address: 288 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON M5V 3L9
    • Permit: Purchase tickets to enter

 

  • St. Lawrence Market:
    • Description:  City, rustic
    • Address: 93 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5E 1C3
    • Permit: Not required
  • Kensington Market:
    • Description: City, rustic
    • Address: Kensington Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2K2
    • Permit: Not required

 

  • Fantasy Farm:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, rustic
    • Address: 50 Pottery Rd, Toronto, ON M4K 2B9
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Artscape Wychwood Barns:
    • Description: Modern, city, architecture
    • Address: 601 Christie St, Toronto, ON M6G 4C7
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Spadina Museum:
    • Description: Architecture
    • Address: 285 Spadina Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 2V5
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Yonge and Dundas:
    • Description: City
    • Address: Yonge St & Dundas St E, Toronto, ON
    • Permit: Not required

 

  • Yorkville and Bloor Street:
    • Description: City
    • Address: Bloor St. West & Yorkville, Toronto
    • Permit; Not required

 

  • Union Station:
    • Description: City
    • Address: 65 Front Street West, Toronto
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Nathan Phillips Square:
    • Description: City
    • Address: 100 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N1, Canada
    • Permit: Required

 

Markham Photography Locations:

  • Main Street Unionville:
    • Description: City, rustic
    • Address (Starbucks): 201 Main Street, Unionville, ON L3R 2G8
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Richmond Green Park:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, water
    • Address: 1300 Elgin Mills Rd E, Richmond Hill, ON L4S 1M5
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Markham Museum:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, architecture, rustic
    • Address: 9350 Markham Rd, Markham, ON L3P 3J3
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Angus Glen Golf Club:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, rustic
    • Address: 10080 Kennedy Rd, Markham, ON L6C 1N9
    • Permit: Required

 

  • German Mills Settler’s Park:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 2001 John St, Thornhill, ON L3T 5W9
    • Permit: Not required

 

  • Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites:
    • Description: Modern, architecture
    • Address: 8500 Warden Ave, Markham, ON L6G 1A5
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Main Street Markham:
    • Description: City, rustic
    • Address: 132 Robinson St, Markham, ON L3P 1N3
    • Permit: Not required

 

  • Buttonville Airport:
    • Description: Unique
    • Address: 2833 16th Ave, Markham, ON L3R 0P8
    • Permit: Required

 

Vaughan / Kleinburg Photography Locations:

  • Main Street Kleinburg:
    • Description: City, rustic
    • Address (Kleinburg Public School): 10391 Islington Ave, Kleinburg, ON L0J 1C0
    • Permit: Not required

 

  • The Doctor’s House:
    • Description: Rustic, nature and greenery
    • Address: 21 Nashville Rd, Kleinburg, ON L0J 1C0
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Eagle’s Nest Golf Club:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, architecture
    • Address: 10000 Dufferin St, Maple, ON L6A 1S3
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Kortright Centre for Conservation:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, rustic
    • Address: 9550 Pine Valley Dr, Woodbridge, ON L4L 1A6
    • Permit: Required

 

  • McMichael Canadian Art Collection:
    • Description: Artistic, nature and greenery, rustic
    • Address: 10365 Islington Ave, Kleinburg, ON L0J 1C0
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Black Creek Pioneer Village:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, rustic
    • Address: 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy, North York, ON M3J 2P3
    • Permit: Required

 

North York Photography Locations:

  • Alexander Muir Memorial Garden:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 2901 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4N 3N8
    • Permit: Required

 

  • North York Rose Garden:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 5162 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M2N 0E9
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Bob Rumball Manor:
    • Description: Architecture, nature and greenery, rustic
    • Address: 2395 Bayview Ave, North York, ON M2L 1A2
    • Permit: Required

 

  • York University Glendon College:
    • Description: Architecture, nature and greenery
    • Address: 2275 Bayview Ave, North York, ON M4N 3M6
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Ontario Science Centre:
    • Description: Unique, nature and greenery, city
    • Address: 770 Don Mills Rd, North York, ON M3C 1T3
    • Permit: Purchase tickets to enter

 

  • Graydon Hall Manor:
    • Description: Architecture, nature and greenery
    • Address: 185 Graydon Hall Drive, Toronto, Ontario M3A 3B4
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Sunnybrook Stables:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, rustic
    • Address: 1132 Leslie St, North York, ON M3C 3L7
    • Permit: Required

 

Scarborough Photography Locations:

  • Scarborough Bluffs:
    • Description: Water, nature and greenery
    • Address: 1 Brimley St. South, Scarborough
    • Permit: Not required

 

  • Guildwood Park:
    • Description: Architecture, nature and greenery
    • Address: 201 Guildwood Pkwy, Scarborough, ON M1E 1P5
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Rosetta McClain Gardens:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 5 Glen Everest Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1J2
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Miller Lash House:
    • Description: Architecture, nature and greenery
    • Address: 130 Old Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1E 3J5
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Milliken Park:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 5555 Steeles Ave E, Toronto, ON M9L 1S7
    • Permit: Required

 

Newmarket Photography Locations:

  • The Tannery Mall:
    • Description: Architecture
    • Address: 465 Davis Dr, Newmarket, ON L3Y 7T9
    • Permit: Required

 

East York Photography Locations:

  • Evergreen Brickworks:
    • Description: Architecture, nature and greenery, unique
    • Address: 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4W 3X8
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Aga Khan Museum:
    • Description: Modern, architecture, water
    • Address: 77 Wynford Dr, North York, ON M3C 1K1
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Edwards Gardens:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 755 Lawrence Ave E, North York, ON M3C 1P2
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Estates of Sunnybrook:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5
    • Permit: Required

 

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Mississauga / Brampton Photography Locations:

  • Kariya Park:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 3620 Kariya Dr, Mississauga, ON L5B 3J2
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Port Credit:
    • Description: City, water
    • Address: 32 Stavebank Rd N, Mississauga, ON L5G 2T5
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Adamson Estate:
    • Description: Architecture, nature and greenery, water
    • Address: 850 Enola Ave, Mississauga, ON L5G 4B2
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Old Britannia School House:
    • Description: Architecture, unique
    • Address: 5576 Hurontario St, Mississauga, ON L5R 1C6
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Riverwood Conservancy:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 4300 Riverwood Park Ln, Mississauga, ON L5C 2S7
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Jack Darling Park:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, water
    • Address: 1180 Lakeshore Rd W, Mississauga, ON L5H 1A1
    • Permit: Not required

 

  • Erindale Park:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 1695 Dundas St W, Mississauga, ON L5C 1E3
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Mississauga City Hall:
    • Description: Modern, architecture, city
    • Address: 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga, ON L5B 3C1
    • Permit: Not required

 

  • Benares Historic House:
    • Description: Architecture, rustic
    • Address: 1507 Clarkson Rd N, Mississauga, ON L5J 2W8
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Holcim Waterfront Estate:
    • Description: Architecture
    • Address: 2700 Lakeshore Rd W, Mississauga, ON
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Chinguacousy Park:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, water
    • Address: 9050 Bramalea Rd, Brampton, ON L6S 6G7
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Gage Park:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 45 Main St S, Brampton, ON L6Y 1M9
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Claireville Ranch:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 8742 Claireville Conservation Rd, Brampton, ON L6T 0B3
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Downey’s Farm:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 13682 Heart Lake Road, Brampton, Ontario L7C 2J5
    • Permit: Required

 

Etobicoke Photography Locations:

  • Humber Arboretum:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 205 Humber College Blvd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 5L7
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Fantasy Fair:
    • Description: Unique, city
    • Address: 500 Rexdale Blvd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 6K5
    • Permit: Purchase tickets to enter

 

  • Centennial Park Conservatory:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 151 Elmcrest Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9C 3S2
    • Permit: Required

 

  • James Gardens:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 99 Edenbridge Dr, Etobicoke, ON M9A 3G4
    • Permit: Required

 

Hamilton Photography List:

  • Albion Falls:
    • Description: Water
    • Address: 885 Mountain Brow Blvd, Hamilton, ON
    • Permit: Not required

 

  • Webster Falls:
    • Description: Water, nature and greenery
    • Address: Websters Falls, Hamilton, ON L9H 4W2
    • Permit: Not required

 

  • Gairloch Gardens:
    • Description: Water, nature and greenery
    • Address: 1306 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, ON L6J 1L6
    • Permit: Required
  • Royal Botanical Gardens:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON L7T 4H4
    • Permit: Required

 

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Out of GTA Photography Locations:

  • Rockwood Conservation Area:
    • Description: Architecture, rustic, nature and greenery
    • Address: 161 Fall St S, Guelph/Eramosa, ON N0B 2K0
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Paletta Mansion and Paletta Lakefront:
    • Description: Architecture, nature and greenery, water
    • Address: 4250 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON L7L 1A6
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Terre Bleu Lavender Farm:
    • Description: Nature and greenery
    • Address: 2501 25 Side Rd, Campbellville, ON L0P 1B0
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Bonnieheath Estate Lavender & Winery:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, rustic
    • Address: 410 Concession 12 Townsend, Waterford, ON N0E 1Y0
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Willow Springs Winery:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, rustic
    • Address: 5572 Bethesda Rd, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON L4A 7X3
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Chudleigh’s Apple Farm:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, rustic
    • Address: 8501 Chudleigh Way, Milton, Ontario, L9T 0L9
    • Permit: Required

 

  • The Good Earth Food & Wine Co.:
    • Description: Nature and greenery, rustic
    • Address: 4556 Lincoln Avenue, Beamsville, ON
    • Permit: Required

 

  • Niagara-on-the-lake:
    • Description: City, unique, rustic
    • Address (Prince of Wales Hotel): 6 Picton Street, P.O. Box 46, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
    • Permit: Not required

 

By Setting:

Nature and Greenery Photography Locations:

  • Guildwood Park
  • High Park
  • Richmond Green Park
  • Edwards Gardens
  • Alexander Muir Memorial Garden
  • Rosetta McClain Gardens
  • York University Glendon College
  • Gairloch Gardens
  • Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Centennial Park Conservatory
  • Kariya Park
  • Chinguoacousy Park
  • Claireville Ranch
  • Riverwood Conservancy
  • Jack Darling Park
  • Erindale Park
  • Allan Gardens
  • Fantasy Farm
  • Kew Gardens
  • Angus Glen Golf Course
  • Eagle’s Nest Golf Club
  • Hockley Valley Resort
  • German Mills Settler’s Park
  • North York Rose Garden
  • Sunnybrook Stables
  • Milliken Park
  • Humber Arboretum
  • James Gardens
  • Gage Park
  • Rockwood Conservation Area

 

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Rustic and/or Industrial Sites Photography Locations:

  • Evergreen Brickworks
  • Distillery District
  • Adamson Estate
  • Artscape Wychwood Barns
  • Steamwhistle Brewery
  • Markham Museum
  • Kortright Centre for Conservation
  • The Doctor’s House
  • Black Creek Pioneer Village
  • Old Mill Inn
  • Old Britannia Schoolhouse

 

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Architecture and Buildings Photography Locations:

  • Aga Khan Museum
  • Bob Rumball Manor
  • Osgoode Hall
  • University of Toronto:
    • King’s College Circle
    • Hart House
    • Knox College
    • Trinity Bellwoods Park
  • Casa Loma
  • Spadina House
  • Graydon Hall
  • Miller Lash House
  • The Tannery Mall
  • Eaton Hall
  • Mississauga City Hall
  • Benares Historic House
  • Holcim Lakefront Mansion

 

By the Waters Photography Locations:

  • Toronto Music Garden
  • Toronto Harbourfront
  • Polson Pier
  • Cherry Beach
  • Scarborough Bluffs
  • Rouge Park
  • Toronto Islands
  • Port Credit
  • Woodbine Beach
  • Sunnyside Pavilion
  • Humber Bay Arch
  • Albion Falls
  • Webster Falls
  • Ashbridges Bay Park
  • Paletta Mansion and Paletta Lakefront

 

Countryside Charm Photography Locations:

  • Terre Bleu Lavender Farm
  • Bonnieheath Lavender Farm
  • Willow Springs Winery
  • Chudleigh’s Apple Farm
  • Downey’s Farm
  • The Good Earth Food & Wine Co.

Art Galleries:

  • Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Thompson Landry Gallery (in Distillery District)
  • Arta Gallery (in Distillery District)
  • McMichael Art Gallery

Urban City Feel:

  • Yonge and Dundas
  • Yorkville and Bloor Street
  • Union Station
  • Nathan Phillips Square

Elegant Hotels:

  • One King West Hotel
  • Fairmont Royal York Hotel
  • Thompson Hotel
  • King Edward Hotel
  • Four Seasons Hotel
  • Windsor Arms Hotel
  • Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites

 

Picturesque Streets Photography Locations:

  • Kensington Market
  • Main Street Unionville
  • St. Lawrence Market
  • Main Street Markham
  • Main Street Kleinburg
  • Niagara-on-the-lake

 

Unique Photography Locations Toronto: 

  • Ripley’s Aquarium
  • Buttonville Airport
  • Ontario Science Centre

 

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