Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending Pride 2013 in Toronto. I've created a flickr set with my best photos here. I got to the parade route much earlier than I planned and started walking the route looking for a good spot when I found the perfect location. I had an excellent front on view of the parade as it approached and periodically the parade would be stopped to let traffic cross the road which was excellent for removing clutter for the next float.
I had initially set up trying to save a spot for a friend who was on the way. After telling two people that I was saving the spot, I gave up and let the next person in as the crowd was really filling up and it wasn't fair to hold a spot that long. On my left was a person in a motorized scooter that you see for people with mobility issues and on my right a young girl about 12 years old and her mother standing behind her.Read More