Monthly Archives: March 2009

Outdoor Urban Pillow Fight Video


Feathers Fly in Outdoor Urban Pillow Fight from Mark Blinch on Vimeo.

A massive outdoor pillow fight erupted in downtown Toronto in protest over the privatization of public space.

NewMindSpace organizers say they staged the 7th outdoor pillow fight in Dundas Square, because it is an urban public space normally used for corporate events and advertising.

NPAC Pictures of the Year Nominations

Very happy to have been selected for News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) Pictures of the Year in General News and Sports with the following pictures:

Loretta Rogers looks out of her car window after attending the funeral for her late husband Ted Rogers, president and CEO of Rogers Communications in Toronto December 9, 2008.

Loretta Rogers looks out of her car window after attending the funeral for her late husband Ted Rogers, president and CEO of Rogers Communications in Toronto December 9, 2008.

New York Yankees Chad Moeller is hit by a pitch thrown by Toronto Blue Jays Jesse Litsch (not pictured) during the second inning of their American League MLB baseball game in Toronto, July 12, 2008.

New York Yankees Chad Moeller is hit by a pitch thrown by Toronto Blue Jays Jesse Litsch (not pictured) during the second inning of their American League MLB baseball game in Toronto, July 12, 2008.

An Interesting Approach to Finding a Job Video

Recent Commercial Photo Shoot

Tamils Protest in Toronto

These are some images shot from Canadian Tamils protesting the current political turmoil in Toronto.

Canadian Tamils hold flags as they demonstrate on a downtown street to protest against the political turmoil in Sri Lanka in Toronto, March 16, 2009.      REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Canadian Tamils hold flags as they demonstrate on a downtown street to protest against the political turmoil in Sri Lanka in Toronto, March 16, 2009. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Canadian Tamils hold flags as they demonstrate on a downtown street to protest against the political turmoil in Sri Lanka in Toronto, March 16, 2009.      REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Canadian Tamils hold flags as they demonstrate on a downtown street to protest against the political turmoil in Sri Lanka in Toronto, March 16, 2009. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Canadian Tamils hold hands as they demonstrate on a downtown street to protest against the political turmoil in Sri Lanka in Toronto, March 16, 2009.      REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Canadian Tamils hold hands as they demonstrate on a downtown street to protest against the political turmoil in Sri Lanka in Toronto, March 16, 2009. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Canadian Tamils hold flags as they demonstrate on a downtown street to protest against the political turmoil in Sri Lanka in Toronto, March 16, 2009.      REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Canadian Tamils hold flags as they demonstrate on a downtown street to protest against the political turmoil in Sri Lanka in Toronto, March 16, 2009. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Canadian Tamil demonstrator Surendran Mahendran is on a downtown street to demonstrate against the political turmoil in Sri Lanka in Toronto, March 16, 2009.      REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Canadian Tamil demonstrator Surendran Mahendran is on a downtown street to demonstrate against the political turmoil in Sri Lanka in Toronto, March 16, 2009. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

An Interesting Approach to Finding a Job

This young guy hit the streets in the financial district in Toronto with his resume strapped to his chest and a megaphone to yell at potential employers. I guess its one way to do it..

Lukas Stewart uses a megaphone to attract the attention of potential employers with a sign strapped to his back as he hands out resumes on Bay St in the financial district in Toronto, March 5, 2009.      REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Lukas Stewart uses a megaphone to attract the attention of potential employers with a sign strapped to his back as he hands out resumes on Bay St in the financial district in Toronto, March 5, 2009. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

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World Baseball Classic Features

Here is a couple of feature images from the World Baseball Classic.

Team USA pitcher Jeremy Guthrie signs autographs before his team plays Team Canada in their World Baseball Classic (WBC) game in Toronto, March 7, 2009.      REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Team USA pitcher Jeremy Guthrie signs autographs before his team plays Team Canada in their World Baseball Classic (WBC) game in Toronto, March 7, 2009. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Team USA and Team Canada line up during the national anthems before their World Baseball Classic (WBC) game in Toronto, March 7, 2009.      REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Team USA and Team Canada line up during the national anthems before their World Baseball Classic (WBC) game in Toronto, March 7, 2009. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Team USA Curtis Granderson (28) holds his hat among his teammates as the national anthems are played before his team plays Team Venezuela in their World Baseball Classic (WBC) game in Toronto, March 8, 2009.      REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Team USA Curtis Granderson (28) holds his hat among his teammates as the national anthems are played before his team plays Team Venezuela in their World Baseball Classic (WBC) game in Toronto, March 8, 2009. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Team USA player Derek Jeter stretches before his team plays Team Venezuela in their World Baseball Classic (WBC) game in Toronto, March 8, 2009.      REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)

Team USA player Derek Jeter stretches before his team plays Team Venezuela in their World Baseball Classic (WBC) game in Toronto, March 8, 2009. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA)