G20 Toronto security

G20 Toronto Security

G20 security in Toronto has, if nothing else, dramatized the degree to which the crowd captures the state of things these days. On the cusp of one of the most significant news events in Toronto's (recent) history, I can't help but notice the degree to which citizen documentation has helped us all to grasp the profound transformation of our city for the G20 summit.

And how better to chart this metamorphosis than through what William Eggleston called the "democratic camera?"

What follows are some of the best -- or, at least, my favourite -- images from the blogTO Flickr pool that highlight the various security preparations for the G20.

As the summit (and the protests) get underway, we'll be sure to roundup more examples of the excellent journalistic work that our readers share with us.

(Author credits appear below each image).

The Fence:

G20 Toronto Fence

Photo by Loozerboy

G20 Toronto Fence

Photo by picturenarrative

G20 Toronto Security

Photo by BruceK

The Surveillance Cameras:

G20 Toronto Security

Photo by karin!

G20 Toronto Security

Photo by jcoop

G20 Toronto surveillance

Photo by Todd Michael M.

The Helicopters and Planes:

G20 Toronto Security

Photo by David G. Tran

G20 Toronto Security


Photo by Sniderscion

G20 Toronto Security

Photo by Duke 360째

us air force g20

Photo by Jerrold

The Cops:

G20 Toronto security

Photo by RielLanart

G20 Toronto Security

Photo by dan cronin.jpg

G20 Toronto Security

Photo by exMOHAX for free TIBET

The Leader?

Stephen Harper G20


How many zeros was that? -- Photo by dkittts777

Lead photo by de la Ronde

Thanks to the blogTO Flickr pool members for their excellent photos. To see your photo in the slideshow below, simply add the photo to our pool with the tag "G20."


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