Steve Russell's favourites of 2010
Steve Russell - Staff Photographer
Each year is busy, but, toss an Olympics and the G20 on top of that and there was a lot of stuff to shoot!
February 24, 2010 The first of 32 shots to get my Switzerland's Jonas Hiller was a shot that he batted into his own net, thankfully time had run out before the puck crossed the line as Switzerland played the United States of America in hockey at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games at the Canada Hockey Place.
February 23, 2010 Joannie Rochette, breaks down as soon as her routine is over. Rochette skated despite the sudden passing of her mother Thérèse Rochette, of heart failure shortly after she arrived in Vancouver during the ladies short program at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games at the Pacific Coliseum.
June 26, 2010 Protesters burn the second police car at Queen and Spadina. The two cars were abandoned after being damaged, protesters burned one car, police moved in and cleared the area and then left the other car unattended during a protest.
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March 12, 2010 A blue ribbon flutters in the wind as mourners including thousands of police officers begin to show up at the funeral for OPP Const. Vu Pham who was shot by Fred Preston in a traffic stop in Wingham..
April 5, 2010 Season Two-third place finisher on Canadian Idol Jacob Hoggard sings to the crowd as the British Columbia band Hedley, made up of Jacob Hoggard – vocals, Tommy Mac – bass, Dave Rosin – guitar and Chris Crippin – drums play at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
June 4, 2010 Gerry Tremblay has a smoke near the Copper Cliff Smelter entrance as picketers on the graveyard shift settle in as VALE INCO and USW Local 6500 resume negociations in a strike that nears a year in Sudbury.
David Sugarman of the Ontario Science Centre demonstates a torch created by flour which is part of his show Science Magic, the demonstration the centre gives to kids this summer lured in by the Harry Potter exhibit.
July 18, 2010 While the weather cooled a little, the dancing was hot as Amin Kalbasi and Kaylyn Morton salsa during The Sixth Annual Salsa on St. Clair Street Festival which featured live music, dance lessons and Latin Flavours of food.
October 21, 2010 Under heavy police protection and shackled and cuffed Russell Williams, the former base commander at CFB Trenton leaves at the Belleville court after having been declared guilty of killing two women, sexually assaulting two others and to a string of fetish break, enter and thefts And sentenced 25/murder. 10 years/sexual assault and one year/break and enter.
November 16, 2010 Children reach feed a pair of Ringtail Monkeys in the petting zoo as Thousands of Muslims gathered at Exhibition Place in Toronto on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 to celebrate Eid Al-Adha, which commemorates the end of the annual Hajj (the pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia). This Eid, known as the “Festival of Sacrifice”, commemorates Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ismael, as an act of obedience to God. The Eid Al-Adha celebrations had Eid Prayers in the Queen Elizabeth Building and followed with a festival in the Better Living Centre in Toronto.
May 25, 2010 After having given away his jersey, shin guards and shorts AC Fiorentina forward Stevan Jovetic (8) poses for a picture as Juventis loses a friendly against Italian League rival AC Fiorentina.
November 7, 2010 Buffalo Bills safety Donte Whitner (20) denies Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (22) the end zone in second half action as the Buffalo Bills lose to the Chicago Bears 22-19 in NFL action at the Rogers Centre.
Here are some of my favourite blog posts as well.