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Our favourites from October 2012

Just in time for Halloween!

CARLOS OSORIO - Zombies during the Toronto Zombie Walk which began at Nathan Phillip Square and paraded around the downtown on October 20, 2012.

RICK MADONIK - Hiriut Hailm, who lives in the area, prays and cries, during a prayer at the spot where Nighisti Semret was murdered. A vigil for murder victim Nighisti Semret starts at the place where she was murdered, in an alley off of Ontario Street in Cabbagetown, on Thursday, October 25, 2012.

CARLOS OSORIO - Maria Watson and her husband Desmond share a moment. Maria has been fighting to keep her husband alive at Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital for the past three years.

RENE JOHNSTON - Dr. John Lee, head and neck surgeon and Dr. Michael Cusimano, neurosurgeon wear special 3D classes in surgery on the brain using a new scope that shows an image in 3D. Avi Yaron, founder and CEO Visionsense is engineer who has undergone brain surgery three times and wanted to figure out a better way to do it. See More on the 3D camera.

DAVID COOPER - Great Dane Luka sits in the centre of the kitchen in front of the marble fireplace. Perry Zimel, (partner in OAZ, one of the biggest and best talent agency in the country),and his partner hair designer Kiril Mumdjiev,  (who has just opened a new salon One 2 One Studio), and their Great Dane Luka in their home, October 29 2012.

RICK MADONIK - Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty holds a media availability following his earlier announcement that he is stepping down as Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party. McGuinty spoke at Queens Park on Monday, October 15, 2012.

STEVE RUSSELL - Faith Andrews protests outside the gates of Marineland. On the last operating day of the season, a Marineland protest took place outside the front gates. Hundreds of protesters gathered including Ric O'Barry, former Flipper trainer and subject of the documentary "The Cove"  in Niagara Falls.  October 7, 2012.

VINCE TALOTTA - Sarah Polley, reveals all with her very personal doc "Stories We Tell", October 3, 2012.

STEVE RUSSELL - Mayor Rob Ford reacts to a Jarvis bike lane question in a scrum.  October 2, 2012.

TARA WALTON - Dragons' Den and The Big Decision star Arlene Dickinson poses for a photo October 19, 2012 in her Toronto office.  On October 22 Dickinson announced the launch of Arlene Dickinson Enterprises, a media and investment venture designed in helping entrepreneurs. 

BERNARD WEIL - A model has makeup applied during Toronto Fashion Week.

KEITH BEATY - Korhani Home presented a  "collection" of frocks made from carpet samples during Toronto Fashion Week.

COLIN McCONNELL - Steve Gupta, head of the Easton Group of companies.

KEITH BEATY - Cover shoot for Luxury Special Section in the Casa Loma stables.

RENE JOHNSTON - A cyclist rides into the setting sun on Queen Street. The sunset AT 6:18 p.m. on October 25th lined up almost exactly with major east-west downtown streets like Queen and Bloor. This sunset happens twice a year. It is nicknamed "Torontohenge".

MICHELLE SHEPHARD - Soldiers stationed at the U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay during pre-dawn physical training on October 18, 2012.

DAVID COOPER - Falcon Environmental Services uses falcons and other birds of prey at Pearson International in order to scare away "nuisance birds" such as geese, ducks, and seagulls that pose a danger to aircraft. October 9, 2012.

DAVID COOPER - Rob Shevalier of Falcon Environmental Services trains his young Gyr-Peregrine named Kamikaze. Falcons and other birds of prey are used at Pearson International in order to scare away "nuisance birds" such as geese, ducks, and seagulls that pose a danger to aircraft. October 9, 2012.

VINCE TALOTTA - Students from Toronto schools and parents cheer at the finish line at a qualifying cross-country meet for elementary school students at Centennial Park.

STEVE RUSSELL - Upset Toronto FC fans wear bags on their heads as Toronto FC play D.C. United at BMO Field.

RICK MADONIK - Doug Ford using some unorthodox defence against Dejhon Marlin, 9. Toronto City Councillor, and brother of Mayor Rob Ford, Doug Ford helps out by supervising kids at an after school program at an Etobicoke gymnasium. Ford has decided to launch the Rexdale Raiders basektball team. See more from this event

ANDREW FRANCIS WALLACE - Saskatchewan Roughriders wide receiver Taj Smith makes a catch in front of Toronto Argonauts defensive back Pat Watkins during first quarter action at the Rogers Centre.

STEVE RUSSELL - Golfer Jesse Florkowski, was born with one arm, he competed in the Canadian College Athletic Association's national championship for Medicine Hat College at the Oshawa Golf and Curling Club. See more of Jesse and three other inspirational athletes.

RICK MADONIK - Marlies Greg Scott gets smashed into the Rochester bench courtesy of Brayden McNabb during AHL action between Toronto Marlies and Rochester Americans, at Ricoh Colisieum. 

STEVE RUSSELL - Den Fish collapses at the finish line at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon  in Toronto.

RICK MADONIK - Jose Calderon sprints out of the defensive court after the Wizards gave up the ball during NBA preseason action between Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards at the Air Canada Centre, October 17, 2012. Raptors won 104-101.

DAVID COOPER - Marlies Will Acton (14) and Bulldogs Gabriel Dumont (40) duke it out  during the first period of the game between the Toronto Marlies and the Hamilton Bulldogs  at the Ricoh Coleseum October 20, 2012.

RENE JOHNSTON - Robert Pylypiw stacks thousands in the warehouse. Santa's warehouse photos for the promotion of the Santa Claus fund Toronto Star Charity. Please DONATE to the Toronto Star Santa Fund, every penny goes to the children's gifts, the Star picks up all the administrative costs.






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Very nice photo shot, thanks for sharing.

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