It has been a while since I have gone out and about on the streets of Montreal at night. I really have to do this more often. I chose to use my Nikon F100 for this self challenge because I find it perfect in situations where movement is quick and all around me.
The last few weekends I have been traveling out on the road visiting different areas of Montreal. I have never been one to really photograph landscapes but I have come to really enjoy it. I decided to walk about with my 4×5 pinhole camera and my Minolta XD. I received 3 rolls of expired Agfa APX 100 film for Christmas, it is a film I love to use. Here is one of my favorites so far photographed with my Minolta XD:
Roy DeCarava Roy DeCarava (December 9, 1919 – October 27, 2009) was an American painter and photographer who resided in New York City. DeCarava was initially known for his early work chronicling the lives of African Americans and jazz artists in Harlem. DeCarava came to be known as a founder of fine art black and white photography separate from the “social documentary” style of his predecessors. DeCarava produced five books, including The Sound I Saw and The Sweet Flypaper of […]
This image was taken a few weeks back. It is the view from my balcony. My goal really was to go out and try to get a few shots outdoors using Ilford’s Obscura pinhole camera, but it was so cold outside that I had to change direction! Voila!
Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director. He is best remembered for his photographic essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film, Shaft.
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