It has been a while since my last post, on March 26th. As I announced in that note, I would undergo surgery on my right shoulder after an incident caused tearing of various tendons and muscles, affecting my ability to rotate and rise my arm or even hold a camera. I got the operation done… Continue reading Ortiz Guinand Photography, my new portfolio.
One of the fascinating things about Winter season is that - following the dissapearence of leaves from the trees - a jungle of branches populate the city, drawing intricate shapes, beautiful and mysterious contours, woods that evoke elves, dwarfs, fairies, good and bad witches (it is up to you) or remnants of a far and… Continue reading Branches
There is "something" in photos taken with a 35mm film or a medium format film camera, that is unique, at least for me. In this case I used the Zenit camera from 1980 that I talked about in the previous post. It was winter 2016, my first one in New York City - my hometown… Continue reading Something … (City on film series)
Back in 1980 I bought a 35mm film SLR camera from a friend. It had been barely used, just a couple times, maybe three. It was a Zenit EM made in the former Soviet Union. The model was designed to commemorate the Olympic Games in Moscow that year. My very first 35mm camera opened… Continue reading Cameras and love
Midnight. I finished listening to “Space Oddity”, and went to bed nostalgic. My wife was in Orlando. I was alone, with my thoughts, memories. The last image before falling asleep was, maybe, I think, of a terrible flu that I got that season. I woke up because a soft, delicious voice whispered in my ear:… Continue reading The Ghost of Winter Past