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.
I'm going to have surgery tomorrow. Though I am using my right hand to write this post now, I do not have the certainty that I would be able to write anytime soon. The worst part is that I am not sure when I will be able to take my cameras out to take… Continue reading Before …
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)
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
To Charlotte, who shared with us this part of her life... The day after Thanksgiving we went to walk around a lovely park that was in the neighborhood. The time was cold, the floor was covered by a mantle of leaves, and the colors of fall were vanishing because an early winter weather hit the… Continue reading A walk in black and white