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 …
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