Ortiz Guinand Photography, my new portfolio.

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.

Before …

  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 …

Something … (City on film series)

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)

The Ghost of Winter Past

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

Manhattan Dark

I like the silhouettes of the buildings in Manhattan. I like to imagine my father’s life among those skycrappers, the heart of the city beating with different paces under the shroud of different times. Gershwin is always present, it does not matter the year or the season, and one thing is also constant: the predominance… Continue reading Manhattan Dark