We worked in the same hospital, she a nurse, me a lowly floor-cleaner. Always the friendly sort, we made friend’s, and she agreed to pose for me. Took her far north of Toronto, to an abando…
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We worked in the same hospital, she a nurse, me a lowly floor-cleaner. Always the friendly sort, we made friend’s, and she agreed to pose for me. Took her far north of Toronto, to an abandoned cement plant. Beautiful sunny day, but in the bunker like interior it was cool. We shot several rolls of film, and both my cameras needed reloading. As I grabbed my camera to reload, it was so cold I almost dropped it. I looked at her body, and it was all goose-pimply,we went outside to enjoy the sun, and that was it for the day. Shot about late 1970’s.
When I lived and worked in Manhattan, I made a point to get to where I could see a sunset. Because of all the big building there, I had to get where I could see a sunset, and where better than the water. Grab the train to the WTC, over the sky-bridge, across the atrium, and out to the marina I’d go. Nothing better than NYC windows to liven up the show.
Sometimes while I was in N.Y.C., I’d take the subway down to the WTC, down to the marina I’d go. Often just to see the sunset as it reflected on the fabulous windows of New York. That gave me ideas for how to capture the sunset like I wanted, and not at all like the commercial boys and girls. I use real film, high-speed film with lots of grain, and lots of atmosphere if you knew how to expose it correctly. Day is Done, surviving in the face of adversity no matter which side it shows.