Location: 17th and Chestnut
File size: 11” x 14” @ 240 dpi (slight crop)
Camera: Fujica Gs645
Film: Tri-X 120 rated at ISO 200
Develop: HC 110, 1:49, minus 1 stop
Scan: Epson V500
Proof: Epson 1430 Artisan/ Cone Color Inks/ Moab Lasal
Photography is largely about romancing the fleeting moment. Each photograph is an intersection of multiple factors, an unrepeatable performance that never plays out quite the same again. The ongoing process is a hard teacher too. As the old saw about experience goes: It gives the test first, then the lesson. Certain images make me wish I’d spent more time the subject, or had been able to muck around in the confluence of light, form, space and atmosphere a bit longer; they worm their way into memory for future reference. They are like nameless lovers who vanish into the night.