I found the people and streets of New York to be eminently suited to a bit of cinematic street photography. Perhaps it’s the fact that so many movies have already been filmed in New York, or it’s the quality of light filtering between and reflecting off buildings, or it’s the various diverse characters that live in the city. These are little moments, vignettes and slices-of-life; I don’t want to use the word ‘stolen’, but it does sometimes feel like one is peering into a pre-coreographed scene and simply borrowing a frame. I sincerely apologise in advance for having some fun with the captions.
These images were shot with an Olympus OM-D and Leica 50/1.4 ASPH-M, via M-M4/3 adaptor. It’s not the easiest combination to use, but I think you’ll agree that the rendering quality of the results is worth it – I have another photoessay of cinematics from Chinatown, San Francisco, here. Enjoy! MT
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