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The twice a month Chennai Photowalk group held its 105th photowalk at of all place, Kasimedu Fishing Harbor / Fish Market. I’m in this crowd somewhere holding up my Fuji GF670 Medium Format camera.
On this photowalk, I once again used my Fuji X-Pro2 to wirelessly transmit JPEG images to Fuji’s SP-2 Instax Printer as gifts to those deserving street portrait subjects. Isn’t a print what we as photographers strive for and what a great way to say thanks.
X-Pro2 Manual showing how to transmit an image to the SP-2 Instax Printer
Instax SP-2 Printer: Film cartridge holds ten prints at ~50 cents each.
I choose to use Diptychs (Greek for “Two Fold”) to display the printed Instax image alongside the subject holding the Instax print. Cool.
Diptych Instax Street Portraits
1) He was pleasantly surprised that as the 3rd person to photography him reading his morning paper in the warm morning sun that in return I gave him a print. I need to stop by again to see where he hangs it.
2) Enjoying a morning smoke in the warming rays, he enjoyed being photographed and even better when I gave him his Instax print. Sweet.
3) Another morning scene with this gentleman enjoying his South Indian filter coffee under the morning sun. Look at that smile as he holds his Instax print.
Fish Market Plus Gallery
5) Up high on a pile of 2m by 2m concrete blocks (4 layers high) was an excellent observation platform to witness the crowds of buyers, sellers and fishermen during a hectic Sunday morning frenzy.
6) An odd numbers of things work well to capture the viewer’s attention with an image.
7) Just look at all the stories being told in a single slice of time.
8) Melissa up high capturing her next winning image.
9) There is an sense of order in this visual chaos that in the end prevails.