Saturday, March 01, 2008
I first met French actor, poet and film maker Jacky Ido in 2004 during the filming of "The White Massai" (Die Weisse Massai). He portrayed a Massai, I shot the stills. We have been in touch ever since, and, like a few weeks ago, he pops up in New York once in a while (above). I shot the image above with my pocket Canon G9, the ones below with a Fuji S2 Pro (well, this was 2004), some of my first serious digital images. The Fuji is replaced by two Nikons D200 and a D2X, The G9 is not leaving home without me...I started to love that camera.
more of my White Massai film stills here
I had taken pictures of Jacky in Paris (where he lives) two years ago, it is great to be able to shoot portraits of someone over a period of time, with both sides changing ...
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