The contact sheet traditionally was how we delivered our images for client selection when I first started in photography; the thing itself is very attractive to me and allows for many narrative and compositional possibilities, I was a winner of the International Photography Awards Film and Analogue Category in 2019 for this contact sheet body of work.
In July 1999 I was struck by the way the sun would line up on Manhattan's cross streets in the evening. Thinking there would be an interesting photograph in this I devised a plan to run up 5th Avenue shooting west along the cross streets from 26th to 58th Street as the sun was setting. The whole shoot lasted for 40 minutes. I determined that I would shoot the sun touching the pavement at 43rd St. I shot an Agfa Isolette and wound on only half a frame at a time. It worked out just once, I ave tried this again many times. Sometimes you stumble upon a high point in your career and this is one of mine.
Later this became known as Manhattanhenge.
This is an archival pigment print on a beautiful baryta paper. Limited edition, signed and numbered on the back of the print. It is shipped in a tube.