Talking Pictures
One Final Thought; Commuter Traffic…

In the summer of 2004 I was the touring drummer for Beth Hart as she rallied through The Netherlands and Denmark playing clubs and festivals. My crusty, trusty Pentax ME Super went with me everywhere, though I didn't have an opportunity for much photo hunting beyond the van, dressing room, and hotel. I longed to put on my Eisenstadt hat and capture the pulse of the cities we were whirling through, but mostly I achieved only bad panning out the window of the Sprinter.

One day I got my road-weary posterior out of bed at an ungodly hour and took to wandering the streets while Amsterdam eased into its morning routine. I took up a post on a small canal bridge and waited as vigilantly and casually as I could. This snap of commuter traffic is much different than photos from my native Los Angeles. Holland rocks!
--John Nyman
Anchorage, AK

© 2006, John Nyman, All Rights Reserved

Technical Info: Fuji's Acros 100 black and white film. Lens, exposure, and shutter not remembered, but most likely "f/8 and be there." Developed in the bathroom of my hotel room with a borrowed tank from Dutch photographer Jeroen Bos; supplies purchased locally.

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