Rainbow

By: Gustav Hoiland

Jun 13 2011

Category: street

1 Comment

Focal Length:50mm
ISO:800
Shutter:1/0 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 7D

Pride Umbrellas

The weekend’s street photography workshop with Harvey Stein (to which I lent my helping hand) brought the class out to the pride parade. Lacking a proper rain fly, I made due with discarded latex balloon bags and gaffers tape, allowing the curved glass of the fisheye to peek out ever so slightly.

I’ve had a lingering project idea centered around getting underneath people’s umbrellas with this lens, turning the overcast sky into a wash of color and establishing a closeness with the person beneath. And so I shot this photograph about 40 times (40 different umbrella bearers) throughout the parade (only rainbow umbrellas like this one).

Looking forward to continuing this on future rainy days.

One comment on “Rainbow”

  1. -rad


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