The chalk artist-Queen Street

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This is a shot I got last summer on Queen Street, here in Toronto. This extremely talented man copies pictures of comic-book action figures on the sidewalk with chalk pastels. Every day, he sets up at one of two or three locations and spends hours doing these beautiful images. When I came upon him this particular day he was just beginning his image of Batgirl, and was so engrossed in his work that he never even looked up, and I shot without disturbing him.
motorized Nikon F with meterless eyelevel prism
Samyang 18~28 f4~4.5 AIS manual focus zoom
Fuji Sensia II
exposure probably f11 @ whatever
handheld and metered with Minolta Flashmeter III in incident mode
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Interesting.

He's doing a darned good job of scaling up an Alex Ross depiction of BG from a few years back...



John P.
 

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