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My friend Angela and I decided to celebrate our nation’s birthday by going to Canada during the 4th of July weekend, heading to Montreal where the Swing Riot took place. I brought along two digital cameras with me and shot other dancers on the dance floor in between my own dances. This was my favorite image from the weekend, an enthusiastic lunge to conclude a song. Photo shot on a Nikon D7000 with a Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 lens.

Sure, there were plenty of other brand new modern sports cars on the Detroit Auto Show floor, some even sitting in the Porsche booth, but this Singer Porsche was far more captivating than almost all the other cars present. I framed the shot such that the red swoop from the Dodge booth forms a little halo around the Singer. As awesome as the picture looks on a computer screen, it looks even better when handling the actual slide transparency. I’m so happy that this picture turned out so well and was shot on slide film, so I can look at it to my heart’s content without the need for electrons. Picture shot on a Mamiya C220 TLR with an 80mm f/2.8 lens on Fujifilm Velvia 100.