“Chinatown Rush” – Montreal
“The first problem of living is to minimize friction with the crowds that surround you on all sides.”
― Isaac Asimov
I wanted to capture the hustle and bustle of this Montreal intersection with an experimental long exposure. It was interesting to look back on it and see the woman in the foreground moving quickly across the frame, while the car is stopped.
This was also an experiment in light where I was trying to cover the whole spectrum for white to black.
Interestingly, growing up in Toronto, I really would not consider this a ‘rush’. For that, I could set up at Montreal’s Gare Centrale (about 18 million people pass through there every year) at quitting time. Perhaps on another visit?
Tamron 70-200 mm f/2.8 @ 70 mm
1/10 sec, f/22.0, ISO 200