***Note July 31, 2013. I'm really happy to see lots of people are finding legs. The funny thing is that I recently changed the film, re-scored it, and there is a new sound design. I haven't been able to get it the cleaners yet (sound mix and color correct) so it isn't available. If you have any interest in seeing the new film please let me know and when it is ready I will send you a notice. Thanks for watching, regardless. - Jimmy Helton***
For one month during the transition between winter and spring of 2009, Atsushi "Jima" Nishijima photographed legs walking the streets of Midtown Manhattan during his lunch break in this series of short movies.
11 Parts, 23 Days (including Prep Day).
A movie by Jim Helton - jimmyhelton.com
Words/Photographs by Atsushi Nishijima - jimagraphy.com
Sound Mix by Dan Flosdorf
Special Thanks to Davi Russo who helped inspire this project
Special Thanks to Liz Mason who always helps us finish things
© Jim Helton, Atsushi Nishijima 2010
Still Photography - Canon 5d mk2 with a Vivitar 500mm Mirror Telephoto lens
Motion Photography - B&W Super 8 Nizo rephotographed with a Sony EX-1
Additional motion shot with Canon 5d mk2 and Nikon d90