Part 1 - Introduction and Prep Day.
For one month during the transition between winter and spring of 2009, Atsushi "Jima" Nishijima photographed the legs of unsuspecting women walking the streets of Midtown Manhattan during his lunch break in this series of short movies.
A movie by Jim Helton jimmyhelton.com/
Words and Photographs by Atsushi Nishijima jimagraphy.com
Sound Mix by Dan Flosdorf
Music by Fredric Chopin "Scherzo No.1 In B Minor, Op.20"
Special Thanks to Davi Russo who helped inspire this project
Special Thanks to Liz Mason who always helps us finish things
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
© Jim Helton, Atsushi Nishijima 2010