On my way out of Toronto in March I got to wait in the brand new, open for less than a week Porter Airlines lounge in the newly renovated Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. It is very nice, with nice big seats, a computer lounge, wi-fi, and free coffee, tea and pop. For someone coming from the eastern end of the city, it is way more convenient than Pearson and has none of the headaches. I highly recommend flying Porter if you can.
So of course I had to take a snap while I was relaxing in the lounge. The colour palette of the lounge lends itself quite well to black and white. Great tones. This shot makes the lounge look like a serene spot, which at the time, it wasn’t. A Saturday afternoon gets less of the down-to-business commuter traffic and more of the screaming kids traffic. What would an airport be without screaming, out-of-control children? Heaven.
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- Camera: Mamiya 6 medium-format rangefinder
- Lens: Mamiya 75mm
- Filter: #8 yellow
- Film: Fuji Acros 100
- Developer: Rodinal 1+100
- Development: Small tank for 18 minutes at 20 degrees Celsius. Agitation was for the last 15 seconds for the first three minutes, then once every three minutes.
- Date: March, 2010
- Location: 43.631772, -79.396406
- what3words: airship.crab.crawled
- Copyright: © 2010 Chris Jones. All rights reserved. More information.
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