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The online portfolio of Pacifico "PJ" Ortiz Luis, a storyteller utilizing different mediums of art including film photography, dance, and performance poetry.

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100 Strangers Aero!

Again, when choosing strangers to approach…I usually approach strangers with “something about them” that is magnetic…whether it be their personality, appearance, pose, or even their outfit’s colors in relation to their surroundings.  I photographed Caleb aka Aero because of his glasses.

Little did I know, that this guy is pretty famous.  Immediately after posting this photo to my social media outlets, I learn that he has alot of history in san diego, hawaii, and the graffiti world.  He is the owner of “Blubber” the company that produces the can of paint he is holding.  His brother was a famous surfer.  Many of friends sent me links to news articles about him…and even his little sister started following me on instagram.

I guess when it comes to strangers, most of them will just be friends you have yet to meet.

camera:  Canon Canonflex RM
film:  Fuji Velvia 50 F [cross processed] 

Hipstamatic Levis Holiday Goodpak [images]

stay tuned next week!  because i will be posting a video about using hipstamatic with a fisheye lens!


well anyway, i happened to be one of the lucky ones that was able to pick up the new hipstamatic goodpak while it was still available for download. [don't worry, it comes out this friday].  i took it out for a test spin today, taking shots of my daily life.  it appears the melodie lens intensifies brightness.  dark colors are darker, bright colors are more vibrant.  green seems to pop out much more.  i would recommend it for when you are taking photos outdoors in the sunlight. [taking shots in the shade results in silohuette images]  indoor shots tend to come out dull and grainy.  when the new hipstamatic pack comes out, comment on this entry with a link to your shots!  i'm interested to see what other people will do with it.