Motels and Hotels

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Sitting alone in a dim hotel room, listening to the people around me have sex.  I spend, on average, sixteen days every month staying in hotels and motels.  It’s a way of life that often, to me, feels surreal.  Everyone is sorted and compartmentalized into boxes, stacked together in an even bigger box.

A mix of Fuji X100T digital and Portra 400 shot with a Nikon F100 and developed and scanned by Indie Film Lab.  Title image taken in PEI, shot with F100/Portra 400.

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Ladysmith Hotel, Lady Smith, QC.  Fuji X100T

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La Roma Motel, Edmundston, NB.  Fuji X100T

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Imperial Fireside Inn, Sudbury, ON.  Fuji X100T

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Best Western Airport Plus, Winnipeg, MB.  Fuji X100T

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Best Western Airport Plus, Winnipeg, MB.  Fuji X100T

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La Roma Motel, Edmundston, NB.  Fuji X100T

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Tidal Bore Inn, Truro, NS.  Kodak Portra 400, Nikon F100.

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Highland Motel, North Sydney, NS.  Kodak Portra 400, Nikon F100

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Mountain View Inn, Cape Breton, NS.  Fuji X100T

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Mountain View Inn, Cape Breton, NS.  Fuji X100T

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Admiral Inn, Burlington, ON.  Fuji X100T

 

 

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I am a film photographer based in Prince Edward County. I make images of people, places, and things - you know, nouns.

3 thoughts on “Motels and Hotels”

      • We used to have one in our little town about 15 years ago, but the local youth were using it to make untraceable drug deals — so it was removed. Most phone booths that we see down here in the States are tagged and devoid of an actual phone…

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