Gun Roze is a Toronto-born Fine Art Photographer. His fascination with photography began with his first gifted camera at the age of 8. Though he studied photography related courses, his most valuable knowledge was gained as a Master Analog Darkroom Printer for professional photographers during his devoted 35 year career.
For his personal work, 2012 was a defining year for Gun. While living and working in New York, he rediscovered 28 rolls of 35mm colour negatives in his archives. The film was shot mainly on the streets of Manhattan in 1982. This series showcased his first exploration into street photography and is titled “MANHATTAN 1982”. In 2013, three compositions were included in a prestigious group show at ClampArt focused on NYC life in the 80s.
The pictures that comprise "MANHATTAN 1982" chronicle a pre-internet approach to street photography, providing collectors with a candid view into a vividly captured and fascinating past.