José A. Alvarado Jr.

Photographer
   
Location: New York City, New York
Nationality: Puerto Rican American
Biography: José A. Alvarado Jr. (b.1989) is a Puerto Rican photographer dedicated to documenting class inequality, civic engagement, and contemporary issues in Puerto Rico and New York City. He works primarily in long-form storytelling, using visual... MORE
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Season Opener
Copyright José A. Alvarado Jr. 2022
Updated Feb 2022
Location New York
Topics Featured Film, Film, Fine Art, Journalism, Videos
Summary
Directed and Filmed by José A. Alvarado Jr. and Dylan Johnstone
Edited by Sarah Welty
“Season Opener”, documents our time with a group of hunters on the opening day of duck hunting season a few Autumn’s ago. Every October as the leaves make their change, the mountains in Cobleskill, New York echo with sounds of gunfire. Amongst the cattails, reeds and the shade of the night sky and fog four hunters; Conner, Tyler, Ryan, and Andrew, covered from end to end in camouflage and paint march through the muck and marsh. All in hopes of getting the colorful fowl that occupy these bodies of water. With cigars hanging from their mouths, these shotgun slinging duck enthusiasts continue their yearly tradition and hope to start the year on a high note on the first day of the season.

Directed and Filmed by José A. Alvarado Jr. and Dylan Johnstone
Edited by Sarah Welty
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