It’s a camera, now under construction by the photographer Dennis Manarchy, that shoots black-and-white negatives six feet high and four and a half feet across, carried in its own semi trailer. It’s a quixotic thing to be building in this era, but then good photographers are often quixotic people, and god knows most of them are seriously into their gear. This, I think it’s fair to say, takes that a step further. Possibly several steps. Why on earth build it? Because IT’S TOO COOL NOT TO.
Much more about it here. (Thanks to Bill Warriner for the link.)
Of course, Polaroid aficionados know all about giant-film photography, including one camera that makes photos even bigger than this one … I’ll be posting much more about that later in the week.
LEGALITIESThis site is not connected with or endorsed by Polaroid or PLR IP Holdings, owners of the Polaroid trademark.
BUY THE BOOK
WATCH THE TRAILER
- @jamiattenberg Basically everything I have ever put a plant on, ever, anywhere, has ended up with a round water stain. about 8 hours ago from Twitter for iPhone in reply to jamiattenberg ReplyRetweetFavorite
- @jamiattenberg Larger question tho: you have plants in clay pots without saucers sitting on a wooden floor. How? about 8 hours ago from Twitter for iPhone in reply to jamiattenberg ReplyRetweetFavorite
- RT @bendwilliams: New York Media is a CMS company now. https://t.co/eHfJ8fvlJ7 about 12 hours ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite