John Reuter, of the 20×24 Studio, has just published a small, nicely printed book of his SX-70 work from the late 1970s. The photos are unique pieces, made by separating the component layers of the film packet, then painting and otherwise messing with them from within. A lot of people made pretty nice [...]
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Once again proving that we here at Polaroidland are your best source of obsolete-photo-technology news, The New Yorker’s Calvin Tomkins follows our recent post about the presidential photo shoot with a perfectly charming Talk of the Town story (subscription required to read it online). I mean, he’s kind of late to the game and all, [...]
We’ve talked plenty over here about the New55 Project, Bob Crowley’s extremely promising attempt to reintroduce, and improve upon, Polaroid’s Type 55 positive/negative instant film. But I was floored to see (via the 20×24 Studio) this set of photos, for which a Flickr user named julsdylan has made his (or her?) own [...]
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