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Tag Archives: Polaroid

Unpretentious: Elsa Dorfman’s sunny photography

Elsa Dorfman is not your average portrait photographer. For one thing, since 1980 she has worked exclusively on an enormous Polaroid 20×24 camera, one of only five such machines that … Continue reading

May 31, 2017 · 1 Comment

Into the Light: Robert Burley’s Book on the End of Analog

Ah, the old darkroom days. Giving up daylight hours to hide away in the dark, like a mole in a burrow. Shuffling from enlarger to sink, breathing in a noxious … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 5 Comments