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Jose Goncalves
Jose Goncalves
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A project, now interrupted (maybe forever) since SX-70 are no longer available, Whit the trams in my hometown Lisboa.
Technic used :
After the film cames out, i waited until the first lines of the photo start to appear. Then with a tool with two size smooth steel balls at the ends, in a hard surface, i apply some soft pressure to smudge the contours of the object, usually with the bigger steel ball, made the white lines with the smaller ball, and continue to work,again with the bigger ball again and soft pressure to distort the rest, until i get the result want.
I spend some time around this kind of work, like 10 minutes, more than that,it just depends. Most of the time, since the emulsion was soft and you are able to work in him,I kept dragging this part there and the other there, doing very small adjustments, there is no undo. There are no edition with Photoshop, apart the scanning and adjusting colour and contrast, this was made to the film after ejection from the Polaroid SX-70 camera.

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Equipment Polaroid SX-70, camera and film
Technical Emultion Manipulation
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Uploaded 28 July 2008 at 11:26pm
Created 30 November 2004 at 12:00am
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Selected by editors 30 July 2008 at 05:18pm
Selected Excellence 30 July 2008 at 05:18pm
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Selected Visa 30 July 2008 at 05:18pm

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Xavi Moya avatar
Xavi Moya Towards year looked not use this technique. I have a passion for the world Polaroid and its results ... beautiful pictures.
29 July 2008 at 09:56am
Marc Dubord avatar
Marc Dubord like michael Technic

a compliment great shoot !
31 July 2008 at 12:24am
Jose Goncalves avatar
Jose Goncalves A Big Thank you. Michael Going is a master in SX-70 manipulation. Again Thank you for the reference. Merci.
31 July 2008 at 12:41am
Elinor A Scott avatar
Elinor A Scott i love sx-70 so much. so sad.
2 August 2008 at 04:37am
Lantos István (denhoda) avatar
Lantos István (denhoda) +++
2 January 2009 at 02:36am
Alexandre Lafaurie avatar
Alexandre Lafaurie Great !
1 April 2009 at 10:35am
Mike Lovadinov avatar
Mike Lovadinov interesting process and result as well
15 August 2015 at 03:03am

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