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Tram N# 28 is a creation by the artist Jose Goncalves. Category Construction, Street, Photography, Polaroid, instant film. A project, now interrupted (maybe forever) since SX-70 are no longer available, Whit the trams in my hometown…

Tram N# 28

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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 21 July 2008 at 08:58pm
Created 30 November 2004 at 12:00am
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Selected by editors 25 July 2008 at 03:53pm
Selected Excellence 25 July 2008 at 03:53pm
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Selected Visa 25 July 2008 at 03:53pm

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Fred De Casablanca avatar
Fred De Casablanca j'adore toute la série dommage que le time zero n'existe plus
22 July 2008 at 09:17am
Marianne Le Carrour avatar
Marianne Le Carrour superbe !
22 July 2008 at 09:32pm
Denis Olivier avatar
Denis Olivier L'explication donne toute la dimension du travail
25 July 2008 at 03:54pm
Dominique Rocamora avatar
Dominique Rocamora Vous avez donc une chambre noire ? Quelle chance !
Tellement original, qui plus est j'ai crû qu'il s'agissait d'une peinture mais vos explications permettent d'imaginer votre recherche technique jusqu'à l'accouchement ... sourire ... artistique
Merci !
29 July 2017 at 05:33pm

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