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Admittedly, only the last of these three works — the unparalleled Can Dialectics Break Bricks? — is truly an example of détournement in the classic sense, but all three of them do engage in the practice of using borrowed material for purposes wildly different than those they were originally intended for. Détournement is a technique […]
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Photo information, by order of appearance, including camera, lens, and film type: 1) Voigtlander Bessa-L, 15mm Heliar, uncertain film type. 2) Voigtlander Bessa R2A, 35mm Ultron, Kodak T-Max 400. 3) Voigtlander Bessa-T, 50mm Nokton, Fujifilm Provia 100. 4) LOMO LC-A+, Fujifilm Natura 1600. 5) Voigtlander Bessa R2A, 75mm Color-Heliar, unknown film. 6) Voigtlander Bessa R2A, […]
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I had inordinately good luck with my Bessa-T and this roll of Kodak 400TMY when I was back in the U.S. this summer. Lens effect fineness courtesy of Voigtlander’s massively wonderful 50mm Nokton.
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All photographs taken using a Holga 120CFN. The Osaka photographs were taken using Kodak TMX400, while the Nagoya shots were taken with Fujifilm Neopan 400. Keys to the city: 1) This is a shot of a giant, golden, replica of Billiken being used for advertising purposes in the Shinsekai area of Osaka near Tsutenkaku Tower. […]
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Photo information, by order of appearance, including camera, lens, and film type: 1) Voigtlander Bessa-L, 15mm Heliar, uncertain film type. 2) LOMO LC-A+, Fujifilm Superia 400. 3) LOMO LC-A+, Kodak 400UC. 4) Voigtlander Bessa R2A, 35mm Ultron, Fujifilm Natura 1600. 5) Voigtlander Bessa-L, 15mm Heliar, Fujifilm Natura 1600.
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Valéry, who had a fine eye for the cluster of symptoms called “civilization,” has characterized one of the pertinent facts. “The inhabitant of the great urban centers,” he writes, “reverts to a state of savagery — that is, of isolation. The feeling of being dependent on others, which used to be kept alive by need, […]
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A few leftover photographs from around my neighborhood, taken during cherry blossom season. All shots were taken using a Holga loaded with Fujifilm Neopan 400PN.
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