Toycam for the Masses

(C)2006

I’m surprised that I haven’t yet heard of a celphone manufacturer whose marketing deliberately capitalized on the lo-fi character of cel cameras. To my eye they have a lot more potential than the standard toycams of the past 30 years (Lomo, Holga, and Diana clones of various stripes) ever had.

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So Many Pretty Things

(C)2006

Note: I’m deliberately shifting my web habits, and henceforth plan to be posting more photos here on Photorant than on flickr.

Printing more, too.

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More Concrete

City Hall, Boston (C)2006

Ah, those scamps at foto8. No sooner have the pixels dried from this previous post than I receive the latest “Industry” issue of EI8HT, in full-color glory and sporting a Polish mine worker on the cover, shot by Vaclav Jirasek as part of a series that follows on the heels of an earlier one, which he made in the 90’s in black and white.

To turn the ironic screw just a wee bit further, the same issue of EI8HT contains more George Georgiou photos, this time also working in color, from the streets of Kiev. “In Transit” indeed.

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