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A scan of an sx-70 manipulation.

About Athus

Published August 4th, 2011

I've recently uploaded a series of photographic manipulations to 500px. I got the idea for them from Polaroid sx-70 manipulations, where I had been doing all kinds of work. I wanted to use that concept and silhouettes to put together a new set of landscapes - with a heavy emotional feel. I'd be delighted to hear your interpretations of these imaginary places and what they make you think of, how they make you feel.

I hope that those of you who take the time to view them don't feel "cheated" by what might seem at first glance to be "not photography". I've never taken the time to have this discussion where they have been shown to friends and family before. I feel it pertinent now to wonder and ask of you, what do you think? Do they belong here? Are they photography? Do they become something else? I don't think photography has boundaries that are so clearly defined.

I don't know of anyone who would have discounted the various sx-70 manipulations, transfers and alternative processes as n ...

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