Words and Pictures

Interview: Richard McCabe (part two)

Interview: Richard McCabe  (Part Two~ Land Star and Beyond) Richard McCabe is a curator, writer, and photographer. He was born in England and grew up in the American South. In 1998, he received an MFA in Studio Art from Florida State University. For the past nineteen...

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Interview: Richard McCabe

Interview: Richard McCabe (Part One~ The Evolution of Land Star) Richard McCabe is a curator, writer, and photographer. He was born in England and grew up in the American South. In 1998, he received an MFA in Studio Art from Florida State University. For the past...

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Instagram Archive – Ashley Gates

Ashley Gates is a Mississippi-born photographer living in Brooklyn, New York. Her work has been exhibited in galleries across the U.S. including the New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery, Aperture Foundation, and the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Her book of...

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Interview: Thom Bennett

“Signposts in a Strange Land" is a photographic exploration of empty vernacular signage along the backroads of the South by photographer Thom Bennett. Walker Percy recognized the South as a strange, exotic place, unlike anywhere else in America; a place that...

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Instagram Archive – Thom Bennett

Thom Bennett is a New Orleans-based commercial photographer; his day job is as staff photographer at M.S. Rau Antiques. He has been using the same SX-70 since buying it new in 1979 and still wishes he had used it more than he did. This is Thom Bennett @thomnola taking...

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Ashley Gates Interview

Ashley Gates is a photographer working primarily in the instant medium. Using the search terms "refrigerator" and "Polaroid" on eBay in search of refrigerated film, she discovered a slew of old Polaroids of people in their kitchens standing by their refrigerator. The...

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Time Capsule

I found this little gem, a blogpost from 2009 written by Seth that serves as a nice time capsule and also maybe the original seed of PPP. This is from 9 years ago and there's still Polaroid film available. I believe this is pre-Impossible Project. So maybe there's...

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Instant Cameras

  Here is my current instant camera collection clockwise from top left: Polaroid SX-70  It's hard to believe these are so expensive now. Polaroid Impulse  That yellow version at the link is awesome. Polaroid Big Shot  The Big Shot was a rescue of...

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Instax Experiment

  Sometimes I like a good experiment. I posted this image on our PPP Instagram a while back, and while the results are kinda cool, I was really going for images. The idea was to load the Fuji Instax film into an old box camera, expose, and then in a darkroom...

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Polaroid Show at Amon Carter Museum

Mark your summer calendars for The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology at Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth from June 3-September 3. From the museum website: The Polaroid Project surveys the history of the...

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