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Retrospective of early 1980's collages utilizing a Polaroid SX-70 camera to manipulate the images.
44pp. Full color reproductions of original art. Book design and text by the author.

mpschultz

About the Author

Meg Schultz
mpschultz New Jersey, USA
I hold a BFA from Tyler School of Art, the art school of Temple University, (Philadelphia, PA, USA) and am a former professional graphic designer, 28+ years. I live in southern New Jersey with my current husband, going on 8 years, and our three teenage children from our "prior" marriages… not to mention a bowlegged pug named Doug, and an ornery "rescue" cat, who shall remain nameless, to protect his privacy and the safety of others.

Publish Date  December 17, 2009

Dimensions  Small Square  44 pgs Standard Paper

Category  Arts & Photography

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Comments (4)

ISO600

ISO600 says

HI! we're leading the 1°Italian Instant festival, in October in Milan. It will be very important and the first in europe to and in the contempoarry art day. we'll have shows, performance, conferences, workshops, the museum of polaroid cameras and also we'll have a space dedicated to publications on the instant photographyt.
If you want to be among the protagonists of this festival with your book. write to: info.polaroiders [at] gmail.com (set subjet: "iso600: pubblication-your name surname") to have more information.
Hope to hear soon from you,
Carmen

posted at 11:52am Jun 29 PST

JohnFCooper

JohnFCooper says

In this era of post production photoshop madness, it is refreshing to experience the simple visual joy exhibited in the exquisite new book of SX-70 photographs by Meg Schultz.

The images are extraordinary, nostalgic and timely. Since Polaroid ceased to manufacture instant films in 2009, the book is a bittersweet reminder of the wonder of watching an image appear slowly before your eyes. An analog predecessor to digital imaging.
Kudos to Ms. Schultz for reminding us to take the time to see the world with a creative vision! Thanks for sharing your images in a beautifully designed book.

posted at 11:33am Dec 21 PST

kathiramsd

kathiramsd says

This book is an absolute wonder. Each photo is inspired and witty and shows off Meg Schultz's rare talent and vision. It's a must for anyone interested in art and photography.

posted at 05:14am Dec 21 PST

nrdllc

nrdllc says

No wonder Kodak ran into resiistance when it planned to retire the Polaroid camera. Meg Schultz's pre-digital collages give us a compelling example of what can happen when talent, vision, curiosity, energy and the stars align. Lucky us!

posted at 06:15pm Dec 20 PST

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