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A collection of double and multiple exposures. A virtual 3D experience of the abstract combined with the authentic. These are scenes and portraits of real people who make up the back bone of America. Created with a Polaroid Spectra and the artistic vision of renown photographer Louis Mendes. See a young Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. flashing his million dollar smile. An impromptu snap shot of David Gonzalez reporter for the New York Times. Louis Mendes is a quintessential Street Photographer best known for his Speed Graphic camera, and distinctive style. Photographing revelers, graduates and lovers for more than 50 years in New York and around the United States.


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Comments (2)


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] (set subjet: "iso600: pubblication-your name surname") to have more information.
Hope to hear soon from you,

posted at 12:08pm Jul 04 PST


QueenNandi says

The giant foot coming down at the beach is hysterical. Too bad my cousin never found the double exposure Coney Island pics from 1977 :(

posted at 04:13pm May 10 PST

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