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state fair | Detroit, Michigan; August 2005

"PX3 2011 - Bronze Winner - Other Category Photobook"

One of the last Michigan State Fairs held in Detroit before funding ran out. Currently, the prospect of another Fair is uncertain. Photographed with a Leica M6 on Fujichrome Velvia 100F 35 mm slide film, cross-processed into negatives.

"state fair" ©2011 Michael Limbert. All rights reserved.

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About the Author

Michael Limbert
mvlimbert Detroit

I photograph what pops out from the background. People that move me, places that excite me and situations that speak volumes in their silence. Objects that rust very loudly.

Out there in the street of it all, each person indulges their moment; folks at lunch with time running out, late for meetings, going to the bank, lost in thought, hungry. Long after the photo is printed it all looks so silly. What was important then is completely different now. And that’s the transformation I live for. The reason I take photos. To feel the before and after.



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