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From SX-70 to Impossible Nearly 40 years ago I made my first images with a Polaroid SX-70 camera. Initially influenced by the imagery and technique of Lucas Samaras I pursued the surface manipulation that the integral film allowed. In the fall of 1975 I was shown a technique that offered me many more possibilities. Fellow […]

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Going Local in Lightroom 5 with John Reuter Lightroom, with many powerful tools to control raw digital files, transformed the way photographers manage their images. Adobe has since added many local controls to fine tune and correct your images that have gotten so sophisticated that many photographers feel they can perfect their image without ever […]

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John Reuter’ essay in the new book “The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation”. When I began working artistically with Polaroid materials in the 1970s, I had already been exposed to their magic. My father was the quintessential Polaroid photographer, purchasing a camera every several years and two packs of film at each holiday or […]

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