these exotic cameras take sexier selfies than we do
 

these exotic cameras take sexier selfies than we do

j.f. novotny finds exotic, rare cameras and arranges them in front of a mirror to take selfies of themselves. and so, a narcissistic instagram phenomenon has become a gorgeous technique for archiving the personality and beauty of revolutionary cameras. 

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all images courtesy of j.f. novotny
camera selfie 7: polaroid 1000, 2014

 

 

j.f. novotny’s ongoing series of camera selfies are available for purchase on the artist’s website. as a collection, they create an effortless archive. in a single photo, with nothing added but a subtle background, these selfies tell us about the era they were forged in and — with idealistic intimacy — show us what it might have been like to hold one closely. 

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  • Why was the Polaroid SX-70 not used. It is sexy and used incredibly inventive and original technology to make the polaroid photos. It is also so much more beautiful than any other Polaroid camera.

    Ron Smith says:

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