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January 27, 2008
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The bee hive by OmahaNebraska The bee hive by OmahaNebraska
Polaroid Amigo 620 + Polaroid 600 film

Film was cut up and pulled apart. Layed down with emulsion face up and then slathered in bleach and then I poured boiling water over it and let them sit for 10 minutes. Polaroids were then removed and let to dry overnight, and then scanned. This was scanned from the negative side and has obviously been digitally desaturated.
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This image has such an attractive force.

It draws me closer, I want to know more about it.

I think the method is both innovative and brutal and I love that this image is born of such an invasive method.

The actual image is ghost like, an impression in the background and the texture gives the photo an organic quality that is in contrast with the rigid structural subject matter.

The surface texture is what I find most appealing. The surface is not smooth, its got depth to it. I just want to touch it. It's wounds, it's scars. It makes me feel like this place is injured. Forgotten or abused. It emphasizes the sense of the building. It accentuates the personification of the place, it makes it more biological an porous.

Basically, this photo is a curious and mysterious delight.

It appeals so perfectly to my aesthetic that I cannot fault it.
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Fraulyne Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012  Student General Artist
I dig it.
greenday862 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Your artwork has been featured here [link]
lonely-heart5 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
that turned out REALLy nice!!! looks a lil like a roll of 60 year old 120 film :P
Stilllife-Txa Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2010
Very NICE!
Technially i did't uderstand almost a word but I hope I will in the future :D
perception-obscure Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2010
Featured: [link] :heart:
Asayanami Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2010  Student Photographer
great shot
TiaDanko Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2009  Professional Photographer
:clap: great
Evil-e33 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
I have featured this wonderful piece in my latest journal Featuring Film photography [link] If you wish for it to me removed please let me know and I'll remove it a.s.a.p. :heart:
AsylumWitch Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2009
Fantastic piece. :heart:
OmahaNebraska Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks :)
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