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Dec. 13, 2012

Ruined Polaroids

by Annette Heist

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Photographer William Miller saw our call for Polaroids and sent these ethereal images from his 2011 project "Ruined Polaroids."
 
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Miller describes the photos as "an exploration into the controlled failure of the Polaroid process using a slightly broken SX-70 camera." You can see more of his work at williammillerphoto.com. And tune in tomorrow (December 14) to hear more about Edwin Land and the history of Polaroids.
 
About Annette Heist

Annette Heist is a former senior producer for Science Friday.

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