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Equivoque {photography}

Sometimes the best school is the old school, especially in the case of the Polaroid. Though I won’t be handing in my digital camera anytime soon, there’s still something about the raw untouched-by-Photoshop appeal, their often faded colors and that sweet little off-centered square format that keeps me coming back for more. Or perhaps it’s the feeling of nostalgia since it was the first camera I got my hands on as a child and much to my mother’s display I’d burn through all of the film in the back seat of our car long before we arrived at our vacation spot.

To some, the Polaroid is dated technology that’s fun to play around with but nothing more. For others it’s about producing images that evoke an emotion and over time creates an audience and a way to earn a living. A network and Unix systems administrator by day and a photographer and poet by night, Elinor Scott-Sutter of Equivoque has a body of work that is revealing, sensitive, and absolutely stunning. I can’t take my eyes off of these images above, the lighting is absolute perfection and the faded tones give them such a vintage flavor. I know someone who needs to quit her day job… Elinor… :) What an eye, I look forward to watching her shop updates to see what she’ll do next.

(images from equivoque)

Posted by decor8 in Arts + Crafts, Rooms on December 21, 2007

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  1. Carrie commented
    December 21st, 2007 at 1:22pm

    I am in love with these photographs!Thank you so much for the link,I just ordered a few! I love how she captures light.

  2. thirteenthstory commented
    December 21st, 2007 at 3:16pm

    Incredible photos. There is a quality of softness in them that makes me linger on each one. Thanks for posting these.

    -Jaye / thirteenthstory

  3. Jen Cohen commented
    January 4th, 2008 at 11:10am

    love them! how would you frame/display?

  4. [email protected] commented
    January 4th, 2008 at 12:45pm

    Great photos! so nice

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