Well I know she uses an old beat-up 8x10.
Looks like a reversal film to me IMO.
"I would like to see Paris before I die... Philadelphia will do..."
Seeing the shots for the first time makes me wonder if you're asking so that you can avoid ever using it?
You miss 100% of the shots you never take. -- Wayne Gretzky
Another possibility is that Sally Mann used an old, damaged lens which didn't cover the 8x10 format, and the gawd-awful look of the film could be from darkroom manipulation.
Old thread: Bad lens suggestions for an 8x10.
"It's the way to educate your eyes. Stare. Pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long." - Walker Evans
an early version of instagram?
the one with bricks makes me feel like i am there...about to die of heat exhaustion...effective...sure. the other has a spy glass look, we dont all want to look like digital replicas do we now>?
through a glass darkly...
Ha....so glad you guys said what I was thinking about the images......I had similar thoughts in my head but decided that 'if I can't say anything nice, that I shouldnt say anything at all.'
But of course to each their own.....I'm sure many people like them.