Cameras #1: Polaroid Sun 660 Autofocusby Christina Shaffell
Set of folded stationery cards printed on bright white, smooth card stock to bring your personal artistic style to everyday correspondence. Each card is blank on the inside and includes a soft white, European fold envelope for mailing.
ABOUT THE ART
Second in my series of portraits of cameras is the Polaroid Sun 660 Autofocus, circa 1981.
About the series: I started collecting film cameras a few years ago. I'm interested in antiquated (or soon to be) technology in general, and analog photography in particular. The play between camera, film and developing, and the unique qualities of the images that result, hold a particular fascination for me. Each combination produces photographs with specific characteristics, tones, and moods, which I relate back to the object of the camera itself. Over time, I've come to see these objects as having their own personalities. With this series of portraits I'm attempting a bit of anthropomorphizing, and hoping to capture that personality. Stoic, whimsical, elegant, or goofy, these are the class photos of my little collection of misfit cameras.