The continuing project "CameraSelfies" uses the "selfiemania" trend to remind the viewer of the origins of photography. They also keep in mind that expressive photography is more than noise reduction, smile detection and technical specifications.
What happens when photo cameras would come up with the idea to take selfies? Historical, bizarre and beautiful cameras capture photos of themselves… on background of contemporary wallpapers. You are the mirror…
For detailled information please visit www.cameraselfies.com.
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In the digital age very often the sensation of those mechanical miracles seems to disappear, in a time where “analog” film cameras retain their sometimes strange and special character while the digital design is seemingly far ahead by any means. Trying to preserve these sensations J. F. Novotny (alias J. Flynn Newton) takes very intimate “self portraits” of those unique “personalities”.
J. F. Novotny’s CameraSelfies® received attention from CNN, LUI, LensCulture, British GQ Magazine, Aesthetica Magazine, ProfiFoto and many others.