by Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Wednesday 5 February 2014

William Miller chanced upon a Polaroid SX-70 at a yard sale last year, came home with it, and quickly realized it was malfunctioning, with the film getting distressed, caught in the gears and exposed unpredictably. He adapted quickly to it, though: ‘When the narrative and depictive elements are nearly removed from the photographs one can concentrate on the details of its abstraction.’ The result is the photo series Ruined Polaroids.

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