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Infrared photos of 1940s movie audiences are a candid study of American voyeurism

Infrared photos of 1940s movie audiences are a candid study of American voyeurism | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

We don’t know who they are, what films are screening, or in which Manhattan movie house. Their faces, crystalized by the faintest of silver light, emerge from a sea of inky blackness, exposed mid-gaze in fits of laughter or sullen concentration, in slumber. The photographer Weegee made these pictures using infrared film and a filtered flashbulb in the early 1940s. It can be assumed he was invisible to his subjects, a silhouette at best huddled in the aisle during a matinee. Their unselfconscious postures and expressions read authentic.

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Breath-Taking Kodak Ektachrome Infrared EIR Photographs by Aldo Altamirano

Breath-Taking Kodak Ektachrome Infrared EIR Photographs by Aldo Altamirano | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

We know you're all convinced that Kodak's infrared film is one rare gem in the analogue-loving world, and we're even more sure that the infrared snaps you'll find after the jump will simply blow you away!

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