Inspired Expired

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At some point in recent years I turned into a collector of vintage cameras. It’s the kind of thing that happens gradually, until one day you realise you ought to start thinking about how to organise the various models scattered around the house. I don’t just stare admiringly at them though. I put them to use. This ongoing series evolved when I paired a Jiffy Kodak VP folding strut camera with expired 127 film. Some would consider the film beyond use. Expired in 1976, the backing paper has stuck to the film itself, so the film is developed with some of the backing paper still stuck to it. So these are images made in the third decade of the twenty first century using a camera from 1935 and film from 1976. You could say they were over 80 years in the making.