Tear in Time

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© Paul Lavallee

Photo license: © All rights reserved

"Unhappy" accidental Holga light leak of a historic clock in downtown Apponaug, RI. Two years after I took this photograph, the clock tower was demolished. It's as if the light leak had a premonition of time's fate.

Created using my girlfriend's Holga 120S with 11 year expired AGFA RS100 Plus slide film cross processed with C-41. Photo scanned with an HP Scanjet 4890. No digital manipulation used!

© mylatehope.com

19 responses

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (26 Jun 2010):

    Thanks for the great background. Cool shot!

  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (26 Jun 2010):

    Yes,that light streak is like a sign of what came to be.

  • Kathleen Mercado

    Kathleen Mercado (Deleted) said (26 Jun 2010):

    Fantastic!

  • Stef LePape

    Stef LePape gave props (26 Jun 2010):

    wow...talk about time...it feels vintage. and thanks for sharing your gals link...she has some fine work...:)

  • Joseph Rotindo

    Joseph Rotindo said (27 Jun 2010):

    sooo, this:

    "Holga 120S with 11 year expired AGFA RS100 Plus slide film cross processed with C-41. Photo scanned with an HP Scanjet 4890. No digital manipulation used!"

    .....is a sentence I don't think that many of us will ever hear again. yep, that's a fairly safe assumption....

    to the photograph...if you've found out where that tear in time is located, send me directions....

    excellent...astonishing and surreal.

  • dana iordan

    dana iordan gave props (27 Jun 2010):

    11 years expired!! Do you buy already expired films, or do u stack them for decades? In any case, this is (picture, feel, story) fantastic!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (28 Jun 2010):

    Great story. I did think nuclear flash, at first. My second thought was "Dr. Pepper." Do you remember that ad campaign, "10-2-4." We were supposed to swill that stuff three times a day, beginning at 10 A.M. LOL

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (28 Jun 2010):

    M A G N I F I Q U E n t r y !

  • Danielle

    Danielle said (29 Jun 2010):

    Love this shot... and that light leak is perfect!!

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt   gave props (29 Jun 2010):

    film magic with wonderful surprises in every roll..

  • jen bellefleur

    jen bellefleur   gave props (8 Jul 2010):

    i adore holga and these colors.........great shot!

  • Devin Hayes

    Devin Hayes gave props (12 Jul 2010):

    super cool

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (15 Jul 2010):

    Excellent

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (2 Aug 2010):

    F A B U L O U S...

  • herman vandecauter

    herman vandecauter (Deleted) gave props (13 Aug 2010):

    still 1.30h to go before launchtime!

  • christa masters

    christa masters said (13 Aug 2010):

    so perfect! love it

  • Bruna Euringer

    Bruna Euringer said (18 Aug 2010):

    lovely!

  • Danica Radman

    Danica Radman gave props (21 Aug 2010):

    love your work

  • nö

    (Deleted) gave props (26 Aug 2010):

    how good are light leaks huh. this is really cool paul. Thank you for your spotlight by the way!!

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