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Volume X, Number 2 | spring 2017


Color film in the 1950s barely registered dark skin tones; Kodak had developed the product to measure images against the white skin of a model known as Shirley. The company eventually modified its film emulsion, responding to complaints from advertisers promoting wood furniture and chocolate.

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.

- Francis Bacon, 1605

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