No. 452

8 Exposures...with Pierre Manning

Patrick Tobin, | Jun 5, 01:08 PM

Hello again, 8 Exposures fans. This week, we are happy to bring you Canadian photographer Pierre Manning

1) What kind of Polaroid camera(s) do you use?

SX-70

2) Why do you like instant photography?

The suprise, the tones, the richness of colors.

3) What is your earliest memory of instant film?

I remember my mother gave me my first Polaroid and it was a revelation for me to see my images developing in front of my eyes.

4) What’s your favorite Impossible film type?

PX-70. I also liked Polaroid’s Fade To Black that Impossible sold.

5) What are your favorite subjects to photograph?

Women ;-)

6) Tell us about a project you’re working on.

Shooting for a footwear company . 6 days of shooting and working with the SX-70 for inserts.

7) Who are your favorite photographers, instant or otherwise?

Richard Avedon / Nick Knight

8) If you could take a photo of anyone or anything what would it be?

Charlize Theron.

About Pierre

Photographer and partner, known for his portraits, his light, his efficiency, his organizational abilities, his speed, and his sense of humour. A Swiss Army Knife in the studio, he keeps up the morale of the troops, is outspoken, and sings old hit songs. Wouldn’t trade the gang, the cyclo, the terrace, his parking space, and team meetings for anything else. Founder and member of the image makers since 1989.

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