“Partial solarization of a photo of a model close to a mirror is just one effect Blumenfeld uses — not to disguise a poor picture but to enhance a superb one.”
Erwin Blumenfeld’s Frozen Emulsion on A Journey Round My Skull
See some more works by Blumenfeld (1897 - 1969) at Bits & Bites.
Sleeping face of Marua Motherwell 1941
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