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Dennis Purcell

Dennis Purcell began his photographic career in 1962 as an assistant to Ansel Adams in San Francisco. After ten years in advertising at Polaroid Corporation, he worked for twenty-five years as a software engineer, and more recently in the science of vision and the development of novel camera systems. He holds a number of patents in the area of optics and electronics.


Dislocation on Pacific Coast Highway

Summer 2015 | Photography

We had been going much too fast to make a perfect scan, yet the camera, in attempting to stitch together the vertical slices, had made a very interestingly distorted hash of the scene, one which somehow captured the architecture, the street traffic, and also the uneasy mood of the photographer.