Stephen Sheffield recreates the famous photo of the inventor of Polaroid.
I’ve always thought that gallery owner Jason Landry had an uncanny resemblance to Dr. Edwin Land, the inventor of Polaroid film and cameras. When I was invited to be the featured artist in a recent Polaroid-themed show at The Panopticon Gallery here in Boston, I thought it would be a great idea to take a portrait of Jason imitating a famous portrait of Dr. Land. Here is a video document of that photo shoot:
Stephen Sheffield is a photographer who has exhibited nationally for many years, has a number of large and small-scale commissions in Boston, Cambridge and Brooklyn NY. He has worked out of his studio in Fort Point for over 17 years. Stephen is represented locally by the Panopticon Gallery, and also runs the advanced black and white silver photography major at the New England School of Photography in Boston. He is work can be seen this month during the 40th Anniversary show of the Panopticon Gallery in Boston's Kenmore Square.