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were ever exactly the same. e film was grainy and tended to clump in heavily exposed areas. Its very low contrast re- quired compensation by printing on high contrast paper or using high contrast filters. Most of the film went into the trash and it’s a little difficult to run back down to Central America to re-shoot. But the images that did come out were marvelous. "ey embodied a dream-like quality that conveyed a sense of time- lessness and seemed to re-connect me with that feeling of awe that I longed to experience again", Geary said. With the advent of digital photography film has become all but obsolete. Kodak no longer makes that infra-red film but the digital aspect of photography has opened up a whole Opposite page: Maya: Tikal, Temples II, III, IV, El Peten, Guatemala Top: Maya: Palace Complex, Copan, Honduras Center: Mixtec: Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico Bottom: Maya: Las Monjas, Chichen Itza, Yucatán, Mexico PORTFOLIO MAGAZINE 37