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new world of manipulating these images. By scanning and digitizing the negatives with enhanced resolution the image could be corrected pixel by pixel. Photo- shop could eliminate grain clumping, 38 PORTFOLIO MAGAZINE contrast could be enhanced, a sky could be deepened and even modern annoy- ances could be eliminated. A great num- ber of ‘unusable’ negatives could be salvaged. What began as an experiment became a wonderful passion over the next 35 years to record these incredible ancient places. e dream-like and ethereal quality of the images and the unpredictability became