Project L0SS is a fantastic collection of images that show us what can be in found in that which is lost. Ellie Pritts was fascinated with the artifacts created in photos constantly re-coded in .JPG (a lossy file format, if configured as such,) and shares with us this collection of images.
Ellie wrote this about the project:
"L0SS" is a photography project inspired by the interesting things that happen to JPEG files when repeatedly compressed. JPEGs are considered a "lossy" compression method; every time a file is saved, opened and saved again artifacts in the file become more and more pronounced. A great example of this phenomenon is shown here in David Elliott's project "Generation Loss".
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