Michael Massaia is a 38-year-old fine art photographer and printmaker based in New Jersey. Michael has spent the past 9 years documenting areas and objects that never extend to far from his front door. For his series “Saudade”, Massaia captured analog pinball machines with a modified 4×5 and 5×7 camera, back and white film, and creates gold-toned gelatin silver prints by hand.

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The project was my way of saying goodbye to the quickly shrinking analog world, while at the same time paying homage to the beauty of these last standing machines.

Gottlieb's - Centigrade 37

Gottlieb’s – Centigrade 37

Gottlieb's - Free Fall

Gottlieb’s – Free Fall

Gottlieb's - Golden Arrow

Gottlieb’s – Golden Arrow

Gottlieb's - Pro Pool

Gottlieb’s – Pro Pool

Gottlieb's - Tropic Isle

Gottlieb’s – Tropic Isle

Gottlieb's - Word Series

Gottlieb’s – Word Series

Gottlieb's - Pin-Up

Gottlieb’s – Pin-Up

Gottlieb's - Slick Chick

Gottlieb’s – Slick Chick

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