January 26, 2017 at 02:51PM

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Luis Maldonado is the last remaining photographer in the main square of the Chilean capital still using a wooden box camera. The box camera’s mechanism is simple: light enters through a lens and the photographic paper inside it captures a negative image of the subject. I know that you have to eat and live. But if it were up to me, I’d only be doing box photos. It’s what fills me up,” he said. “I’d be empty without the box.” — By Associated Press

Photographer Luis Maldonado talks to a client next to his old wooden box camera in Plaza de Armas of Santiago, Chile. (Esteban Felix/Associated Press)

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