David Bailey was one of the most prominent photographers during his time. He helped shape an era in fashion and was known for his black and white high-contrast photographs.
Let's face it. Having models, especially new or inexperienced ones like most of our friends, strike different kinds of poses is no walk in the park. Thankfully we now have a guide!
Meet Filipino lomographer, stitch!
We, here in Lomography, say that "The Future is Analogue!" But for other people in this modern age, digital has become the standard and film is slowly being cast in the shadows. Let's take a look at some of the people who strive and help preserve the film photography community in New York in this CNN video feature.
Do you ever wonder what to do with those fulfilled floppy disks, peacefully retired inside your storage room? Now that they're barely enough to store an mp3 file and with most computers unequipped with drives to read them anyway, Nick Gentry has found a creative way of recycling them... by using them as canvasses.
Put your headphones on and start bedroom dancing to The Drums! This week, the New York-based band launched the first episode of Visiomento - a weekly video series featuring "a candid and intimate glimpse" inside the band's studio.
Swallows, stars, anchors, a heart with the name of your love: they're all well known tattoos. But what if you're love isn't a person, but a camera?
Here's a short tipster on how I made a short film using shots from my beloved LOMO LC-A. Try it out yourself as its loads of fun!
Want to know how to go around coloring the world without a marker? Here's a couple of tips to get you started!
Some days ago we've stumbled upon this little gem on Tumblr: a blog on photos of – pretty self-explanatory – awesome people hanging out together. We've added some personal favorites – Sidney Poitier, Barbra Streisand, Steve McQueen, Laurence Olivier, Dustin Hoffman, Francois Truffaut, Alfred Hitchcock, Mick Jagger, James Brown, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Robert Redford, Paul Newman – in this article and a short pop quiz!
In celebration of World Photography Day, let's explore the fascinating world of the intarwebs and check out other cool folks (like us), who have been bitten by the film photography bug. From amateurs to professionals, let's explore, enjoy and be inspired by these film photo blogs from all over the world.
In the early sixties, Astrid Kirchherr and friends regularly visited the Kaiserkeller Club in Hamburg to see a band that referred themselves to as the Beatles perform, not knowing they would one day become one of the most famous bands in the world. It was before Ringo Starr was even part of the group.
Take an intimate look at the King of Rock and Roll as he was about to break into super stardom in 1956. Formerly known as the "Memphis Flash", the then 21-year old Elvis Presley became a worldwide sensation, who, to this day, continues to influence pop culture in so many ways. Lucky for us (who weren't born at that time), photojournalist Al Wertheimer was there to take pictures - 3,800 to be exact.
What the heck is a strobist? It is basically off-camera lighting. What is the point of off-camera lighting you ask? Find out after the jump!
It's Friday! What's in your playlist? Today we recommend a song from Los Angeles-based indie rock band, Best Coast.
It's about time we introduce you to the folks who make the Lomography Magazine fun, entertaining and informative. Of course we thank the community for their great submissions! But, behind the scenes we have a fun-loving editorial team which works night and day to bring you the stuff you like to see and read.
Instant photography is a great and personal way to capture the unique moments on your special day. You’ll get intimate snapshots and your guests can add personal hand-written messages too – And the best bit? You won’t have to hire a wedding photographer; your guests can take the photos and have a great time doing it!
Do you have an old table or piece of furniture lying around? Want to make it your favourite household item ever by making it lomographied? Well, follow this tipster and I'll show you how to make a Lomography table in 5 easy steps.
The City of Makati does not only boast being a premier financial district of the Philippines, but also the provision of education to all levels -- from grade school to college -- which is a big help especially to low income families. These public schools advocate and practice cleanliness and greenery, so the students will learn the importance of taking care of the environment as well as their health.
Inspired by our latest website feature - the MiniMovie - we bring you a new series in the Analogue Lifestyle section! Called the Midweek Movies, we will be introducing classic and fresh releases from the silverscreen every Wednesday!
What you see is never quite what was actually there. Colors and contracts are false, light leaks erase parts of the scene. With time, photos - just like memories - can fade completely.
In the wizardly world of Harry Potter, nearly everything in the Muggle realm had a counterpart, including cameras. In time for the premiere of Harry Potter saga's final installment, why don't we look back at one of the prominent analog cameras featured throughout the film series?
Desde el amanecer hasta el anochecer, David Dell´oso es un delirante devoto de su cámara. Para fotografiar utiliza formatos cuadrados y hay veces en que mantiene los sprockets de la película; le gusta capturar la vida: en movimiento, en calma y cuando se encuentra entre los dos. Como sea, ¡sus imágenes están vivas! Y sus fotografías holgarrificas nunca dejarán de existir.
Santa Fe, 1943. A 3-year-old little girl asked her Dad why she couldn't see the photograph that he had just taken of her. The Dad was challenged by this question - and within an hour he had cooked up an idea and scurried to a friend's house to discuss the possibility of a camera that would spit out the picture after exposure.
"Es ist eine Ironie, sieht man die damalige konventionelle Film Fotografie, als die gegenwärtige Alternative. Digital ist nun konventionell, Film radikal, funky und eine coole Art, einer Hochzeit Ausdruck zu verleihen."
Alcune fotografie sono destinate ad essere rovinate e dimenticate. Altre fotografie sono destinate ad essere ricordate e amate - come questo famoso ritratto, che quasi non era riuscito a farcela.
La fotografia di Dorothea Lange, intitolata Migrant Mother, ha espresso un profondo impatto emotivo. Le pieghe sul volto della madre mostrano la disperazione e la nostalgia. I suoi occhi disperati danno un lampo di speranza. I suoi figli erano i pilastri della sua forza. Era una donna che ha combattuto la depressione.