On the cover of my favorite photography book it says "Make each shot your best". I would ask my self things like, "Is it just that simple?", "Was I really making the most out of each photograph?", "Was I really challenging myself ?" Photography has always been sacred to me. I decided to see if i could really make something meaningful, and truly make each shot my best. So, I set out on what has been the most challenging and the most rewarding of all - to photograph the people life left behind in Los Angeles's skid row district.
Did you ever wonder how people get this nice sprocket holes on their pictures? Get yourself a medium format camera and a scanner and start making you own! I did it with two different scanners and would like to share the results with you. Perhaps you also have a scanner at home that is capable to do it!
We've all heard and experienced it one time time or another. You're just minding your own business taking a few snapshots with your Lomo cameras when out of nowhere, uniformed individuals accost you and demand that you either show them a permit or stop shooting. This is the war against photography. Know your rights!
How this mild mannered, middle-aged woman, strikes fear into the hearts of good people everywhere by wielding a lomo camera.
Simple acts of kindness sometimes get forgotten amongst the business and busy-ness of everyday life. We’re often too occupied sending that email, editing that playlist or updating our status to pay attention to what’s happening in the real world. Let’s change that! Leave that digital grind behind for a moment and try out some of our analogue acts of kindness – Simple photographic ideas for making a positive impact on the people around you!