In this tipster, I want to give lomographers a tip for shooting beautiful and lovely backlight photos. Isn't it great to have nice blue colour on the sky and those high contrasting colours of the subject you are shooting? I personally love it. There is a simple way to get these kinds of lovely shots which I found out around two years back.
How do you make a portrait compelling, intriguing, and unique? You take it apart into bits and pieces, then put it all back together again. How is that possible? Find out how a New York-based artist does it after the jump!
I thought I'd tell you about one of my favourite places in the world. Known to only few, this quiet beach town is a laid back haven stuck in the past. Weymouth is not a landmark as such but a place to go when you want to escape from the busy life we so easily find ourselves living.
In the '60s, my parents bought an Agfa Optima IIS, a fully-automatic 35mm camera. With this camera, they have made many photos of our family. Until in the '70s, when the camera was stolen. Recently, I found an identical camera on eBay, still working perfectly, and I immediately I bought it!
Everyone owns a camera that takes pictures, but technophile Matt Richardson has a camera that prints out a slip that describes what you just shot, instead of showing you an actual photograph. Lo and behold, the novel Descriptive Camera!
Most photographers develop a fascination for anything camera-related. From coffee mugs that look like lenses to jewelry that look like mini gadgets, replicas are sure conversation-starters! Here are more analogue objects to make you drool.