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Libreria Acqua Alta a Venezia

La Libreria Acqua Alta si trova a Venezia, in Calle Lunga Santa Maria Formosa 5176, nel sestiere di Castello, a due passi dall'Ospedale Civile e dalla Fondazione Querini Stampalia. Il proprietario della Libreria Acqua Alta si chiama Luigi Frizzo ed è una persona simpatica e sempre disponibile ad aiutare i clienti che cercano dei libri in particolare.

Zenza Bronica SQ-ai: giapponesina medio formato

Da qualche mese ero alla ricerca di una medio formato completamente settabile. Il cuore puntava verso una medio formato svedese Hasselblad, ma, ahimè, visti i prezzi di mercato, il portafoglio non era della stessa opinione. L'indecisione tra una Kiev ed una Zenza Bronica svanì dopo una notizia entusiasmante: durante un aperitivo di fine estate a base di spritz al cynar, il mio amico lomografo @lesterbanjo (lomohome: http://www.lomography.it/homes/lesterbanjo) mi propose la sua Zenza Bronica SQ-ai. Convinto dall’affidabilità del lomografo in questione e dall’ottimo prezzo decisi di adottare la macchina.

Il LomoRoadShow ferma al Vintage Festival di Padova

In arrivo, dopo queste calde vacanze estive, la quarta tappa del Lomoroadshow. Si terrà a Padova durante la terza giornata del Vintage Festival, evento da non perdere il 14-15-16 di Settembre.

Edvard Munch, The Modern Artist

The popular perception of Munch as a mostly melancholic painter ("The Scream") has changed since the latest exhibition of his photographs at the Schirn in Frankfurt. It sheds a new light on his way of life and work and really new for me was his exploration of photography.

The Cat in Analogue

It is undeniable that we Lomographers have an endless fascination for cats. Hey, I could bet that they are favorite subjects! Those cute felines, they surely make our day!

Doubles Bubble Bubble Pop!

The Perfect Mix for an Iconic Photo

These two images are uncanny, in composition and sentiment conveyed. They are more than six decades apart and as such were taken in almost two separate worlds. From observing the two photos however the social context doesn't seem to have changed much, but that's just at first glance.

Back to Basics: Film Speed

Getting blurry shots when you shoot inside? Night shots all browny looking or washed out? Got no detail in clouds or snow or on beaches? Get the right film for the job.

"Garden of the Serenissima" (Sacile City)

Near the borders with the region Veneto, Sacile is considered the western door of Friuli Venezia Giulia. All through its center quietly flows the Livenza river, giving it a typical Venetian style. That's why Sacile was called the "Garden of the Serenissima".

Oriental Art: Kaikai Kiki Co., Japan

Kaikai Kiki Co was founded by Takashi Murakami in 2001. It evolved from its predecessor, the Hiropon Factory, which was founded in 1996. Find out what it's about after the jump.

I Do Haiku You #19: Coping With Normal People

Sean Lotman is interested in the narrative potential of photography. In an ongoing project called I Do Haiku You, he composes haiku and senryu poetry to companion images taken with a Diana F+.

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Chaos in Paris

Ariphoto 2012 Vol.1: Shinya Arimoto Photography Exhibit

Shinya Arimoto is a Japanese conceptual documentary photographer whose body of works primarily involve street photography. He has an ongoing show in Tokyo, Japan. Know the details after the break.

The Analogue Reader: The Vintage Tea Party Book by Angel Adoree

Are you in need of a stylish read? "The Vintage Tea Party Book" embraces the style and class of the trendy London Vintage scene and illustrates how to beautifully recreate the tasty treats and classic styles at home.

Every Lomographer's Best Models: Cats!

We lomographers adore cats. They are always the best models for our lomographs. Their eyes, their whiskers, their fur--all are so good-looking in their own ways. Below are some fun facts about cats I found on the internet and some awesome lomographs taken by our fellow lomographers and me myself. Read on after the jump.

Nagi Noda: Pop Artist Extraordinaire

Nagi Noda was a whimsical and creative Japanese artist who created lively and imaginative music videos, advertisements and who set up her own fashion label with fellow artist Mark Ryden. Her colourful and quirky work was free-spirited and experiment and captured a sense of playful fun.

Rebuilding Memories With Photohoku

If you could only take one treasure with you to save from an incoming disaster, what would it be? This was the question raised and answered by the founders of Photohoku, a project which aims to help people rebuild their memories with photos and family albums after the tragic Tohoku Earthquake of 2011.

Lego of Your Doubts and Fears: A Marriage Proposal Using Stop Motion Animation with Lego

Love fuels creativity. Expressing your love to someone you want to spend the rest of your life with in a creative way is always a challenging, but rewarding idea. Here's a marriage proposal done using Lego and a little bit of animation.

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Inokashira Park/Tokyo in autumn

Most Anticipated Art Exhibitions of 2012

According to the culture blog, Flavorwire, these artistic exhibitions will surely keep you inspired and occupied throughout the whole year! Be sure to document your trips on film if you visit any of these awesome shows! See the list after the break...

Yosuke Ueno's Art: Not for the Color Blind

According to Yosuke Ueno, a versatile visual artist from Japan, art is a significant tool for communication. The reason why he keeps on drawing is because people enjoy his work. Find out why after the jump!

Yoshimasa Tsuchiya: Private Myth

Japanese sculptor Yoshimasa Tsuchiya works with wood to create life-size majestic creatures conjured by his imagination. See more of his work after the break.

Sagaki Keita: Doodling Classical Art

It’s hard to imagine how much time Japanese artist Sagaki Keita spends on creating his doodles of Greek sculptures and other works of art. Upon careful inspection, you might notice something different from his work.

With masking tape!
With masking tape!

Fumiko Imano's Twin Photographs

How would you like to have an instant twin, your wacky moments together immortalized on a photograph? Let Japanese photographer and artist Fumiko Imano show you how.