Sunshine, beautiful beaches, and a laid-back lifestyle ... guess where Lomography is making its next stop? Santa Monica, California! To honor the Lomography Gallery Store Santa Monica opening, we've prepared a playlist highlighting music from artists who lived/were born in this beachfront city ...
Stephen Malkmus (vocalist, Pavement) – This indie rock icon was born in Santa Monica
John Frusciante (guitarist, Red Hot Chili Peppers) – Lived with his mother in Santa Monica during his childhood
Bob Dylan – Acquired a 3-storey building (sometime in 1978) on the corner of Ocean and Main in Santa Monica, where his 18th studio album, Street-Legal was recorded
Suzanne Vega – Born in Santa Monica
Jack Black (Actor, 1/2 of Tenacious D) – Born in Santa Monica
Now, on to our playlist …
Shady lane : Pavement
Breaking the girl : Red Hot Chili Peppers
Baby stop crying : Bob Dylan
Luka : Suzanne Vega
Let’s get it on – Jack Black (from the movie High Fidelity)
Branded as "The Reanimated Film," KONO! Film is hand-rolled and made of special materials which are rarely (or never) produced for "normal“ photography. Rather, the materials were intended for the motion picture industry and the results can vary depending on how the film is used. Learn more in this interview with the founder of KONO! Film, Uwe Mimoun.
Done shooting and want your films to be processed? We can process your colour and black & white 35mm, 120 or 110 films! Development, prints and scans are also included. (Service availability depends on your markets)
Whether it embodies something that's light as a feather or dreaming on cloud nine, show us your best analog shots in relation to the theme "lightness" and be rewarded with great products from the creative start-up Crispy Wallet as well as prizes from Lomography.
On the last Saturday of July, the old district of Borgo Vico hosted an art and music festival. There was also a graffiti contest, and the winner will exhibit his work at the Como Business Center for Expo 2015. I used my Zorki 4 loaded with an Ilford FP4+ film to document the event. I focused on the young artists who, amid the swirl of activity, had to concentrate on their large-scale pieces.
Mel Brackstone introduced herself as an "old woman with a love of the surreal." Her energy is palpable; with the soft delicacy in her photos, she comes across as an old soul that sees through young eyes. She is self taught and lives in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, She discovered the Petzval Lens in 2014.
In the early part of the 19th century, lantern shows were the equivalent of movies. Photographs were hand-printed or transferred on glass plates, which were then projected on to a wall or cloth screen.