In 1987 James Cameron directed one of the best science fiction thriller films: Abyss. The filming took place in a half-built nuclear reactor in Gaffney (South Carolina). Want to know the current status of the studio? You'll be surprised how it is after nearly 25 years.
The film included many, and some complicated, underwater scenes. People said that James Cameron demanded before the shooting and writing to all parties, a certificate stating that they could swim without a problem. As mentioned, the film was shot on a half-built nuclear reactor. To fill the main pond, it took several million gallons of water. This gives us an approximation to the size of the set. In fact, its magnitude was such that the cost to dismantle it became so high that until today has remained largely intact. The following figures show the state between 2003 and 2004. Previously, there were many elements of the set that have been stolen by fans of the film.
When asked to recall the moment they first became truly interested in photography, most photographers would remember the magical feeling of picking up a hand-me-down or secondhand camera, the thrill of shooting an entire roll through, and the elation upon seeing and holding their first ever set of photographs. Caleb Savage, however, had quite a unique experience. At 10 years old, he had his first taste of working in the darkroom making prints at Boy Scout camp, thereby beginning a more than a decade-long affinity with photography.
You read the right, folks! The 175 Years of Petzval Legacy Competition is officially extended. Discover the additional prizes awaiting our lucky winners and meet the esteemed Petzval photographers that comprise our jury.
By now the Lomography site is like a pail of candied purple. Our confection LomoChrome Purple has produced forests and flower beds the shade of lavender macarons. Hard to resist the fantasy! But lately we have noticed darker, late-afternoon-sun versions. And we like what we see.