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.
As a professional photography graduate, Fernando never goes out without carrying at least one camera and treats it as an integral part of his body. Although he uses both digital and analog gears, he still regards using film as a more intimate way of creating images. Let's all welcome our newcomer from Brazil, Fernando Monteiro.
Coinciding with the relaunch of the Lomography community website is the debut of one of the Magazine's newest series, Meet the Innovators. Here, we'll be talking to some of the game changers in the field of photography to get a closer look on what they do as well as find out their personal insights. For our opening salvo we proudly introduce Cat Ong, Lomography's very own Head of Optic Product Development who counts the research and development of the LC-A family, Russar and Petzval Art Lenses, Diana F+, and Lomo'Instant, among many others, as some of his projects.
Stenoflex lets you reproduce the single steps of black and white photography, from taking photos to printing. It is a simple box pierced with a tiny pinhole to allow light to enter. Put a sheet of photosensitive paper (included) inside the darkroom and expose it to your subject.