British photographer Kevin Cummins has photographed numerous musicians throughout his career. His ongoing exhibition showcases his photographs of the English rock band, Joy Division. Learn more after the break.
Kevin Cummins was still a budding photographer when he took photos of the iconic English band Joy Division between 1977 and 1980. Cummins was there on the band’s first gig until the band frontman’s death in 1980. During his time with the band, he was able to capture intimate moments on film – from backstage scenes to stage performances. Now we get to see a glimpse of the band together through a Proud Camden exhibit entitled Exemplar: Joy Division.
The Horse Hospital, Chalk Farm Road, London
(October 6, 2011 – December 11, 2011)
Manchester Photographic Gallery
3B Tariff Street, Manchester, M1 2FF
(January 6, 2012 – February 26, 2012)
This week's Reel vs. Real spotlight falls on the acclaimed 2007 biographical film about the life of Ian Curtis, the singer and songwriter of Joy Division, the iconic English post-punk rock band from the late 1970s.
Many photographers have taken numerous portraits of Marilyn Monroe throughout the blonde bombshell's career, and perhaps among the best known of these are the portraits taken by the equally renowned Alfred Eisenstaedt. This installment of Influential Photographs looks back at the portrait series by the legendary German photographer and offers a glimpse at some of his contact prints!
Marco Sanges’ imagination and creativity has spawned a plethora of high-impact photographs throughout his career. Characteristically stunning, his work has appeared in a number of art and fashion publications. Hay Hill Gallery in London showcases his work from today till June 21st.
Horst P. Horst was a fashion photographer who became famous for his striking use of composition and lighting. His photographs depict sheer and timeless beauty. The Victoria and Albert Museum is celebrating Horst's work with a retrospective exhibition of photographs from his prolific career. Lomography has teamed up with the V&A to give YOU the chance to win amazing prizes including tickets to see the exhibition, a book of his photographs and a Diana F+ Colette. Read on to find out more.
Celebrated artist Pablo Picasso had his brush with photography when he was still alive, both in front of the camera and behind it. Find out the details of an ongoing exhibit featuring his photographic work after the jump.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!
His strong passion for documenting places he travels to has brought him a gallery of wonderful photographs. Let's get to know more about Taiwan-based English teacher and graphic designer chappelow, our LomoGuru of the Week!
Imagine an alien space mission from a planet of the Sirius Star System to an abandoned industrial zone of Como, a city situated in the North of Italy. The alien photographer named sirio174, used a powerful futuristic camera, called Lomo Lubitel 166U loaded with a Kodak Portra film roll. Yes, no digital, because the future is...analogue! During his journey, he learned the most common language of our planet -- English -- and he wrote this article for us. Read more after the jump!
Tom Skyrme is a musician from East London who has been shooting on film since he was a kid. His psych-pop band Swim Mountain will be playing live at the Lomography x Nixon Exhibition in Soho on July 24th. We caught up with Tom ahead of this gig to find out what makes him tick.
Fifteen of Stanley Kubrick's most memorable photo essays from when he was working as a photographer for "Look" magazine are currently on exhibit at Vienna's Bank Austria Kunstforum. Learn the story behind his very first photograph for the publication, taken when he was only 16 years old, as well as a few others after the cut.
Reuben Wu fascinates, both with his splendid photographs and the music he churns out for electronic band Ladytron, or when he's doing a solo gig as a DJ. He's also one heck of a nice guy, who, despite being ultra-talented, has been gracious enough to grant another interview and share more of his amazing photos,which were taken with the Lomo LC-A+ with Russian lens.