For our weekly tribute, we turn the spotlight back on the great comic actor, Charlie Chaplin. And the inspiration for this rumble is one of his iconic trademarks: His masterful mustache! So read on for more information on this rumble.
Sir Charles Spencer “Charlie” Chaplin was one of the most creative and influential artists of the silent-film era. And for our weekly tribute to the great screen legend, we prepared a series of articles all related to him.
So for this rumble, our theme is soup-strainers! That’s right! We want you to submit photos showcasing your (or someone else’s) mustaches. Doesn’t have to match Sir Charlie’s. Doesn’t matter if you’re a Pai Mei, or a Tuan Ahn, a Mario, a Hogan, a Yosemite Sam, a Pringles guy, or even a Ron Jeremy… any style of any honorable ’stache level are welcome to join. The best manly mustachios will win Piggies.
Prize(s): 5 winners of 10 Piggies each.
Each winner will receive a badge for their LomoHomes.
Film/Camera Type: Any analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated.
Upload Limit: 3 photos
Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px.
Meta data must be completed (camera, film, location & 3 tags).
If you're lacking in inspiration and are tired of the same journey into work each day fear not! With this simple filter technique you can inject a whole new burst of colour into your photographs. Read on for more information.
Not long after Alex Timmermans purchased his first digital camera at the turn of the century, he quickly realized the trappings of digital photography couldn't fulfill his personal photographic desires. He then began searching for a more challenging process — one that wasn't so predictable. His journey eventually landed him back at the roots of analogue photography, specifically employing the wet plate collodion process using original Petzval lenses. This antique photographic process found in him a renewed inspiration and has since become his passion, which is evident in both his words and his images.
William Eggleston is one of the most important contemporary master and pioneer of color photography. In this article I write a tribute to his particular democratic way of looking around. For him "Nothing was more important or less important", and everything is worthy of being photographed. Again, he is fond of the dear old film; he said that "I don't think much about the digital world, because I am in the analog world!". Read more after the jump!
We are back with another edition of <a href="http://www.lomography.com/magazine/tags/351767-the-comment-your-caption-rumble">The Comment Your Caption Rumble</a> and this time we are turning the spotlight on three dreamy and surreal lomographs taken with LomoChrome Purple!
Roger Lean is the master of the LC-A. If you have a faulty LC-A, he is the man who can fix it for you. We gave him a bunch of cameras a few months ago; he worked his magic and fixed them all! As part of the LC-A's 30th Anniversary celebrations, were are offering these refurbished cameras with an incredible discount. Read on for more information.
This article is a tribute to a great Italian poet, painter and photographer, Mario Giacomelli (1925-2000). His images are characterized by a strong graphic contrast and are related to suffering and decay in our world. In this article I pay tribute to his photographic series taken at the Sanctuary of Lourdes in France. Read more after the jump!
Some weeks ago, I made a tribute to the great photographer Robert Frank and his 1958 black and white series taken in New York from a bus window. He is the master of the ordinary moments, capturing the essence of daily life in a series of free and random sequence of photos where nothing important happens! And as I've written there I wanted to take a similar experiment with color film, which would change the perception of the environment where people live. Read more after the jump!
Once again we rely on good ol' history for that much-needed dose of inspiration to start the week with. This time, amazing circus girls take the spotlight through photographs by an equally talented female photographer, Nina Leen.
It sure is a mouthful but this weekend we are having a Back to School Soho Store Sale! Simply pop into the Soho Store from Thursday - Sunday and you can get a 30% discount on selected items. Read on for more information!
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)
The French photographer Bruno Barbey took a series of photos in Southern Italy in the '60s, many of these in the city of Naples. In this tribute to a great master of social and street photography, I'll show you a series of photos that I took in the islands of Ischia and Procida located a few kilometers from this wonderful city. Read more after the jump!
This article is dedicated to arguably one of the most famous street photographers in the world, Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004). On this occasion, I felt obliged to write a tribute to this great artist whom I consider the "Mozart of Photography." His photos are inimitable, and to try to reproduce his innate sense of composition, harmony, and choice of the right moment is but an illusion. So I chose an unusual way to pay tribute, the only way possible for me. Take a look!
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.