With bokeh being a feature and technique many of us lomographers are fond of, it's interesting to find an artist rendering the mesmerizing effect through oil paintings. Take a look at some of these beautiful photorealistic artworks after the jump!
If you think bokeh is something only made through a camera’s lens, the works of South African artist Philip Barlow will surprise you. Playing on the bokeh, Barlow creates photorealistic oil paintings that have the appealing out of focus effect. It’s not at all easy to snap a beautiful bokeh shot, and all the more to recreate them in paintings! A closer look at the masterpieces will show you how skillfully done each piece is made to make them look like they’re actual bokeh photographs.
Even great photographers need help in making their prints as brilliant as their artistic vision. In this video, Robin Bell talks about developing and printing the pictures of David Bailey and Terence Donovan the old-fashioned way.
Joel Byron is a long time fan of Lomography who uses analog methods at his video and film production agency, BigPlus. Back in 2010, he painstakingly put together the Lomography Caterpillar Matrix video which made over 60,000 hits. This time around, he captures video footage of London with the New Petzval Lens, delivering stunning results.
These photographs, recently digitized through the efforts of the Cushing Center at the Yale School of Medicine, come from the collection of patient photography of Harvey Cushing, M.D., the father of neurosurgery.
Originally from USA, biochemistry student Hayden Williams traveled halfway across the world to continue his studies in Hong Kong. Going to the Far East opened an opportunity for him to explore what he truly love the most: photography. His adventures in his current home, no matter how spontaneous, are captured in well-executed double exposure photographs. Meet our newcomer of the week, haydenwilliams.
Yes, we're still very much on Earth. Marvel at these breathtaking photographs taken with the LomoChrome Purple 35mm, culled from the most popular bunch in the community (also, find out how you can earn piggies and have your very own photographs be featured on the Online Shop)!