Everybody has a different memory of the circus. Some might remember the performing geese and roosters from Barnum and Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth, some might remember the silly clowns and some might remember the glittery and shiny costumes of the acrobats.
Costumes are a great part of the whole circus performance. They grab the attention of the audiences right from the start of the opening act! Sometimes you will find your self staring at the twinkling sparkles and imagine yourself in another magical world. Many times you would just start giggling and probably snorting at the absurd costumes some of the crazy clowns are wearing.
These costumes have been shimmery and colorful since decades ago. Can’t remember what the circus was like a couple of decades ago? Check out some of these photos of circus performers and their costumes from the 40’s and 50’s.
If you are still in the mood of a little circus, but without the performing circus animals, pay a visit to Cologne, Germany around September 18 to 23, 2012. That’s right, it’s the photokina 2012 fair! But what’s the fair got to do with circus? Visit the Lomography booth and we’ll show you! Just step right up!
Jungle, home, haven. The same words may apply to both city and nature. Though different they are linked. The city takes after the colors of flowers and animals; people mold their neighborhoods after the shapes of nature. Other similarities are accidental: the fun bit.
Ouagadougou is the capital of Burkina Faso. 1.6 million people live there when 20 years ago there were only 700,000; that is to say, the incredibly quick growth and the stunning density in this city shows today.
Armed with disposable cameras, a number of people affected by homelessness in London trooped out in the streets and captured life from their individual perspectives. That was in July; now, 13 photographs have been selected via public vote and will be featured on the upcoming calendar by Cafe Art, an initiative that "[showcases] artwork created by people affected by homelessness or are socially vulnerable."
UK-based Dutch Uncles released their fourth album titled “O Shudder” earlier this year. The band is composed of Pete Broadhead on guitar,
Andy Proudfoot on drums, Robin Richards on bass guitar, and Duncan Wallis on lead vocals and piano. They've been busy on tour and have been playing in various festivals around the UK, and documented these experiences with an LC-A camera.
Photography duo 'On a hazy morning', also known Joyce and Andres, know exactly how to tell a beautiful story with pictures. Please join them on their next photographic adventure, using the Petzval 85mm lens. A bokeh kind of day.
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)
Lomography and Nixon are proud to present the worldwide opening of the Surf Challenge 2015 Photo Exhibition in the West Village of New York City. Come join us for drinks, live music, prizes, and stunning photographs taken with Lomography cameras from the 2015 Nixon Surf Challenge.
An Argentinean writer and photographer living in the Pacific Northwest, Lorraine Healy is a long-time fan of plastic cameras and is the author of "Tricks With A Plastic Wonder," a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera, available as an eBook from Amazon.com. In this article, Healy shares her experiences photographing in Cuba in early 2013.