David Burnett has a talent to spot the right place and time to make a great picture. But this time around, though, it was him that was spotted. Check out this candid picture of David Burnett taking pictures at the Olympics with an analogue camera!
Your eyes are not fooling you! That is actually David Burnett at the Olympic 2012, taking pictures with an old school analogue camera. How cool is that! Still not convinced? Here’s a close up.
David Burnett has plenty of experience as a photojournalist. His works covers 4 decades of news and the people in the news. He is currently the co-founder of Contact Press Images,the New York based photojournalism agency, now entering its 37th year. He has photographed seven summer Olympics.
The photo you will see next is a very iconic photo of the Olympics in 1984 by Burnett himself. It was a 3,000-meter women’s footrace showdown between Mary Decker and Zola Budd. Burnett was feeling too overcrowded at the finish line, so he walked halfway back up the track. It was a good decision indeed, because it gave him this very picture that made the Olympics mean more than just sports.
If you want to see more pictures of the Olympics by David Burnett, check out this interview of him by The New York Times.
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.
Photography has been described as a time-stopping device, something that “freezes” an action. This moment on-pause is the most salient; all conversation about the picture will tend to pin down the beauty of that second. Celeste Ortiz’s photos make us think of something else. A sense of continuation.
Andrej Russkovskij AKA Andrea Russo is an avid film photographer and active community member who has a soft spot for portraits, making him the quintessential Petzval Amigo. He recently tested the Petzval 85 Art Lens with different kinds of film, among them black and white, Velvia 50, Kodak Elitechrome and Fuji Superia 200.
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)
In celebration of the mindblowing solar eclipse we had the other day, we ran a competition and asked you to tag your analogue photos centered around our great big yellow friend! Check out the winners now!
Pei Ketron is an incredibly talented photographer based in San Francisco. She was born in Taiwan and raised on the Navajo Nation in Arizona. Pei spent her childhood in the deserts in the southwest and spent summers embracing the monsoons of the tropics. She teaches photography on several platforms like Santa Fe Photographic Workshops and The Compelling Image, and has an impressive list of clients including Apple, Adobe and Bloomingdale's. Read on to find out what she has to say about her adventures around the world with the Lomo LC-A 120.
Its majestic natural views that cannot be found anywhere else in the world have Iceland securing a spot in the bucket list of practically every intrepid traveler. Lucky for whatisphotography, who toured the country a couple of years back, she was able to see all the beauty Iceland has to offer with her very own eyes.
Alex Grünig is an ardent traveler,and he has taken his La Sardinia across Canada. Old Gypsy Man's Hat's frontman is making music and roaming around Montréal. In this exclusive interview, he recounts how Lomo and Photography have been with him along the way.
"I’m an analogue photographer but I’m old school in the sense that I don’t believe in cropping," Mary Ellen Mark shares in this video by Seaport Museum New York. "I believe you have to make the picture in the camera."
This article is a tribute to an important street photographer, Edouard Boubat. His pictures are characterized by great poetic touch, strong social sensitivity, and utmost respect for people and places. Inspired by a book which contains Boubat's photos taken in the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, I pay homage by showcasing some of my photos taken within the same geographic area.
We spend copious amounts of time stalking camera forums and researching specifications that "hunter" seems a more fitting term than "collector." And yet, when the time comes to pack all this game—the new or thrillingly ancient cameras—we DIY padding on the spot. (Guilty of trying to avoid the unappealing gear bag from the department store.) Last year though we stocked up on camera bags that are as cool as they are protective. Here are some of them.
We all know him as the man behind some of the striking street photographs in the community and the inspirational "A Salute to the Masters" series in the magazine. But did you know that he is also an engineering and electronics teacher and a ham radio operator? In this interview, Davide Tambuchi opens up about his fascination with radio, bikes, Subbuteo, and of course analog photography!
Belarus-based lomographer Pavel Petrischev has been taking photographs for almost 30 years. He currently works as a photography professor. In this interview, he shares his unique view on shooting with film and the strange ways of fate that brought him to the community.