Detailed exposition of Soviet photo cameras and equipment in deep of North-East Siberia.
In village Berdigestyah (Sakha Repiblic, Russian Federation) there’s own small museum of photo cameras and photo equipment supported by local news paper “Ule kuuhe”(“The Power of Labour” in Russian). This unique (by local criterion) museum was founded by initiative of editor-in-chief Alexeev Vasily Il’ich on a base of collection of professional photographer and member of Russia Journalist Union Kubarov Georgy Terent’evich (sorry for so long family and “otchestvo”(father’s name) mentioning but it’s a special Sakha feature which symbolize your respect to the concrete person and his/her working and personal achievements). 3 years ago he made a present for editorial staff of 24 photo cameras. Since that time they hard go in for collecting of cameras for future museum.
Nowadays there’s a collection of more than 100 photo cameras of former Soviet Union including 62 no repeatable cameras of different brands. There are lots of Smena’s, FED’s, Zorki’s, Kiev’s (for 35mm. and medium format film), Zenit’s and not so common cameras in exposition. Strange thing but I didn’t see our beloved little beauty the LC-A?! Deserving place is for photo enlargers, flashes, light meters (“Sverdlovsk” and “Leningrad” especially) photo glazers and other soviet photo equipment. I also checked very interesting item – set of old photo film of 1950-s-1960-s. And don’t miss (if you succeed to visit this so very far place) the photographs and portraits on the stands. The collections of different pens from visitors and journalist and old printing machinery (in the courtyard) are also very interesting.
Travel back in time and see places around Europe, Middle East, and North America as they were more than a century ago through these photochroms from the Photochrom Prints Collection of the Library of Congress.
In the third and final installment of his Russian love story, Herr Willie recalls some of the most memorable experiences from his trips to post-Soviet Russia, including traveling aboard the Trans-Siberian Railway and shooting with the La Sardina for Lomography on assignment, and waxes nostalgic about all the amazing people he had met.
At the end of March this year, my friends and I went to Bromo in East Java. We went from Jakarta to Yogyakarta for one day before heading to Mt. Bromo. We decided to take photos of everything there with our analog cameras.
Colin J. Clarke began experimenting with cameras and darkrooms when he was still a boy. From being a young family photographer to an experienced photographer, sculptor and painter based in the United States, the multi-talented artist takes us through his prolific career and shares his passion for every minute detail of the process of photographing.
Get the perfect self-portraits or group photos with your friends with this instant camera! This camera allows you to be picture ready with its mirror next to the lens and gives you an idea where is best to smile!
Did you catch the solar eclipse that happened recently? Word on the street is that it even resulted in a total eclipse in some areas of Europe, making it a pretty rare occasion for the folks that got to see it! We're guessing that some of you even had your cameras to catch the whole shebang on film — which is why we're throwing a competition for the best eclipse and sun inspired shots out there. Come on in and check out the details!
This article is a tribute to the great Italian photographer Ferdinando Scianna, a member of the Magnum Photo Agency, and to his book, "Religious Festival in Sicily," which won the 1966 Nadar Prize. In this article I'll show you a series of photos taken at a religious festival in a small village in the north of Italy, organized by a group of immigrants from the southern region of the country. Take a look!
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!
This article is dedicated to the multifaceted American photographer George Krause and to his series depicting funeral monuments realized between 1962 and 1963. I was able to know about this series thanks to an important essay on photography written by former Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Director of Photography, John Szarkowski. For this tribute, I loaded my trusty Praktica camera with a roll of Ilford film and took a series of photos in the Monumental Cemetery in my city, Como. Take a look!
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 in eBook form on Amazon.com. In this article, Healy shares two recent photo outings where she used 35mm and medium format films.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the publication of one of the most influential photography books ever, "Ballet" by the photographer, art director, and graphic designer Alexey Brodovitch. Brodovitch took a series of photos of classical dance in a very unconventional way, using very slow exposure times, trying to catch the true essence of Russian ballets. For this article, I took a series of photos at the Swing Crash Festival in my city, Como, held in June 2015.