Sometimes, the best way to recreate something from the past is to adapt the age-old traditional methods used to make the original. Case in point: a Beatles fan's rewarding quest to recreate John Lennon's vintage poster. The Beatles fan in you must be curious, so find out more after the jump!
“In 1967, John Lennon walked into an antique shop and bought a Victorian circus poster that inspired him to write the song ‘Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite,’ for Sgt. Pepper,” Beatles fanatic Peter Dean tells us as he begins his amazing quest to obtain a copy of Lennon’s poster for his own wall. Peter, not wanting to settle with the poor copies available, decided to recreate it himself from scratch.
We don’t want to spoil the interesting parts of the story, so we might as well let Peter tell you his story through the clip below:
Lomographer Carina, or landei in the community, regards the Sprocket Rocket as a "versatile plastic camera." For her, it doesn't only take great travel snapshots but makes an interesting conversation starter as well. In this interview, Carina expounds more on what makes the Sprocket Rocket her go-to camera.
This article is dedicated to Bruce Davidson, one of the most important American documentary photographers and a leading figure of the Magnum agency. Recalling his photos of the Worcester Fire Department in 1999, I'll show you my coverage of Como Fire Department's public demonstration, an annual event commemorating St. Barbara.
Riffle through those embarrassing baby photos, search through snaps of grandma and grandpa, and revisit your parents' hilarious old haircuts! Round up your best family photographs and scan them with the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner. To put you in a nostalgic mood, check out these photographs from the past 100 years that we found in our online community!
Some photographers have an instinct for the unique. Whereas others aim to fashion the ordinary into a singular picture, these hunters are obsessed with what cannot be found elsewhere. They prize an exclusive scoop on architectural patterns, artisan quirks, and objects that stick out of an everyday scene. And when the photographers find them, they will twist and turn to get the most flattering angle. Only right for curiosities that beg to be shared.