What’s this? The Dauphine of France engrossed in some online shopping whilst streaming classical music as a helpful King Louis XVI assists her with the high-technology machine?
Not quite. It’s Kirsten Dunst and Jason Schwartzman behind-the-scenes of Sofia Coppola ’s Marie Antoinette (2006).
If not for the modern take on the historic storyline, you should see this film for its magnificent sets, clever soundtrack, and beautiful cinematography. Coppola was granted special access to shoot in the Palace of Versailles and, with an elaborately-dressed star-studded ensemble, the film bagged an Oscar for Best Costume Design.
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In commemoration of Bike Month, or Bike Week in certain places, design and technology blog Gizmodo has collated these wonderful advertisements for bicycles from the 19th century. Check some of them out after the jump!
Have you ever seen those old optical toys they used in the 19th century to make out-of-this-world animated illustrations for kids and kids at heart? We haven't seen them in the flesh but it’s a good thing that Richard Balzer collects them and turns them into amazing GIFs for all the world to see.
You’ve shouted your analogue love from the rooftops and worn your heart on your sleeve – Now it’s time to take it to the next level and wear it on your skin! Our new Lomography Tattoos are fun, easy to apply and come in five designs.
Football is a big deal these days and fans all around the world are rooting for their favorite teams. To join in on the fun, we are having a football-driven last leg of the Lomography Community Cup. Will your team make it straight to the championship match? Let's all cheer for them in this last leg of our exhilarating challenge!
I've always been looking for a really simple solution to hold my color gels of my Diana Mini's flash WITH the camera and make them easy to grab when I want to use them. I also wanted something to keep them from getting damaged. Let me show you how I found a simple way to make it.
Who do you think deserves the crown for the best 35mm SLR camera? Canon and Nikon will always be in a two-horse race to the top spot in the consumer to prosumer SLR/DSLR market, having developed reputations as two of the biggest go-to brands. Representing the Canon corner, I can safely say the Canon EOS-1N is by far the best SLR I have ever used.
Every year in the beginning of September, a small Italian town situated a few miles from my city of Como hosts an ancient fair dedicated to the Virgin Mary: the Fair of Our Lady of Rogoredo. This series of images fresh from my darkroom was taken using a roll of HP5+ film loaded inside my wonderful Horizon Perfekt.