Couldn't blame those photographers at Cannes for flocking to the gorgeous German actress -- she was a European pin-up favorite who eventually also became a Hollywood favorite in the 1960s!
From the archive of LIFE Images comes this interesting photo of the lovely Elke Sommer amid the sea of spectators, reporters, and photographers who had flocked before her for a photo during the 1962 Cannes Film Festival. One can only imagine how LIFE Magazine photographer Paul Schutzer snapped this shot — perhaps, he called out to the gorgeous German actress, who responded with a glance to see the photographer ready with his camera. He presses the shutter just as she decides to give him a quick, shy smile.
It’s also definitely worth mentioning the dozens of beautiful classic cameras adorning the neck of each photographer dressed to the nines. TLR cameras seemed to be en vogue at the time, don’t you think?
Stay tuned for more of these vintage photos of stars looking classy and elegant during the Cannes Film Festivals of the previous decades!
Most, if not all, of the photographs in Keis Iguchi's LomoHome were printed using traditional darkroom processes. He likens film photography to using cassette tape and relies on his favorite combination of LC-A and Ferrania Solaris 800 in creating evocative images. In this interview, our Newcomer of the Week from Tokyo Japan shares more about his affinity for analog photography.
From the simple Vivitar 110 camera he received from his grandmother, Brett Wolff already accumulated close to almost a hundred cameras and accessories in his analog arsenal. Some of the cameras he treasured were even handed down by relatives and friends, making these more precious to him. Let's take a closer look at his camera collection.
Elvis Halilović turns chestnut wood into heirloom-worthy cameras known as Ondu. As a countdown to Pinhole Photography Day happening tomorrow, we show you how these pieces are shaped, sanded and assembled. All this effort for the love of a good picture!
Enjoy a truly analogue moviemaking experience with Lomography's 35mm movie camera and an accompanying accessory to watch your films with. View your masterpieces in the most analogue way possible with the LomoKinoscope. Get it now 20% off the regular price!
The lives of artists are sometimes as phenomenally interesting as their work. Admirers even go as far as emulating their creative process, style and philosophies. Photographs of actors, writers and musicians in their element make this idolatry even more vivid.
The works of seven contemporary artists—all outcomes of various alternative photographic processes—are the subjects of the "Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography" exhibit at The J. Paul Getty Museum.
Tomorrow, April 26, marks World Pinhole Photography Day, and what better way to celebrate the occasion by taking your favorite pinhole camera out on an analog adventure? Or if you don't have one yet, you can make one yourself from scratch! Here are five innovative Tipsters from the community for you to peruse.