Seeing this interesting photo, one can't help but wonder, what was happening at the time during the 1965 Cannes Film Festival, and what was this intrepid photographer trying to shoot with such an unusual stance?
So many interesting things seem to be happening all at one in this intriguing and fascinating photograph, don’t you agree? Aside from the obvious — the photographer in suit and sandals adapting a rather unusual stance and aided by his camera bag for support to get the shot that he wants — it’s worth noting the beautiful motion picture cameras held by the other photographers. Maybe you’re also wondering, what could the brave photographer be shooting for it to warrant such a stance? All I found out about this photo is that they are press corps photographers out filming and taking photos during the 1965 Cannes Film Festival.
Maybe you can also help us identify some of the gloriously analogue cameras in this photo? Comment away with your answers!
If you want to see more of these vintage photos of photographers during the Cannes Film Festivals of the yester-decades, head over here and here!
Though I am not a professional, photography is in my genes. My father was a photographer and technician in the Air Force and accumulated a number of cameras during his life. This is a story about one of those cameras, a Yashica 635 TLR. I brought the camera—after being in storage for about 55 years—back to life with a roll of Portra 160 during the golden hour at Bellevue Botanical Gardens in Washington.
Electric Forest is a one of a kind music festival booming with great vibrations and beautiful people. It is a rare type of music festival found in the corners of Michigan that cultivates a holistic environment for all kinds of people to come share in a spiritual journey.
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As a scientist, Pierrick is often curious about the mechanism behind how things work. His first brush with analog photography is no exception. Eager to know more about the inner workings of a film camera, he started from scratch and tested his DIY skill with the Konstuktor camera.
On July 4, 1776, the redrafted version of Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence made it to Congress. Some 90 years later it was made into an official holiday. Since then, Americans have celebrated Fourth of July in full regalia. Some parade in flag-themed costumes or party in their best dresses, while others bond with friends over beer in the park.
This article is dedicated to one of the most important masters of photography, Robert Capa. Capa is well known for his photos of war, from the famous image of the Republican Spanish soldier collapsing backwards after being fatally shot to his images taken in Indochina. He was also a co-founder of the famous Magnum Photo Agency, the first cooperative agency for freelance photographers worldwide. For this article, I took advantage of a rare event held in my city, Como, some weeks ago: a military drill for civil protection purposes.
There are things that artist Valeriie Liin can't leave the house without: her earphones, two notebooks, keys to her home in Taiwan, and a little color palette for painting. It's not always that she can paint, though, so for those times she turns to her cameras.