Growing up I heard those 7 words so many times: "You look so much like your mother." When I was younger I didn't like it, I didn't get it either, she was old and I thought I looked nothing like her. Now, I like it when I hear those words, maybe because I don't hear them too often because I live on the opposite side of the world to her and maybe because I'm getting older and realize that yeah, maybe we do look alike. And I like that.
I really enjoyed taking a trip down memory lane getting these photos together for this article. I only had the photos that were available to me that I had scanned last November when I went home to Australia but I think there was definitely a good selection to choose from. One mayor observation I made though was that after the age of around 2 years old there were a lot less photos of mum and me together, and more of just me alone.
Is this the same for everyone? The way I am thinking about it is, the obvious fact of that when you are less than 6 months old it would be rare for you to be out of mum’s arms because you literally can’t do anything for yourself, but also the not so obvious thought of that after the age of 2 you don’t change quite as quickly so there may not be the need to document quite as much, so in the days of film cameras, they would just come out at special occasions.
LA/ England/Hawaii trip when I was 18 months old.
I think for me specifically, the reason why there are more photos of me alone over the age of 3, for example, is because my parents separated around that time so mum was the one behind the camera taking photos of just me rather than photos of us together.
While many of us can only dream of working with musicians and photographing them, Angela Izzo's job entails exactly that. Apparently, this is a fulfillment of her own dream that she had when she was younger. In this interview, Izzo talks about her beginnings which, of course, included going to as many shows and festivals as she possibly can; some of her most memorable on-the-job-experiences with the likes of The Doors, Lykke Li, Jack White, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and Chris Robinson Brotherhood; her inspirations and other interests; and her love for film photography and Diana Mini. And to those looking into fulfilling their own dreams of working in the same industry, Izzo also shares helpful advice based on her own experiences.
Singapore, like Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong, is a likely stopover when you fly far. The city is a tiny urbanized hub but it's very favorable if you know some high-spirited locals. I was lucky to hook up with king kimbo (@hakimbo), who showed me around. He took my lame limbs to the Gardens by the Bay, an amazing place which was visually striking. I was hugging some artificial trees there when I found a baby—a very big baby.
A weekend without a lomowalk seems bad, at least for me. One Saturday morning, I decided to join my friends in their lomowalk. It was all cloudy at first but it didn't stop me from going out and walking. I brought my new Nikon FM2 and some expired rolls, just to test my camera. Was it just me being sleepy, or was my Nikon FM2 acting up? My photos turned out grainy, pale, and, in my opinion, looking so 1990s?
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Mel Brackstone introduced herself as an "old woman with a love of the surreal." Her energy is palpable; with the soft delicacy in her photos, she comes across as an old soul that sees through young eyes. She is self taught and lives in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, She discovered the Petzval Lens in 2014.
On the last Saturday of July, the old district of Borgo Vico hosted an art and music festival. There was also a graffiti contest, and the winner will exhibit his work at the Como Business Center for Expo 2015. I used my Zorki 4 loaded with an Ilford FP4+ film to document the event. I focused on the young artists who, amid the swirl of activity, had to concentrate on their large-scale pieces.