Ever been curious about how schools used to encourage reading and library use among their students? We have some vintage posters from the 1960s for you to look at!
With the news of an all-digital library opening in Bexar County, Texas later this year, analogue readers like us are probably asking the same question Huffington Post has raised: Are bookless libraries a good thing? Or, to put it in another way, will bookless libraries “feel” the same way as the traditional yet beautiful libraries we’ve all come to know and love?
It also makes me wonder just how people will be encouraged to develop good reading habits and “flip through the pages.” Some school libraries of many years ago came up with nice posters to encourage students to “open the world” by cracking a book open. I can already envision bookless libraries being promoted somewhere along the lines of “the world in your fingertips” — but will it work just as well?
Did your school also encourage reading and library use at some point? Share your stories and insights about these vintage school library posters and leave a comment below!
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My city of Como hosts a series of nice events this season. One of these is Creativity Day, where the upper schools show their project at the main square of the pedestrian area. This year, my students have assembled a Lomography Konstruktor at the main square of the city! Take a look after the jump!
Have a look at these cool .gif animations of some of the most iconic scenes taken from the fantasy and drama television series, "Game of Thrones!" But before you read on, we'd like to warn you about spoilers and generally NSFW images.
Seoul, South Korea is among the most progressive cities today, famous for its innovations in various fields and being hailed as the most connected city in the world. But have you ever wondered how certain places looked like decades ago? Have a look at Korean photographer Sungseok Ahn's fascinating series after the jump!
Ever since the Pixelstick came out, I've been dying to try it out. This past week, I finally got my chance! With one goal in mind — getting some super cool light-painting shots — I grabbed some friends for an amazing session with my Lomo'Instant and the Pixelstick. Take a moment and have a look at these priceless pics!
Nursing students Xiang Cong and Xin Yi record fleeting moments and narrate stories through their street photographs. Having the same goals and aspirations, they created the LomoHome whimsicalgrid to showcase their collective work. Know more about this talented couple and how they inspired each other to shoot film.
The Diana Mini is turning five years old this month! Through the years we have seen this sweet and petite 35mm camera transform from a classic analogue beauty to a blinged-out snapshooter and everything else in between. Remember the Love Letters edition? How about the Premier Cru? To refresh your memory here's a gallery of all the Diana Mini styles we've released in the past five years. Which among these limited edition Clones is your favorite?
Ever since light painting was invented, it inspired artists from all around the globe to magical creations that capture hidden movements and reinvent the world we live in. "Life is a fairy tale, stay wild little child!" is what they want to tell us. Bringing light to life became the next challenge for anyone rigged with a film camera and a creative mind.
Now, how can you take your analogue light paintings from the ordinary to the outstanding? After the carriage came the car, so we definitely need some spacy inventions to follow the old school light pen. So here it is, our new best friend: The Pixelstick!