A Petzval Lens fit for medium format would be amazing, but unfortunately there isn’t an adapter by Canon for the Pentacon Six. The distance between the film and lens also doesn’t leave much room for experimentation, and only close-up shots are possible.
“The perfect portrait is somewhat like the Holy Grail,” notes Jonas in our interview, and his selection of Petzval portraits leaves one almost breathless,close to perfection. It helps to have beautiful subjects, but it’s amazing how the doctor and talented photographer has seem to have mastered the Petzval Lens' bokeh capabilities. Meet Jonas Hafner, the creator of the blog “Aufzehengehen.”
Durham is a beautiful but tiny university city in the north of England famous for its amazing cathedral, which is one of Britain's best loved buildings. When I was studying at the university, I loved to go for crisp, autumnal walks around the cathedral and the river, kicking the leaves and basking in the golden glow of the season. The Lomography Redscale film perfectly captures the beauty of this time of year.
Once again we rely on good ol' history for that much-needed dose of inspiration to start the week with. This time, amazing circus girls take the spotlight through photographs by an equally talented female photographer, Nina Leen.
As the iconic LC-A celebrates its 30th birthday this month, we think it's only timely that we look back to Lomography's roots and shine the spotlight on the camera's birthplace, Saint Petersburg. If you haven't been there yourself, or if you have and simply wanted to be reminded of the beauty of the place, we've compiled a few select lomographs taken using no less than the LC-A by our community members!
In this Today in History-slash-Top Five installment we've listed down the very first five films, all beloved influential in their own right, produced by The Walt Disney Company, which celebrates its 91st founding anniversary today!
Kodak cameras started a photography revolution that progresses to this day. See its evolution and 125 years of existence in this exhibit at the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film.
The Cannes Film Festival showcases some of the world's best cinematographic masterpieces. It is an annual event that is highly anticipated by fans and connoisseurs of both mainstream and independent cinema. This year's festival has officially opened and film buffs everywhere are excited, at the same time curious, about which film will win the Palme d'Or. We are in no position to predict the winner, but we do have our favorites, from the ones in competition and otherwise. In no definitive order, here is a list of 10 films that we'd like to see.
It's been said that change is constant, but judging from these photographs, the very essence of motherhood is a very special exception. Have a look at these works by veteran photographer Ken Heyman, taken close to five decades ago, after the jump!