We all know that the legendary Surrealist painter has a quirky side, but apparently, he also finds the time to get a bit playful aside from making mind-blowing art!
Many of Salvador Dali ‘s photographs taken throughout his life and colorful career show the charming eccentric side that won him admirers from his time to the next generations. You’ve probably seen some of them here in the Magazine — taken by Philippe Halsman, Weegee, and David McCabe — and we’re more than ecstatic to share with you another one! The photo above, taken by Francesc Catala-Roca sometime in the 1960s, is yet another endearing snap of the master Surrealist being his kooky self, playing skipping with some kids. He seemed to be agile for someone who was in his fifties, don’t you think?
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In the early part of the 19th century, lantern shows were the equivalent of movies. Photographs were hand-printed or transferred on glass plates, which were then projected on to a wall or cloth screen.
Inspired by summertime in bloom, the new Lomo’Instant Kyoto Edition is the latest addition to our creative instant photography line-up! With its intricate floral and peach design, this special edition camera is reminiscent of beautiful summer sunsets in Kyoto, a city adored for its picturesque shrines, temples and nature scenery.
Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.
Like a cluster of cherry blossoms, the temples in Kyoto can stop visitors in their tracks. These people assume the pose of a statue, a camera dangling from their neck and hands. On a first visit especially, the impulse to photograph every angle is constant. The Kinkaku-ji Temple and the torii-lined Fushimi Inari-Taisha are always packed; one would think the tourists would hurry along. But really, many are busy taking snatches of Kyoto with them.
Alex Grünig is a world traveler and he has taken his La Sardinia across Canada. Old Gypsy Man's Hat's frontman is making music and roaming around Montréal. in this exclusive interview, he recounts how Lomo and Photography have been with him along the way.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!
Lomography has been home to a family of handcrafted photography and art tools for decades. That’s why we’re so excited to team up with a line of premium, handcrafted camera bags: ONA, a company making the perfect bag to stow your camera and little mementos.