Thompson’s works were characterized as accurately blunt and true as they are funny.
The famed Dr. Gonzo may have well been on the shore of an off-the-map beach in Puerto Rico in this photograph. Hunter Thompson shook the world with his bigger than life stories and crazily realistic characters. Paul Kemp was but one of the fictional characters he drew for himself in the novel The Rum Diary and the similarities in this photo are eerie. The enigmatic writer indeed bought the ticket and took the ride.
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Mysterious apparitions and other inexplicable phenomena on film, or generally speaking, for that matter, are as highly debated topics today as they were many decades ago. In 1934, a certain Mr. C.P. MacCarthy of 15 Wilkinson Street, Sheffield held a lecture at 76 Clarkehouse Road located in the same city to "demonstrate under test conditions Fake Psychic Photography" before an invited committee. MacCarthy's demonstration was accompanied by a series of photographs titled "Psychic Photography From a New Angle."
Diana F+ is something of a wild child. It loves outré looks, multiple exposures and outlandish colors. But loaded with the right 120 film, it can show a mellow side that favors rule-of-thirds perfection and subdued coloring.
My friends and I teamed up with Photo Art Pro to spread analog love to the Zaporozhye community. Last month, we hosted a Yeti Scavenger Hunt and had a LomoKino camera as prize. We challenged participants to shoot a roll of film based on a checklist. It was tremendous fun!
In 1968, Elliott Landy went around town to photograph the glamor set, including the likes of Faye Dunaway, Marlene Dietrich and Lauren Bacall. His black and white shots are now part of a limited-edition book.