Bob Marley was known for his part in the legendary reggae band The Wailers as well as his signature style in music but the dreadlocked Rasta was a football fanatic too.
Seen in this photo is Bob Marley practicing his dribbling skills on the field. Aside from his odes and elegies to the people of Jamaica and the reggae cool he brought to the world, Marley spoke in great love of the future of his country. One of Marley’s childhood home, Trench Town, was an infamous city known for its war torn streets and rudies – young boys who always got into trouble with the law. Football and music were the ways that Marley hoped to inspire the youth and keep them off the streets.
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An architect based in Sarawak, Malaysia, Hussein's photographic style is greatly influenced by his love for music and video games. This talented portrait photographer, also known in the community as hoseun, is our LomoGuru of the Week!
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After writing a series of articles dedicated to arguably some of the greatest street photographers, this time I wrote one dedicated to the American abstract expressionist artist Aaron Siskind - a master of immortalizing details of nature, body parts and architecture, as well as walls and objects found in the streets - and his series of photographs of unstuck posters.
Homegrown band PROM and Austin-based band The Bright Light Social Hour made it to New York's CMJ Music Marathon, which took place late last October. They are Lomography's new LomoAmigos who have documented their experience at CMJ with the Pop 9 and the Colorsplash Cameras, respectively. Together with The Orchard, a music distribution firm, let's take a look at how things went at the music marathon!