Indeed, pictures are worth a thousand words. And the International Photographic Hall of Fame and Museum is worth a whole lot more than that.
Photographs, cameras, one-of-a-kind memorabilia, you can find these and more at the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum (IPHF) in St. Louis. The museum has everything for all photography enthusiasts out there who’s looking for a trip back to memory lane when it comes to photography history.
The museum caters to a lot of people and interests. It also serves as a ground where people who share the same love for photography can converge, meet other like-minded people and just enjoy the life behind the lens. IPHF has in stock an estimate of 6,000 cameras and 30,000 photographs at display to museum goers. Displays and items on exhibit change on a regular basis to ensure that each visit to the museum is like a new experience all on its own.
Entrance fee is quite low for the amazing display of photographic history. For a regular admission fee of $5 and $3 for students, you can see all the amazing memorabilia on display. You can catch the latest exhibit at the International Photographic Hall of Fame and Museum at 3415 Olive Street in Midtown St. Louis.
Unfortunately, it happens sometimes that your resulting pictures are not what you expected - the image doesn't look that good, the colors are bland, and the subject is banal. Indeed, it couldn't be picture of the year! Herein I propose a second chance for your pictures by modifying your 35mm negatives. Just pick up some ideas from here, experiment, and scan your negatives with the Lomography Smartphone Scanner. Anything is possible: burning, scratching, putting on hydrochloric acid, balsamic vinegar, nail polish, bleach, or raspberry juice... use your imagination and write down your new film soup recipe! You can find a sample of the effects in this article.
Steffen Böttcher's blog is already home to some very beautiful portraits taken with the New Petzval Lens. But the Petzval does so much more than just taking beautiful portraits; Böttcher recently took the lens with him on a mobile home adventure across the South of France. Find out more about the German photographer and his road trip in this exclusive interview.
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.
My name is Amber Valentine and I have a confession to make: I’m not really a photographer. I have a website full of photographs, a bookshelf full of cameras, film waiting to be developed, and a wall full of framed pictures I’ve taken. Even so, I don’t really consider myself a photographer per se. I think that Lomography is more about the experimentation and the fun of film than it is about the photography, and that experimentation is part of the reason I have embraced Lomography so.
These photographs not only provide a rare glimpse to the Russian Empire as it was more than a hundred years ago, they also are outstanding examples of a now obsolete photography technique. Learn the story behind Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii's photographs and how they were taken after the cut!
Chris Pollard is a fashion photographer who, despite his exposure to the fast-paced world of runways and fashion, still has a passion for film photography. He expressed a keen interest in testing the New Petzval Lens, and we were more than glad to let him try it for himself. He shares photos ad answers a few questions in this exclusive feature.
If you're lacking in inspiration and are tired of the same journey into work each day fear not! With this simple filter technique you can inject a whole new burst of colour into your photographs. Read on for more information.
It turns out that a lot of hard work went through the making of your favorite Disney animated flick, even more than what you probably know! Learn what rotoscoping is and see a few examples of it after the cut.
He expresses his photographic thoughts with brief words and manifests his photographic mind with simple images. For Sean Marc Lee, photography is a part life,and it happens naturally, like sleeping or breathing. This brings us to the question: how would he practice photography with the new Petzval Lens? Let's accompany him on his Petzval journey.
What's good with photography is that it can make you feel emotions of all sorts. And if that is truly the case, then it's the sudden surge of youthful energy we're feeling right now while looking at Dennis Auburn's photographs. Check out more of his electrifying work and words after the jump.
Aurélien Bénard is a self-taught photographer who has been practicing photography for more than a decade. He specializes in glamour, fashion, beauty, and portrait photography. He recently tested the Petzval Lens and has prepared a series of of beautiful pictures and a video to captivate us all.