Photographers come and go and sometimes, their prints get left behind. It’s a good thing that there are still people looking to compile those prints and weave a narrative for it.
“Gasoline” is book compilation of 35 archive film photographs of the different faces of gas stations in the U.S. Selected and compiled by London-based writer David Campany, “Gasoline” gives us a glimpse into the petrol-fueled life and times at the U.S. between 1944 and 1995.
The book features archive black and white photos purchased from different newspapers from the U.S. The newspapers that owned the rights to these prints are now selling off their archives. David Campany says that maybe the photo prints are becoming a burden now since press photos now come in digital form. Some of the prints included in the book still have the marking of old-school art editors and layout teams. Usually in grease pen, the markings were made to illustrate the different uses of the photos for the newspaper.
There are also a number of scrawling at the back of the prints that tell a different side to the otherwise banal-looking gasoline stations. One of the more notable notes on the back of the photos read “The car will adapt, not die.” Gasoline by David Campany is published by Mack Books.
Doug DuBois spent five summers photographing the small neighborhood of Russell Heights in Ireland to capture the essence of coming of age: the inevitable loss of youth and the imminent transition into adulthood. Those four years resulted in his latest book, My Last Day At Seventeen. The book is a visual tale told through a collection of photographs and gives an alternative perspective through a comic narrative around the same subject. This creative combination of two distinct narratives in one book not only works wonderfully in visual terms; it also serves as an essential tool that lets the reader dig deeper into the story being told, making one go back to the book over and over again, yet from a new perspective, every single time.
Unless you are well-traveled, there’s a pretty good chance that you are going to be shooting the same places over and over again. Here are some ways you can mix it up and make those same places fun when you shoot at them next.
Photography is not only an act of documentation or communication, it is also a way of seeing the world. The camera opens our eyes and lets us see what lies behind the obvious, and we start looking at things as potential subjects of a photograph. Every leak of light unveils secrets that talented photographers turn into a piece of art. Li Hui is one of those gifted artists. We talked to her about her work and her sensitive photographs that picture a wonderful vulnerability.
Yes, you read that right: Lomography has once again come up with a cool new product! But as much as we want to spill the beans right this moment—where would be the fun in that, right?—we've decided to make things a little more exciting by conducting a couple of rounds of good ol' guessing game. Sounds good? Step right in and see if you can crack our clues!
Here’s an opportunity to join a multi-talented, life loving, and hard working team, and learn a great deal about the inner workings of a creative brand and business. We are looking for a smart and proactive individual, combined with great people skills, and strong customer and sales focus.
We are looking for "Lomo Correspondents" from different cities in the UK to help spread the word about film photography and get involved in an exciting project for 2016. If you want to get involved read on.
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When asked to recall the moment they first became truly interested in photography, most photographers would remember the magical feeling of picking up a hand-me-down or secondhand camera, the thrill of shooting an entire roll through, and the elation upon seeing and holding their first ever set of photographs. Caleb Savage, however, had quite a unique experience. At 10 years old, he had his first taste of working in the darkroom making prints at Boy Scout camp, thereby beginning a more than a decade-long affinity with photography.