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They might look like photographs at first glance but these glossy, yummy-looking images of contemporary Italian pattiserie are, in fact, oil paintings! These are by artist Luigi Benedicenti, whose work is “deeply rooted in the still-life tradition that sprouted in Europe in the late 16th century.” He actually has developed a “completely new style” that critic Claudio Malberti calls “Realismo Estremo (Extreme Realism).”
A description on Abermarle Gallery explains about these paintings, “The strong artificial lights utilized during the early stages of his (Benedicenti) paintings allow him to get the essence of the subject depicted and convey the same sensorial feelings that the object would produce in real life.” It also described the artist’s style as “clear, immediate, shiny of multicoloured reflections – the result of years of intense study and tireless practice.”
All information in this article were sourced from Albermarle Gallery, where you can also see more of Luigi Benedicenti’s works and other pertinent information.
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Film Photography Day 2015 is fast approaching —do you have the film on hand to document the good times? We’re talking parties, dances, competitions, workshops, raffles, picnics and much, much more! If you don’t have film to last this gigantic 1 day festival of all things analogue, then now is the time to stock up! And even if you do, can you ever really have enough film? Nah, we don’t think so either.
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While Matthieu Vautrin dreams of reliving the California days of old, we remain enchanted by his experimental instant shots of the present. The outcomes are photos imbued either with deadpan humor, or an enigmatic ghostly luster. In this brief interview, Matthieu tells us about the good times he's been having with the Lomo'Instant!
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Our Lomographers love their Petzval and, as a result, they have taken it to the most amazing places: gardens full of green, immensely busy cities and breathtaking landscapes. Yet, sometimes, all you need is what you have right at home. Keeping family memories with the Petzval Lens never looked this good, and golfpunkgirl does it well.
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Some people say instant photos bring about a feeling of nostalgia. Although I often use the Lomo'Instant Camera with different crazy accessories such as the Splitzer and color gels, I have to agree there is something about it — dreamy vignettes maybe? — that always makes me want to go back in time and experience it all over again. In the name of analogue photography and good old memories, we passed by some classic spots in Vienna and took one shot after the other. Take a closer look at our gallery.
Born and raised in Montreal, Nathalie Daoust is a Canadian photographer who uses her camera to explore hidden realms around escapism and female sexuality. Her projects have taken her to obscure places all across the world, from the US to Brazil, from Japan to China and currently to North Korea.