Photographers have different reasons why they pursue subjects or stories. For London-based photographer Britta Jaschinski, the welfare of animals inside their trapped habitats is a worthwhile story to tell.
Britta Jaschinski’s photographs of captive animals in the zoo are far from the dolled-up and glossy images that we get to see on zoo brochures. The London-based photographer used black and white film to capture these sublime animal portraits and give them a dramatic feel.
Each animal portrait is like imagining the comparison of animals in the wild and those who live in captivity. Blurred, out of focus and grainy – Jaschinski captures the essence of each animal and the environment they live in.
The photos in her book ”Zoo” show what animals that live in captivity have to live with every day. The cramped cells and stark cement pens among others are what they call home. Jaschinski’s black and white portraits are evocative as they are simple. The melancholy look in her photographs may not be a coincidence after all.
Lomography Singapore plays host to Parallel Planets’ first exhibition, "Façades: Neo-Noir Portraits Exhibition," featuring all-analog photography: a sea of black and white film portraits. This exhibition serves as a platform where both local and international photographers can express themselves by injecting individual perspectives into their craft. It also encourages viewers to look through the lens of the photographers, to see the subjects as who they are – flawed, alive, and breathing – and to also see beyond the façades we all choose to don.
Some city-based parents feel wistful when they see their kids huddled in front of screens. There is nostalgia for tree climbing, hopscotch and bicycling. And why must children of today spend all their free time playing with zeroes and ones? This black and white gallery will inspire you to get the little ones out and about even just for the weekend.
Chloé Vollmer-Lo's photos speak for themselves. Every image, whether it's a portrait or a seemingly simple snapshot of a street alley, tells a story. The Paris-based photographer tested the New Petzval Lens 85 recently, and the results, as expected, speak volumes. She talks about her experience as a freelance photographer - and with the New Petzval Lens 85 - in this exclusive interview.
There are things that artist Valeriie Liin can't leave the house without: her earphones, two notebooks, keys to her home in Taiwan, and a little color palette for painting. It's not always that she can paint, though, so for those times she turns to her cameras.
Lomography warmly invites everyone to join us on a trip to Rockaway Beach on Saturday, July 25. We will be conducting a couple of workshops to make sure you're well equipped onyour summer beach escapades.
Singapore, like Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong, is a likely stopover when you fly far. The city is a tiny urbanized hub but it's very favorable if you know some high-spirited locals. I was lucky to hook up with king kimbo (@hakimbo), who showed me around. He took my lame limbs to the Gardens by the Bay, an amazing place which was visually striking. I was hugging some artificial trees there when I found a baby—a very big baby.
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