Attention, bookworms! This week’s list is for you guys!
Much like attending concerts of our favorite musicians, getting the opportunity to listen as our favorite author himself or herself reads aloud passages from his or her own work can be a very exhilarating experience. And, still very much like it, it’s not all the time that we are lucky enough to personally attend readings and witness these on our own – may it be because of distance or existing in completely different ages, among many other reasons. So in this list, we’re presenting this compilation of five of the most influential authors who have recordings of themselves reading select passages from their respective works. Here we have *Truman Capote*, *Kurt Vonnegut*, *Sylvia Plath*, Frank O’Hara, and Flannery O’Connor!
“Breakfast at Tiffany’s” by Truman Capote
Year of publication: 1958
“Breakfast of Champions” by Kurt Vonnegut
Year of publication: 1973
“Lady Lazarus” by Sylvia Plath
Year of publication: 1966
“Having a Coke with You” by Frank O’Hara
Year of publication: 1958
“A Good Man is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor*
Year of publication: 1955
Type: Short story
With names often sounding rather out of the ordinary or even completely made up, it's always fascinating to hear the stories on how bands came up with theirs. In this week's list we're featuring five such acts who were inspired to name themselves after the works of their seniors in music.
If you'd be shooting in low light, at night, or in any other situation that would require a high speed film for best results, why don't you try the Lomography Color Negative 800 for 35mm cameras? Allow five of our community members to convince you with their respective reviews in this installment of Reviews on Rewind.
In this Today in History-slash-Top Five installment we've listed down the very first five films, all beloved influential in their own right, produced by The Walt Disney Company, which celebrates its 91st founding anniversary today!
Being a part of Fashion Week is not easy. You need to know high-profile personalities and e-mail tons of guys to be on the Fashion Week A-list. So when Christopher came to Lomography with the idea of being our official Fashion Week correspondent (and after showing us his stunning fashion portfolio), we were very excited to work with him.
They say two heads are better than one, and these amazing collaborations between well-known artists and from different genres prove that statement quite well. Have a look at this week's Top Five installment!
The LC-A 120 is set to be shipped out to their lucky owners 'round the holidays. You're probably itching to see more from this camera, so here are some of the latest sample shots to help you guys tide over until then!
This is a tutorial for the adventurous Lomographers, for those brave enough to do their own B&W and C-41 work but lacking the confidence to move onto E6. Fear no more! I am an enthusiastic home developer, just like the rest of you, I am not a chemical lab wizard! So if I can pull this off, so can the rest of you. Take a deep breath, relax, and read on. By the end of this article I hope you'll have mustered the courage to give it a go yourselves!
Looper is a Scottish Indie/Electronic band fronted by former Belle and Sebastian bassist Stuart David. Lomography has teamed up with Looper and Mute, a UK-based record label, to bring you this special rumble where you can win a LomoKino, a Looper bundle which includes a 5-CD Box Set signed by the band, live cassette and badge. On top of this Looper will be selecting their favourite photos to be featured in their latest music video which is aptly called “I’m a Photograph”! You’d be mad not to enter! Read on for details.
Before they became the big shot filmmakers that they are now, they were of course once students making their initial attempts at filmmaking. In this week's list, we're putting the spotlight on these early works by George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Ridley Scott, and Roman Polanski!
This article is a tribute to the street and humanist photographer Sabine Weiss. Considered a living legend in street photography, she likes to photograph daily lives of people, trying to capture the emotions she recognizes around her. Weiss like to photograph people of all ages but she especially loves to take photos of children, masterfully immortalizing their spontaneous gestures and emotions. For this article, I was inspired by one of her rare sports photos of some children practicing judo. Do you want to know more about this great artist? Well, read on!