You might be scared of them, as they usually look ominous with all of the crows perched atop. They might remind you of your childhood too, riding out in a cross country journey with nothing to do but count them as you pass by. Here's our little ode to telephone poles and wires!
Sure, they might be unsightly at times, obscuring an otherwise majestic scene with wires strewn all over the place. But let’s face it. Telephone poles and wires are a reality that we have to accept so we might as well make the most out of it! With a little creativity here and there, you can deliver exceptional photos of even the unsightliest of wires as evidenced by our shooters in this week’s gallery. So go out, shoot and don’t forget to look up!
An Argentinean writer and photographer living in the Pacific Northwest, Lorraine Healy is a long-time fan of plastic cameras and is the author of "Tricks With A Plastic Wonder," a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera, available as an eBook from Amazon.com. In this article, Healy shares her experiences photographing in Cuba in early 2013.
Dora Kontha makes the familiar worthy of a tribute. She frames icy weather or glinting water so that it looks boundless, more than a spread of pretty blue. Analog photography, her medium of choice, makes these everyday sights as intimate as memory itself.
Heads up, Metro Manila-based Lomographers! A film photography workshop to be conducted by Meerly, former general manager of Lomography Singapore, featuring the Diana F+ will be held this month at Common Room in Quezon City, Philippines.
Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.