Unlike most museums, the Contemporary Arts Museum at Makiki is extremely photographer- and Lomographer-friendly. There are lots of interesting things to see and photograph. If you ever have the chance to drop by for a visit, don't forget this arts museum!
Out of town and up in the hills of Makiki Heights near Honolulu is the Contemporary Arts Museum at Makiki. Once you get there, you’ll quickly discover that this used to be a very large residential home which has been converted into a museum. You’ll also find that unlike a lot of stuffy museums, this one is cool with you taking photographs in and around the grounds.
On this day I took my LC-A+ and had it loaded with Lomography Redscale XR film. What I wanted out of the trip was a nice quiet walk around the grounds of the museum. The grounds are amazing and features a lot of art out in the open getting weathered by the sun, rain and wind. There is a long path that you can follow which is very much in the mode of a Japanese garden. There is also a cafe at the museum near the graffiti area if you need to rest and change film. On my next trip there I plan to explore the inside galleries; maybe on a rainy day.
As I mentioned earlier, they are photo friendly. That is pretty important to us lomographers! On the day I was there I counted three professional photographers. One had a couple in tow and was photographing them. The other two were lugging tons of gear around to snap images of the grounds. There were also a handful of people with iPhones taking pictures around every corner. So me with my little tiny LC-A+ felt rather covert.
"Mirror Mirror... Frida Kahlo Photographs" is set to open in May at the Throckmorton Fine Art and will feature no less than 30 photographs of the renowned artist taken by 20 of the most legendary photographers of the 20th century.
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.
This article is dedicated to Serge Moulinier, a largely unknown French photographer who won one of the most important prizes in France with a book on Greek architecture. Strangely, little information can be found on the Internet about this great photographer whose work had also been published in an important essay written by the famous John Szarkowski, former Director of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
If you want to know the heart of a person, peek inside his/her wardrobe! And no, nobody famous said that; I only just made it up. But really, don't you think it's true? After all, the way we dress screams our personality; at least for most of us. And that is why, as soon as I land on a new city, one of the things I absolutely must do is find the local boutiques. Sure, I love the fancy chain boutiques as much as the next person, but there's just something else about a local clothing store. It's unique!
I went to the Victoria & Albert Museum's Friday Late, an event that takes place every last Friday evening of the month. For March 2014, the London borough of Tottenham was invited to curate an evening of creativity. There were a number of events that went on ranging from music and art to fashion and film. Accompanied by my LC-A+ and Fisheye No. 2, here are my highlights of that evening in photographs.
From May 21 to 24, Somerset House will be hosting Photo London 2015, bringing together 72 of the most well respected galleries from all over globe. Each gallery will be presented in six areas, showing a mixture of vintage, modern and contemporary photography. There will be an extensive program of talks and events which are supported by the LUMA foundation.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!
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.
The Nixon Surf Challenge 2015 Photo Exhibition is travelling from New York and arriving in London on October 8th! Come and join us for the opening night and see a selection of images taken by photographers and surfers at the Nixon Surf Challenge in Hainan. There will also be a raffle to win a Nixon Watch and a Lomo'instant Havana.
At the geographic center of the Canadian Maritime Provinces, right at the heart of Moncton city lies the Art Shack, an art supply store and studio. Originally established in Sackville NB, the Art Shack art supply store and studio is run by local artists. It provides a myriad of art materials and framing, and focus an approach of education through art to the surrounding communities. Some of the most iconic Lomography analogue cameras are available at the store.