I’d assume that as lovers of analogue photography, we all share the same obsession for prints. Maybe those into the digital grind feel the opposite with images and music. They’d rather buy it online than spend for disks. Thanks to Radiohead for proving them wrong.
Radiohead’s latest album The King of Limbs is packaged so beautifully that I’d compare it to meeting an old friend personally instead of chatting online. It’s designed by Stanley Donwood using the treatment of a Sunday broadsheet.
From the black and white illustrations to the clever use of typography, I gasp for joy every time I see this. It engages all the senses like a ritual. Maybe experiencing this is like drinking tea—first flip is joy, the second is gladness, the third is serenity, the fourth is madness, the fifth is ecstasy.
Match that with the scent of freshly inked paper—oh it’s pure bliss!
Forgive my poeticizing, but it is with pleasure that I admit my adoration for beautiful things that my hand can hold.
Warm tones, subtle grains, beautiful moments of everyday life – the photos by Esben Bøg Jensen, a young and talented photographer from Denmark, let us escape into our memories and dream about a never-ending spring. We talked to the photographer himself and couldn’t help feeling a pleasant wave of joy overcoming us. Read on and get inspired to search for the moments that make us feel alive.
In celebration of the mindblowing solar eclipse we had the other day, we ran a competition and asked you to tag your analogue photos centered around our great big yellow friend! Check out the winners now!
In December last year James Wright, editor and creative director of So It Goes Magazine, went on a two-week trip to Sri Lanka, "a place so long on our bucket list, but up until then, as yet unvisited," he writes on the first of his three-part photo diary. Herein is the first of his series that chronicles his adventures, highlighted by a selection of breathtaking images of the Sri Lankan countryside and the locals, among many other images, captured with his trusty photographic companions: the Leica MP, Lomo LC-A+, and an assortment of films including the LomoChrome Purple.
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.
Simeon Smith is a musician who recorded the sounds of our film cameras in action and made these samples available as a free download. We couldn't resist interviewing him about this project and taking a look at some of his photos. Meet the man behind the cams here.
Stephen Shore introduced to the 70s art world an unadorned image of American life. He captured littered restaurant tables as other photographers would immaculate vistas. For the opening of “American Surfaces”, he even taped unframed snapshots on gallery walls. In these videos, Shore talks about objects that have “no pretention to art” and the things he learned from Andy Warhol.