Jason Mecier is a San Francisco-based artist who creates quite unusual celebrity portraits. Read more after the break.
I recently stumbled upon this portrait of Amy Winehouse fully made of pills. It piqued my curiosity and I just had to find out more about the artist.
I soon found the artist's homepage where loads of other portraits of celebrities made from the most unusual materials can be found. For example there is a picture of the Spice Girls made of candy, one of Andy Warhol made of Junk, one of Condoleezza Rice made of – guess what – Rice, and one of Mariah Carey made of Make-Up, just to name a few.
Besides the celebrity portraits, Jason Mecier also did commercial work, like this series for Wrigley Chewing Gum:
One of the most stunning projects accomplished by this artist, however, is the decoration of a three-story stairwell using 185,252 pencils, called the “Pencil Vania”.
Lomography Italy had the honor and the pleasure of interviewing photographer and instant film artist Maurizio Galimberti. Apart from creating one of his stunning and famous mosaics just for us, and answered a few questions for this interview. Read more after the jump.
Julian Hand is an experimental filmmaker who embraces analogue photography and methods in his work. He creates visuals for The Oscillation, a UK based psych band and recently went on tour to Spain with the LC-A + camera. Have a look at his shots here.
Santiago Felipe is a Brooklyn-based music visual artist who found purpose in helping artists gain recognition through his photography. His love of music has driven him to be an active member of the NYC music community. Check out his beautiful photographs of famous musicians taken with the Petzval lens.
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.
This is a homage to another important street and social photographer who captured the essence of the life in Paris. As a multi-faceted and versatile artist, he was involved in street photography, urban details, and experiments in pictorialism. In this article, I pay tribute to this great artist and one of his most important books: "Graffiti." Read more after the jump!
Julian Hand is a film artist and visual projectionist for our latest LomoAmigos The Oscillation. He uses traditional analogue techniques to create swirling, trippy and beautifully tactile films and light shows. He uses Super 8 film, coloured inks, washing up liquid, soap and acetate to create these images and visuals. He embraces all things analogue! I brought an LC-A+, some 1600 ISO film and captured him at work.
Elizabeth Nahum-Albright, or Lizzy, as her peers would call her, is a fine art photographer based out of Brooklyn. Born to design-oriented and artistic parents, she got into photography at a young age and continues to explore the possibilities within her chosen craft. Lizzy loves 19th century photographic processes, but she isn't a stranger to modern methods either – much like our New Petzval Lens. Read on to learn more about Lizzy and catch a glimpse of some of her Petzval photos.
Istanbul-based fashion and celebrity Photographer Murat Kıvrak recently took the New Petzval Art Lens for a spin. Read our exclusive interview with Murat, who reinvented the corporate identity of a porcelain factory with the new Petzval Lens.
In 1966, American artist Dan Graham published an article about typical one-family homes in ordinary American suburbs built after World War II. He used a cheap Kodak Instamatic camera, with a deliberately amateur approach. In this article, I wrote a tribute to him with a series of photos taken in the suburbs of my city, Como, using my pretty Diana Mini camera. Read more after the jump!
Controversial graffiti artist Banksy is known all over the world due to his signature brand of street art. GIF artist ABVH tweaks Banksy’s art a bit by giving them the GIF treatment. See the animated graffiti after the jump.
Electro-pop princess FEMME is a London-based singer who has recently finished her American tour. We gave her a Fisheye 2 and asked her to document some of her adventures in analogue. Read on for the full article.