Don't you sometimes wonder who checks a dentist's teeth, gives a masseuse a massage, and takes a photographer's photo? Well, my last conundrum is answered by these black and white self-portraits of masters in mirrors, highlighting a photographer's self-reliance, creativity, and even equipment.
It’s not always easy to associate a photographer’s face with his name as most would rather stay behind the lens than in front of it. So it’s remarkable to see the masters of photography documenting themselves in their element.
Marianne Breslauer, Lee Friedlander, Diane Arbus, Man Ray, Lisette Model, and Weegee. Photos via flavorwire
Besides putting a face to a name, it’s great to see the type of camera a photographer chooses to shoot with. Can you identify them?
Sally Mann, Willy Ronis, Ilse Bing, Robert Doisneau, and Vivian Maier. Photos via flavorwire
Even more interesting is the level of intimacy in these self-portraits. Some liked to shoot in solitary confinement while others have included another character in the frame.
Helmut Newton, Stanley Kubrick, Eve Arnold, Ed van der Elsken and Frank Horvat. Photos via flavorwire
Why don’t you show us your best black and white self-portraits in mirrors in a Super Selfies submission? :-)
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Lifestyle Feature of the Week This week's featured Analogue Lifestyle article is "Bring Your Camera to the Food Table" by duringmyheyday. The accidental food photographer shares her gastronomic visual diary and how she started shooting starters, entrées, and dessert. We think the photos look good enough to eat!
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Lomopedia: Horizont The successor of the KMZ FT-2 and the predecessor of the Horizon 202, the Horizont camera was produced in the Soviet Union in 1967. Find out more about this early swivel lens panoramic camera after the jump!
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