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  • On the Other Side I: Self-Portraits of Well-Known Photographers

    written by webo29 on 2012-01-23 in #lifestyle
    On the Other Side I: Self-Portraits of Well-Known Photographers

    Shooting oneself qualifies as suicide no? Well not when you use a camera. Here is a collection of photographer self-portraits to help us discover the man or woman behind the lens.

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  • Interview with lakandula; Seoul Kitchen Competition Winner

    written by mainjune on 2012-01-22 in #lifestyle
    Interview with lakandula; Seoul Kitchen Competition Winner

    You have followed the three stages of the competition, and now we are ready to introduce you to the winner of the 2nd stage, lakandula. "There is no better way to improve one’s shots other than shooting and shooting (well, you have worry about the cost of film and developing). Discover your unique vision of the world around you. Follow your bliss. Embrace your fears and commit to learning from mistakes. Shoot as if you are preparing to capture your masterpiece shot. "

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  • Mission: Cities by Night

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-01-22 in #lifestyle
    Mission: Cities by Night

    Check out some nighttime missions we have for you! No typical game plan here, of bar hopping or other indoor activities, but instead tips on how to enjoy the outdoors. So stroll through a Chinatown, along a promenade where light shows take place after dark, and look up special events, such as outdoor art exhibitions!

  • Why Nighttime Scenes are Fun

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-01-21 in #lifestyle
    Why Nighttime Scenes are Fun

    What constitutes nighttime. Well, anything after dusk, when the sun isn't peeking out from behind any building, when it's on its way to the other hemisphere. For night creatures, a category into which some humans fall, it's a fun, exciting time to be out and shooting photos!

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  • PYHOF: Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness by The Smashing Pumpkins

    written by shhquiet on 2012-01-20 in #lifestyle
    PYHOF: Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness by The Smashing Pumpkins

    In 1995, The Smashing Pumpkins released a double-album representing day and night - "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness". It's one of the most successful albums during the '90s, which also spawned the most memorable and very creative videos in MTV history.

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  • LomoGuru of the Week: Ululchen

    written by fookshit on 2012-01-20 in #lifestyle
    LomoGuru of the Week: Ululchen

    For her, to go out and roam around whilst snapping those various sights and sounds with a camera in hand is something of a necessity that she should make sure she has time for. And as to what camera(s) to bring specifically with her out there is another story!

  • Masterpieces Reinvented as Sandwiches

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-01-20 in #lifestyle
    Masterpieces Reinvented as Sandwiches

    Low-Commitment Projects has come up with something grand. It's simple, and cheesy (but not the 'cheesy' you are thinking of). Check out our side-by-side pairings, of the reinvented famous works of art with their buttered, mustard filled, and literally topped with cheese, replicas!

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  • The Burning Man Experience: Day and Night

    written by nyebe on 2012-01-20 in #lifestyle
    The Burning Man Experience: Day and Night

    This week, it's all about the LC-A! Whether shooting day or night, our star camera can deliver. In accordance to this, I have found these wonderful videos capturing the intense energy of the Burning Man event both day and night. Let's check it out!

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  • Fall in Love with ‘The Artist’

    written by saysaysay on 2012-01-20 in #lifestyle
    Fall in Love with ‘The Artist’

    Recently, I watched a little film called The Artist that has now gone on to win a whole bunch of film awards including the Golden Globes. What's special about it is that it's a silent film! Surprisingly, I really enjoyed it and kept thinking of the LomoKino throughout the movie! Here's why.

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  • Photos on Pages Volume 3: Ramones: An American Band

    written by basterda on 2012-01-20 in #lifestyle
    Photos on Pages Volume 3: Ramones: An American Band

    As analogue lovers, there's no telling in how much we adore film photographs. Seeing one's shots on actual prints and compiled in a book brings visual elation and self-gratification. Photos on Pages is a series which features photo-books by great photographers. In this third volume, the spotlight is on the phenomenal punk rock band, the Ramones, and their apocalyptic film shots by various rock photographers.

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  • Holes In Your Photos

    written by mayeemayee on 2012-01-20 in #lifestyle
    Holes In Your Photos

    Those holes in your film are not merely holes made for nothing, they were definitely made for something special and one of those reasons is to add beauty in an already lovely analogue photo!

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  • My Lomo LC-A+ Story: Loyal Travel Buddy

    written by lihooi on 2012-01-20 in #lifestyle
    My Lomo LC-A+ Story: Loyal Travel Buddy

    Sometimes the most popular photos might not be the most favourite photos. Do you have the same thoughts too?? :)

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  • Interview with Photographer Lee Jeffries

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-01-20 in #lifestyle
    Interview with Photographer Lee Jeffries

    Lee Jeffries is a photographer who captures more than just pictures. He lives in the United Kingdom, and photographs life, particularly of the homeless. An encounter with a homeless girl changed his outlook on street photography forever. Now, his portraits are open books, each one almost penetrating you with the tale of that someone gazing right back at you.

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  • Black and White New York City in an Instant

    written by maliha on 2012-01-20 in #lifestyle
    Black and White New York City in an Instant

    Whoever said digital is the only way to go when one needs instant satisfaction? Pick up a vintage Polaroid camera and some films and voila! Believe me, analogue instant is even better than digital instant; after all, it saves you the time that takes to make them "look like" they are analog! Here is my Polaroid diary of a summer vacation spent in the amazing city of New York!

  • Nighthawks: 50 Breathtaking LC-A Night Shots

    written by tomas_bates on 2012-01-20 in #lifestyle
    Nighthawks: 50 Breathtaking LC-A Night Shots

    A natural all-rounder, it’s possible to take some fantastic photos with the LC-A. We recently showed you a gallery of some of our favorite day shots; today, it’s time to turn off the lights and look at this collection of after-dark photos. Head over the jump and check them out!

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  • Reality Shouldn't Be Made Up with Just Smiles

    written by agenciafleur on 2012-01-20 in #lifestyle
    Reality Shouldn't Be Made Up with Just Smiles

    I love beautiful smiles but it's not a rule for a great photo. Read on to find out what I think when it comes to portraiture and capturing reality and authentic expressions.

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  • I Do Haiku You #17: Our Manifest Destiny Partially Explained

    written by basterda on 2012-01-20 in #lifestyle
    I Do Haiku You #17: Our Manifest Destiny Partially Explained

    Sean Lotman is interested in the narrative potential of photography. In an ongoing project called I Do Haiku You, he composes haiku and senryu poetry to companion images taken with a Diana F+.

  • 5 Questions on Analogue Photography with Toby Mason

    written by hannah_brown on 2012-01-20 in #lifestyle
    5 Questions on Analogue Photography with Toby Mason

    In this ongoing series, we have selected some of the most enthusiastic film photography fanatics and asked them 5 simple questions that gives us an insight into their passion for all things analogue. We also get to see some of their own photographs. Today, we talk to Wine Merchant Toby Mason.

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  • LomoKino Postcards by OFFF Atelier

    written by nyebe on 2012-01-19 in #lifestyle
    LomoKino Postcards by OFFF Atelier

    OFFF's art workshop called OFFF Atelier had this activity as part of their narrative class. The students were asked to film a video postcard using our very own LomoKino. Let's check it out.

  • A Raw Look at 1980s NYC by Steven Siegel

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-01-19 in #lifestyle
    A Raw Look at 1980s NYC by Steven Siegel

    We implore you check out these 1980s photographs by Steven Siegel as we swear you'll feel a second skin of frayed bell-bottom jeans growing, and have congested cars honking along to Madonna on the cab radio ringing in your ears!

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  • Django Django: Stop Motion Music Video

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-01-19 in #lifestyle
    Django Django: Stop Motion Music Video

    Pop group Django Django show off their art-school roots in their stop motion video for their new single 'Default'. Reminiscent of the style of surreal British comics, the quartet don homemade masking tape jumpsuits to the delight of audiences, when performing live. You've had a taste, now jump on to the main event, and delight in the hand painted frames!

  • Kawanabe Kyosai: The Last Virtuoso of Early Japanese Art

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-01-19 in #lifestyle
    Kawanabe Kyosai: The Last Virtuoso of Early Japanese Art

    When we speak of Japanese art, among the very first that comes to our minds are the traditional paintings unique to these Oriental artists. Let's take a look at the works of Kawanabe Kyosai, hailed as one of the virtuosos of traditional Japanese paintings.

  • Today in History: Edgar Allan Poe Is Born (1809)

    written by basterda on 2012-01-19 in #lifestyle
    Today in History: Edgar Allan Poe Is Born (1809)

    On this day over 2 centuries ago, the father of macabre literature was born. Let's take a trip down Edgar Allan Poe's grotesque memory lane and see some of his engraved and daguerreotype portraits and his notable writings on mystery.

  • Fast Facts on Cary Grant

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-01-19 in #lifestyle
    Fast Facts on Cary Grant

    Cary Grant was an English actor known for his good looks, making him one of the most exceptional leading men during his time. Apart from his charm, what else do you know about him? Let’s find out more about this charming man after the break.

  • Analogue Travels: Spring Hiking in Winter

    written by stratski on 2012-01-19 in #lifestyle
    Analogue Travels: Spring Hiking in Winter

    The year was barely two days old when my friends and I ventured out in the woods of Luxemburg for a week long hike. We had hoped for snow, then feared the rain, but in the end, what we got was early spring.

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  • Nagi Noda: Pop Artist Extraordinaire

    written by marthasmarvels on 2012-01-19 in #lifestyle
    Nagi Noda: Pop Artist Extraordinaire

    Nagi Noda was a whimsical and creative Japanese artist who created lively and imaginative music videos, advertisements and who set up her own fashion label with fellow artist Mark Ryden. Her colourful and quirky work was free-spirited and experiment and captured a sense of playful fun.

  • Analogue Art by Isabelle Borg

    written by webo29 on 2012-01-19 in #lifestyle
    Analogue Art by Isabelle Borg

    “Painting, for me is an activity I need to get involved in, that has a total effect -- not just a conceptual but an overall physical experience.” - Isabelle Borg

  • Midweek Movies: Day for Night (1973)

    written by shhquiet on 2012-01-18 in #lifestyle
    Midweek Movies: Day for Night (1973)

    A 1973 French film about the making of a film! With references to classic films and notable figures like Fellini and Buñuel, it's a visual love letter dedicated to the cinema. It's also known to be the film that broke François Truffaut's friendship with Jean-Luc Godard.

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  • Today in History: Cary Grant Is Born (1904)

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-01-18 in #lifestyle
    Today in History: Cary Grant Is Born (1904)

    On this day, over a century ago, one of Hollywood's best known and most enduring celebrities was born. Let's take a quick look at the life and work of Cary Grant in this installment of Today in History.

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  • Celebrating Winnie the Pooh

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-01-18 in #lifestyle
    Celebrating Winnie the Pooh

    When we hear the name Winnie the Pooh, the image that comes to mind is the golden yellow bear with a red shirt who loves honey. Unbeknownst to many, Winnie the Pooh is inspired by a real black bear from Ontario, Canada. In celebration of Winnie the Pooh Day, let’s backtrack and learn about the history of Winnie.