Tag: weekly tributes

  • Julia Margaret Cameron Black and White Portrait Rumble

    written by nyebe on 2012-03-16 in #competitions
    Julia Margaret Cameron Black and White Portrait Rumble

    Portrait photography is part of this month's theme. And not only that, our weekly tribute features another famous, influential portrait photographer, Julia Margaret Cameron. Join us in this black and white portrait rumble. Read on for more info.

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  • The Great Escape Rumble

    written by nyebe on 2012-03-29 in #competitions
    The Great Escape Rumble

    This week, we pay tribute to one of the greatest performers of all time, master escape artist, the great Harry Houdini! And as part of our weekly tribute, we invite you to join this unique rumble. Read on for more info...

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  • Julia Margaret Cameron B&W Portrait Rumble Winners Announcement

    written by nyebe on 2012-04-08 in #competitions
    Julia Margaret Cameron B&W Portrait Rumble Winners Announcement

    Here are the winners of our monochrome rumble which was part of our Julia Margaret Cameron weekly tribute. Out of the hundreds of photo submissions, three were chosen as winners. Read on to find out who won.

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  • Elizabethan Eyes Rumble

    written by nyebe on 2012-02-28 in #competitions
    Elizabethan Eyes Rumble

    This week, we pay tribute to arguably, one of the best actresses of all time, Elizabeth Taylor. And you know what that means, another rumble! Read on for more information on how to join...

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  • Elizabethan Eyes Rumble Winners Announcement

    written by nyebe on 2012-03-24 in #competitions
    Elizabethan Eyes Rumble Winners Announcement

    Wanna find out whose eyes captivated Mr. Pig's heart? Here are the five winners of our Elizabethan Eyes Rumble. Read on to find out if your photo won the contest.

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  • Mimicking the Masters: Henri Cartier-Bresson

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-01-09 in #gear #tipster
    Mimicking the Masters: Henri Cartier-Bresson

    Henri Cartier-Bresson was a French photographer who is well-known as the ‘father of modern photojournalism’. He was also one of the pioneer photographers who developed street photography. Learn more techniques from this master photographer.

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  • Masterful Mustache Rumble

    written by nyebe on 2012-04-19 in #competitions
    Masterful Mustache Rumble

    For our weekly tribute, we turn the spotlight back on the great comic actor, Charlie Chaplin. And the inspiration for this rumble is one of his iconic trademarks: His masterful mustache! So read on for more information on this rumble.

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  • The Great Escape Rumble Winners Announcement

    written by nyebe on 2012-05-12 in #competitions
    The Great Escape Rumble Winners Announcement

    For this rumble, you don't need to be disappointed if you hit and missed your subject! Because that was exactly what we were looking for: your finest escapism photographs! Read more to know the winners for this Houdini tribute!

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  • Blonde Ambition Rumble

    written by ungrumpy on 2012-06-08 in #competitions
    Blonde Ambition Rumble

    In honor of Marilyn Monroe's birthday week, we here at Lomography will be ending our celebration of it with a bang...through dun, dun, dun - a rumble! We know you guys love a good rumble - so do we, and so with one of the most well-loved blondes as inspiration, here's what you gotta do to indulge in your own blonde ambition!

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  • Mimicking the Masters: Diane Arbus

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-04-03 in #gear #tipster
    Mimicking the Masters: Diane Arbus

    Diane Arbus was a well-known American documentary photographer. Her photos gained popularity due to the subject matter. Learn some tips from this female master photographer on this edition of Mimicking the Masters.

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  • Monochrome Twins Rumble

    written by nyebe on 2012-04-04 in #competitions
    Monochrome Twins Rumble

    This time, we turn the spotlight on Diane Arbus for our weekly tribute. And we're inviting you to join in on this rumble where we ask you to take photographs of twins, inspired by one of her most popular photographs. Read on...

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  • Mimicking the Masters: Irving Penn

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-05-14 in #gear #tipster
    Mimicking the Masters: Irving Penn

    American photographer Irving Penn was known for taking fashion photographs, still life, and portraits. He also worked for Vogue Magazine where he contributed glamour shots. To this day, he is still considered one of the best when it comes to fashion photography.

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  • Linda McCartney's Private Photos of Paul

    written by ungrumpy on 2012-06-22 in #lifestyle
    Linda McCartney's Private Photos of Paul

    We all know the saying that "behind every great man is a woman", and for birthday boy, Paul McCartney this certainly rang true with his first wife, famed photographer and animal rights activist Linda McCartney. Aside from starting a beautiful family together, collaborating artistically was also something that the famous couple enjoyed. While their blissful union was cut short because of an illness, they still remain known as one of music's most famous couples. Here's a peek at Paul McCartney through Linda's lens.

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  • My Fair Lady: Fashion & Beauty Lessons from Audrey Hepburn

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-05-07 in #lifestyle
    My Fair Lady: Fashion & Beauty Lessons from Audrey Hepburn

    Audrey Hepburn has countless photographs that flaunt her classic style and timeless beauty, and we can only wish to look as immaculate every day. Here are some rare photos of the glamorous Hollywood star and her most iconic sartorial looks, plus the beauty secrets she told her own children.

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  • Fast Facts on Audrey Hepburn

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-05-07 in #lifestyle
    Fast Facts on Audrey Hepburn

    Audrey Hepburn was considered one of the most glamorous actresses of all time. With her good looks and dainty appearance, she was also seen as a big fashion icon. Learn more about her on this edition of Fast Facts.

  • Mimicking the Masters: Julia Margaret Cameron

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-03-26 in #gear #tipster
    Mimicking the Masters: Julia Margaret Cameron

    Julia Margaret Cameron was known for capturing portraits of well-known personalities during her time. Today, many photographers still try to mimic her photographic style. Learn more from master photographer Julia Margaret Cameron after the break.

  • Famous Locations Mentioned in Songs by The Beatles

    written by ungrumpy on 2012-06-22 in #world #locations
    Famous Locations Mentioned in Songs by The Beatles

    Now if you were a die-hard fan of Paul McCartney and The Beatles, where would you go? If you've already been to the Beatle Story museum and had your photo taken at the famous Abbey Road, then here are some places of interest that you might want to check out!

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  • Find a Peaceful Place: Audrey Hepburn's La Paisible

    written by ungrumpy on 2012-05-11 in #lifestyle
    Find a Peaceful Place: Audrey Hepburn's La Paisible

    Always a vision of beauty, elegance, and grace, Hollywood film actress and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn will also always be remembered for her simplicity and good nature. In spite of being a popular Hollywood fixture, Hepburn chose to live a quiet life all the way in La Paisible in Tolochenaz, Switzerland where she found true contentment and happiness in the company of her loved ones and enjoying the simple life.

  • Fast Facts on Charlie Chaplin

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-04-17 in #lifestyle
    Fast Facts on Charlie Chaplin

    Comic actor Charlie Chaplin was known for his works during the silent film era. He is probably one of the most important personalities who contributed to that genre in the film industry. Apart from his slapstick comedy, what else do you know about him? Find out more on this edition of Fast Facts.

  • Fast Facts on Elizabeth Taylor

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-02-23 in #lifestyle
    Fast Facts on Elizabeth Taylor

    Elizabeth Taylor was a British-American star who began her acting career at a young age. Learn more about this glamorous actress on this edition of Fast Facts.

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  • Fast Facts on James Dean

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-02-09 in #lifestyle
    Fast Facts on James Dean

    James Dean was best known for his role as a troubled teen on the 1955 movie 'Rebel Without a Cause'. Apart from his good looks and impeccable acting skills, what else do you know about him? Read on to learn more.

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  • Iconic Irving Penn, et al Photographs on Auction

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-05-02 in #news
    Iconic Irving Penn, et al Photographs on Auction

    Some of the most notable modern black and white photographs by Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, David Lachapelle, and more will be under the hammer at Christie's London. Each iconic piece is expected to fetch profits ranging from £15k to £90k, enough to give us a (he)art attack!

  • Henri Cartier-Bresson Exhibition at Fondation HCB

    written by nyebe on 2012-01-12 in #news
    Henri Cartier-Bresson Exhibition at Fondation HCB

    The father of modern photojournalism, French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson will have his works featured in a number of exhibitions. There's an ongoing one and and more notably, an upcoming one at an atelier called La Maison des artistes. Read on...

  • Where in the World is Marilyn Monroe?

    written by ungrumpy on 2012-06-08 in #world #locations
    Where in the World is Marilyn Monroe?

    You've probably seen it so many times that is has become quite a cliche already...y'know...Marilyn Monroe's most famous pose? Still widely imitated in popular culture - and by regular folks, see the Hollywood screen goddess in all her 26-feet upskirt glory!

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  • Fast Facts on Harry Houdini

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-03-27 in #lifestyle
    Fast Facts on Harry Houdini

    Master illusionist Harry Houdini was known for his dangerous escape acts that he performed in front of an audience. Apart from being an expert on his craft, what else do you know about him? Find out more on this edition of Fast Facts.

  • Dimbola Lodge: Julia Margaret Cameron's Former Home, Museum & Gallery

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-03-13 in #news
    Dimbola Lodge: Julia Margaret Cameron's Former Home, Museum & Gallery

    Take a look into the historic British portrait photographer's world as her former home is opened to the public as the Dimbola Museum & Gallery. The Julia Margaret Cameron Trust acquired the English property on the Isle of Wight in 1993 and have been amassing Cameron's prized photographs as part of their Permanent Collection. See schedules of their changing exhibitions, photography workshops, talks and tours.