A look at the fashion of the 40’s, from another point of view and in color. All thanks to John Rawlings (1912-1970). Discover part of his archive of over 30,000 images.
John Rawlings (1912-1970) was an important fashion photographer between 30’s and 60’s of the past century. His main client was Conde Nast Publications, publisher of magazines like Vogue and Vanity Fair. The important thing about his work is not just the 200 covers he did, or the 30,000 images on his archive. What is really interesting is the different view that was in fashion. Below you can see some color images with the look of Rawlings.
We’re fizzing with excitement to introduce our latest Kickstarter project: the Lomo’Instant Square. We’re talking about the world’s first analogue camera to produce square-format Instax pictures. It features a 95mm glass lens for super sharp photos, an advanced automatic mode that takes care of exposure, all of Lomography’s signature creative features — and a compact, foldable design. The Lomo’Instant Square has launched on Kickstarter. Come join the fun and back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 35% on the planned retail price, and scoop all sorts of extra treats. Be sure to snatch up the deals before they run out. Be there and be square!
John Tods was part of the Lomography staff based in Bangkok, Thailand. Now that he's a fashion photographer, he tested the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art lens. Take a look at the splendid photos he came up with!
American photographer Richard W. Bown is a known fine art photographer focusing on landscape imagery. In his 45-year career, he's ready to unveil a 40-year old black and white collection of images documenting the last family farms at the countryside.
The 1960's saw the rise and popularity of half-frame cameras, a trend that came mainly from Japan thanks to the Olympus pen models. They were very compact and cost-efficient, as each film exposure would have two separate images. Here, photographer Eric Bergeron rediscovers the half-frame.
We constantly search far and wide, meticulously seek out, hunt down, and hand-pick some of the most experimental and alternative gear out there - and we've now gathered them all in one easy to browse shop category, ready for the picking! In the Lomo-Bazaar, you canalso be part of our process of collecting fresh new products, rare treasures, and crowd-funded creations to sell on the shop - after all, they’re all for you! Get in touch with us to share your suggestions for amazing gear - go on, we’re all ears!
Since "Breathless", French filmmaker and father of the French New Wave era have left icon after icon all over the culture of cinema. To reflect the era of the 60's, he used bold, contrasting colors consistently all throughout his filmography.