The capital of the Sena always had a romantic and intimate sense. Perhaps this is considered the city of love.
The capital of the Sena always had a romantic and intimate sense. Perhaps this is considered the city of love. In the 20’s and 30’s, the city showed its most bohemian side. The following pictures depict Paris at night, full of scenes and daily events, but captured in analogue black and white. This further enhanced the nostalgic atmosphere.
The lights and the shadows accompany figures of all kinds. From a lonely prostitute (we assume) waiting in a corner, to transexual parties of high society. Paris has always been a very progressive city. These images bear witness to so many different uses over time compared to other countries (Spain, without going any further, then under the dictatorship of Primo de Rivera). It was a time of freedom and liberalism, which sought to overcome the great war that occurred in Europe some years before. That liberalism and freedom was present in many of the leading intellectuals of the time. Thus, Hemingway, Picasso, Proust and many others, decided to establish their residence in this capital. Everything is shown from the optical analogue of the moment. Years pass, time passes, but the images always maintain that timeless essence as a witness.
At the dawn of the night, there came bright lights. The city is one spacious dancing place, and it's time to bust those moves and shake off the daytime tension. Every night could be disco night as you blare out those flashes and cameras. The world is your dance floor.
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One look at the LomoHome of Community newcomer, Mercedes Carballo (@mercarballo), will instantly tell what she loves the most: summer and swimming. Sand between her toes, salt water on her hair, and analogue cameras always in tow, she takes viewers to a paradise where the sun always shines. Get to know her in this brief interview.
Paris is considered the birthplace of photography, and arguably the place where street photography was developed. But it flourished as a genre only in the post-war era through the Humanist photography movement. Here are photographer Sabine Weiss' street images.
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You may already know Kamila K Stanley, young photographer and vivid globe-trotter. Always on the move, on the verge of a new adventure, Kamila spent some days in Paris during that spring time filled with soft light and acidulous colors. She took the newest Neptune Convertible Art Lens System with her, and this is the result.
Robert Herman has been a street photographer since his student time at New York University in the late 1970's. Back then, he started to capture New York, the city's beautiful diversity of people, reflections and unique coincidental moments on rolls and rolls of analogue film.
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