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.
Sip from a cup at a nearby cafe, try the sweet pastries and walk through the romantic streets of Paris with Morgane's photographs of her beautiful city. And as you enjoy the view, hear what this local has to say about her accomplice in taking such lovely photos.
Of love and lace, trending right now in photography is boudoir, in which the photographer takes 'intimate and romantic' images of the model. Initially based on erotic photography, the purpose of boudoir has changed over time, taking on a new meaning for the modern woman.
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Lumiere London is a brand new light festival celebrating some of the most iconic streets and buildings in various locations around the city. It runs from January 14th - 16th and is free to attend. There will be installations, videos, interactive pieces and projections, all coming to life at night.
For some, it marked their first foray into the wonderful world of analog photography. Others consider it a trusty, go-to camera despite having a massive camera collection which sometimes include some of the best gear there is. Whatever the case may be, toy cameras will always hold a special place in the hearts (and shelves) of analog photographers everywhere, quirks and all.
Photographer AM Renault is a core member of Yamanaka Yuko and Six Dimen Boy. He is deeply in love with nature, a thing he always intertwines with photography and design. This time, Lomography is honored to have AM Renault shoot with the New Jupiter 3+ Art Lens. What's more, one of his photos has been chosen as the cover of the product package.
Some months ago the wonderful city of Matera, chosen as the European Capital of Culture 2019, hosted an exhibit featuring the works of an important Italian social photographer: Pepi Merisio, who had also donated all photos shown to the local public library. To pay homage to this great artist, I have selected a series of photos that I took in this place last summer. Take a look!
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One of the things I like the most about the Minitar-1 Art lens is how sharp the focus can be when you shoot with a small aperture. So if you are one of those that like to shoot at night, get a tripod, add this to a late dark winter afternoon, and you will end up with a bunch of beautiful long exposures. This is what I did on my last trip to Europe.
Have a look at our handpicked selection of lovely photographs shot in low light and at night with the Lomography Color Negative 800 ISO for 35mm cameras. While you're at it, find out how you can earn piggies and have your own photos be featured on the Online Shop!
I have always loved the idea of seeing my photos on stone and other natural materials. So, a few months ago, I began googling how it could be done. This is how I discovered (and fell in love with) liquid emulsion. Liquid emulsion is photographic emulsion which you can melt down and paint on any surface. You can then expose an image and develop it using traditional darkroom chemicals. In this article, I would like to explain the process a little, so that if you are also interested in giving this fun process a go, you can!
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