An old Family Favorite. A ship building area and protector of the town from storm.
The Cobb in Lyme Regis is famous. It is in Persuasion, a Jane Austin novel as well as The French Lieutenant’s Woman. I have neither seen nor read these but its in there. Wikipedia says so.
The Cobb is a big harbor wall that helped make Lyme Regis a busy shipbuilding and trade port from the 13th century onwards. Although there is not much ship building now it still provides shelter for lots of fishing boats.
My Gran lives about 10 miles from here so my family and I are always popping down to see her and we always squeeze in a visit to Lyme Regis. It is really cool to walk out on the Cobb when the wind is blowing and the waves are slamming against the side, if the sun is shining it is a real bonus. After the Cobb we like to walk to the pub and have a few pints of West Country cider and then have a chuckle at the Morris dancers.
The middle of the 20th century was the perfect era to be a film photographer from different industries. We found this old documentary film from Kodak on looking for a photographic career from the likeliest to the unlikeliest of areas.
One of our favorite new lens reviewers from NYC, optics expert Daniel Sawyer Schaefer took the Jupiter 3+ for a spin an shot some seriously breathtaking portraits. Read his poetic analysis of the lens and see the photos here.
Harimao Lee is not only a photographer, he is also an urban explorer. He likes to shoot from the top of buildings and discover the beauty of lives from different angles. This time he brought along the Neptune Convertible Art Lens and walked through hectic scenes of Hong Kong.
Do you long for the dreamy soft focus that only the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens can give your photos? Grab it in the lens mount of your choice! Brass versions are now available for purchase in the shop!
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy shares her thoughts and images from an unlikely ghost town in Southwestern Illinois.
Coming from a family of artists, community newcomer Montague Fendt got acquainted with the art of image-making at an early age. What started out as a simple means to record memories, his passion for photography turned into a career as a director for advertising, documentaries, and indie movies.
The Leicester Lo-Fi Photography are a UK based collective who run regular film photography workshops, have an exhibition space and their very own darkroom space. In the first of this series they give us a step-by-step guide to making cyanotype print.
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Portraiture -- a favorite among artists and photographers. Most of the traditional and classical rules are still being followed, and it take a certain level of creativity to be distinct. But here, portraitist Jordan Tiberio re-imagines old, playful aesthetics and imbues them into her photography.
Russia-based lomographer zhenyaetoya swears by the compact and reliable LC-A family. From the original Soviet LC-A to the LC-Wide, he owns and shoots with all of them. In this interview, he shares the advantage of using each camera and a clever trick to achieve stark silhouettes with the LC-Wide.
An overwhelming amount of lomographs are shared in the community every month and we cannot help but commend the best of the best. Marvel at this month’s stunning photo showcase and see if any of your favorites made it to the list.