In this edition of Flashbacks on Film, the focus is on the photo of a lovely lady surrounded by men. Learn more about the photo after the break.
Ruth Orkin was on a commissioned trip to Italy when she took this photo. She was 29 years old when LIFE magazine sent her on an assignment to Israel. From there, she went to Florence, Italy and there she met a young American girl, Jinx Allen, the subject of her photo. Jinx Allen was in her early 20’s. She left her life in New York to go backpacking through Europe.
The two women worked on a photo essay together, and the focus was how it was like for a woman to travel alone in Europe in the 1950’s. Orkin was able to take several photos, but one that stood out the most is the photo above. Some people consider the photo to be obscene, with men ogling as a woman passes by. However, Jinx Allen says that she was having a wonderful time when the photo was taken and it was in no way an image of harassment. Ruth Orkin continued with her photography career, but this was the only masterpiece that she produced.
Patrick Tsai is an American Photographer based in Japan. In this interview, we get to know more about him and his latest photo project, Barnacle Island. It's his third installment to his photo diary series about rescuing an abandoned dog on the beach and moving to a remote island in Japan.
Mark Harless also known as Bleeblu is a portrait photographer who spent his childhood days in the Philippines on an island called Kwajalein surrounded by pure nature and everlasting sunsets. Now, his work focuses on people, their bodies and expressions.
Brandon Roggeman showcases a limited series of decks presented by Cowtown Skateboards in the "Skate After School" fundraising event featuring special edition skateboards, videos, live jazz, and prints from featured artists. Find out more about this amazing project in this exclusive interview!
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!
People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the photographs that took the top spot in the Breaking Boundaries category.
Paolo Raeli is a known face to Lomography, we already had the pleasure of featuring his beautiful work and hear more about his experience using Lomo'Instant Wide. In this interview, you will get to know Paolo from a different side and learn more about the story behind his captivating work.
Haruka Yamamoto is a Japanese photographer who is fascinated by film photography’s fragile atmosphere. She constantly shoots girls portrait named “Otomegraphy“ (otome means girl in Japanese), and this time she took the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens to shoot dreamy images in busy Tokyo.
Weronika Izdebsk's work is all about finding the perfect balance between beautiful surroundings, people and light. In this interview, she lets us into her world of photography and reveals what influenced her to become a filmmaker.
Our human differences value to nothing in the face of love; for after all, love is love. Photographer Keiichi Kitayama unravels his musings on the contemporary culture of romance through a series of raw yet intense photographs.
Spontaneity is the key behind the inviting LomoHome of Sabrina Schlack. Her photographs, which mostly focus on quirky signs and expansive vista, captures the essence of a place. Get to know our featured community newcomer in this interview.
Social equality is a concept that seems far from being reality in times of populism, anxious societies and totally overwhelmed young generations. Curated by Girls is a young platform supporting artists regardless of their gender, ethnicity or social background. We talked to their founder and curator Laetitia Duveau about her work and the challenges of our times.
Agnes Lee's photographs touch what words cannot expresses. Hers are travel postcards that focus on the people rather than the views, telling a deeper story about the places she have visited. In this interview, our featured community newcomer opens up why she prefers to capture her travels on film.