Here’s another fun trivia about the lunar missions — no, a family photoshoot wasn’t actually done on the moon, no matter how cool that would be – one astronaut purposely left a photo print of his family on the moon’s surface.
On his third and final trip to the moon, Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie Duke left a small family photo on the lunar surface. Using the specialized Hasselblad camera that they had brought, he took some photos as a reminder.
The portrait – wrapped in a clear plastic bag — shows Duke with his wife Dorothy, and their two sons Charles and Thomas, and it has been there since 1972.
Lomographer Sungryong Cho has an eye for capturing the poetry in ordinary circumstances and translating them into soulful photographs. Get to know our featured community newcomer from South Korea in this interview.
Read our long-awaited interview with the New York-based photographer as he reveals the details of his haunting tintype craft on dark fantasy portraiture of the once revered ancient gods of Greece, and his harrowing alternative assembles of 20th century children.
Another short animated film from the guys over Ilford clarifies the difference between the basic film formats in photography -- the 35mm, the 120 and the sheet film. Beginning photographers, gather now!