This Thursday’s throwback is all about the off-beat and the unusual innovations from the late 1940s and beyond!
At the rate that technology is advancing these days, seeing photos of inventions and technological trends from the earlier part of the century gives us the slight feeling of disbelief and surrealness. In fact, this article by the Business Insider that we recently stumbled upon is a proof of that.
While you could say that some of these inventions are early prototypes of gadgets and services that are pretty much the norm today, the others are pretty far out and silly! Here are some of our favorites:
What do you guys think? You can view the whole gallery here.
One of the proud achievements of North Korea is the Metro system in the capital of Pyongyang. It might be one of the most unusual MRT's of the world and you probably never would have guessed where the trains are coming from! It is an awkward tale about the twists and turns of the cold war.
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What Lomography is all about, beyond the cameras and aesthetic, is the people who share these with. Year 2016 was a memorable year for all of us, and we'd like to treat everyone who strengthens and inspires the community by sharing their own works.
Nowadays it is unusual to spot the millennial adolescent basking in the aqua and terra of Mother Earth. Italian photographer Francis Flower veers away from the landscape of urban youth as he focuses his camera on young adults taking leisure on terrains and bodies of water.
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!
We could write endlessly what makes India so beautiful and different from all the other countries you've ever been to. But this time, we will let Souleyman's Messalti stunning photographs to do all the work.
By far the oddest-looking camera I own, the Electric Eye is an auto-exposure viewfinder camera made by Bell & Howell in the late 1950s. I picked one up online and ended up with another one, that came with a very cool, retro looking carrying case, from my grandfather. It took a little while to try these two out but after running some film I found that this camera is a lot of fun to shoot with.
This week's featured community newcomer is a graphic designer from Barcelona who's passionate about photography, illustration, and fashion design. Get to know Mariona or analogicfilm in the community in this brief interview.