For one of today’s Throwback Thursday features, allow us to take you back to the time when camera commercials were still part of your daily and nightly TV viewing. Watch a Kodak Pony II commercial from 1957 after the jump!
If you like our features on vintage camera ads on print, we’re sure you’re going to enjoy watching the clip below of a camera commercial from 1957, where the Kodak Pony II was featured on the Ozzie and Harriet Show. Everything in the video screams vintage and classic — the grainy black and white footage, the man’s speaking voice and spiel, the Kodak typography in the film box, and of course, the Kodak Pony II, which was marketed in the commercial as a camera “for people who are just getting started in color slides.”
Everything about a person can be read upon the sight of his face -- the squint of eyes, turn of lips or raise of brows immediately paint one's feelings like an open book; but these elements are shrouded in English photographer Toby Harvard's portraiture.
We have been looking forward to Lomography x Fashion Walk－Be An Explorer on show for a long time. Finally, it has arrived! Aside from the 80-metre long LomoWall, there is also a Petzval 175 Years Exhibition and Lomo'Instant Wide Photo Booth.
Our contest with Fashion Walk has come to an end - with some fantastic entries. We have collected over 3,000 submissions! Meanwhile, Lomography Hong Kong has teamed up with Fashion Walk to create a new analogue photography exhibition. Let's keep an eye on it!
12 New Media students from the University of Texas, all armed with Lomography cameras, travelled to New York City for an advanced studio art course in May 2016. They each shot one roll of film in a LomoKino per day, and the results were exciting and diverse. Read more here.