It’s so easy to take photos of bad things like beggars and other less fortunate people than us. Photographer Greg Bojorquez wants to go beyond that and instead, humanize each portrait he takes.
A good photographer records; a great photographer reveals. Greg Bojorquez, who uses a Mamiya RZ67 medium format film camera for his portrait work, aims to create art which shows the humanity of his subjects. Hailing from the “bad part” of Los Angeles, it would be easy to stick with gangbanger shots but he instead focused on the community aspect of portraiture, opting to show the flip side of his subject’s.
“If i can photograph normal everyday people and make a great portrait out of it that is humanizing and that people from other cultures will like, I feel that I am succeeding in a different way.” – Greg Bojorquez
We've been fans of Brian Bruno, or @brunoroids work ever since he showed us some fantastic rolls of our favorite films like the LomoChrome Purple and Lomo F2. He uses all kinds of analog gear, and wanted to take the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System for a spin. Check it out!
We gathered a pool of young photographers to give us their insights on photography, being its future, and other things in this interview series for Lomography's 25th anniversary. This time, we take a look at the portraiture style of Northampshire-based photographer Tyrone Williams.
We gathered a pool of young photographers to give us their insights on photography, being its future, and other things in this interview series for Lomography's 25th anniversary. This time, we take a look at the portraiture style of New York-based photographer Hailun Ma.
Traveling and taking photographs goes hand in hand. Ardent globetrotter Noé McCrae (@noafromdablock) started his journey across different countries as a means of self-discovery. An interest to document these travels comes naturally. So now, each place he visits is carefully composed into minimalist frames using disposable cameras.
To be able to freeze a moment within a perfect frame is the greatest gift photography has given mankind. Like most people, Michal Novota (@novotao), takes photographs for posterity and his charming LomoHome serves as an ode to the memories he shared with loved ones.
We've finally nailed down the basic colors from primary to secondary; now it's time to study other colors, hybrids, and palettes that make this world more complex and non-binary. We run in gradients, and in a geopolitical world, there's illusory utopia in pastels.
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Photography as a medium evolved more than just as a way of documenting and capturing real life. It became an avenue for creation and release of fiction. In Erika Zolli's photography, she translates her cognitions into surreal images.
This talented Chicago-based artist and a freelance photographer amazed us with her work from the very start. Clarissa Bonet is inspired by the structures of the city, their impact on the body and she enjoys exploring aspects of the urban space in different contexts.
Color plays a huge but 'subtly-there' role in films. They give out the message and intention, the mood and feelings without being obvious. And David Fincher is no exception to manipulating our perception through his conflict-loving palettes.
Self-portraiture is synonymous to experimenting and getting to know one's self, it's a classic tradition of art history, but it never fails to be beautiful. And such is Rimel Neffati, who finds amusement within herself, through photography, red lipstick, masks, crowns, and flowers.