Abandoned buildings, still covered with peeling paint and littered with rotting furniture, are often the stuff of nightmares and horror flicks, but our featured awesome album for today also shows us the melancholic beauty held within the walls of these forgotten spaces.
They’re often downright scary and nightmare-inducing, but that certainly did not keep our fellow lomographer atropaworkshop from recently exploring an abandoned building in his hometown of Sofia, Bulgaria. Armed with a Canon EOSSLR camera, rolls of Lomography Color Negative 800, a friend or two — and a bunch of guts, we suppose — he explored around what appears to be once a grandiose space in its prime. Now, we have this gallery of impressive UrbEx photos to flip through and admire:
The Awesome Albums series is exactly what it says on the tin — it’s a love letter of sorts from the Editors addressed to user-uploaded albums that had caught their eye and had inadvertently fallen in love with. Please understand though, they’re really just here to express their love and nothing more.
Our featured lomographer is a doll maker from Romania who takes inspiration from fairy tales and dreams. Get to to Oana, or @melanispixe in the Lomography community, in this Newcomer of the Week interview.
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.
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.
Film noir is one of the most unique and stylish genre of film that we all continue to love. Expressionistic in manner, yet pessimistic, fatalist and menacing, film noir isn't just about the dark and brooding.