If you love photography and history, then you should check out this wonderful video clip by newsreel archive British Pathé!
The *British Pathé* recently uploaded its entire archive of 85,000 vintage historic videos on YouTube, and one of them was The First Hundred Years! from 1939. Within the close to three-minute time frame, the video condensed the entire century-old history of photography then and made mentions of its most important advancements, from the inventions and photographs of early pioneers William Henry Fox Talbot, Louis Daguerre to the cine camera of the Lumiere brothers Louis and Auguste. We can’t help but think that if only the people behind this effort were still alive today, they’d surely be amazed to see just how much photography has progressed 75 years down the road!
Solène Ballesta is a Parisian photographer who started photography at 15 years old. This talented photographer was awarded in 2014 by the special mention of the young fashion photography Picto Awards. In her shots, Solène drives us to an enchanted world. For this series, she used the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens and she's telling us the story of a woman who is waiting for someone or something in her small theater and who decides to venture to the morning mist. “It is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things wonderful.” said Oscar Wilde.
Here's a handy tool for all you photography and history lovers out there -- this online catalog contains a collection of biographical data of photographers, studios, manufacturers and others involved in photography.
We first met musician Barry Adamson when he tested the Lomo'Instant Wide. Now, he's letting Lomographers into his creative process by answering questions submitted by fans in this new interview about the relationship of his music to photography. Check it out:
This year, the Lomography NYC community celebrated Film Photography Day by joining forces with portraiture collective Pursuit of Portraits to create Pursuit of Film, a film-only shoot which drew nearly 250 photographers to create analog masterpieces. Check out some of the resulting photographs here!
BBC Four is looking for UK families who are photography fanatics. Do you have parents and grandparents, cousins or kids who have been snapping away over the years? If this sounds like you BBC Four would love to hear from you.
Last year Lomography UK sent out some Lomo’instant Wide cameras to be tested out by our most prolific community members and instant photography fanatics. We take a look back at the highlights and remind ourselves of how versatile this instant beauty is!
Do you long for the dreamy soft focus that only the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens can give your photos? Grab it in the lens mount of your choice! Brass versions are now available for purchase in the shop!
Are you wondering what the best photograph on a specific day of 2016 was? Tune in on this special recap where we'll track the daily image that captured the community's attention last year. November was dominated by two extremes: moody monochromes and photographs drenched in striking colors.
Do you love music? Lomography USA and Columbia Records have teamed up to find talented analog photographers to shoot concerts on film and have the work featured here in the Magazine. Check out this list of cities in which we are searching for a Lomographer, some shows as early as next week!
This months LomoAmigo is Utku Öztürk, who has been passionate about photography for the last 10 years and recently had the chance to test out the New Petzval 85mm Art Lens. If you want to get to know Utku more and see the shots he captured with the New Petzval 85 keep on reading!