Trust the colorful characters of Italy to bring charm and accidental wit to dazzling views of Milan and Marsala. Charles H. Traub flaunts their fluky humor in the photo book “Dolce Via”.
Just a glance away from the gallant buildings are the people whose antics are another kind of architecture. It could be a photo of a voluptuous woman whose bosom heaves out of a scanty romper. Or an opportune shot of priests walking before a splayed mannequin, the plaster tush haughtily displayed on a bike. Or a senior citizen wearing a paper hat. Charles H. Taub’s photos from the 1980s portray some Italians as statuettes of situational comedy. But some others are beyond humor, seriously stylish in their dapper suits and ruffled dresses.
The 'Flapper' refers to a generation of young Western women in the 1920's who became representatives of the Jazz Age. With short hair, short skirts and corset-free silhouettes, they flaunted their rejection of the norms.
In this second installment of our special two-part feature on cinematic photographers, we take a look back to more photographers who have mastered the dreamy, often surreal aesthetic of cinematic photography.
Nick Collingwood is an avid film photographer and active Lomography community member in New York City. He loves experimenting, which is why the LomoChrome Purple was his choice of film for his travels to Joshua Tree National Park and Portugal.