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.
Ellen Stagg is a fine art photographer who uses multiple exposures and the irreplicable character of film to her advantage to create captivating compositions and patterns in her photos. Her masterful eye and trust in the medium allows her to make something no digital camera could ever replicate.
Earlier this year we were chuffed to launch a very memorable type of 35mm film: the Lomography Color Negative F²/400. We had recovered it from the last ever supply of an Italian filmmaker, and stocked it for seven years in special conditions. Much sought after for the film's nostalgic aesthetic, beautiful blue tones, with hints of X-Pro character, the F²/400 35mm rolls flew off our shelves like hotcakes – and rapidly went out of stock worldwide.
For most New Yorkers there are exactly two places of hell on earth: Penn Station and Times Square. However, as a photographer, Vincent Pflieger discovered the beauty in the latter and captured a peek behind the curtain of the everyday show, called Times Square.
The Dutch documentary photographer has been collecting the memory and history Israel and the Palestinian territories in its everyday life, in midst of the conflicts that create extraordinary circumstances. We revisit this series after almost 25 years.
Ian Hobson is a UK based photographer who specialises in light painting. He uses a variety of equipment and unusual techniques to create fabulous effects. He talked to us about using the Neptune Convertible art Lens System.