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.
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.
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.
You might wonder why the world has gone green for today. Every 17th of March, one would find people wearing shamrocks, attending cèilidhean, marching parades, drinking the best Irish beer and whiskey in the area. No doubt, today is Saint Patrick's Day.
The best kind of street photography is the type where an outsider can see and learn so much about an unfamiliar place. Wherever he may go, London-based analogue photographer Claudio Gomboli possesses the gift of seeing and capturing daily street life with truth and beauty in them.
The South African photographer David Goldblatt is known for his lucid black and white photography of South African apartheid and its aftermath. This Parisian show boasts Goldblatt's work as a visual journalist and as a personal historian.
Colors mean differently for all walks of life. The color Scarlet is no mere orange-red hybrid hue; it's a passionate, haphazardous one. Lomography tries to understand the meaning of each complex color found in the gradient and what it means for most of us.