Although an economic failure, during the career of photography pioneer Nicola Perscheid he has earned several important prizes and reverence from the art world, bringing what was then a newer, painterly side to photography.
His photography focused on portraiture, and they are often in soft focus. He developed the Perscheid lens with a wide dept of field, and was meant for large format cameras.
Take a look at some of Perscheid's works through this vintage gallery.
We gave our Simple Use Film Camera to the photographer Nicolas Kuttler: a perfect symbiosis of his spontaneous photography, influenced by the 90's and these 35mm pre-loaded analogue cameras. Nicolas tells us about his photographic practice and the importance of analogue in his work.
The diorama was one of photography pioneer Louis Daguerre's profound inventions, another one of his results from his obsession for recreating reality through staged events, stories, and habitats. Here is a chronological study of his lesser known contribution paralleled with photography.
Documentry and music photographer Ed Mason is used to shooting right in the centre of crowded gigs. He took time away from the music scene to test out the Neptune Convertible Art Lens at his friends painting studio in London.
Anne Brigman was a critically acclaimed pictorial photographer in 1900’s America. Her work was characterized by the use of soft focus, symbolism, and extensive editing of her negatives using pencils, paints and superimposition.
French photographer Yoann Leveque is back for a classical twist with his portraiture. This time he takes inspiration from Biblical figures and iconography, with the chiaroscuro technique using the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens.
Oliver Astrologo is a talented Italian video maker and photographer, who makes intense and fascinating short movies of his journeys through the world. He tested our Neptune Convertible Art Lens System in the streets of London.
There's so much to love about instant photography. The idea of a picture developing right in the palm of your hand is really amazing and exciting, but that's just the beginning -- what you do next with your instant photos will take your excitement to the next level.
Lomographer Stephan Kaps, popularly known as @mephisto19 in the community, is a master of quirky portraiture and mind-boggling multiple exposure photos. As a rule breaker, he employs several photography techniques to bring out the personality of his subjects personality and redesign the world in line with his creative vision.