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.
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.
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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.
Master of double exposures, Louis Dazy, crossed our path outside the world of photography: through music. After we came across his "Double Exposure"-playlist, we had an interesting chat with the Paris based artist about connecting photography with other forms of art.
It's one thing to see celebrities on screen, and another thing in real life. Photographer Antonio Castello shares to Lomography Magazine his first-time experience at the 68th Berlinale as he documented the event with two brassy lenses — the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens and New Petzval 85 Lens.