There is a dramatic story behind an anonymous Italian photographer's huge, peculiar collection of cameras and how he acquired them. With a father disliking his early interest and penchant to collect cameras since the 1960's, he was beaten after he found out he bought another Leica -- and that very moment was what motivated the Italian photographer to make a living out of photography.
He does not only collect cameras. He collects photography books, vintage magazines and manuals. Now, he has curated photography history.
Italian photographer Andrea Taurisano's been a lover of the analogue life for the past 15 years, and there's no sign of stopping him. For World Pinhole Photography Day, , he shares some of his dreamy Diana Pinhole shots to the Lomography community.
Today, film photography and analogue techniques are being treated as more of an experiment as digital photography remains as the mainstream medium. Photographer Michell Campeau romanticizes everything analogue with his own collection of found photographs.
Chris Carter is an electronic composer & co-founder of Throbbing Gristle. He has over 40 years experience of experimenting with sound and is passionate about film photography. We gave him a Lomo'Instant Square Glass to test out and talked to him about his relationship with all things analogue.
The year 2018 will be twelve months of retro-futurist aesthetics where the new meets the old. Welcome Italian analogue shooter Chiara Dondi as she uses the vintage style of the 19th century and early Pictorialist photography in capturing the faces of 21st-century women.
Khalifa Al Obaidly is passionate about photography and started taking pictures already as a child, when his father gave him his first camera. He now works for Qatar Museums as Director of Artist in resident programs and is one of our newest additions to the judging panel for the TEN AND ONE AWARDS 2017. Get to know him through this short interview!
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.
In the 1970's, photographer Mike Mandel once stood on a Hollywood sidewalk, with his camera focusing on passerby cars and the people inside them. The results lead to an interesting series of street photography reflecting the attitudes of people while on-the-go.
Herr Willie, who goes by the moniker @wil6ka, is an ardent globetrotter and passionate film photographer. Being a TV journalist and filmmaker has taken him to places some could only dream of, capturing truly inspiring stories along the way.