Color may not be the least of elements you notice in an image or a moving picture, but it's definitely not the first. Usually, one would either gander in awe or look away if an audience member does notice a palette. But to actually know the psychology behind colors is a pretty undermined knowledge. You'd usually have your cool blues and tones for horror movies to evoke suspense and mystery; red for love, intensity; yellow for joy and hopefulness; purple for royalty and solemnity, so on and so forth. All colors have feelings in them.
Here's a video essay on the psychology of color as well as a bonus commentary on Hollywood's use of blue-and-orange combo.
London based photographer Lilly Creightmore has been following the psych revival movement over the years and recently documented the Liverpool Psych Fest using a selection of film cameras. We talked to her about her love for film photography and her documentary called TRIP.
Lomographer Martynas Katauskas, or more popular as @duffman in the community, impressive work centers mostly on people and their stories. Each of his portraits are not just a combination of good framing or lighting. It's the emotion he channels out of his subjects that truly make his work unforgettable.
Unique to all walks of creative life -- whether you're a painter, a musician, a writer or a photographer -- is that doubt becomes second nature to your art. This haunting monologue of Simon Cade reveals our own thoughts and arguments when we're tipping the point of fear.
We've been fans of Brian Bruno, or @brunoroids work ever since he showed us some fantastic rolls of our favorite films like the LomoChrome Purple and Lomo F2. He uses all kinds of analog gear, and wanted to take the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System for a spin. Check it out!
Photographer Julia Berezina in collaboration with Curated by Girls, a globally-inclusive platform that works to showcase artistic talent regardless of race or gender, chats with us about incorporating personal life into her work and how shooting on film affects the meaning of her photographs.
The American poet Charles Bukowski has some lines to resonate with you on your creative woes. Whether you're a writer, painter, photographer, or musician, you know that what he says applied to anyone who has imagination and creativity running through their veins.
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Planning on your next photo-walk? Whether you're doing it with your friends, acquaintances or on solo flight, you might want to atch and read photographer and vlogger Micael Widell's own 7 Commandments of a great photo-walk.
Photographer Lydia Trappenberg has worked for companies such as Thistle Magazine, Stern and NEON. She has a talent for creating dream like photos using a mix of film and digital. We lent her the Petzval 85 Art Lens to test out the soft bokeh effect on her wonderful portraits.