How did photographer and cinema pioneer Eadweard Muybridge became one of the most important inventors of cinema?
It all began in 1872, when Leland Stanford, who would be the founder of Stanford University, made a bet with his colleagues. The bet was whether all four of a horse's hooves were off the ground at the same time during a gallop. They contacted the English photographer Muybridge to set the record straight. He set up some tripwires and rows of cameras, with a horse running along.
The bet no longer matters -- it's Muybridge's discovery that took a shine. Learn more of the fascinating trivia of the beginnings of motion picture through this creative video.
We talked to Liam Saint-Pierre who set up CINÉ-REAL, the only film club in the UK to exclusively play films in 16mm format. His nephew Orrin Saint-Pierre photographed them in Ümit & Son, the shop where the story began, using some rolls of Lomography 400 CN 120 film.
The founders of Take It Easy Lab based in Leeds, UK took some time out from developing and scanning to share their story of setting up a film processing lab from scratch and revealed some interesting insights into the resurgence of analogue.
Beyond clicking the shutter, there is more to photography than meets the eye. With the project WE DO THE REST, Sophie Schwartz took on a piece of history that their father started a few decades ago, and made it available to the greater public.
Julia, also known as zweifellosmondbetont, is a psychologist and art therapist from Magdeburg. She works in a practice for child and adolescent psychiatry and in her free time she often experiments with the medium of analogue photography and also mixes it with other art forms.
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Through analogue, photographer Jeff Howlett advocates the construction of a local skatepark in his community at Rock Hill, South Carolina. Check out his latest shots, all taken with a Lomography camera, film, and accessory.
After thousands of years and throughout its ancient history, the city of Samsun has also changed. But one thing remains the same – it remains one of the most important cities in Turkey. Allow Lomographer Ruya Kurt to be our artistic travel guide to the city.
A passion for people, a love for her city, and a lot of trial and errors with cameras pushed Beirut based photographer Sama Beydoun to carry her camera around all the time capturing her surroundings. With the versatility of "La Sardina", Sama has photographed her city, friends, and family, from dusk 'til dawn, night to day, and mountains to the sea.
With a passion for documenting her surroundings and environment and a childhood filled with disposable cameras and instant film, it's no wonder Starla Dawn became a film photographer. We asked her to test out our new HydroChrome Sutton's Panoramic Belair Camera and the result we got are some ethereal and romantic landscapes from the West Coast, sugar-coated clouds, and bewitching waves.
The arts have always been a way for Laetitia Mangala Instant to express herself but with the Lomo' Instant Wide, she took her work a notch further by focusing on women and their inner self. With the help of multiple exposures, the splitzer and the remote control, Laetitia opened a world of creation, exploring the female body in all its splendor.
The Fantome Kino ISO 8 film is a bit of a challenge, but also offers incredibly creative shooting options. Holger Nitschke didn't miss the chance to pack the Fantome Kino film for a portrait and fashion shoot and takes us with him in this article, from packing his bag to the final print.