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.
Pernille Sandberg, a 25-year-old photographer from Denmark, based between Berlin and Copenhagen working in the fields of fashion, portrait, and art. She is currently working from her studio in Oslo. Her recent project, shot with Berlin Kino Film and Earl Grey, is about encapsulating the emotions present in her life and the lives of the women around her.
Colors mean differently for all walks of life. For this week we have coquelicot, a bright red named from the wild corn poppy. Lomography tries to understand the meaning of each complex color found in the gradient and what it means for most of us photographers.
“In the end, we are images. We have to migrate the gazes, look from the outside to look inside.” We got in touch with Pablo Giori of #FilmSwapWorldwide to talk about his project and the power of trading film rolls to create stories and share culture on a global scale.
London based visual artist and photographer Antonio Curcetti shoots exclusively with film. He has photographed bands such as Toy and Slowdive. All of his shoots are dripping with the glorious aesthetics of film. We gave him a Lomo'Instant Wide to test out and he talked to us about his work.
Nathalie Coeln is potty about film photography which is reflected in her vast body of work. We sent her an LC-Wide to document a recent trip away, and came back with a selection of photos to inspire us all to get outside in the sunshine.
A new music video from the band Perdurabo & Shramm is shot with the LomoKino camera, using the Lomography Color Negative 400. Watch the film produced by Davide Arneodo and read our exclusive interview with the filmmaker here in the Magazine.