Since the beginning of cinema, many filmmakers have been fond of using mirrors to create artistic, moving stills and scenes. There's more to looks and reflections in images, after all.
When the protagonist or character has the reflection in the mirror -- it could mean several things; perhaps introspection, another perspective or side of the character, a reflection of the innate self, or a reveal of a mystery.
From old films to now, here's how filmmakers used mirrors in their works.
Since "Breathless", French filmmaker and father of the French New Wave era have left icon after icon all over the culture of cinema. To reflect the era of the 60's, he used bold, contrasting colors consistently all throughout his filmography.
As more people develop refined tastes in film and cinema, many filmmakers have been upping up their game to become the best among the rest. Here's a roundup of 2016's best films, paired through graphic match cuts.
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For the "Cinematic Images" competition, Lomography and the Indie Street Film Festival called to see some of the most unique photographs, balanced between cinema and still photographic styles, using elements of classic and contemporary cinema. Let's check out the winners!
Contrary to popular belief, photo editing has been around since the early days of photography. The only difference is it's been used sparsely. There' a reason why the majority of old photographs are more appealing.
The way photography shaped the world was immense, and culture has never been more the same. Replacing the written document and the drawn and painted image there's been a lot of opinions regarding the medium. Eleven photographers and artists discuss their sentiments.
It shouldn't surprise you when works by Andy Warhol, Michelangelo, David Hockney, Salvador Dali, and more, are found in pieces of cinema such as in movie posters. After all, cinema is about art imitating life, and what better source to steal and recreate through great artists themselves?
Combining his love for creative photography and a passion to live life to the fullest, Louis Dazy creates some of the most beautiful images we have ever seen on film. Learn more about his craft and the ideals he swears by in this short interview.
We've teamed up with the creators of the Indie Street Film Festival for the Cinematic Images Competition. We're looking for the most unique photographers who are able to find a balance between cinema and still photographic styles. The winner will receive 2 All-Access badges to the festival.
I have come back after a week of my TEN AND ONE Artistic Residency at Lomography HQ in Vienna with my head full of ideas and projects that I would like to start and try out. By the end of the week I have a book (almost) full of tips, anecdotes and pure Lomographic love.
It's been over a month since I left Vienna after spending a fantastic week with all the 2016 TEN AND ONE winners. Looking back at the photos I captured brings a smile to my face as I remember the fun memories of the experience I had with my fellow Lomographers.
There is a well-known saying: "It's not about the destination; it's about the journey."Although we do agree on this matter, sometimes it truly is about both of these things. Over the years, we have been writing about many beautiful destinations, and we have pictures to prove it.