Paris has been known as the home of photography. Paris is where its history began and truly flourished, thanks to Louis Daguerre's daguerreotype, photography became a popular, commercialized medium. Majority of the early photographers are taken in Paris as well; however, there are some few documented about the French provincial areas. Here are some photographs and postcards of Southeastern France during the olden times, around the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Images are from the Flickr Commons, under the public domain.
We had a chat with Burcu Böcekler, whose panoramic photo series called Panoramic Traces of Byzantine and Roman architecture of Istanbul are currently on exhibition in Lomography Embassy Store Istanbul. Here, she shares her experience with the Sprocket Rocket camera, panoramic photography and her use of cyanotype technique.
The ever experimental rock band from Alaska, "Portugal. The Man", gave a stellar performance of both their old and new tunes on September 17 in Gasometer, Vienna, and we brought our Neptune Convertible Art Lens System to capture their musical magic.
One of the most important and most talked about photographic equipment today is the camera lens. There's a variety of it. But have you ever tried going lens-less, the way photography was before? The good old days of pinhole photography.
Instant photography is on the rise for 2017, so for those who haven't made the jump yet, or beginners of instant film, here are some common mistakes when taking up instant photography and a few reminders, tips on how to avoid them.
Lomography and musician Pieta Brown are teaming up for a competition inspired by her song "In The Light". Pieta will incorporate submissions in the official video for the song "In The Light (with Calexico)" from her recent album of collaborations, Postcards (March 2017, LUSTRE RECORDS).
Germany was one of the leading pioneers of fashion photography, elevating the catalog and magazine prints as fine art. In this gallery is a series of images from a photographer obscured by history, Imre von Santho.
The human face has been a never-ending study since the beginning of art history. Recognition has been part of the study, and mostly, it's the most defining, prominent figures of public life that are under artistic examinations. Photography does it as well.
Photography's role as a communicator of the complex and complicated have never been more amplified in the 20th century. Here are three decades of American history that marks some of the most important moments, taken by none other than the most respected photographers.
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.
These vintage images are some fascinating, trivial ones that just explore one of the experiments of inventor Alexander Graham Bell in his collaboration with Lawrence Hargrave. To put simply, an experiment on building a kite sturdy enough to carry both man and machine.