Italian filmmaker Michelangelo Antonini is known for his well-composed, almost geometric shots in cinema. He's also fond of shooting rear and back views of the figures in his films.
Often the camera focuses on the frontal features of people -- the face. the eyes, nose, and lips have a language of their own. They speak volumes to the viewer despite the absence of audible words. The back shot mystifies this, making the viewer ever curious and deductive to whatever subtle hint or clues they may get from the person in focus.
Watch this montage of backshots from the Italian filmmaker's oeuvre.
Lomographer Yoshitaka Goto is known in the community for his jaw-dropping multiple exposure photographs shot with the Lomo LC-A+ and splitzer. In this brief interview, our TEN AND ONE Awards judge from Japan speaks his mind about his passion for shooting experimental images.
NYC based photographer Christopher Logan is well known for his unique way of capturing the fashion scene from around the globe on film. Teen Vogue once said his photos are "the coolest way to view Fashion Week". So we handed him our Neptune Art Lens System and let him do his thing. See for yourself.
The famous draughtsman for Punch Magazine was more known as chief cartoonist and illustrator, but like all artists during the humble beginnings of the photographic medium, he also tried his hand with the camera. Unlike the rest who shot inside studios, he shot images outdoors.
Italian photographer Andrea Taurisano's been a lover of the analogue life for the past 15 years, and there's no sign of stopping him. For World Pinhole Photography Day, , he shares some of his dreamy Diana Pinhole shots to the Lomography community.
Germany-based filmmaker Patrick Mueller returns to the Lomography Magazine with yet another incredible short film. This time, he shares his adaptation, shot with the LomoChrome Purple 16mm, of H.P. Lovecraft's horror masterpiece "The Colour Out of Space".
Passionate about cinema, Stan Thuret has been sailing in Bretagne from an early age. In October 2017, after 4 years of preparation, he was one of the 81 competitors at the start of the Mini-Transatlantique race, with his video camera and his Diana Mini.
What separates Ed van der Elsken from the objective photographer is that he partakes in the scenes he framed. Known for his works in the 1970's and its subcultures, Elsken was the photographer of the bohemians, the ruffians, the artists, the culturally marginalized.
Longstanding community member Toby Mason (aka fotobes) is now one of our TEN AND ONE AWARD judges. He has been shooting in analogue for many years and mixes up colour drenched xpro shots with double exposures and film swaps with the likes of HODACHROME.
A while back I had the unique chance to hang a little with Muhammad Yunus in Uganda. The professor from Bangladesh is no other than a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate for the implementation for micro credits and a shining icon of social business. Now he and his supporters are trying to make the world a better place, in real.
Nick Collingwood is an avid film photographer and active Lomography community member in New York City. He loves experimenting, which is why the LomoChrome Purple was his choice of film for his travels to Joshua Tree National Park and Portugal.
A little while ago, Lomographer Matthew Alexander organized a LomoWalk for analog photographers in his hometown, beautiful Beacon, NY. He wanted to get to know and connect the film photography community of his town and invited everyone on a Saturday walk on Main Street.
For lomographer Ana Batrićević, shooting on film is a welcome break from her mostly digital work. With her grandfather's camera, she documents the world around her in nostalgic hues, a process that serves as a reminder of her childhood. Get to know our newcomer of the week in this interview.