New Yorker filmmaker Ken Jacobs was a central figure in the post-war experimental cinema and the avant-garde movement of the '60s and '70s. His exploration and innovations in filmmaking, from his first films to his recent digital video experiment have influenced countless of artists. He is widely considered as a founder of American avant-garde cinema.
Jacobs is the director of "Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son (1969)" which was admitted to the National Film Registry in 2006. His "Star Spangled to Death (2004)" is a seven-hour largely consisting of found footage.
His influences were from his fascination for early cinema -- found footage was his dominant inspiration as he would deconstruct the cinematic narratives and manipulate them.
Learn more about the filmmaker through this portrait video.
The mid-20th century was the peak of avant-garde art, where artists and photographers resorted to alternative means to create artworks. The photocopier was one of them, and became a creative tool between the 60's and the 80's
Paris is considered the birthplace of photography, and arguably the place where street photography was developed. But it flourished as a genre only in the post-war era through the Humanist photography movement. Here are photographer Sabine Weiss' street images.
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.
The Most Anticipated Dual-Format Instant Camera is Now Available Worldwide! Check out the latest square shots from around the world and pick up your Lomo'Instant Square from the Lomography Ooline Shop. Whatch waiting for? Be there or be square!
Italian photographer Nino Migliori is famously known for his black and white abstract-humanistic photographs capturing the life of his hometown Bologna. This retrospective in Paris showcases his underestimated genius.
Luca's passion for photography brought her from Austria to NYC, made her Fashion & Fine Art Wedding Photographer, Art Director and founder of a print magazine. Her story reads like a modern fairy tale. Though, she likes to tell different stories with her photographs and we can't stop listening. Meet our new TEN AND ONE AWARDS judge!
The first installment of the Indiana Jones movie series was one of the top-grossing films and continues to be so today. It was a highly acclaimed film, and most noted for Spielberg's "desert chase" scene. Here, the guys at Shot by Shot break down the iconic piece.
Join us at the Soho store on Friday 26th January from 6pm for the Lomo'Instant Square Launch Party. See this new camera in the flesh and sip on some Monkey Shoulder Cocktails! Come along and bring your friends!
This lightweight and compact Art Lens System is three prime lenses in one. Shoot with a fixed focal length of 35mm, 50mm or 80mm and experiment with a wide range of f/stops and special aperture plates to achieve countless creative styles. Available in Canon EF, Nikon F or Pentax K mount! Now available for regular purchase!
Instant film photographer Elisabeth Gatterburg shies away from the typical splashes of the Warholian palette in instant photography and opts for a more classic, refined aesthetic found in vintage magazines and catalog using the Lomo'Instant Wide and the Fujifilm Monochrome Instax Wide Film.
In the 1970's, photographer Mike Mandel once stood on a Hollywood sidewalk, with his camera focusing on passerby cars and the people inside them. The results lead to an interesting series of street photography reflecting the attitudes of people while on-the-go.