There's infinite fascination with the roots of photography. As of today, photography's history runs short, but its young chronicle has much to boast as photographic technology ever goes forward.
There are many origin stories and dates of photography, but the most known one begins with William Henry Fox Talbot, known as the father of photography. A portrait by John Moffat to Gillian Wearing's "Me as Talbot" in 2013 mimics a portrayal of Talbot with his mousetrap camera. Photography began as a scientific medium and a way to cover the vernacular. Soon it grew to artistic pursuit, commercial enterprise, to the amateur pastime.
A History of Photography runs at the Eastman Museum in New York until April 1, 2018, depicts how photographers refer to the medium, and to themselves, as image markers and seers of the process.
If there's anything we can all agree on, it's that we all love to eat, especially good food. So much that they even inspire us in our art. Allow Susan Bright to walk us through with the fascinating and whimsical history of food photography.
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.
Alberto Ros is a Spanish photographer who grew up surrounded by photography. He became a part of the photography world early on, and he has been fascinated with it ever since. His project Hidden Humanity will take your breath away and raise many questions regarding the society we live in.
Photographer and art director Luca-Mercedes Stemer is one of the founders of HONEST., a magazine dedicated to preserving the tangible aspect of film photography. In this interview, she looks back on her early days as a young photographer and dishes out some tips on how to make it in the industry.
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.
While mobile phones continue now to overthrow even the DSLRs, film photography has its way of slowly crawling back up to the hearts of people, serving as a way to escape the easy-art, convenient-creation provided by technology. Meet photographer Aleks Dakovski, an analogue shooter.
We at Lomography know that film photography is alive and well, but it has also begun to attract some high-profile attention as analog processes rise in popularity. Recently, Al Roker and the Today Show visited Lomography NYC to find out just what it is about film that people love so much.
For the beginner, encountering film photography can be intimidating, as it often requires much thought than in digital photography. But when you do get to learn the ropes, it becomes part of the habit, and there's definitely a payoff in shooting analogue.
Very often you will see kids today with their noses touching the screen of a tablet. While this may all develop children's fascination and curiosity, as a parent, you actually lose quality time with them. It's the holidays and it's the perfect time to share your love for analogue photography.
Traveling by van across the United States for much of his adult life has left Danny Dempsey with a lot of visual experiences-- something that has proved overwhelming in the past. Through a practice of photography, he's learned to tune his vision and see each moment as it occurs.
Nikon is today's one of the oldest camera and optics manufacturer to date, established in Tokyo, 1917. It has now reached its centennial year in 2017, and the corporation looks back at its eventful past through photographers and photography, as well as the cameras that made them renowned.