The renowned fashion photographer Herb Ritts led a life of glamour with his camera -- photographing portraits and profiles of celebrities, models, and cultural figures from the 80's and 90's.
Some markers and distinctions from Ritts are how he uses geometry and light -- casting timeless forms and compositions. This short documentary allows his viewers to be intimate with the man behind the work, paying attention as to how he lived in Los Angeles, and how he developed his artistic eye. He ended the era of glamour, by introducing landscapes with models.
British fashion photographer Tim Walker has been known for his painterly fashion. Walker's "Garden of Earthly Delights" compromises of nude portraits and figures, carefully posed in seemingly casual and nonchalant moods, emitting old-world aesthetic qualities in them.
American photographer James Abbe wanted to have his breakthrough in photojournalism, but the muses had something else in mind. Known for his portraiture, Abbe's name is deemed as the photographer who captured the budding celebrity culture and aesthetic of the 1920's.
We gave our Simple Use Film Camera to the photographer Nicolas Kuttler: a perfect symbiosis of his spontaneous photography, influenced by the 90's and these 35mm pre-loaded analogue cameras. Nicolas tells us about his photographic practice and the importance of analogue in his work.
American photographer Ansel Adams remains one of the most renowned photographers today, and his photographs of American landscape and wilderness are iconic.. But there is more to Adams as a photographer. Turning away from mountain ranges, he also documented the WWII Manzanar relocation.
Love is in the air here at Lomography and in lieu of our 25th anniversary, what better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day by going back to the 101 and the Lomo basics? Here’s how Lomographers captured retro love, in the soulful beat of the 90’s.
A picture can tell innumerable stories and messages, and such is the photography of Igor Posner, whose oeuvre of St. Petersburg's streets and everyday culture can transcend larger-than-life, a feat that the wordsmiths of timeless Russian literature have mastered.
The '90s was a memorable, incredible decade. Apart from the founding of Lomography and the community, there were other fads and pop culture icons that made noise, forever etching in the minds of many... and the 90's was the decade of video games and the great console wars.
Everyone's favorite love letter to the 80's recently aired its full second season, continuously referencing various pop culture and trends of the decade. While nostalgia is a huge appeal of Stranger Things, it's also clever and aesthetically in-tune with iconic directors of then.