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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Curious about infrared photography? Check out Júlia Brümmer's work here and learn more about the infrared photographic process and have a closer look at the differences between Lomochrome Purple and Infrared Photos.
March is Women's History Month and we want to take a closer look at the wonderful women behind cameras all over the country. LomoAmigo Mirella Cardoso talked to us about how she found herself in her own photographs when she started taking self-portraits.