As far as interesting photo projects go, this one seems to be the most bizarre because instead of using traditional medium to print on; they use grass.
We know, that's pretty far fetched and kind of beats the purpose of taking photographs but it's honestly a fresh take on the whole process of photography. Other unique photography projects like taking pictures and printing them on stone have been out there so this may not be actually a surprise.
Artists Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey are the masterminds behind this unconventional process. Their methods are rooted in scientific principles. They use large patches of grass (hung on walls and framed in canvass) and project an image onto it using a projector. Science then kicks in as chlorophyll in the grass change its color. It's like art and science wrapped in a quirky and quite interesting package.
This goes to show that sometimes you can really come up with creative content when you think out of the box.
Jesse Macht, aka musician Race The Tide, created tons of instant memories shot using the Lomo'Instant Automat while out on a recent DIY tour across the country in collaboration with Airstream and Pendleton. He shares the photographs and the tour diary with us here.
German photographer Hans Hansen came to prominence while he was taking photography campaigns for Lufthansa in the 60's. Initially a graphic designer-in-the-making, the self-taught photographer saw a connection between graphic design and photography.
For the more advanced photographers, using film stock and typical printing processes can already be boring. To challenge themselves, they take on the high, antique art of alternative printing processes. The kallitype is among the usual processes.
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.
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.
Throwing an awesome party is always a good idea! Invite a couple of friends over and dance until your feet hurt. A reunion with old friends will bring up lots of old memories and encourage you to make new ones.
Looking for a new way of shooting wide-angle scenes, architectural shots, and creative portraits? Create a panograph — a series of photo fragments that are assembled together to make a bigger, complete image.