Carl Barat and the Manic Street Preachers - Lomographers?

2010-10-20 4

Film cameras make an appearance in two top album releases: The Libertine’s Carl Barat on the cover of his new solo album and the cover of The Manic Street Preachers new release. Does this mean they share a love of Lomography?

Carl Barat releases his long awaited solo album this month and has chosen to use his own photography in the artwork. Carl told NME magazine “The artwork’s basically just photographic,” he said. “The front cover is basically me just taking a photograph in the mirror. Just because it’s a self-titled professional album and I’m just kind of naked and it just shows me how it is.” He added: “I didn’t want to be clever about it. I thought the mirror thing’s quite clever, but I’ve been told that’s been done a lot.”

He talks about his photography in a video interview for NME here

Meanwhile The Manics are sporting an instant camera on the cover of their new album. Postcards from a young man features a black and white photograph of British actor Tim Roth holding an instant camera.

Two album covers, two cameras. Do you know of any other new releases with Lomo connections?

written by discodrew on 2010-10-20 #news #carl-barat-manic-street-preachers-album-covers-2010

4 Comments

  1. fookshit
    fookshit ·

    yes carl! no pete from now on.

  2. rav_bunneh
    rav_bunneh ·

    Awesome... but also I have to say Tim Roth is now one of my fav. actors since he supports instant cameras. :3 He also makes shirtless lomography look good; something you wont ever catch me doing!

  3. neitschel
    neitschel ·

    a german band called Erdmöbel released the album "Krokus" with a lomo on its cover.
    www.israbox.com/uploads/posts/2010-09/1284800473_51elt-j0ed…

  4. ghost
    ghost ·

    as can be seen by the Jack Holga and Meg Diana+, the white stripes use all analouge photos for their artwork and whatnot. and their newest film, Under Great White Northern Lights, is shot in all film.

More Interesting Articles

  • Ladytron Member and LomoAmigo Reuben Wu Produces Video Installation for Google

    written by lomographymagazine on 2016-01-07 #videos #people
    Ladytron Member and LomoAmigo Reuben Wu Produces Video Installation for Google

    In Reuben Wu's world, analogue and digital clank together to make irresistible synthpop. Much to our glee, he does the same with still and moving photography. His new project "Ascension" displays his brand of visual surrealism we've come to love.

    2016-01-07 1
  • Explore Osaka with Yamanaka Yuko's AM Renault

    written by Lomography on 2015-10-24 #gear #places #people
    Explore Osaka with Yamanaka Yuko's AM Renault

    As a core member of Yamanaka Yuko, a local hiking group based in Hong Kong, AM Renault is deeply in love with nature. He is also part of the creative photography group Six Dimen Boy and is good at intertwining photography with art and design elements -- making photos not only useful for documenting what we see, but also as a means to tickle the imagination. The young and talented AM tried out the New Russar+ lens while traveling in Japan with his father. He talks about his experience and shares the sights from his journey in this Lomography Magazine exclusive.

    2015-10-24
  • LomoAmigos: PINS

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-11-13 #people
    LomoAmigos: PINS

    Faith Holgate, Lois McDonald, Anna Donigan and Sophie Galpin make up PINS, a Manchester-based band that has released two albums and crafted a unique, raw and confident sound. The band is signed to Bella Union, run by ex Cocteau Twins member Simon Raymonde and have been documenting their rock'n'roll life with the La Sardina camera.

    2015-11-13 1
  • Shop News

    The New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens now ready to ship!

    The New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens now ready to ship!

    Great news! Our previous KickStarter success, the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens, is now in stock and ready to ship! What are you waiting for? Go to the shop and grab yours now!

  • LomoAmigo: Courtney Barnett

    written by Lomography on 2015-10-14 #people
    LomoAmigo: Courtney Barnett

    Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett sings about the frustrations, disappointments and the mundane aspects of life in her own animated and sometimes Dylan-esque style. Her debut album "Sometimes I Sit and Think and Sometimes I Just Sit" was released this year and has been getting positive reviews. We tweeted about her new album and she responded to say that she loved Lomography. It was the perfect opportunity for a shoot and an interview.

    2015-10-14 5
  • Watch: Shelley - A LomoChrome Purple 16mm Movie By Julian Hand

    written by shhquiet on 2015-11-18 #news #videos #gear
    Watch: Shelley - A LomoChrome Purple 16mm Movie By Julian Hand

    In case you missed the news, the LomoChrome Purple film that you know and love is now available in 16mm format, in limited quantities only. If you have a 16mm camera or know someone else who does, make sure to share the news! This beautiful film delivers a nostalgic, dream-like effect in purple tones. To illustrate, check out the movie by Julian Hand after the jump ...

    2015-11-18 2
  • A Closer Look at Adam Donnelly and David Janeko's Site Specific Cameras

    written by Ciel Hernandez on 2016-04-17 #people
    A Closer Look at Adam Donnelly and David Janeko's Site Specific Cameras

    Sometimes it takes two to make an ambition happen. Adam Donnelly and David Janesko's partnership is a success story of building cameras out of the earth.

    2016-04-17 2
  • Shop News

    Share your smartphone memories instantly with the Fujifilm Instax SHARE SP-2 Printer

    Share your smartphone memories instantly with the Fujifilm Instax SHARE SP-2 Printer

    Give your smartphone photos that analogue touch with the Fuji Instax Share Smartphone Printer! Shoot with your smartphone, send photos via the free app, and print on Fuji Instax Mini film! Both Silver and Gold version now available in the shop! *available in selected markets

  • Stephen Dowling Takes the LC-A to New Zealand

    written by lomographysoholondon on 2016-06-08 #people
    Stephen Dowling Takes the LC-A to New Zealand

    Stephen Dowling recently revisited his hometown of New Zealand and took along the trusty LC-A camera. He shared his photos with us and talked about his long time love affair with this classic, compact camera!

    2016-06-08 3
  • Lomography X FOTO HITS Medium Format Rumble

    written by Lomography on 2015-11-26 #news
    Lomography X FOTO HITS Medium Format Rumble

    With an expanded field of view and its ability to produce high quality images and capture minute detail, medium format photography has become the top choice of many photographers. Lomography is working hard to make sure that it keeps going with the continued production of medium format film and cameras. The current issue of German magazine FOTO HITS focuses on medium format photography. And with this rumble, we want to prove why medium format photography is king. Take your Diana F+, Holga 120, Lubitel 166+ or the new Lomo LC-A 120 and show us your best square shots!

    2015-11-26 2
  • Lomo'Instant Wide Gallery: Standard Mode

    written by Lomography on 2015-10-14 #news #gear
    Lomo'Instant Wide Gallery: Standard Mode

    By ‘wide’ we mean plenty of room for antics. Our new instant camera covers more ground and generously supports experiments. The standard mode is a good introduction. Lomo’Instant Wide will help you brighten a scene worthy of a cool, white-framed keepsake.

    2015-10-14
  • Shop News

    Discounts abound! Grab the deal of your dreams!

    Discounts abound! Grab the deal of your dreams!

    Grab the deal of your dreams with Lomography deals! Get Instant cameras, camera bags and other amazing accessories up to 70% off!

  • Motion Pictures: LomoKino Films by UNT New Media

    written by katphip on 2016-07-22 #gear #culture #people #places
    Motion Pictures: LomoKino Films by UNT New Media

    12 New Media students from the University of Texas, all armed with Lomography cameras, travelled to New York City for an advanced studio art course in May 2016. They each shot one roll of film in a LomoKino per day, and the results were exciting and diverse. Read more here.

    2016-07-22
  • First Impressions of the New Jupiter 3+ Lens: AM Renault of Yamanaka Yuko

    written by phyllistc on 2016-02-29 #people
    First Impressions of the New Jupiter 3+ Lens: AM Renault of Yamanaka Yuko

    Photographer AM Renault is a core member of Yamanaka Yuko and Six Dimen Boy. He is deeply in love with nature, a thing he always intertwines with photography and design. This time, Lomography is honored to have AM Renault shoot with the New Jupiter 3+ Art Lens. What's more, one of his photos has been chosen as the cover of the product package.

    2016-02-29
  • Camera Collection: Ståle's (sierravictor) Treasured Gear

    written by lomography on 2016-05-21
    Camera Collection: Ståle's (sierravictor) Treasured Gear

    In 2009, he chanced upon a compact camera that marked the beginning of his gear hunting sprees. In this interview, lomographer sierravictor shares his impressive collection comprised of cameras handed down by family and friends and gears bought from online shops.

    2016-05-21 8