Seventeen years ago, a grunge rock legend said adieu to the world. His name was Kurt Cobain.
If Nancy Spungen had Sid Vicious, then Courtney Love had Kurt Cobain. Their romance made the world envious: he was the grunge king and she was his riot muse. Even though their love story was ephemeral, they gave birth to a beautiful daughter named Frances Bean.
Everyone loved Kurt: his family, his friends, and his fans from all over the world. Sadly, all things, good or bad, always come to an end. After his recurring confinement in rehabilitation centers, Kurt became depressed and suicidal. On April 5th 1994, he passed away due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A suicide note was found in the room where he died. The world sulked for Nirvana’s lead singer and songwriter’s demise. He was 27 years young.
Let us remember Kurt Cobain and his music through this humble tribute of his classic photographs in monochrome. Following his death, the photograph above became a cover for Rolling Stones magazine. Below are 17 more photographs (from unknown photographers) which would constantly remind us how great Cobain was.
I’ve been shooting analogue as long as I can remember but it wasn’t until a few months ago that I was introduced to instant photography. So, you can imagine when I was given the chance to try out the recently introduced Lomo’Instant Wide, I “instantly” said yes and hit the streets of Vienna!
A couple of years ago marcus_loves_film had the opportunity to spend time at a lodge more than half a century old in Woodruff, Wisconsin. Through these photographs, he had documented one night of his stay.
September marks the 60th anniversary of James Dean's death. Dean is remembered not only for his roles in American films, but also for his iconic image associated with teenage rebellion. Filmmaker Anton Corbijn honors James Dean in "LIFE," a new film that showcases the special friendship between the young actor and photographer Dennis Stock who made Dean immortal through his pictures. Take part in our new competition and win movie tickets, James Dean posters, an illustrated book and a Diana F+ camera.
Nearly 30 years ago, producer Stefano Amoretti and photographer Mino Tristovskij discovered a box containing the complete works of Italian criminologist and forensic photographer Luigi Tomellini. Soon, the world will get to see Tomellini's works in one comprehensive catalogue.
At the end of October last year, René Burri, a great master of photography of the last century, passed away. As a tribute to him, I would like to show you some photos that I took last month at EXPO 2015 in Milan, which was inspired by his series featuring the world's fairs held in Osaka, Okinawa, and Montreal. Take a look!
In order to escape the world of facts and figures, tax auditor Martin Dietrich discovered photography as his creative counterpart almost seven years ago. On a trip to Paris he fell in love with analog photography and the magic of film has been fascinating to him since then. But he also appreciates the benefits of digital photography. For Lomography he tested the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens on his Fuji X-Pro 1 camera. Check out Martin's photos and learn more about the founder of the popular Neoprime magazine.
This is a tribute to a great English social street photographer, Roger Mayne, who passed away last year. His masterfully documented photographs of the working class life on the streets of London after World War II are poetic and humanitarian.
Stu Chapman is the founder of Indisposable Concept, a project to encourage people around the world to share what's indispensable about film. What rocks his world as an ambassador of the analogue lifestyle? We asked him to show us with a Konstruktor F.
See the world in a whole new way with our Lomography Fisheye cameras! Selected editions now on sale at 20% off! Fisheye cases at 50% off! Order within the month and get a free Fisheye keychain with every camera, and a free Circle Cutter when you buy a Fisheye case with your camera!
Doug DuBois spent five summers photographing the small neighborhood of Russell Heights in Ireland to capture the essence of coming of age: the inevitable loss of youth and the imminent transition into adulthood. Those four years resulted in his latest book, My Last Day At Seventeen. The book is a visual tale told through a collection of photographs and gives an alternative perspective through a comic narrative around the same subject. This creative combination of two distinct narratives in one book not only works wonderfully in visual terms; it also serves as an essential tool that lets the reader dig deeper into the story being told, making one go back to the book over and over again, yet from a new perspective, every single time.
Unexpected detours sometimes make travel so memorable. On a stop in Spain during their tour around Europe years ago, @alexroarsatlyons and his friends took a leaf out of a fellow traveler's book and had a spur-of-the-moment trip to Terifa.
Originally trained as a classical scholar, Arnold Genthe was a self-taught photographer famous for, to name a few, his photographs of San Francisco's Chinatown in the early 1900s, autochromes, and portraits which included famous individuals, dancers, and women with his beloved pet, Buzzer the cat.