It is the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. Let’s remember the occasion with rare photographs from The Last Full Measure, an exhibition at the Library of Congress.
Do you still know your history? Today is the 150th anniversary of the US Civil War, which is considered as the bloodiest and deadliest war in American history. Troops from the North and the South battled over rights and slavery where over 500,000 people died. The Civil War was a pivotal turning point n history that in more ways than one, defined a nation.
But amidst all this, the soldiers still had time to pose and prune in front of the cameras as evidenced by these photos from the Liljenquist Family Collection which is currently on display at The Library of Congress.
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From its charming design to the dreamy photographs it takes, it's hard not to be smitten with the Diana F+. On its 10th year celebration, Lomographers and longtime fans of Lomography's reigning retro queen remember how their first meeting with this lovely camera evolved to an everlasting love.
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.
UK based film photographer and Creative Director of The Earth Issue talked to us about her latest series of photographs that were exhibited at the Jam Factory in Oxford and her reasons for choosing to shoot with film.
The beauty of having different languages is that some concepts are estranged from us. That doesn't mean we can't relate to it, though. Let's put a name on the feeling of being overwhelmed by the universe with ‘degrassé’.
Lomography have teamed up with the Museum of London to offer you tickets to see the London Nights exhibition, a collection of over 200 works by 60 photographers that document London at night. You could also win some Simple Use Cameras and some groovy MOL merch too!
They say it's a small world, but our critter friends beg to differ. From an ant's point of view, the world is vast and overwhelming. Lomography's Fisheye No. 2 mimics this unique angle for a fresher photographic perspective.
Aside from browsing through beautiful photographs and reading interesting articles, hanging out in the shoutbox is another worthwhile activity to do in the community. Not only will you get updated on the latest in photography, you’ll also have a chance to share ideas, tips, and stories with fellow shutterbugs across the globe. The shoutbox is always brimming with entertaining conversation and it's all because of these Lomographers.
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy shares her thoughts about photographing an almost overpowering landscape, Mount Rainier in Washington State.
The best kind of street photography is the type where an outsider can see and learn so much about an unfamiliar place. Wherever he may go, London-based analogue photographer Claudio Gomboli possesses the gift of seeing and capturing daily street life with truth and beauty in them.
Alia Sheikh is a UK-based photographer, filmmaker & Senior Development Producer at the BBC. She took her beloved Lomo'Instant Wide on a recent travel excursion and told us her story about the joys of shooting with instant.