Introduced in the late 1920s and bearing a tack-sharp Zeiss Tessar lens, the Rolleiflex appealed to the international ranks of professional photographers – along with another German product called “Leica.”
Any discussion of twin-lens cameras goes back to the source – the original Rolleiflex camera. Introduced in the late 1920s and bearing a tack-sharp Zeiss Tessar lens, the Rolleiflex appealed to the international ranks of professional photographers – along with another German product called “Leica.” They loved its solid construction, bright waist-level composition system, and its excellent 120 film format – which yielded superior enlargements and resolution. It won the Grand Prix at the World Exhibition in 1937, and its creators – Reinholf Heidecke and Paul Franke – entered the canon of legendary photographic visionaries.
Belgian photographer Bieke Depoorter is a Magnum Photos member known for exploring the social landscape of Egypt and documenting the downsides of the uprising. Beyond the news media and politics, she looks into the homes and families.
Autumn leaves and flowers design the surroundings as the cold gets nearer. It's a different world to see everything that was once lush green, turn to its contrasting reds and oranges. Enjoy the short autumn days and long cold nights with this Monday Moodboard.
Known as one of the most important contemporary artists and photographers today, Wolfgang Tillmans is known for his exploration of the photographic medium's foundations through a diverse body of work and observation.
We collected some of the latest LomoKino films so far for your viewing pleasure. So sit back, relax and reminisce, as fleeting moments are captured and forever visualized with the LomoKino. The smallest things in life should be held precious -- show that in the analogue way.
Our featured lomographer is a doll maker from Romania who takes inspiration from fairy tales and dreams. Get to know Oana, or @melanispixe in the Lomography community, in this Newcomer of the Week interview.
We've finally nailed down the basic colors from primary to secondary; now it's time to study other colors, hybrids, and palettes that make this world more complex and non-binary. We run in gradients, and in a geopolitical world, there's illusory utopia in pastels.
Photography as a medium evolved more than just as a way of documenting and capturing real life. It became an avenue for creation and release of fiction. In Erika Zolli's photography, she translates her cognitions into surreal images.