Film photography has been a source of inspiration not only for aspiring photographers, but also for many artists! Take a look at some beautiful artworks inspired by various film cameras.
Many years after the emergence of the digital age, analog photography has without a doubt maintained influence and significance in the art world. The proof not only lies in those who still shoot film, but also those who find inspiration in the beauty of film cameras themselves. These artists have shown their love for film not only through snapshots, but also through brush strokes, pencil lines, and dabs of paint!
Here are some lovely works of art inspired by Lomographic cameras and other analog cameras.
Do you have a stunning artwork inspired by your favorite film cameras? Tell us about it and show off your masterpiece through a comment below!
Acclaimed Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki is known for his art-erotic portraits of women. One would think his models were his sources of inspiration, but his wife Yoko was the only woman to truly move him.
In Japan, vending machines have become a staple and iconic infrastructure that does not only resonate as a convenient machine for emergencies, but also as a source of relief, comfort, and light. We talk to photographer Eiji Ohashi as he reveals his thoughts.
Community newcomer Sharyn Bachleda (@sharynbachleda) uses her passion for arts not only as a means of self-expression, but also to help others find their own voice. In this interview, she opens up about what film photography means to her and what pushes her to keep exploring this medium.
In the art world, there's an unspoken rule that one has to stick with a single art form: a "'til death do us part" pact between medium and artist. But English artist Rebecca Rose Harris doesn't like to boxed in four corners. Her photography is a reflection of her other works with various mediums.
Her passion for photography stemmed from a deep bond with her father who taught her the ins and outs of operating a film camera. Now, she writes poetry not only with words but also with light. Get to know our featured community newcomer Sabrina (@rebeccared) in this brief interview.
Alberto Ros is a Spanish photographer who grew up surrounded by photography. He became a part of the photography world early on, and he has been fascinated with it ever since. His project Hidden Humanity will take your breath away and raise many questions regarding the society we live in.
A slight contrast to what is usually on display in The Rubin Museum of Art in Chelsea, Henri Cartier-Bresson's work has taken place for some time in the scared home of many ancient Himalayan artworks and pieces of the surrounding areas, including India.
Last year Lomography UK sent out some Lomo’instant Wide cameras to be tested out by our most prolific community members and instant photography fanatics. We take a look back at the highlights and remind ourselves of how versatile this instant beauty is!
Portrait photographer Brock Sanders has always been interested in film photography since a very young age. He experimented with the Diana F+, and speaks of the way using a different camera and ratio changed the shooting process + tips for new photographers.
All right, film may not be the most used in all photographic purposes, but the growing numbers of users in the realm of art photography should not be dismissed. Here's what you can expect when the analogue grind becomes a usual among art photographers again.