Back in the days when the photo booths were analogue, when I needed to take a picture for a document, I would always take at least one friend with me. I had to make the first two pictures look good (very hard, I was made to be on the other side of the lens, I’m everything but photogenic) so that my friend(s) could pop into the booth for the last two.
In Lisbon you could find these precious mostly in subway stations. And it was very hard to find one that worked properly!
Sorry for the dust, bits of tobacco and other stuff, these pictures used to be in my wallet for a long time!
It's been over a month since I left Vienna after spending a fantastic week with all the 2016 TEN AND ONE winners. Looking back at the photos I captured brings a smile to my face as I remember the fun memories of the experience I had with my fellow Lomographers.
Remember those carefree adolescent days where nothing else mattered? Everything looks so innocent and untainted. Japanese photographer Mini Yamaguchi journals the period of youth in an ephemeral style.
Lomography Soho celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Diana F+ with a special, sparkly photo booth complete with groovy cocktails and lots of 70's sparkle. We documented the day with the Diana F+ with the Instant back and a prototype of the Lomo'Instant Square.
“This is the story before the sun sets, before one boy goes and leaves the other behind. Their names are maybe Denver, maybe Karlo, Their names do not matter. They are every boy who ever had a brother, who found out alone that fireflies die and mermaids never lived.”
It's becoming a trend among serious analogue photographers to make their own gear from scratch -- be it from the compact 35mm, to medium 120, to large format for silver gelatin processes. Photographer Dieter Schneider is one of those photographers.
Greta Gerwig's directoral debut in Lady Bird is something to not be missed. By showing us what how even the most confident of people can be torn down to their barest bones by coming to terms with the question "who am I?" A question asked by the story as well as the camera.
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