In this day and age when computer-generated music is prevalent and most musicians would use technology to emulate the sound of certain musical instruments, it is refreshing to see and hear a band who takes effort to play music the traditional way – that is, with, uh … real musical instruments.
Yours Truly, a group of creative folks whose passion is to document artists at work, tapped The Morning Benders for this Phil Spector “Wall of Sound”-inspired version of “Excuses,” a track from their 2010 album Big Echo. The “Wall of Sound” is a production technique that Phil Spector was famous for, in which he gathered groups of musicians to play the same parts in unison and recording the performance with the use of an echo chamber to create a lush, full sound.
For this special performance, the band collaborated with musician friends and the Echo Chamber Orchestra; the result is very heartwarming, melodic, and LSS-worthy. This video was filmed last year, but it never gets old.
The song is a classic – see for yourself and check out the video below!
It's no secret that the community is a treasure trove of film photography tips and techniques. And this artistic atmosphere is what exactly piqued Kellie Leming's interest. In this interview, our newcomer of the week from Nashville, Tennesse opens up about how the music community in her hometown inspires her to be positive and creative and what shooting on film means to her.
An indie band from Singapore, Take Two, released a music video for their song 'In Your Arms' earlier this year. The video was shot and produced by SNAP productions with the Pixelstick to create stunning light-painting effects. Read on to know more about the production of the video and what the people at SNAP Productions think about the Pixelstick!
By far the oddest-looking camera I own, the Electric Eye is an auto-exposure viewfinder camera made by Bell & Howell in the late 1950s. I picked one up online and ended up with another one, that came with a very cool, retro looking carrying case, from my grandfather. It took a little while to try these two out but after running some film I found that this camera is a lot of fun to shoot with.
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The music video for Stefano Benni and Fausto Mesolella's "Van Gogh" features piked lights and textured backdrops. Consider it director Alfredo Buonanno's version of a swiped palette of paint. His tool? Lomography's ode to the first photographic lens, the Daguerreotype Achromat.
It's no secret that the Lubitel 166+ produces bold, saturated colours that'll make your jaw drop to the floor! But the tones and contrast of this twin-lens camera carry across to black and white just as brilliantly. Here are some breathtaking grayscale photographs from our Online Community!
An old-school movie theatre and a smartphone walk into a bar... It may sound like the start of a cheesy joke your crazy uncle tells you over and over again, but to Luckies of London, it sounded like a chance to merge their love of analogue with modern technology! We sat down with Xavier Unwin, the Creative Director at Luckies of London, to talk about their fantastic Smartphone Projector 2.0.
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Lomographers are the lifeline of this community, their words and photographs bridging gaps and differences and opening entirely new worlds to their fellow lomographers. In this recap, we handpicked 10 of the most memorable articles from this year's archive penned by no less than our community members.
Although many elements are what make up a picture, to produce a sublime landscape photograph is a hit-and-miss; personal style is the dictator. And this is how formation and colors are what make up the diverse landscape pieces of photographer Luca Tombolini into paintings.
Inspired by the seventies, this young artist makes it seem that such an epoch lives forever in her photographs, perfectly maintaining the spirit of the time which was characterized by a multitude of colours, contrasts and famous disco moves.
The paintings of Rembrandt van Rijn and Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio are known for their mastery of brightness and contrast in portraiture or scenery. Their influence on the visual arts has extended even to photography. In this capsule lesson, we tackle the principle of chiaroscuro, a technique used by the Renaissance artists to master light and shadow.
Futuristic electronic duo Prince Rama reached out for a chance to test the Fisheye. Based on their energy and music, which involves elements of performance art, dance-club initiation rite, and vintage VH-1 hair-metal-bravado, we couldn't resist. We were not disappointed by what they came up with!
Eleanor Hardwick is a multidisciplinary artist from Oxford who, despite her young age, already has 10 years of experience in photography. In this interview, she tells Lomography about the themes that inspire her art, be it music, illustration, writing, or photography.