Tag: early photography

  • Oddly Fascinating Photos of the 'Living' Dead

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-10-30
    Oddly Fascinating Photos of the 'Living' Dead

    I've given everyone a fair bit of the fun side of Halloween, so now that we're counting down the hours to the spooky celebration, it's time for me to bring on the fright side. I have to warn you though--the photos you are about to see are potentially nightmare-inducing. If you're ready, read on to see some compelling photos of people you might not believe were already dead by the time they were photographed.

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  • Edward Curtis' Defining Portraiture on Native Americans

    written by lomographymagazine on 2016-07-15 #people
    Edward Curtis' Defining Portraiture on Native Americans

    Early photographs of Native Americans by photographer and ethnologist Edward Curtis are now up on viewing here at Lomography.

    2016-07-15
  • A Retrospective of 19th Century Photography

    written by lomographymagazine on 2017-05-17 #news
    A Retrospective of 19th Century Photography

    Revisit early photography and the pioneers of the art at a retrospective display in Amsterdam.

    2017-05-17
  • Swimming Geishas

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-08-23
    Swimming Geishas

    What comes to mind when you think of turn of the century Japan during the latter half of the Meji Era? Geishas in Bathing Suits? Perhaps not. The pairings of the courtly Geisha in a revealing bathing suit - what was thought of back then as "revealing" - is a sight for sore eyes and a rarity. After the jump, come to a new-found appreciation for the artistic hostess.