Tag: photograph

  • DearPhotograph: Photographs Are Like Memories

    written by thewretched on 2011-07-12
    DearPhotograph: Photographs Are Like Memories

    What you see is never quite what was actually there. Colors and contracts are false, light leaks erase parts of the scene. With time, photos - just like memories - can fade completely.

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  • The World’s Largest Camera and Photograph

    written by tomas_bates on 2011-04-21
    The World’s Largest Camera and Photograph

    In the summer of 2006, the biggest Pinhole camera in the world was built in an aircraft hangar in Irvine, California, USA. But it wasn’t just the biggest Pinhole camera ever - It’s also approved by the Guinness Book of Records as being the world’s largest camera of any kind AND it took the largest photo in history! This work of art was called ‘The Great Picture’ – Read on to find out more about the stunning achievement.

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  • Last But Not the Least: Albert Einstein's Last Photo

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2011-08-23
    Last But Not the Least: Albert Einstein's Last Photo

    Sometime in March 1955, theoretical physicist Albert Einstein was photographed in what seemed to be his home in Princeton, New Jersey. It was the last known photograph ever taken of the brilliant man whose name became synonymous to the word "genius."

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  • To Photo Or Not To Photo...

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-01-04
    To Photo Or Not To Photo...

    The scenes in these photographs are ones that everyone can't help but replicate. With the excess of photos out there, of landscapes, and shots of yourself from above, we may want to tone down the excessive taking of these pictures! Then again, if there's a twitch in your finger, there's no stopping you!

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  • Last But Not the Least: Marilyn Monroe's Last Photo

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2011-08-25
    Last But Not the Least: Marilyn Monroe's Last Photo

    A weekend before her death, the sultry Marilyn Monroe was photographed while hanging out with Frank Sinatra and jazz pianist Buddy Greco. Unknown to them, the photos from that weekend would end up being the last photos ever taken of the dazzling Hollywood icon.

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  • Just Forget Which Film You're Using.

    written by desiree on 2011-04-01 #gear #tutorials
    Just Forget Which Film You're Using.

    Maybe you know this, too: You take your camera out of your bag and don't think about the film, you have loaded. Unexpected funny pictures are the results.

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  • Creepy Film Photographs: The House With Laughing Windows, A Tale of Terror!

    written by andredimu on 2011-10-24
    Creepy Film Photographs: The House With Laughing Windows, A Tale of Terror!

    The House with Laughing Windows (Italian title: La casa dalle finestre che ridono) is a 1976 Italian mystery-horror film co-written and directed by Pupi Avati. The movie was filmed in Lido degli Scacchi, Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (the villa where the main character lives).

  • Last But Not the Least: Amelia Earhart's Last Photo

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2011-08-29
    Last But Not the Least: Amelia Earhart's Last Photo

    At the end of May 1937, accomplished aviatrix Amelia Earhart was photographed beside her navigator Fred Noonan in Los Angeles. Unknown to the aviation pioneer and the rest of the world, the AP file photo would end up among their very last photos, as they would disappear during their final flight to circumnavigate the world.

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  • Last But Not the Least: Princess Diana's Last Photo

    written by cruzron on 2011-08-24
    Last But Not the Least: Princess Diana's Last Photo

    Lady Diana's death was relived just a few years ago as the much-awaited inquest into her unfortunate accident went underway. Here's her Last Photo taken, mere seconds before her crash.

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  • By the Decade: 1940's Mugshots

    written by jeanmendoza on 2011-11-14
    By the Decade: 1940's Mugshots

    Mugshots of criminals were taken as early as the 1870's. Its purpose is for the authorities to have a record of the offender so that victims can easily identify them. Typically, mugshots have two parts -- one front-view and one side-view of the person. This time, we'll look at some mugshots taken in the 1940's.

  • Nature Calls You to Turkey Mountain

    written by alienmeatsack on 2014-02-25 #places
    Nature Calls You to Turkey Mountain

    Whether you enjoy hiking, biking or just taking in nature's offerings, Turkey Mountain Park in Tulsa, Oklahoma is for you. This small mountain park includes many different trails to explore, each with a multitude of types of scenery, plants and interesting artifacts from days gone past to experience year around.

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  • CBC News discovers and tells the charming story behind a 1939 Nat Geo photograph

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-12-11
    CBC News discovers and tells the charming story behind a 1939 Nat Geo photograph

    Vintage family photographs are among the most interesting pictures ever taken, but very few turn out with a charming story to tell. A researcher for a news network in Canada got intrigued with a photo of seven siblings in Quebec taken for National Geographic in 1939, and sought out the story behind the touching snap. Find out after the jump!

  • Picturing Freedom: What is it?

    written by anamachado on 2013-08-05 #videos
    Picturing Freedom: What is it?

    Last month, Lomography asked us to picture Freedom. What exactly is freedom? I could say traveling (well, it's a big part of it), but I guess for me there's a little bit more than that.

  • The (Pricey) Portrait of a Gunslinger: Billy the Kid

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2011-06-30
    The (Pricey) Portrait of a Gunslinger: Billy the Kid

    The Wild West is without a doubt synonymous with outlaws, cowboys, and gunslingers, among them the notorious Billy the Kid. Countless tales and legends tell us what we know and perceive about these outlaws, but we occasionally get treated to some rare memorabilia--such as Billy the Kid's $2.3 million portrait.

  • A photograph book of "Lomography Journey Shitamachi"

    written by orangebird on 2009-07-06 #news
    A photograph book of "Lomography Journey Shitamachi"

    I made a pleasant memory of Lomography Journey Shitamachi a photograph book, in celebration of our journey over Japan.

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  • Short Story Inspired by a Photograph: The Voice

    written by lucretia on 2011-07-14
    Short Story Inspired by a Photograph: The Voice

    Found this old photo of my Dad when he was in college. He went to Art College so he and his friends made all sorts of creative experiments. This is one of them. It’s a photo taken with his Smena 8. Found it very inspiring and began to write a short story. Here’s what came out after a few hours. Hope you enjoy it !

  • Creative Writing Inspired by a Photograph: The Wasp

    written by lucretia on 2011-06-11
    Creative Writing Inspired by a Photograph: The Wasp

    I recently took this photo of the cute little vampire puppet and the caring wooden puppet. I wrote a short story based on the concept it depicted and decided to share it with you guys! And the concept... "evil creatures" are not as tough as they look; they need love too.