Tag: influence or coincidence

  • Influence or Coincidence: Lothar Wolleh and the Simplicity of Symmetry

    written by webo29 on 2012-04-16
    Influence or Coincidence: Lothar Wolleh and the Simplicity of Symmetry

    You’d think it would be an easy job to find portraits of people standing (or sitting) bang in the centre of a black and white photo, right? Well, think again! This week’s installment of Influence or Coincidence, dealing with the symmetrical portrait photography of Lothar Wolleh, was webo29’s toughest to date. But he’s managed (sort of).

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  • Influence or Coincidence: Into The Blue with Franco Fontana

    written by webo29 on 2012-02-02
    Influence or Coincidence: Into The Blue with Franco Fontana

    Italian photographer Franco Fontana is probably best known for his colour work. And in these gloomy winter days, what could be more uplifting? Possibly his even more summer envy-inducing poolside photos, that’s what! Let's find out who on Lomography has some equally tantalizing chlorine-tinged shots.

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  • Influence or Coincidence: Bernd and Hilla Becher

    written by webo29 on 2012-02-17 #videos
    Influence or Coincidence: Bernd and Hilla Becher

    After a dip into the pool with Franco Fontana a few weeks ago, this week’s installment of Influence or Coincidence dives into the cold and foggy German winter. Read on to find out more about photography’s star couple Bernd and Hilla Becher and of course, who on Lomography got closest to their style.

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  • Influence or Coincidence: The Ballet Ballad

    written by webo29 on 2012-03-15
    Influence or Coincidence: The Ballet Ballad

    Sometimes, having a steady a hand isn’t all that matters when taking a good picture. So much so, that a blurry picture can often make an excellent shot. This installment of Influence or Coincidence looks at the ballet shots of Alexey Brodovitch and who of our fellow lomographers came closest to his delicate motion.

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  • Influence or Coincidence: The Flowers of Robert Mapplethorpe

    written by webo29 on 2012-02-21
    Influence or Coincidence: The Flowers of Robert Mapplethorpe

    This week, Influence or Coincidence takes a slight St. Valentine’s day detour without getting overly cheesy. Find out which flowery photos from Lomography.com made the cut to be placed in the same article as Robert Mapplethorpe’s.

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  • Influence or Coincidence Rolling Down The Road

    written by webo29 on 2012-05-15
    Influence or Coincidence Rolling Down The Road

    What better way to welcome Spring than to head outside and enjoy the sun? This week’s installment of Influence or Coincidence with webo29 takes out to meet some skateboarders. Read on to find out more.

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  • Influence or Coincidence: Candida Höfer

    written by webo29 on 2012-01-25 #videos
    Influence or Coincidence: Candida Höfer

    The first article in the Influence or Coincidence series looks into the work of German photographer Candida Höfer and finds out who on Lomography comes closest to her breathtaking interior scenes.

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