Tag: philosophy

  • My Lomography Philosophy

    written by vas_vas on 2010-07-13
    My Lomography Philosophy

    Lomography is much more than just photography. It is true art. In contrast to the digital or realistic images it is capable of capturing the true essence of the moment. In addition, it teaches us to live in the moment. It's a state of mind, a way of living, and a philosophy.

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  • How To Be As Happy As Epicurus

    written by tomas_bates on 2011-02-25
    How To Be As Happy As Epicurus

    Tired of that daily digital grind? Want to take a different approach to life? Why not try out these awesome tips from the Ancient Greek self-help guru Epicurus!

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  • What is Art? What is Beauty?

    written by tomas_bates on 2011-03-18
    What is Art? What is Beauty?

    We asked Robert Hopkins, President of the European Society for Aesthetics, for his thoughts on these and other questions - Read on for his answers!

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  • My Diana Is a Lifestyle

    written by cruzron on 2010-08-19
    My Diana Is a Lifestyle

    Are you in the mood to ponder about the questions on why you are into analogue photography? Sean Miles Lotman, a writer and budding haiku poet, tackles these hot topics of discussion and elaborates on the intrinsic aura that lies in the analogue world.

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  • The Lomographic Ideal

    written by cruzron on 2010-08-20
    The Lomographic Ideal

    After shooting countless frames, winding countless rolls, framing countless images, once can't help but wonder on the rationale for sticking with something so yesterday, a technology so obsolete. On a personal level, it's not because its hip or cool, but rather because of the welcome detachment from the norm and its accompanying sense of wonder.

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  • The Philosophy of ‘Look Twice’

    written by tomas_bates on 2011-03-30
    The Philosophy of ‘Look Twice’

    Look once. Then look again. The scene in front of you will have changed. Something may have moved. Something may have disappeared. But the world will not be the same as it was before…and neither will you. So take a photo, it can’t help but be a unique moment…

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  • Photography, Philosophy and Authenticity

    written by tomas_bates on 2011-03-25
    Photography, Philosophy and Authenticity

    Lomography's Prophecy of the Analogue Future No. 5 is ‘Film & Paper ensure Originality, Authenticity and Eternity’…But what exactly is ‘Authenticity’? Let’s take a closer look…

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  • Luck - What's the problem??

    written by tomas_bates on 2011-03-04
    Luck - What's the problem??

    For years, Philosophers have tried to find an answer to the problem of moral luck – the question of how we can be responsible for our actions when we lack ultimate control over them. Perhaps Lomography has a solution!

  • Philosophy & Photography: Attaining Freedom

    written by larrymcdowell on 2012-05-10
    Philosophy & Photography: Attaining Freedom

    "This is the highest wisdom that I own: freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (German poet and dramatist)

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  • Lomography For Me

    written by karagodin on 2009-11-08 #news
    Lomography For Me

    Reflecting upon theory of photography and theory of art in general I came to the conclusion that I define art as follows: "ART IS SOMETHING THAT PLUNGES INTO RATIONAL CONFUSION." If while watching, addressing an object I feel rational confusion, it as art, if not – it is something else.

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  • Free Will and Let Loose

    written by tomas_bates on 2011-04-06
    Free Will and Let Loose

    Philosophers have argued for centuries over what freedom is and whether or not we have it. Here is an overview of the different arguments…Read on to have a good old think!

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  • Everything I Know About Life, I Learned from Film Photography

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-08-27
    Everything I Know About Life, I Learned from Film Photography

    Recently, I was asked, "why is film photography important to you?" Instead of engaging in a heated debate about why film is better than digital, I listed down all the important things in life that I learned, one roll of film at a time.

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  • The World Through Our Eyes and Lens

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-06-27
    The World Through Our Eyes and Lens

    "I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn’t photograph them." - Diane Arbus

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  • Mistakes That at the End, Have a Positive Turn Over

    written by susielomovitz on 2011-08-09
    Mistakes That at the End, Have a Positive Turn Over

    It’s inevitable, digital creeps into our lives and causes confusion! Yes, in my case it makes things much more complicated, but at the end the best resource is to use our lomo-analogue philosophy and keep on going.

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  • Philosophy, and Vision of Garry Winogrand

    written by cruzron on 2013-09-19 #videos
    Philosophy, and Vision of Garry Winogrand

    World famous photographer Garry Winogrand was quoted saying "I photograph to see what the world looks like in photographs." If you feel like delving deeper on what this means philosophically, read on!