Tag: rock and roll

  • Top 10 Interview with a Photographer Series #2: David Richardson

    written by pictures on 2010-07-26
    Top 10 Interview with a Photographer Series #2: David Richardson

    Nowadays, it's very rare to encounter a professional photographer that shoots purely in analogue. David Richardson, photographer #2 in our Top 10 Interview with a Photographer series, certainly serves as an inspiration to all of us! Read on for more of his thoughts.

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  • Elvis at 21: Photographs by Al Wertheimer

    written by ungrumpy on 2011-08-09 #news
    Elvis at 21: Photographs by Al Wertheimer

    Take an intimate look at the King of Rock and Roll as he was about to break into super stardom in 1956. Formerly known as the "Memphis Flash", the then 21-year old Elvis Presley became a worldwide sensation, who, to this day, continues to influence pop culture in so many ways. Lucky for us (who weren't born at that time), photojournalist Al Wertheimer was there to take pictures - 3,800 to be exact.

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  • Classic Albums in Lomographs 8: Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures

    written by adam_g2000 on 2012-10-08
    Classic Albums in Lomographs 8: Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures

    One of the most iconic album sleeves of all time. Unpopular on release, now recognized as the masterpiece it is. Another classic album.

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  • Behind the Lens: Jim Marshall

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-02-29
    Behind the Lens: Jim Marshall

    Jim Marshall was able to capture some of rock 'n roll's finest moments through his camera. Take a look at some of his photos and learn more about him in this second installment of Behind the Lens.

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  • Petzval Artist: Rock 'n Roll Shoots with Boby

    written by shibuya on 2014-10-20 #people
    Petzval Artist: Rock 'n Roll Shoots with Boby

    Boby photographed several bands during summer festivals with his amazing beard and a Petzval lens. Rock ‘n Roll, extraordinary Petzval photographs and Boby’s outspoken personality, are just some of the things that you can expect from this exclusive interview.

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  • Behind the Lens: Interview with James Fortune

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-04-30
    Behind the Lens: Interview with James Fortune

    It's time for another edition of Behind the Lens! This time, we'll be hearing from photographer James Fortune, who has over 15,000 photographs from the 60's and 70's under his name. How do you get from being the photo editor of a college newspaper to a rock 'n roll photographer? Find out after the break!

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  • Today in History: Freddie Mercury is Born (1946)

    written by geegraphy on 2013-09-05 #videos
    Today in History: Freddie Mercury is Born (1946)

    Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? On this day, in 1946, a boy named Farrokh Bulsara was born. Later in his life, he would change his name to Freddie Mercury and he would go on to be one of the greatest singers in rock history.

  • Behind the Lens: Interview With David Corio

    written by Lomography on 2012-07-09
    Behind the Lens: Interview With David Corio

    British photographer, David Corio, is well-known for his photographs of famous musicians. Join us for behind the scene stories on his works of art.

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  • American Masters: Lou Reed

    written by jeanmendoza on 2012-05-04 #videos
    American Masters: Lou Reed

    In this edition of American Masters the spotlight is on Lou Reed, the vocalist and songwriter of American rock band The Velvet Underground. His contributions in music make him a cultural icon and a true American Master. Read more about Lou Reed after the break.

  • The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus

    written by ilkadj on 2012-08-30
    The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus

    Some of you enjoy rock and roll music and some of you enjoy circus performances. But have you ever seen the two combined? If you're a fan of the Rolling Stones, you might have heard about The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus. If you haven't, read on!

  • Rock and Roll Collection Inside Analogue Gallery Canada!

    written by jeanettelee on 2012-04-05
    Rock and Roll Collection Inside Analogue Gallery Canada!

    Analogue Gallery represents Toronto's most unique and exclusive gallery in Canada! The gallery is well known for collecting wide variations of photographs of Rock & Roll history from over six decades. Lomography Canada was able to meet the owner and creative director behind Analogue Gallery, and was able to learn more about the gallery while experiencing the music through the stories that the photographs illustrated.

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  • Cleveland, Ohio: Rock On!

    written by johnnyq302 on 2011-02-10 #places
    Cleveland, Ohio: Rock On!

    This past summer, my husband and I spent a few days in Cleveland, OH, at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He had never been there before. "What?" I said. "Seriously?" I said. We live only a few hours away and I was sure everyone who was ever born in our area had been there. Apparently not. This is our story.

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  • PYHOF: The Clash

    written by cheeo on 2014-05-30
    PYHOF: The Clash

    Spike your hair up ala Simonon, raise the UK flag, and scream out with this week’s playlist featuring songs from The Clash.

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  • LomoAmigo Rewind: Band of Skulls

    written by e_ercolini on 2014-05-26 #people
    LomoAmigo Rewind: Band of Skulls

    Ever wondered what it was like to be in a rock group touring around the world? Well, get ready because Band of Skulls is taking Lomography cameras along for the ride again!

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  • PYHOF: AC/DC

    written by cheeo on 2014-05-16
    PYHOF: AC/DC

    Straight out rock aficionados will surely recognize the songs of this band by their guitar riffs alone. PYHOF brings you a rocking good time with the boys from AC/DC.

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  • Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway: A Guest Post By Lisa Devlin

    written by littlemisslove on 2012-09-06
    Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway: A Guest Post By Lisa Devlin

    Lisa Devlin is a photographer from the UK who has had an amazing career, from shooting with Kate Moss to running her own photography courses. Her story might just encourage you to try and make your living from your love of photography. Read on for an epic and inspirational tale....

  • Brunete, a classic little town of Madrid

    written by alehopgm on 2010-08-24 #places
    Brunete, a classic little town of Madrid

    Brunete is a small town situated 28 kilometers to the south east of the capital. Historic for the famous Battle that broke out during the Civil War, leaving the village destroyed, today it is a tranquil haven of peace and silence. Its urban area its own Herrerian style from the reconstructions during the dictatorship, with little farming houses.

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  • Midweek Music Video: Molly’s Chambers by Kings of Leon

    written by cheeo on 2013-09-25 #videos
    Midweek Music Video: Molly’s Chambers by Kings of Leon

    This week’s short and sweet music video is brought to you by the boys from the South, Kings of Leon.

  • Icons in Focus: Bruce Springsteen

    written by chooolss on 2013-09-23 #videos
    Icons in Focus: Bruce Springsteen

    Today’s edition of this series will be all about the award-winning rock and roll living legend Bruce “The Boss” Springsteen, who turns 64 today!

  • Boris is Bat Country Proof

    written by anna-lomo on 2012-10-06 #news
    Boris is Bat Country Proof

    Boris and a whole week filled with rock ‘n’ roll. Repetitions, beer and to top it off: a gig in music venue Paradiso. He came out alive and is officially certified as Bat Country proof. Read the interview with the boys from Bat Country after the jump.