Tag: 50s

  • EFEKTA - Druopta Praha

    written by drumfire on 2009-11-23 #gear
    EFEKTA  - Druopta Praha

    All behold the Efekta - an old vintage Czechoslovak camera for 120 film format 6x6 mm.

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  • The Best Alternative Movie Posters!

    written by soundfoodaround on 2011-12-20
    The Best Alternative Movie Posters!

    You know these films, but the movie posters presented here are likely ones that you have never seen plastered on the sides of buildings or framed in cinema houses! They aren't conventional, but are special and even have their own 'school' in the world of art!

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  • Leica IIIg

    written by panchromatic on 2011-08-09 #gear
    Leica IIIg

    A beautiful 1950s rangefinder camera, attractive and capable.

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  • Vintage Cameras Turned Into Nightlights!

    written by soundfoodaround on 2011-12-23
    Vintage Cameras Turned Into Nightlights!

    Look what we found! Converting cameras into lights, that help avoiding bumps in the dark, is such a bright idea! These luminous, re-purposed, devices are all from the 50s or 60s. For a better look (careful not to blind yourself) read on after the jump!

  • Rebel Youth: Karlheinz Weinberger's Photographs of 50s-60s Swiss Rockabillies

    written by nyebe on 2012-01-10 #news
    Rebel Youth: Karlheinz Weinberger's Photographs of 50s-60s Swiss Rockabillies

    Do you dig the 'greaser' look of the 1950s? Well you'll be amazed by this collection of photographs by the late, photographer Karlheinz Weinberger. Let's check out the rugged youth fashion of this decade. Pictures after the jump.

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  • An Eye for Fashion: Norman Parkinson's Photographs

    written by marthasmarvels on 2012-02-10 #news
    An Eye for Fashion: Norman Parkinson's Photographs

    Norman Parkinson was an acclaimed British photographer who is most famous for his fashion photography. A new exhibition at Bristol's Mshed is showing a selection of his photographs from the '50s and '60s which captured the spirit and fashion of these eras.

  • Ravenstein Gallery - a trip to the 50s

    written by jelga on 2008-10-22 #places
    Ravenstein Gallery - a trip to the 50s

    This is one of my favorite spots in Brussels, a true lomographer's paradise, especially for those who like 50's architecture. The Ravenstein gallery was in fact built between 1954 and 1958, right on time for the Expo '58, the international exhibition that radically transformed the city. Apart from the Atomium, there's very little left of the actual Expo, but in the city you can still find here and there some fine examples of the architecture and spirit of that time.

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