When we revisit cinema of the past, the black-and-white films come aplenty. The challenge is to keep every element to befit harmoniously with each other, since the absence of color. Everyone shoots in color, whether film or photograph. Now, fewer-to-zero films are being shot in black and white, relying on the beauty of hues.
So what can we say now to an old aesthetic? indeed black and white holds the power of nostalgia and the past -- the element of mastery because of the challenging grind to make a film or photograph either just as likely as reality, or more beautiful than what they represent.
With black and white, it's a battle of shapes and form, light and darkness -- a battle for mastery.
You may already know Kamila K Stanley, young photographer and vivid globe-trotter. Always on the move, on the verge of a new adventure, Kamila spent some days in Paris during that spring time filled with soft light and acidulous colors. She took the newest Neptune Convertible Art Lens System with her, and this is the result.
The Floating Piers was a years-long installation that once graced Iseo Lake in Italy. As dismantling of the site-specific installation commences, photographer Mara Palena recalls her visit to the Piers and discuss some of her inklings on traveling and photography.
Hanna Varela, also known as Ponzi in the Lomography community, names the Lomo LC-A+ Russia Day as her favorite camera. We had a quick chat with her about her experience with the Lomo LC-A+ through all these years.
In the digital era, it can be hard to find an authentic platform with an analog heart. London-based PYLOT is one of them, publishing carefully selected works with a “strict no beauty retouching policy, celebrating the unique artistry of analogue processes.”
Revel in the crystal-clear sharpness, natural colors, and dreamy bokeh of the resurrected Russian masterpiece that is the Jupiter 3+ Art Lens! Purchase your very own brass beauty now while our limited supplies last, and get it shipped to you by the end of June 2017!
“Around the World in Analogue” is your bite-size guide to the most amazing travel destinations across the globe, as documented by the members of the Lomography community. Today, lomographer Dominik Tomczyk (@tomczykd) tours us around a UNESCO World Heritage site.