Since the beginning of cinema, many filmmakers have been fond of using mirrors to create artistic, moving stills and scenes. There's more to looks and reflections in images, after all.
When the protagonist or character has the reflection in the mirror -- it could mean several things; perhaps introspection, another perspective or side of the character, a reflection of the innate self, or a reveal of a mystery.
From old films to now, here's how filmmakers used mirrors in their works.
As more people develop refined tastes in film and cinema, many filmmakers have been upping up their game to become the best among the rest. Here's a roundup of 2016's best films, paired through graphic match cuts.
Film is twice as difficult as photography: it's the complete mastery of the still image, to transcend the aesthetics in motion -- and filmmaker Marc Jarabe likes to compose his moving images accompanied with music.
We've teamed up with the creators of the Indie Street Film Festival for the Cinematic Images Competition. We're looking for the most unique photographers who are able to find a balance between cinema and still photographic styles. The winner will receive 2 All-Access badges to the festival.
There remains a constant debate between analogue and digital -- an eternal question of which has more artistic merit; but artist Drew Nikonowicz has already merged the very divided world with pixels and prints to create his one-of-a-kind vision of the world and its heavenly bodies.
Film photography is often likened to the more artistic aspect of photography -- its spontaneity and unpredictability creates wonders when matched with the beholder's conscientious aesthetics. Here, lo-fi lover and Lomo LC-A+ user Adi Putra shares what it's like to have a true, analogue soul.
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.