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.
For the "Cinematic Images" competition, Lomography and the Indie Street Film Festival called to see some of the most unique photographs, balanced between cinema and still photographic styles, using elements of classic and contemporary cinema. Let's check out the winners!
Combining his love for creative photography and a passion to live life to the fullest, Louis Dazy creates some of the most beautiful images we have ever seen on film. Learn more about his craft and the ideals he swears by in this short interview.
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.
There is a well-known saying: "It's not about the destination; it's about the journey."Although we do agree on this matter, sometimes it truly is about both of these things. Over the years, we have been writing about many beautiful destinations, and we have pictures to prove it.
The existence of light grants us to see the whole spectrum of the prism. As we walk our way across the rainbow, we study, ruse and add meanings to the colors. For this week, we have the color that never goes out of style.
Like the contemporary auteur, they've been through other influences to make the style of their own. Christopher Nolan has his own distinction, but even you can make it with some practice and minding of the details.