Paris has been known as the home of photography. Paris is where its history began and truly flourished, thanks to Louis Daguerre's daguerreotype, photography became a popular, commercialized medium. Majority of the early photographers are taken in Paris as well; however, there are some few documented about the French provincial areas. Here are some photographs and postcards of Southeastern France during the olden times, around the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Images are from the Flickr Commons, under the public domain.
We had a chat with Burcu Böcekler, whose panoramic photo series called Panoramic Traces of Byzantine and Roman architecture of Istanbul are currently on exhibition in Lomography Embassy Store Istanbul. Here, she shares her experience with the Sprocket Rocket camera, panoramic photography and her use of cyanotype technique.
We had a pleasure of chatting with Sasha Guseynova, young photographer from Moscow, whose stunning work is all about capturing the beauty of the moment. She started exploring the world of photography seven years ago and she has been doing an amazing job capturing emotions ever since.
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The ever experimental rock band from Alaska, "Portugal. The Man", gave a stellar performance of both their old and new tunes on September 17 in Gasometer, Vienna, and we brought our Neptune Convertible Art Lens System to capture their musical magic.
We had a chat with Mert Can Tekin, AKA eyvahblues about his photos, surrealism and experimental arts. Mert Can’s photos, whose motto is "Surrealism and experimentation are a journey of discovery for me, as well as a search" become different art pieces with the addition of illustrations.
Lomography and musician Pieta Brown are teaming up for a competition inspired by her song "In The Light". Pieta will incorporate submissions in the official video for the song "In The Light (with Calexico)" from her recent album of collaborations, Postcards (March 2017, LUSTRE RECORDS).
Today, we gain altitude with Ben Nardini, director of photography and pilot of drone for Almo film production. Passionate about image, whether static or moving, Ben meets the LC-Wide in the LGS in New York. He is taking this little analogue camera everywhere ever since, even when the good fellow leaves for Alaska. Let's go for a special meeting "from the top"!
Instant photography is on the rise for 2017, so for those who haven't made the jump yet, or beginners of instant film, here are some common mistakes when taking up instant photography and a few reminders, tips on how to avoid them.
Contrary to popular belief, photo editing has been around since the early days of photography. The only difference is it's been used sparsely. There' a reason why the majority of old photographs are more appealing.