New Yorker filmmaker Ken Jacobs was a central figure in the post-war experimental cinema and the avant-garde movement of the '60s and '70s. His exploration and innovations in filmmaking, from his first films to his recent digital video experiment have influenced countless of artists. He is widely considered as a founder of American avant-garde cinema.
Jacobs is the director of "Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son (1969)" which was admitted to the National Film Registry in 2006. His "Star Spangled to Death (2004)" is a seven-hour largely consisting of found footage.
His influences were from his fascination for early cinema -- found footage was his dominant inspiration as he would deconstruct the cinematic narratives and manipulate them.
Learn more about the filmmaker through this portrait video.
Paris is considered the birthplace of photography, and arguably the place where street photography was developed. But it flourished as a genre only in the post-war era through the Humanist photography movement. Here are photographer Sabine Weiss' street images.
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.
We recently interviewed Brian May of Queen about his passion for stereo photography. We are now thrilled to offer you the chance of winning a signed copy of his new book "Queen in 3-D" and a Diana F+ camera to start your own photography journey.
Remember Vincent Moschetti's "Film Dating' Quiz launched last Valentine's Day? The quiz garnered enough data from those who took the film-compatibility test and showed the film stocks almost everyone's in love with.
All creatives have the never-ending itch of making -- whether you're a photographer, a writer, an artist, a musician. Passion drives us. But we also all have that sickness of wanting to be validated. Photographer Sean Tucker addresses this issue in a little heart-to-heart.
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.
Mark Heuß is a full-time photographer, media artist, color grader and self-declared camera nerd, who has tested the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens. In this interview, he shares his experience with us.
This coming August, ten photographers from Whidbey Island, including Lomography Community's Lorraine Healy (@lorrainehealy), will be showcasing a diverse selection of visual works---from film photography to lithography.