Art saves. When you're feeling down and blue, remember that there's always the camera to aid you through the darker days.
We all have them -- the dark days. The reality is no one else but ourselves can save us from our battles, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't seek help. It's the first step. Art therapy usually works for people in struggle, channeling lonesomeness and feelings of nothingness into works of art. Photographer Ryan Pfluger relies on photography as a part of bettering his life, considers it his own therapy. For him, photography is “a way for me to meet people that were outside of the safe mental bubble I had created for myself.”
Nothing wrong with spending that Christmas bonus from your day job for a new gear or photography equipment -- but if you're cashing out thousands to have them all to yourself, perhaps it's time to sit down and reflect on your impulsive cravings before indulging on them.
When you're in the city, there's very little opportunity to appreciate the hustle and bustle of the urban life. These breathtaking skylines taken through analogue photography will make you think twice about the urban jungle.
The Portland Darkroom will be the new public access go-to in the area when the Newspace Center for Photography recently closed down this July. The core group from the old center though will save the film community through this crowdfunding campaign.
Join us in celebrating a quarter-century worth of happy mistakes, light leaks, parties, and hundreds of exhibitions in museums and street corners! Continue your ongoing analogue journey with a 25th Anniversary Edition Lomo LC-A today!
If there's anything we can all agree on, it's that we all love to eat, especially good food. So much that they even inspire us in our art. Allow Susan Bright to walk us through with the fascinating and whimsical history of food photography.
Mondays are always the same -- the energy-draining weekday that everyone dreads. It's the day you're expected to be the most productive, to be the best version of yourself. To make Mondays a little more bearable, some words of the wise have been captured in Lomographs.
The great thing about being a photographer is that there's always a way to emulate styles and elements. if you're just as resourceful as the guys from the Cooperative of Photography, you'll find this video tipster helpful, applicable to all sorts of photography.
February dawns on us, bringing love with it. The days remain cold outside, but slightly warmer within as it's the month of love. If the year kicked off harder than expected, or if your Mondays haven't been turning out too eventful as you wished, always remember you're not alone.
Have you ever imagined what it feels like to shoot with a 100-year-old camera? In the past four months, I have been shooting hundreds of photos with a Contessa Nettel Tessco. I don't know when was the last time its previous owner shot pictures with it. Perhaps 20 to 30 years ago?
The time we spend with our beloved ones is truly precious, and moments we capture along the way always remind us of it. There are some particularly special days when we just want to take photos until there is no film left.
When photography is your passion then no other commitments can hold you back from experimenting and creating an incredible piece of art. Tasneem, despite her professional and personal obligations, manages to sneak in photography and captures splendid moments with her camera.
For the beginner, encountering film photography can be intimidating, as it often requires much thought than in digital photography. But when you do get to learn the ropes, it becomes part of the habit, and there's definitely a payoff in shooting analogue.