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Fantastic images from the golden age of Airships – graceful, modern and doomed

Ashley features, photography, Timewarp Leave a Comment

These days we associate Airships with football matches as the smooth flight of the ship enables camera crews to take long and steady overhead shots of stadiums. But there was a time in the 1930s when they were state of the art travel ships. If you wanted to get from Europe to the Americas you could either get a boat …

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The Lost Beatles Photographs by Larry Marion

Laura Heroes and Celebrities, News, photography Leave a Comment

We can’t wait for the new comprehensive pictorial book of lost photographs of Britain’s greatest music export, The Beatles, to come out. Written by Larry Marion with the help of The Beatles’ US Tour manager Bob Bonis, the book features everything from on stage performances to rehearsals and light-hearted behind the scene moments. The book is being published by Harper …

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Bill Cunningham New York: the original street style photographer

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Bill Cunningham, the 81 year old New York Times photographer is arguably the greatest contemporary street photographer. For decades, this Schwinn-riding cultural anthropologist has been obsessively and inventively chronicling fashion trends and high society charity soirées for the Times Style section in his columns “On the Street” and “Evening Hours.” Documenting uptown fixtures (Wintour, Tom Wolfe, Brooke Astor, David Rockefeller—who …

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Fujifilm instax mini50S.

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Fuji’s latest instant camera is set for release in Japan (but you’ll probably be able to get them on ebay) on September 4th. Having broken my white Instax Mini 7 I may well have to invest in this as it also has the extra features of a ‘double self-timer, double shutter buttons for different orientations and a slow sync flash’ …

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Polaroid – The Impossible Projects PX100 Film.

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Continuing The Impossible Project, making new film that would work with old Polaroid cameras, we see the latest release of film. The PX100 arrives on 25th of March ‘The development of PX SilverShade monochrome Instant Films is based on sensitive chemical reactions, triggered by light and affected by various parameters such as Exposure, Temperature, ASA, Opacification, Pressure and Manipulations.’ You …

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