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memoryepsilon:

Ian Curtis and Bernard Sumner, from Joy Division
(via post-punker)

memoryepsilon:

Ian Curtis and Bernard Sumner, from Joy Division

(via post-punker)

Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
Jean-Luc Godard.
(via souslecielparis)
paxmachina:

London, 1955

paxmachina:

London, 1955

west-berlin:

Stallschreiberstraße Ecke Alexandrinenstraße, Kreuzberg, 1964
#539:

Die Mauer steht seit drei Jahren.

west-berlin:

Stallschreiberstraße Ecke Alexandrinenstraße, Kreuzberg, 1964

#539:

Die Mauer steht seit drei Jahren.

oldtimefriend:

A warm smile is the universeal language of kindness.- William Arthur Ward
Image by Steve McCurry

oldtimefriend:

A warm smile is the universeal language of kindness.
- William Arthur Ward


Image by Steve McCurry

luzfosca:

Larry Towell
Dust Storm, Durango Colony, Durango, Mexico, 1994
From Larry Towell / Magnum Photos

luzfosca:

Larry Towell

Dust Storm, Durango Colony, Durango, Mexico, 1994

From Larry Towell / Magnum Photos

bartleby-company:

Val Telberg - Unmasking at Midnight, 1948

bartleby-company:

Val Telberg - Unmasking at Midnight, 1948

Polaroid by its nature makes you frugal. You walk around with maybe two packs of film in your pocket. You have 20 shots, so each shot is a world.

Patti Smith

I feel this way about film vs. digital. I’ve shot movies on both, from Super-8 to 16mm reversal to Super 35mm to RED, Alexa, Sony and Canon DSLRs. There is a unique economy to film that digital doesn’t have, because it is a finite resource.

I put a ton of thought into every shot irrespective of capture medium, but film has this additional pressure that repels any kind of shortcuts. There is no safety net with film, when you expose it you have that much less time and money to work with, so you make each one count that much more. Smith says it perfectly - each shot is a world.

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Film strips by my late college professor and mentor, the great Stan Brakhage.

The thing to take away from this is that even when you shoot on digital, you treat it with the reverence and care of film. We are filmmakers, not videomakers. Film is an art, a craft that knows no shortcuts. You exercise it, you execute it, you practice it until you are a master of it like any other art. When you shoot digital, you plan for film, you light for film, you color correct for film. No excuses. When people start accepting digital as digital, this is when you see glitches, limitations and movies that look like backyard birthday parties and bar mitzvahs.

Everything - including digital -begins and ends with film.

(via lilithfilm)

banglesandgogos:

Debbie Harry

banglesandgogos:

Debbie Harry

darksilenceinsuburbia:

Maria Dimanshtein

This is how i eel and you won’t change my mind