A Special Day (1977)

Una giornata particolare Two neighbors, a persecuted journalist and a resigned housewife, meet during Hitler’s visit in Italy in May 1938. Director: Ettore Scola Writers: Ruggero Maccari (screenplay), Ettore Scola (screenplay) Stars: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon   Advertisements

Συνοικία το όνειρο (1961)

  Σκηνοθεσία Αλέκος Αλεξανδράκης Παραγωγή Ελληνική Σενάριο Τάσος Λειβαδίτης, Κώστας Κοτζιάς Πρωταγωνιστές : Αλέκος Αλεξανδράκης, Μάνος Κατράκης, Αλίκη Γεωργούλη Μουσική Μίκης Θεοδωράκης Τραγούδι Γρηγόρης Μπιθικώτσης Φωτογραφία Δήμος Σακελλαρίου Μοντάζ Αντώνης Δημητράς Σκηνογραφία Τάσος Ζωγράφος   Το Συνοικία το όνειρο είναι ελληνική δραματική ταινία του 1961. Τη σκηνοθεσία την υπέγραψε ο Αλέκος Αλεξανδράκης. Το σενάριο γράφτηκε από τον Τάσο Λειβαδίτη και…

The Conformist (1970)

(Il conformista) A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident. Director: Bernardo Bertolucci Writers: Alberto Moravia (novel), Bernardo Bertolucci (screenplay) Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Gastone Moschin

La la land (2016)

While waiting for their big breaks, two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely- charming, soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant, vivacious playwright, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance. Director:  Damien Chazelle Writer:  Damien Chazelle Stars:  Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt

Afterimage (2016)

Director:  Andrzej Wajda Writers:  Andrzej Wajda (idea), Andrzej Mularczyk (screenplay) Stars:  Boguslaw Linda, Aleksandra Justa, Bronislawa Zamachowska Πηγή : Flix To κύκνειο άσμα του Αντρέι Βάιντα, μια ωδή στην καλλιτεχνική ελευθερία μέσα από την ιστορία του επαναστάτη ζωγράφου Βλαντισλάβ Στρεμίνσκι. Στη μεταπολεμική Πολωνία, ο πρωτοποριακός ζωγράφος Βλάντισλαβ Στρεμίνσκι δουλεύει ως καθηγητής στην Εθνική Σχολή Καλών Τεχνών. Ένας μεγάλος καλλιτέχνης και…

ΑΣΠΡΟΜΑΥΡΕΣ ΦΩΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΕΣ ΤΗΣ ΑΓΡΙΑΣ ΦΥΣΗΣ

Πηγή :  Ο wildlife φωτογράφος Anup Shah, μεγάλωσε στην Κένυα και πλέον ζει και εδρεύει στο Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο. Για τις ανάγκες του τελευταίου του Photo Book όμως, με όνομα The Mara, αναγκάστηκε να ταξιδέψει εκεί όπου μεγάλωσε, ώστε να δημιουργήσει μερικά εντυπωσιακά πορτρέτα ζώων της άγριας φύσης! Η περιγραφή του βιβλίο γράφει αναφορικά: «Το βιβλίο…

Julie Blackmon (1966)

Julie Blackmon (American, b.1966) is a photographer who draws upon her experience growing up with a large family to create award-winning photographs. She was born in Springfield, MO, and is the oldest of nine children. Blackmon studied art education and photography at Southwest Missouri State University. While at the university, Blackmon became interested in the…

Ako Salemi(1981)

Ako Salemi was born in 1981 in Bukan, Kurdistan, Iran. Over the last ten years he has worked as a photojournalist for several important Iranian newspapers. Three years ago, he joined Instagram and started to immerse hisself in the community of mobile photography. First he photographed single images on the streets of his hometown Tehran….

Oμορφότερες εικόνες στο σινεμά

Πηγή : iFocus.gr (1), iFocus.gr (2),  iFocus.gr ________________________________________________________________ Stalker (1979) Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky DoP: Aleksandr Knyazhinsky & Georgi Rerberg _______________________________________________________________ Apocalypse Now (1979) Dir: Francis Ford Coppola DoP: Vittorio Storaro ________________________________________________________________ Fight Club (1999) Dir: David Fincher DoP: Jeff Cronenweth ________________________________________________________________ Life of Pi (2012) Dir: Ang Lee DoP: Claudio Miranda ________________________________________________________________ The Exorcist (1973) Dir: William Friedkin…

35 Colorful Collection of Holi Photos

    Photo Credit: Farhana Haque   Photo Credit: M Tanjir   Photo Credit: Soumya Bandyopadhyay   Photo Credit: Kazi Sudipto   Photo Credit: Nikhil Bhattacharyya   Photo Credit: Soumya Bandyopadhyay   Photo Credit: Sprinkle Happiness   Photo Credit: Ashok Saravanan   Photo Credit: Mukesh Shah   Photo Credit: Darshan Chakma   Photo Credit: Huzzatul…

50 Extraordinary Photographs that can happen only in India

50 Extraordinary Photographs that can happen only in India – Part 1 – 121Clicks.com <style type=”text/css”> .wpb_animate_when_almost_visible { opacity: 1; }</style> Photo Credit: Mitchell Kanashkevich   Photo Credit: Roy Del Vecchio   Photo Credit: Poras Chaudhary   Photo Credit: Apratim Saha   Photo Credit: James Scott   Photo Credit: Karthi KN Raveendiran   Photo Credit:…

Τα βραβευμένα τοπία του International Landscape Photographer of the Year

Τα βραβευμένα τοπία του International Landscape Photographer of the Year | Φωτογραφία | ΘΕΜΑΤΑ | LiFO Οι καταρράκτες Ruacana στη βόρεια Ναμίμπια. Η νικήτρια φωτογραφία τοπίου του Hougaard Malan. ©Hougaard Malan/The International Landscape Photographer of the Year. Τη δεύτερη θέση στην κατηγορία Photograph of the Year κέρδισε η Simone Cmoon με αυτή την φωτογραφία της…

Οι φωτογραφίες που ξεχώρισαν στα βραβεία Travel Photographer of the Year 2016

Ο αυτοδίδακτος 14χρονος Darnan Basak κέρδισε την πρωτιά την κατηγορία Young Travel Photographer, χάρη στη ζωντανή απεικόνιση της εμπειρίας του ψαρέματος στην Ινδία. Οι κριτές επαίνεσαν την ικανότητα της φωτογραφικής του αφήγησης. Άλλες μαγευτικές νικήτριες εικόνες είναι τα υπέροχα πορτρέτα των Yi που ζουν στα όρη Νταλιάνγκ στην επαρχία Σετσουάν της Κίνας μέσα από τον…

Ray K. Metzker (1931-2014)

Ray K. Metzker quietly made extraordinary and influential photographs over the course of a five decade career. Today, he is recognized as one of the great masters of American photography, a virtuoso who pursued his chosen medium passionately throughout the second half of the 20th century and into the 21st. Metzker was born in 1931…

Mayumi Terada (1976)

Born 1976 in Jefferson City, Missouri Lives and works in Manhattan, NY Education Hunter College, New York—MFA program, Painting emphasis, 2005-2007. Webster University, St. Louis, Mo.—BA,1999. Art Students League of New York—Life Study 2004-2006 Selected Solo and Joint Exhibitions 2011 Small Spaces: The Paintings of Justin Allen and Joan Nelson, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville FL.,…

Yang Yankang (1954)

Yang Yankang was born in Anshun city of Guizhou Province, the name Anshun dates back to the Ming Dynasty with a connotation of pacifying or bringing peace to the usually troubled area. What would be the pathway to become the only Chinese photographer to receive twice the Henri Nannen Photography Award (*)? It all started…

Erwin Blumenfeld (1897–1969)

Erwin Blumenfeld (1897–1969) was a photographer and artist born in Germany. He was best known for his fashion photography published in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar in the 1940s and 1950s. In addition to fashion photography, he produced an extensive body of celebrity portraiture, fine-art photography (including black and white nudes), drawings, and Dada collages. He…

Lauren Marsolier (1972)

In a world where photographs are taken and shared in an instant, Marsolier’s images go through many stages and possibilities before finding their definitive form. Created from multiple photographs captured in a variety of locations, each composition is shaped slowly, over time, layer by layer, through trial and error. This approach allows her to represent…

Jacques Henri Lartigue (1894-1986)

    Jacques Henri Lartigue (June 13, 1894 – September 12, 1986) was a French photographer and painter, known for his photographs of automobile races, planes and Parisian fashion female models. Born in Courbevoie, France to a wealthy family, Jacques Henri Lartigue started taking photographs when he was seven. He photographed his friends and family…

Κώστας Μπαλάφας (1920-2011)

Ο Κώστας Μπαλάφας (1920 – 9 Οκτωβρίου 2011) ήταν σημαντικός Έλληνας φωτογράφος, γνωστός για την καταγραφή του τρόπου ζωής της ελληνικής υπαίθρου, το αλβανικό μέτωπο, την Κατοχή και τον αγώνα του ΕΛΑΣ στην Ήπειρο Ο Μπαλάφας γεννήθηκε το 1920 στην Κυψέλη Άρτας από την οποία έφυγε σε αναζήτηση εργασίας στην Αθήνα. Εργαζόμενος σε γαλακτοκομείο πατριώτη…

Eugene Atget (1857-1927)

Ο Ευγένιος Ατζέ (Jean-Eugène-Auguste Atget, 12 Φεβρουαρίου 1857 – 4 Αυγούστου 1927) ήταν Γάλλος φωτογράφος, γνωστός κυρίως από τις φωτογραφίες με τις οποίες αποτύπωσε την πόλη του Παρισιού. Γεννήθηκε το 1857 στη γαλλική πόλη Λιμπούρν (Libourne) της νοτιοδυτικής Γαλλίας, γιος του αμαξοποιού Ευγένιου Ατζέ και της Κλάρα-Αντελίν Ουρλιέ. Δύο χρόνια αργότερα εγκαταστάθηκε με την οικογένειά…

Thomas Struth (1954)

Thomas Struth (born 1954) is a German photographer who is best known for his Museum Photographs, family portraits and 1970s black and white photographs of the streets of Düsseldorf and New York. Struth currently lives and works in Berlin and New York. Born to ceramic potter Gisela Struth and bank director Heinrich Struth in Geldern,…

Craigie Horsfield

Ο Craigie Horsfield γεννήθηκε στο Cambridge στην Αγγλία το 1949. Άρχισε να σπουδάζει ζωγραφική στο Saint Martins Univercity τού Λονδίνου για να τα παρατήσει και να πάει δυο χρόνια στην Πολωνία όπου παρακολούθησε μαθήματα γραφιστικής στην Ακαδημία Επιστημών. Παράλληλα στράφηκε στην προσωπική φωτογραφία την οποία συνέχισε με την επιστροφή του στην Αγγλία. Τις εικόνες του…

Roy DeCarava (1919-2009)

Στις 27 Οκτωβρίου 2009 πέθανε ο Roy De Carava, ο φωτογράφος των μαύρων του Χάρλεμ και της τζαζ μουσικής. Γεννήθηκε το 1919 στο Χάρλεμ της Νέας Υόρκης και από μικρός έδειξε την καλλιτεχνική του φύση, ασχολούμενος με διάφορες τέχνες (κατασκεύαζε κοσμήματα και έφτιαχνε σχέδια). Παρακολούθησε μαθήματα ιστορίας της τέχνης και ασχολήθηκε ιδιαίτερα με τη ζωγραφική….

Walker Evans (1903–1975) (2)

O Γουόκερ Έβανς (Walker Evans, 3 Νοεμβρίου 1903 – 10 Απριλίου 1975) ήταν Αμερικανός φωτογράφος, ιδιαίτερα γνωστός μέσα από το έργο του για την αμερικανική υπηρεσία Farm Security Administration, στο οποίο αποτύπωσε τις συνθήκες ζωής των αμερικανών αγροτών. Θεωρείται ένας από τους σημαντικότερους φωτογράφους του 20ού αιώνα. Γεννήθηκε το 1903 στο Σαιντ Λούις της πολιτείας…

Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879)

The year 2015 marks the bicentenary of Cameron’s birth and the 150th anniversary of her first museum exhibition, held in 1865 at the South Kensington Museum, London (now the Victoria and Albert Museum). The museum was founded in 1852, using profits from the 1851 Great Exhibition, with the aim of educating and inspiring British artists,…

Rodney Smith (1947)

Rodney Smith (born December 24, 1947) is a New York based fashion and portrait photographer. his subjects, but occasionally will use continuous lighting. Smith shot predominantly in black and white, until 2002, when he first began to experiment with color film. His work is commonly referred to as classic, minimalistic, and whimsical. Rodney Smith was…

ERNST HAAS (1921-1986)

Ernst Haas (1921–1986) is acclaimed as one of the most celebrated and influential photographers of the 20th century and considered one of the pioneers of color photography. Haas was born in Vienna in 1921, and took up photography after the war. His early work on Austrian returning prisoners of war brought him to the attention…

Saul Leiter ( 1923-2013)

Saul Leiter (December 3, 1923 – November 26, 2013) was an American photographer and painter whose early work in the 1940s and 1950s was an important contribution to what came to be recognized as the New York school of photography. His work is in the collections of many prestigious public and private collections. Leiter was…

Le tableau (2011)

Three characters of different social classes escape their unfinished painting in search of the Painter, hoping he will complete it. Director: Jean-François Laguionie Writers: Jean-François Laguionie, Anik Leray Stars: Jean Barney, Chloé Berthier, JB Blanc Movie trailer (english subtitles)

Delicatessen (1991)

Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants. Directors: Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet Writers: Jean-Pierre Jeunet (screenplay), Marc Caro (screenplay) Stars: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Pascal Benezech

Harry Gruyaert (1941)

Harry Gruyaert (born 1941 in Antwerp, Belgium) is a photographer known for his images of India, Morocco and Egypt as well as of the west of Ireland and for his use of colour. He is a member of Magnum Photos. His work has been published in a number of books, been exhibited widely and won…

Bruno Barbey (1941)

Bruno Barbey is a Frenchman born in Morocco. He studied photography and graphic arts at the École des Arts et Métiers in Vevey, Switzerland. Between 1961 and 1964 he photographed the Italians, treating them as protagonists of a small ‘theatrical world’, with the aim of capturing the spirit of a nation. During the 1960s, he…

Michael Kenna (1953)

Michael Kenna was born in Widnes, England in 1953. As one of 5 children born to a working class Irish-Catholic family, he initially aspired to enter the priesthood but his passion for the arts led him to The Banbury School of Art where he studied painting and then photography. Later he attended The London College…

Ferdinando Scianna (1943)

Ferdinando Scianna ( Bagheria , 4 July 1943 ) is a photographer and photojournalist Italian . “It’s his photograph, as a rapid, swift organization of reality, a catalyst of the objective reality in photographic reality: almost everything on which his eye rests, and its target is raised obeys just then, either before or later, for…

The Illusionist(2010)

A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman. Their ensuing adventure changes both their lives forever. Director: Sylvain Chomet Writers: Sylvain Chomet (adaptation), Jacques Tati (original screenplay) Stars: Jean-Claude Donda, Eilidh Rankin, Duncan MacNeil trailer   full movie

Persepolis (2007)

A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution. Directors: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi Writers: Marjane Satrapi (comic), Vincent Paronnaud (scenario) Stars: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Gena Rowlands movie trailer full movie ( english subtitles )

Baraka (1992)

A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion. Director: Ron Fricke Writers: Ron Fricke (concept), Mark Magidson (concept) trailer movie

Samsara (2011)

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders. Director: Ron Fricke Writers: Ron Fricke (concept and treatment written by), Mark Magidson (concept and treatment written by) trailer

Black Angel (1946)

  Director: Roy William Neill Writers: Roy Chanslor (screenplay), Cornell Woolrich (novel) Dan Duryea … Martin Blair June Vincent … Catherine Bennett Peter Lorre … Marko Broderick Crawford … Capt. Flood Constance Dowling … Mavis Marlowe Wallace Ford … Joe Hobart Cavanaugh … Hotel Caretaker Freddie Steele … Lucky John Phillips … Kirk Bennett Ben…

The Naked City (1948)

. New York City film noir about two detectives investigating the death of an attractive young woman. The apparent suicide turns out to be murder. Directed by Jules Dassin Writing Credits Malvin Wald Albert Maltz Malvin Wald (from a story by) Won 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. Barry Fitzgerald … Det. Lt….

Compulsion (1959)

Two wealthy law-school students go on trial for murder in this version of the Leopold-Loeb case. Director: Richard Fleischer Writers: Richard Murphy (screenplay), Meyer Levin (based on the novel by) Orson Welles … Jonathan Wilk Diane Varsi … Ruth Evans Dean Stockwell … Judd Steiner Bradford Dillman … Arthur A. Straus E.G. Marshall … District…

Waltz with Bashir (2008)

Vals Im Bashir (original title) Director: Ari Folman Writer: Ari Folman Stars: Ari Folman, Ron Ben-Yishai, Ronny Dayag Waltz with Bashir is a 2008 Israeli animated war documentary film written and directed by Ari Folman. It depicts Folman in search of his lost memories of his experience as a soldier in the 1982 Lebanon War….

Micmacs (2009)

 Title : Micmacs à tire-larigot Director : Jean-Pierre Jeunet Writing Credits : Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Guillaume Laurant Cast : Dany Boon … Bazil André Dussollier … Nicolas Thibault de Fenouillet Yolande Moreau … Tambouille Dominique Pinon … Fracasse Marie-Julie Baup … Calculette Michel Crémadès … Petit Pierre Nicolas Marié … François Marconi Julie Ferrier … La Môme Caoutchouc Omar…

Alexey Bednij (1988)

Surreal shadow photography Alexey Bednij is a 28 year old Russian photographer who works with manipulative black and white digital photography work.  His work is based on capturing the shadows of subjects such as people, cats, dogs, birds, etc. and manipulating the shadow that is cast.  At first glance when one views his work, it…

ALEXEY TITARENKO (1962)

Born in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) in 1962, Alexey Titarenko has devoted his life’s work to depicting the atmosphere and inhabitants of his beloved city. Titarenko draws his inspiration from the music and literature he’s loved since childhood, and his long walks through the city filled with lines of tired people standing in stores, wandering through…