With an expansive portfolio including iconic names such as Bishop Briggs, Grouplove, Temples, SWRMS, Foxygen, and many more, photographer Sophia Ragomo is completely taking over the music scene with her stunning and unique film-based photos. Personally, I've been a fan of her work for a while now and was ecstatic when she agreed to a feature on Pure Nowhere. Each photo perfectly captures the emotion and nostalgia of each show, and whether it be digital or Polaroid, she never ceases to amaze. In our interview she talks to us about why she got into photography, her top tips for photographers trying to break into the business, and her dream tour. It also includes a large collection of Sophia's all time favorite photos, so read on!
Tyler, the Creator is a true artist, and the carnival is physical proof of that. His personality is reflected in his art, and his art was reflected in Camp Flog Gnaw. Here are my favorite film pictures I took while there + a playlist to match.
Last year, most of my friends and I were exiting our high school phase into the idyllic post-adolescence of adulthood, which of course, is strife with malaise, a perpetual confrontation with inadequacies as both artists and people, and ultimately, without proper guidance or assurance whatsoever. As we tried to come to terms with our new, … Continue reading “Slackers” – An Early Photo Diary by Zerkalou
Rachel Tse, an 18 year old photographer from Hong Kong, is capturing her world as it unfolds in a series of dreamy and eyeopening photographs entitled, "Hello To Old Stories." We asked her to send us some of her favorite works that she's taken, and try to match each one with a song which she … Continue reading “Hello To Old Stories” – A Photo Essay & Playlist
Today in 2017, the world of zines and independent print is undergoing a constant evolution. As more and more opinionated artists, writers, and activists join the game, a larger light is given to us to express ourselves, to really be heard. Andrea Lux is a Peruvian artist that is currently taking the world by storm, … Continue reading ANDREA LUX – PAPER CUTS
Soma San Diego in the heat of summer, something I'll always remember with sweaty hugs and half melted chocolate bars; a red tinted atmosphere illuminating light headed kids, halfheartedly spread out across the floor. This is how the months before a new school year takes form, again and again, every week bringing a new flow … Continue reading Soma Photo Gallery – Jurassic Shark + Guests 7/28/17
Does it ever hit you that everyone has their own thoughts, their own inner monologue, their own opinions they think inside their head but never say out loud? Everyone has their own experiences and feelings that no other person can even begin to understand, and no matter how hard you try to explain your inner monologue, … Continue reading Sonder; n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own.
Over the last couple of months, I have documented my experiences, both in my visits back to San Diego and my life in Leeds, on a point and shoot 35mm film camera that I picked up in a thrift store (a highly recommended thing to do). Following are some of the images I’ve taken, plus … Continue reading A Foreign Film Project.
On April 20th, the boys of Twin Peaks made a stop at the holy venue known as The Irenic, for the San Diego stop of their tour. Church by day and rock concert by night, The Irenic never seems to disappoint, whether the show be local or just another stop in the US. The latter was … Continue reading TWIN PEAKS @ THE IRENIC – A Photo Gallery
Moments of my friends and beauty in 2016! Some fun concerts and good people, all on 35mm. Hope you enjoy! -Natasha (Listen to the playlist on Soundcloud here!) Film & Playlist by Natasha Steward