In our world, there are few people who are most devoted to their profession, who would put their work above life. Despite the fact that people regularly attend management seminars and refresher training, they are often still negligent in their work, but there are exceptions. Such an exception was American photographer Robert Landsburg, who photographed the eruption of Mount St. Helens in 1980.
I’m glad to introduce our newest LomoAmigo, Firdauz Ghazali, otherwise known as maduz. You’ve probably seen him around, you know, the quirky guy with the gas mask on? Get to know more about Firdaus as he is this week’s Community LomoAmigo!
It's a given that mixed media art can and will make heads turn, but this particular collection of artworks by Japanese artist Shintaro Ohata will keep you staring in amazement. Read on to find out why!
Before Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti went off couchsurfing, his doting grandmother made him one last hearty meal before leaving home. As he went along his trips around the world, he documented all the delicious dishes prepared for him by the grandmas he met along the way.
Doing long exposure shots and light paintings can be an easy and enjoyable experience. By remembering some tips and tricks, anyone can do it well.
One of my biggest addictions when I'm with a Lomographic camera in hand is to shoot works of art.
The world's smallest sculptures are the feat of Russian sculptor Nikolai Aldunin. With the aid of a 28-year-old microscope, Aldunin delicately crafts his world-record masterpieces, inspired by a Russian folk tale. After the jump, peer into Aldunin's magnifying tool and enter another realm entirely!
In 2010, National Geographic covered legendary photographer Steve McCurry as he shot the final roll of Kodachrome film ever produced. You can watch fascinating video after the cut.
Martin Usborne has always had a preoccupation with animals. His interest in how we control and silence animals is portrayed in his latest body of work which has been turned into a book. Martin took some time to answer some questions for us, take a look after the jump.
This film is worth trying out, so, just buy/borrow/exchange/steal one and have fun with Fuji Velvia 50! Take a look at some of the photos I shot with it after the jump!
Hong Kong is not only well-known for her beautiful night view though is most often photographed over the spacious harbor and shiny reflections of the buildings, implicating you'll land in the lap of luxury when you travel here. Infront of Brian Yen's camera you'll find thought provoking pieces of what it truly means to be a city-dweller.
If someone says they could feel the flow of time would you believe them? The average joe is hardly aware of passing seconds without a clock or watch so it's hard to conceive of how it would be to "feel time". However, with the aid of a film camera and a little technique know as the "time scan", you can genuinely feel time flow!
Armed with SLR cameras and mostly expired films, Aleyn Comprendio from the Philippines captures beautiful photographs with the serene, ethereal quality that is unique to film. In this quick interview, Aleyn tells us more about herself, her fascination with film, and her dreamy photographs.
Justin Quinnell is one of the modern masters of Pinhole Photography. He has experimented with long exposure pinhole photos - as long as six months! We have featured him in the Magazine a couple of years back, and now we would like to re-introduce him to the community!
Grass will certainly be greener on some sides with enough light and water, as British artists Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey know. These portraits created via photosynthesis are literally the freshest images we've seen today! See how they nurture and grow their art here.
I've been shooting black and white film more and more recently. Here are some of things I've learnt since shooting in black and white.
Since I started pin-holing the world, I have had the strong desire to make a special camera, with the purpose of shooting just one photograph. The purpose was to sacrifice the camera in the process of photo creation – I wanted the camera to become the photograph. To let you understand, the process from the camera to the photograph is the same that ties the baby bird to the egg: the bird grows protected from the shell and when it's ready breaks it and comes out. This is why I decided to create the Pinhegg – An Egg Pinhole Camera.
Professional photographer Rusidah, from Central Java, has been shooting weddings and parties for almost 20 years. Despite having no arms, Rusidah has been able to produce some remarkable work. Read more to see this amazing woman at work.
A German photographer got his first film camera two summers ago, and has been taking amazing photos ever since. Among them are some beautiful, nicely done double exposures. Take a look at some of his work after the jump!
I do not know if this is a unique idea; if it is, then I am taking my claim to immortality. Introducing, the "Principle of Light Penetrability" by Rene M. Nob.
Since a few years back, Eunice K., our local active Lomographer has developed her interest into her occupation: analogue wedding photographer! In conjunction with the Valentine's Day, she shares with us the romantic moments in wedding photographing and tips for portrait shooting.
When you're watching your favorite TV series, it's hard to pay attention to background details. But when these details include something you equally love, the show just gets even better. Check out the analogue cameras spotted in Ted and Marshall's apartment!
If you want an easier way to wind your LomoKino, here is a method to build a battery operated power-winder. The steps are quite easy and there are 2 speed setups so you have options to choose from.
Here at Lomography, we always keep a keen eye on the latest fashion news and trends, so we were super excited to see that cult British designers Lazy Oaf have shot their latest lookbook using the LC-A+! Have a look at a few of the shots and the new collection!
Alfred Hitchcock’s 1948 film, Rope, is considered by many to be his most experimental and innovative film. It is renowned for its ingenious editing techniques and use of real time which has led numerous people to believe that the film consists of one continuous shot.
Celebrated film director, Martin Scorsese, has won numerous awards for his achievements in the film industry. Let’s see what he has to say about celluloid film.
In our previous article we've explained the internal software we are using for turning scans into LomoKino movies. But this script currently only runs on Windows – we thought maybe someone in the community is interested in porting this script to another system or writing an own version of it.
We are extremely proud to introduce our latest LomoAmiga, Melissa Auf der Maur. Former bassist for the band, Hole, she has taken her solo music career even further with the recent launch of her second solo album, Out of Our Minds. Not only is Melissa a talented musician, but she is also a very accomplished photographer. We can only expect even more from her effortless talents.