This four part mini-series sets out to review my four favorite lenses. All these lenses share a commonality: they are all M42 lenses. I love the M42 standard. Canon and Nikon, and later Pentax are all proprietary; the M42 is not. We begin with the Helios 44-4 M.
Today I will be introducing the technique so called EBS, exposing both sides of the film, one of the most unique techniques within Lomographic photos. Is it hard to do it? Maybe! But once you get good luck and concentration, you might get amazing results!
We all love the simplistic use and cool designs of our favourite Lomo cameras. But sometimes you just want to step it up a notch...
It started with a whisper and then grew to a buzz at Lomography HQ. What was Neil Gaiman doing here and could we get an autograph?
Ancoats is undergoing rapid changes at the moment. Nevertheless, it is still the best place to see the industrial heritage of the world's fist industrialised city.
Check out some amazing pieces of history as we track back through time and see what the Lomographic Society's has been up to the past twenty years - and beyond! Reminisce with us as we look back from small beginnings to what Lomography is today.
One man's insight about the things he learned about photography and equipment in the past four decades. A definite must-read.