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  • First Impressions: Lomography Fisheye Baby + Orca B&W 110

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-03-06 in #reviews
    First Impressions: Lomography Fisheye Baby + Orca B&W 110

    Something smells fishy and it's not seafood! Check out my analogue "catch" of the day in the first installment of my "First Impressions" reviews series.

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  • World's Smallest Man Dances With His Pet Cat

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-03-06 in #lifestyle
    World's Smallest Man Dances With His Pet Cat

    Before Guinness became the deciding body for world records, Henry Behrens was once considered the smallest man at 30 inches high. Here, he is seen dancing with his feline friend who is nearly as tall as he!

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  • Deconstructed Camera Font

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-03-05 in #news
    Deconstructed Camera Font

    Instead of clicking the shutter after counting "1, 2, 3," graphic artist Stefan Abrahams used a camera to spell out "A, B, C." Check out this cool typeface he created from parts of a disassembled DSLR and get ready to sing the Alphabet Song!

  • Then & Now: Abandoned Detroit School

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-03-04 in #news
    Then & Now: Abandoned Detroit School

    Many songs have been written about Detroit being a "rock" city of the USA, but today, we take a look at one of its many desolate infrastructures. These juxtaposed before and after images reveal how time has deteriorated Detroit institutions.

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  • Kurt Cobain Showing A Kitten To His Baby Daughter

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-03-04 in #lifestyle
    Kurt Cobain Showing A Kitten To His Baby Daughter

    Smells like the "Overly Descriptive Title" photo series is back! Today, we're sharing a photo that combines the three things that most Lomographers love: analogue photography, music, and cats! Yeah!

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  • Top 5 Things Students Worry About On Picture Day

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-03-04 in #news
    Top 5 Things Students Worry About On Picture Day

    It's another manic Monday and I know you hardworking students are just longing for spring break already. But before you put those books away and kick your feet up by the pool, don't forget to look decent for Photo Day! Unless you want to be immortalized/ridiculed in bad yearbook or ID photos...

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  • Jot Down Notes In These Inspiring Journals For Photographers

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-28 in #news
    Jot Down Notes In These Inspiring Journals For Photographers

    "You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved." —Ansel Adams

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  • Invisible Artist Liu Bolin Shows You How To Hide

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-28 in #news
    Invisible Artist Liu Bolin Shows You How To Hide

    Magicians never spill the secrets to their hat tricks. While Liu Bolin is no sorcerer, the Chinese artist is a visual wizard known for skillfully camouflaging himself into cityscapes. Here, the invisible man demonstrates his disappearing act for viewers.

  • Juergen Teller Portraits of 2013's Best Actors

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-27 in #news
    Juergen Teller Portraits of 2013's Best Actors

    As award season 2013 comes to a close, let's take a look at some of the most compelling performers of the year. W Magazine listed 33 of Hollywood's finest—from big winner Daniel Day-Lewis to newcomer Quevenzhane Wallis—and commissioned fashion photographer Juergen Teller to document them "up close and unscripted."

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  • And The Oscar Goes To...

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-25 in #news
    And The Oscar Goes To...

    ...Anne Hathaway who has scored yet another golden trophy for her stellar performance in Les Misérables! TIME recently featured eleven notable actors who gave superb performances last year, and these emotional portraits by photographer Paola Kudacki show just how deserving each nominee is.

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  • Andy Warhol Week

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-22 in #news
    Andy Warhol Week

    This week, the Lomography Magazine paid tribute to the Prince of Pop Art, Andy Warhol. Check out all our feature articles on the artist as well as some Warhol-inspired Lomographs from the community!

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  • This Art Is Bananas!

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-22 in #news
    This Art Is Bananas!

    Was Sweet-Station founder and illustrator Honey monkeying around when she created her banana art? She sure was! See how awesome the fruits turned out with her pierces of pop culture icons onto the produce.

  • Warhol Watches

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-22 in #lifestyle
    Warhol Watches

    Andy Warhol once said that in the future, everybody will be world famous for 15 minutes. What better way to "watch" that time go by than with these special edition Warhol timepieces from Seiko!

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  • The Girl with the Camera Tattoo

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-20 in #news
    The Girl with the Camera Tattoo

    Last week, we met Lotte van den Acker, the girl with the Pentax Asahi K1000 tattoo. In an interview with Fstoppers, she shares how she came up with the ink inspiration and how she got the best artist to execute the design—her mom!

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  • San Diego Surf: The Last Film by Andy Warhol

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-20 in #news
    San Diego Surf: The Last Film by Andy Warhol

    Warhol may have been an East Coast native but art brought him to sunny California once upon a time. Shot in 16mm color film, "San Diego Surf" was left unfinished due to injuries after his attempted murder but recently completed by his co-director Paul Morrissey. Four decades later, the film is screened for the first time.

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  • Pencil vs. Camera by Ben Heine

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-19 in #lifestyle
    Pencil vs. Camera by Ben Heine

    Want to give your photos a makeover? All you need is pen and paper!

  • Little Drawings on Film Burned Photos

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-19 in #lifestyle
    Little Drawings on Film Burned Photos

    At the beginning of every roll, you take that first test shot to make sure that the film is properly fed into the camera. Most of the time, the first frame turns out to be overexposed nothingness. Sometimes, it's a significantly light burned photo that leaves you thinking of "what might have been."

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  • Wearable Andy Warhol Art

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-19 in #lifestyle
    Wearable Andy Warhol Art

    How about some art for your closet? Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo recently tied up with the Warhol Foundation to reproduce some of the artists' most ubiquitous pieces—such as Campbell Soup and Dollar Signs—on their popular basic shirts and I was lucky enough to receive one as a gift!

  • Past American Presidents in Color

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-18 in #news
    Past American Presidents in Color

    "Full victory—nothing else," echoed Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1944, but what really makes a good leader? On Presidents' Day 2013, TIME.com recognizes the service, sacrifice and success of former US heads of state by giving readers a brief history lesson illustrated by colorized versions of iconic presidential portraits.

  • Start Your Own Camera Museum For $35,000

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-15 in #news
    Start Your Own Camera Museum For $35,000

    If you've got Gear Acquisition Syndrome and a couple thousand dollars to spare, you might be interested in placing a bid on this humongous camera lot on eBay. With over 2,000 cameras and accessories included, you could set up your own camera museum in no time!

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  • A Kiss Is (More Than) Just a Kiss

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-15 in #news
    A Kiss Is (More Than) Just a Kiss

    Still have a love hangover? These romantic—and sometimes platonic—images of people sharing a smooch, shot by Magnum photographer Elliott Erwitt over the years and collected by TIME, show that love knows no bounds.

  • Hop On The Love Bus!

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-14 in #news
    Hop On The Love Bus!

    Back in the 1970's, big blue buses with pastel hearts painted all over them ruled the roads of Metro Manila, Philippines. The Love Bus was a favorite of retro Manileños because of its systematic route, subsidized fare, and super sweet design. Caution to the reckless: "The Love Bus will not stop for you; you have to run after them."

  • Photobooth Proposals: From Saying 'Cheese' to Saying 'I Do'

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-13 in #news
    Photobooth Proposals: From Saying 'Cheese' to Saying 'I Do'

    Since we've been hit by Cupid's arrow during this most lovesickening holiday, we're sharing 14 photos of guys popping "the" question in a creative, candid, and—fine—cute way: by surprising their lovely ladies with a photobooth proposal!

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  • Survivor Castaway Luxury Item: Disposable Camera

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-13 in #news
    Survivor Castaway Luxury Item: Disposable Camera

    Making a game out of being marooned on an exotic island with a bunch of strangers certainly makes for interesting television, but what goes on when reality TV cameras aren't rolling? "Survivor: One World" winner Kim Spradlin shows us what island life is like through the lens of her "luxury" item: a disposable film camera!

  • Wordplay with Music and Colors

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-08 in #lifestyle
    Wordplay with Music and Colors

    For visual individuals like Lomographers, color is an important element of imagery. But who says musicians can't have some vivid fun? These clever graphics from the series "Panton'N'Roll" make for a fun guessing game and all you need are some record cues and Pantone hues!

  • Listen to Jack White's Latest Records on X-Ray Film

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-06 in #news
    Listen to Jack White's Latest Records on X-Ray Film

    Make no bones about Jack White being one of the craftier rockstars out there. When he isn't shredding guitars in concert, he's producing experimental records on various media, like his latest one on flex-ray discs made of x-ray film!

  • Born to the Purple: Royal Ensembles

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-01 in #lifestyle
    Born to the Purple: Royal Ensembles

    A wearer of majestic magenta outfits like most monarchs, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth might fancy our latest film, LomoChrome Purple. It's selling out royally fast so better load up your cart to get the first batch of color negative infrared-like rolls by this June!

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  • Ultraviolet: Daring Purple Hairstyles

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-31 in #lifestyle
    Ultraviolet: Daring Purple Hairstyles

    Always wanted to dye your hair a vivacious lavender shade but never had the guts to actually do it? With the new color negative LomoChrome Purple film, you can rock positively purple locks with the emulsion's infrared-like coloring. Check out this vivid gallery of pretty violet tresses!

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  • Purple Screen

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-30 in #lifestyle
    Purple Screen

    Since the launch of our newest film, the infrared color negative LomoChrome Purple, we've been seeing life through purple-tinted glasses. Here are 10 movies with a hint of violet in the titles which we recommend you watch while waiting for your pre-ordered rolls. There's a genre for everyone and even a cartoon!

  • Purple Refrains

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-30 in #lifestyle
    Purple Refrains

    Have you snagged yourself some rolls of LomoChrome Purple yet? Here are 10 violet-hued tunes to perk you up while you're online shopping. From classics like Prince's "Purple Rain" to new hits like A$AP Rocky's "Purple Swag," these infectious songs will get you ready to cop an infrared film booty!

  • The Lomography Questionnaire with Ryan Tatar

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-25 in #lifestyle
    The Lomography Questionnaire with Ryan Tatar

    This is the Lomography Questionnaire. Compare, contrast, draw inspiration from, and even shake your head in disagreement at the answers of our special guest contributors. Today we have LomoAmigo Ryan Tatar who shares why sun-drenched California is his photogenic paradise.

  • Juergen Teller's Best Shots

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-25 in #news
    Juergen Teller's Best Shots

    German fashion and art photographer Juergen Teller, armed with his Contax G2 camera as always, shared six of his top photos with The Telegraph. From bathing in a geothermal lagoon with Björk to nerve-wracking moments with convict OJ Simpson, Teller tells us the interesting anecdotes behind each irregular image.

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  • Conflict Equals Compelling Documentary Photography

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-24 in #lifestyle
    Conflict Equals Compelling Documentary Photography

    "To find your news story, look for the person with the sad face," advised my professor as she drew a :( on the board, and that became my most memorable lesson from Journalism school. Documentary photography thrives on powerful emotions and the media is quick to capitalize on this candid yet effective concept as evidenced by the most iconic images of the 20th century.

  • Decade-Old Ilford Delta 400 and the Diana Mini Leopard

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-23 in #reviews
    Decade-Old Ilford Delta 400 and the Diana Mini Leopard

    One of the best things about being part of the Lomography community is the camaraderie with other members. You'll meet people from all over the world who share your passion for analogue photography and some of them are even nice enough to send you freebies like film! Here's a B&W roll I got from @uncle_jay. :-)

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  • Go on the Ultimate Lomographic Trip by Pledging for the Smartphone Film Scanner!

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-23 in #news
    Go on the Ultimate Lomographic Trip by Pledging for the Smartphone Film Scanner!

    They say "give and you shall receive" so why don't you give a pledge for the Smartphone Film Scanner and get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the Lomography Headquarters in Vienna, Austria and the birthplace of Lomo in Moscow, Russia? Meet the people who create the objects of your passion/obsession and discover where all the analogue magic happens!

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  • Flickr Commons Celebrates Five Years of Publicizing Rare Photos

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-22 in #news
    Flickr Commons Celebrates Five Years of Publicizing Rare Photos

    The Commons is an archiving project by photo sharing website Flickr which aims to increase public access to photography collections without known copyright restrictions. Since its launch in 2008, it has become a treasure trove of countless rare images provided by institutions like NASA, The Library of Congress, and more. Here are some of its most popular discoveries.

  • Grandma's Home-Cooked Meals

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-22 in #lifestyle
    Grandma's Home-Cooked Meals

    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.

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  • Travel to Russia by Pledging for the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner!

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-22 in #news
    Travel to Russia by Pledging for the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner!

    They say "give and you shall receive" so why don't you give a pledge for the Smartphone Film Scanner and get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the Lomography Headquarters in Vienna, Austria to meet the people who create the objects of your passion/obsession! And if you're extra generous, we'll take your analogue dreams even farther by taking you to the birthplace of Lomo: Moscow in Russia!

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  • Visit Vienna by Pledging for the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner!

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-21 in #news
    Visit Vienna by Pledging for the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner!

    They say "give and you shall receive" so why don't you give a pledge for the Smartphone Film Scanner and get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the Lomography Headquarters in Vienna, Austria? Meet the people who create the objects of your passion/obsession and discover where all the analogue magic happens!

  • 12 Analogue Questions with Duane Fernandez

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-18 in #lifestyle
    12 Analogue Questions with Duane Fernandez

    When you live in L.A., you're bound to rub elbows with celebrities often. Just ask photographer Duane Fernandez who has shot A-list stars like Jamie Foxx, Taylor Swift, and more. We recently caught up with the Californian who tells us how shooting analogue keeps him grounded in Hollywood's hyped-up hills.

  • Take a Trip to Lomoland by Pledging for the Smartphone Film Scanner!

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-18 in #news
    Take a Trip to Lomoland by Pledging for the Smartphone Film Scanner!

    They say "give and you shall receive" so why don't you give a pledge for the Smartphone Film Scanner and get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the Lomography Headquarters in Vienna, Austria? Meet the people who create the objects of your passion/obsession and discover where all the analogue magic happens!

  • First Batch of Smartphone Film Scanners Almost Sold Out!

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-17 in #news
    First Batch of Smartphone Film Scanners Almost Sold Out!

    Talk about the Lomography Smartphone Scanner being swept off the shelves! Figuratively, that is. Thanks to the outpour of your support, we've nearly sold out the first batch of scanners! Want to get your own scanner by April? Pledge and pre-order on Kickstarter now and be among the first Lomographers to own this innovative analogue accessory!

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  • Kick The Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner Into High Gear!

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-16 in #news
    Kick The Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner Into High Gear!

    We've got double the funding for this exciting Lomography product and it's only been two days since the launch! Can you believe it? We're past the $100,000 mark! To show our gratitude for your solid support, we've added stretch goals and new rewards to the Kickstarter page which could mean more analogue goodies for all pledgers!

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  • World War I Photos Lost & Found in Vintage Camera

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-16 in #news
    World War I Photos Lost & Found in Vintage Camera

    It was a lucky day for antiquing for analogue photographer Anton Orlov. Not only did he score the stereoscopic 1901 Jumelle Bellieni camera, he also stumbled upon some century-old slides which turned out to be photos of World War I France tucked away inside it!

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  • Words on the Street About the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-15 in #news
    Words on the Street About the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner

    Only one day since its launch and everyone's already talking about the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner! Netizens can hardly contain their excitement over the analogue accessory and here's what they had to say about it. Just in case you needed more convincing. ;-)

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  • Thanks for Kickstarting the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner!

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-15 in #news
    Thanks for Kickstarting the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner!

    It's been less than 24 hours since we launched the Kickstarter project for the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner and we're overwhelmed by the support from all our generous backers! Thank you! :-) Check out the pledge page to pre-order the Smartphone Film Scanner and score sweet deals like a trip to the Lomography headquarters!

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  • How to Be a Disco Diva

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-13 in #news
    How to Be a Disco Diva

    Can you dance, jive, and/or have the time of your life? If you've got two left feet, let this vintage instructional teach you how to slay it on the dance floor with killer moves like The Mashed Potato, The Bug, and The Hitchhiker. You'll be boogie-ing along to John Travolta's sweet steps in no time!

  • Behind the Scenes with Frodo & Gandalf

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-01-09 in #news
    Behind the Scenes with Frodo & Gandalf

    Lord of the Rings fans, gather 'round because we've got some preciousss shots to tide you over til the next "The Hobbit" film! Check out these rare behind-the-scenes photos from 2001's "The Fellowship of the Ring" featuring LomoAmigo Elijah Wood as Frodo and a napping Ian McKellen as Gandalf.

  • Lomography Recap: June 2012

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-12-25 in #lifestyle
    Lomography Recap: June 2012

    You might have missed some of the most read articles and most liked photos from Lomography in 2012 so catch up with our year-end recaps and take a look at the most popular content from the Magazine this year. Check out what created a buzz in June!

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  • 12 Analogue Questions with Michal Pudelka

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-12-24 in #lifestyle
    12 Analogue Questions with Michal Pudelka

    Meet fashion phenom Michal Pudelka as we serve him a dozen questions about analogue photography. The Slovakian aesthete—known for highly-stylized shoots involving similar-looking models—lets us in on his imagery inspirations, like childhood hospital visits, garment designs, and disposable cameras.

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