In 2009, John Maloof caused a stir in the world of street photography when he discovered this amazing collection of prints and negatives from the 50s, made by a woman named Vivian Maier. And now, the trailer for the documentary about the life of this fiercely private woman has just been released.
Have you ever heard of yarn bombing? Have you ever tried your hand at extreme ironing? Perfect! Do you have no idea what these things are? No worries, you are about to find out! Take a look at some unconventional hobbies and activities after the jump and tell us about your off the charts hobbies.
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!
The possibilities of experimenting with analogue photography are truly endless. The good people at flitetest.com have taken Lomography to new heights. Quite literally. They recently mounted a Diana F+ on a remote controlled helicopter and took some awesome instant photographs with the Instant Back. Read how they did it and watch their great video on the project right here!
Ready for the latest Lomographic Film sensation? We have some fantastic news for you! We're excited to introduce you to our latest emulsion - LomoChrome Purple. It's an awesome color negative film which gives naturally infrared results! Limited stock is available for pre-order, in 35mm and 120 formats. Delivery is guaranteed in July 2013 for most countries.
With so many pledges already made, we wanted to say a big thank you to everyone that has already helped us to make this exciting project a reality. We still have stock shipping in April and there's still time for you to make your pledge! We've dug out some once-forgotten negatives and transformed them into timeless memories using the Lomography Film Scanner.
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!
A fun indoor project to keep your spirits up during the miserable winter weather.
It’s amazing how the human mind works, both consciously and unconsciously. Just take a look at this side-by-side comparison made by Infinity Imagined, and you’ll understand.
Patience is a virtue and after weeks of testing this virtue, the first Dutch Lomographers have been rewarded with their Belair 6 x 12 camera's!
We were lucky enough to get a couple of tickets to Amanda Palmer's performance in Vienna. It was a great show, and to our pleasant surprise, Neil Gaiman even performed. Catch some footage from the evening below!
Now that we have some of the Belair cameras in house and out there with the first recipients, we are happily experimenting with flashes. Take a look through the images and get inspired for your own professional looking portraits taken with the Belair.
We know you love shooting analogue, we know you love sharing your photos here on Lomography, now we're taking it to a whole new level. Get ready to have your photographs printed the analogue way and delivered to your doorstep!
The holidays are upon us and we're just buzzing to partake in all the festivities! Inspired by the Lomography Sparkling Editions, we're excited to try out 10 creative DIY craft projects that are sure to spread some holiday cheer. And all you need to get started are what you're left with when your fun night ends: corks from bubbly and vino!
To my Sweetiepie Mica: Today, we welcome your baby brother Mason to our family, and I know it isn't easy for you adjusting to be a big sister. For the past wonderful 4 years, you have been my world and I hope I was able to give you happiness and fulfillment in this world.
"I wanna be a cameraman so frickin' bad, earn enough to buy a Hasselblad. I'm gonna shoot all the covers for your magazine, keep the rights for future royalties..." Sing along and/or laugh out loud to this photography parody by Japanese photographers Irwin Wong and Mijonju!
Last time, I gave you a hands-on review of the Canon Autoboy D5 as a travel camera—testing it under and over water, rain or shine—during my beach trip to Boracay. Here's how it performs as an all-around camera, going from home to studio and work to play. Just like before, it produced great shots all day, every day!
Named after Pulitzer Prize-winning inventor and cartoonist, Rube Goldberg contraptions set off chain reactions to complete a simple task. Think of a red ball rolling down a slope and then activating a domino chain which moves something or other until in the end, the light is switched off or the like. Those complicated contraptions have inspired others to make their own versions, check out a couple after the jump.
Are you a scrapbooker? Or someone who likes to keep mementos? Put those scraps of paper that have been lying around in that shoebox to good use and decorate your La Sardina DIY!
Dress up your La Sardina DIY camera to look as if it has not been covered at all! A step-by-step guide to creating a see-through optical illusion for your do-it-yourself sardine cam.
One of my favorite authors of all time is the one known for his ability to rhyme. Dr. Seuss made reading so entertaining, most children would do it without complaining.
A Brazilian artist makes use of fancy hand lettering and typography skill to make his own rendition of the lyric cards from the video of Bob Dylan's 'Subterranean Homesick Blues.' Watch the video and read more about it after the jump!
What is a photographer to do at a Firework Show? What about finding new ways to use his camera, and take beautiful and unexpected images of flowers in the night sky. Find out how photographer David Johnson did it.
Do you have some toilet paper tubes ready to be discarded? Don't throw them away yet! Take a look at some of these amazing artworks made using this unique material and be inspired!
You know how people always say, "that's impossible"? If this man can build a working bicycle out of cardboard, everything is possible!
If you are looking for some inspiration for your next photo project, grab your favourite camera and films, and visit your closest amusement park! You might come up with great colourful pictures worthy of the handpicked section.
What is it about the Lomography Community that seasoned members enjoy and new members find themselves drawn to? Every Lomographer has his or her reasons, but allow us to leave you with a quick rundown of some perks of being a Community member!
This might be the one of the most fascinating marriages between science and photography just yet.
Celebrate Literacy Month with our newest edition to the DIY FILTERS. Put those old books to some good use as a filter for your analog cameras.
Our friends at Skateistan - Afghanistan's first Skate School - succumbed to the tragic injustice that is a pre-meditated explosion, last Saturday. Of the 6 Afghani children lost in the incident, 4 were involved in Skateistan. Our hearts and support go out to the survivors and families of those who perished. Please take a moment to read about what you can do to support the brave people at Skateistan.
Today, the world unites for International Literacy Day, to stress the importance of constant learning in man's life. We've been bringing you some bits and pieces that foster learning in our little way, but in case you haven't seen them yet, here's a recap of some running Magazine series that could help make you a smarter lomographer!
Portland, Maine-based photographer Caleb Charland captures the beauty of electricity from unconventional sources through his series of long exposure photographs.
In the age of cyberbullying and discriminating, BornThisWayBlog is a welcome platform for the LGBT community to share analogue photos from their youth along with the stories of how they realized they were "born this gay," in hopes that others can understand their battles with both self and social acceptance.
As an intern at Lomography's HQ, I was kept busy with a number of product launches. You've seen the new stuff. There was the Fisheye Baby Bauhaus, the Maps Edition Cameras and the Diana Baby 110. I haven't even memorized all of the old products that Lomography has, but I already have others to add to the list! But there is one product that I believe every Lomographer should buy.
Many of you follow Lomography on Facebook, some on Pinterest and some on Twitter. But have you really been paying attention to what's going on at Lomography? Here's a brief summary of what's new from an intern's desk.
Ever wonder where do the corks go after they’ve been popped off the wine bottle? Well, some of them might have ended up in one of Scott Gundersen’s masterpieces! Have a look!
We have asked Bloggers all over the world to share their creative projects with us so that we can share them with you! Here's a list of a couple of cool and fun DIY tutorials that you might be interested in:
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.
On this day, 50 years ago, iconic English rock band The Rolling Stones had their first gig at the Marquee Club. Let's take a look back at the beginnings of one of the most famous rock acts ever in this installment of Today in History.