Talented metal artist Peter Atwood, known in the Lomography community as clickiemcpete, talks to us about his wonderful custom made aperture plates and tips on how to get the best bokeh with the Petzval Lens.
An interesting analogue snapper from the 1940s, the Falcon miniature was a simple half-frame camera that took 127 film. Find out more about this quirky fantastic plastic camera in this installment of Lomopedia!
Okay, so we all know about the wonderful Lomography Konstruktor camera kit released earlier this year. But did you know about its older, very rare, and much weirder daddy - the LOMO Fotokonstruktor UFK-2? No? Neither did I. Not until a week ago, when a very mysterious package arrived for me from the secretive former USSR state of Bulgaria...
I love trying all different combinations of cameras on my shelf and film in my freezer. Sometimes things come out OK, sometimes not so good. But just this week, I found a golden combination. Or better yet, a brass/purple combination: my Nikon FE2 armed with the new Petzval lens and loaded with Lomochrome Purple. Check it out!
We met Coco by chance, and what a chance it was! Her work is magnificent, and we fell in love with it, so we asked her to try out the Petzval Lens with her Nikon Camera and she came back to us with the most beautiful portraits.