What makes a striking photo? Often, it’s merely ordinary things composed in an ordinary manner. That’s because they always tend to have a single theme or idea, and because clutter is kept to a minimum. They are simple, true, and sincere. Today, we’re looking at the elements of design (line, shape, form, texture, color etc) that can turn a simple subject into a striking photo.
Summertime in the Philippines means more fun under the sun and these newbies just had the most brilliant idea - trying out Lomography for the first time! Take a look at our most popular newcomers and their first shots for the month of April!
In this tipster, I want to give lomographers a tip for shooting beautiful and lovely backlight photos. Isn't it great to have nice blue colour on the sky and those high contrasting colours of the subject you are shooting? I personally love it. There is a simple way to get these kinds of lovely shots which I found out around two years back.
April was, indeed, a super scorching month for the Philippine islands. And you know very well how Lomographers love the scorching sun! Here are the vivid, visual proofs from the Philippine community for last month!
I was previously a die-hard fan of digital cameras but was introduced to the world of analogue photography earlier this year, and I've loved it ever since!
I am not usually brave in taking portraits of strangers because of the usual fear of confrontation. But whenever I feel that my action will not result to any untoward scenario, I do manage to summon the courage to point my camera to a complete stranger and click the shutter. Here are five of my favorites.
I spent a whole year taking photos of my baby and one thing that quickly became apparent was the difference between eyes being in focus and eyes that weren't and the effect on the photo. Although we're almost taught to break the rules I still believe the eyes are just as important in Lomography.