With the help of you our great users, we have been working on the exciting development of the LomoScanner 2.0 app for Android! And now it's ready to go - have a little download.
Take a dive into Hawaiian waters with our new LomoAmigo, wave photographer Kenji Croman.
If you couldn't attend the Petzval premiere, you can live vicariously through these photos!
Here’s a random and rather mysterious tale for you folks. Just the other day, I was at a local bar with a few friends. It was much like any other evening; we were sipping a couple of cocktails, recounting our adventures, falling over ourselves with laughter and half-drunkenly meditating on the meaning of life (a scientist once told me it’s 42 by the way). But then something truly strange happened. Read on to hear my story and please make a comment with your guess at the end!
Last month, Lomography Gallery Store Soho held an exhibition of photographs taken at the Nixon Surf Challenge in Russia. Free drinks and live music from Swim Mountain overflowed at the opening party. Using the Petzval lens and a star-shaped aperture plate to give a beautifully soft, dreamy effect, the folks at the Soho Gallery Store created a video of the event. Watch this video after the jump.
Before the month of July ended, Lomography Gallery Store Soho held the mother of all parties with the opening night of the Lomography x Nixon Exhibition. People spilled out onto the streets and queued up to see psych-pop band Swim Mountain play live. Find out more about the event after the jump.
Emma Case is a UK-based alternative wedding photographer. Together with her husband Pete Smyth, she runs a successful business taking beautiful pictures of couples on one of the most important days of their lives! We gave Emma a Petzval Lens for her to test and the results are stunning. Say hello to Emma Case!
Showcase your wide-angle photography skills with the Lomo LC-Wide and pair it up with the Cine200 Tungsten Film for additional cinematic flair!
Jürgen Bürgin finds pleasure in strolling through the hustle and bustle of the world's biggest cities and shooting street photographs without being recognized. For Lomography, however, the Film PR agent and photographer from Berlin took a different path, literally! We gave him a Lomo LC-A+ camera for his journey to the French Provence and waited in anticipation for his travel pictures away from the big city.
Yes, it’s a thing! Flower Beards are the new hip way to wear on a summer day! So get creative, get a bearded guy, take some flowers and have a big shoot!
In this new series, we talk to film fanatics from all around the UK about their passion for film photography and the best places to shoot in their home town. Today we go to Bristol to meet Justin Quinnell, a freelance photographer who has made pinholes out of bins and homemade 3D cameras. He is a true film photography experimenter!
Moones are a three piece UK based band making waves in the music world. The keyboard player happens to be the brother of Natasha Khan, better known as Bat For Lashes. We gave them a La Sardina camera and caught up with them for a chat. Read on for the full interview.
Tom Skyrme is a musician from East London who has been shooting on film since he was a kid. His psych-pop band Swim Mountain will be playing live at the Lomography x Nixon Exhibition in Soho on July 24th. We caught up with Tom ahead of this gig to find out what makes him tick.
Here's the third episode of Lomography's adventure in Kamchatka with the Nixon Surf Challenge team. This time, we present you with the homecoming of Lomography's Russians, a camera, and a lens, on Russian soil.
Lomography France recently collaborated with Nixon and gave some top surfers a bundle of our cameras and lenses to document the Nixon Surf Challenge event in Russia. These stunning surfing shots will be on exhibit at the Lomography Gallery Soho and you're invited to the opening night. Come to the store on July 24th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm for drinks, live music and a chance to win a limited edition Nixon Watch.
Lomography Japan has been working with CAMPFIRE, one of the country's largest crowdfunding services. In the past year, we have launched three successful projects such as the campaigns for the Lomography Smartphone Scanner, Petzval Lens and the Lomo’Instant, and Campfire has been helping us reach out to our supporters in Japan. Koh, Campfire's Senior Project Manager, has been involved in all three. Also a lomographer,she is no stranger to our products and has even shot with the new Petzval Lens.
Russia + Belair camera + cross processing development = amazing pictures from another universe. Admire amazing pictures taken by the Nixon surf team with the Lomography camera, the Belair, during the Nixon Surf Challenge 2014.
Austrian-based artists Frau Isa and Megasingi come together to form Wald & Schwert. Come and visit the Lomography Store in NYC for a breathtaking exhibition colored by their bold and whimsical artwork!
As you may have already heard of, the Lomography X Zenit Petzval Art Lens works not only with Canon EF and Nikon F mount SLRs, but with their digital counterparts as well. In this gallery post, we're putting the spotlight on these lovely portraits that our DSLR and Petzval-lens toting community members have taken!
Alexandra Sophie is a young self-taught fashion and illustration photographer who has already amassed a huge online following. She agreed to test the Petzval artistic lens and used it to create delicate and beautiful nature-themed images. See her work and learn about her photography philosophy after the jump.
Wedding photographer Pia Clodi shoots a summer ceremony with the New Petzval Lens. Find out more after the jump!
You have three more days to back our plan of conquering the world of instant photography!
Born in Germany and raised in the mountains, but now residing in New York, Jessica Barthel is an awesome and talented photographer. We were thrilled to lend her a shooting prototype of the new Lomo'Instant to play with and were more than thrilled to see the results. Head past the jump to catch Jessica's instant which are full of excitement and adventure!
About a year ago, we introduced the Konstruktor to the world, and the little do-it-yourself camera has left us in awe ever since. Even the Viennese blogger, Fräulein Catherine (Miss Catherine), was keen on our 35mm SLR camera that you can build yourself, and she took on the DIY challenge. Here you can read more about the feat.
We're ecstatic to read an in-depth review of the Lomography Petzval Lens, from the cool folks over at The Phoblographer. It's exciting to find out that, like us, they are in-love with the Petzval Lens too, so much that they gave it an impressive 4/5 rating! If you're thinking of getting a Petzval Lens, you'll find this featured review very useful. Check out an excerpt and the link to the full article after the jump!
Meet film photographer, fashion editor, and stylist Britta Burger and see a few of her top-notch portraits taken with the New Lomography Petzval Lens.
Photography has progressed into a myriad of processes and genres but there are still some people who passionately create imagery using the traditional tools that started it all. Photographer Alex Timmermans is one of those them. See his wet collodion photographs after the jump.
The Lomography x Zenit Petzval Lens is traveling all around the world in the hands of the most talented photographers these days. It is now Alex Laurel's turn to try the powers of this lens. The French photographer and surfer who took the Petzval Lens for a walk on the Red Square in Moscow shows us his stunning portraits and talks about his experience with the lens.
Wer es liebt Dinge selbst zumachen kann sich bei diesen zwei kreativen Frauen definitiv jede Menge Inspiration holen! Do-It-Yourself-Liebende sind Sophie und Catharina sicherlich schon öfter im Web begegnet, sei es bei hello handmade, workisnotajob, superwork, supercraft oder ihrem jüngsten Projekt, Lemon Books. So viel DIY Liebe und Leidenschaft bleibt uns natürlich nicht verborgen und so fragten wir die beiden, ob sie Lust hätten eine eigene Lomography La Sardina Kamera zu gestalten. Ihr Design-Unikat seht ihr hier!
With the three clues we’ve given, you’re probably close to figuring out what our new mystery product is. Today is the last clue and tomorrow we will divulge our exciting new development!
It’s time for our second clue! Before you discover what’s coming soon and happening now, allow us to ask you this question: what photos do you carry round with you?
That’s right, folks, Lomography is once again coming up with a new exciting product. And as always, we’re letting you in on the secret little by little by dishing out some clues. Head past the jump for the first clue and guess away!
Lomography is proud to present an app that will bring the best Lomography-related content straight to your iPad in a nifty interactive, slide-and-swipe format.
Have a look at our latest pool of photos of architecture and other urban scenes taken using the New Russar+ Lens, all in glorious analogue.
Armed with a golden Fisheye No. 2 and a brightly colored La Sardina, we sent off the Austrian bands, our new LomoAmigos Sex Jams and Mile Me Deaf, on a little tour through the Balkans. Here you can hear the funny stories and see the photos the bands came back with. Band member Wolfgang Möstl lets us in on the turn of events.
Who says you have to be a 'proper' photographer to enjoy the Petzval lens? The Lomography UK GM shows you how good (and easy!) this lens can be even for amateur shooters. Read on and find out more.
Adam Bronkhorst is a Brighton-based photographer who focuses on people and portraiture. He teaches all kinds of photography through different means – using a DSLR, studio lighting and even film cameras. His portfolio of work is so stunning, we decided to crown him as one of our Petzval Artists. We let him test the new Petzval lens to its full potential and the results are just beautiful.
Playing detective: An interview with Derek Woods, the man behind the controversial True Detective photo (NSFW)
Derek Woods is an Los Angeles-based photographer who recently got involved in a controversy surrounding a photo that was used in the opening credits of the hit television series True Detective. Coincidentally, Derek happens to be a member of the Lomo community, and we just couldn't let him get off the hook without a proper interview and an exploration of his work. Please take note that some of the photos are NSFW.