Let us pay homage to one of photography’s most important figures, William Henry Fox Talbot, inventor of the calotype, who celebrates his 214th birth anniversary today.
Print images onto ordinary paper turned light-sensitive by some almost magical alchemy from the earliest days of photographic history. Salt your paper with ordinary table-salt and sensitize it with silver-nitrate. Contact print large negatives in the sunlight and see the images appear right before your eyes. No darkroom needed.
At a loose end in London, Lukaaus (my little brother) and I decided to walk from Lomo to Lomo, via pretty much anywhere we fancied! As we weaved our way east, we captured some famous and unusual shots. Enjoy!
In 2009, I got the opportunity to go to a London Fashion Week show at Somerset House as a camera assistant. Whilst on a lunch break, I took some summer photos of Somerset House and its views of the Thames.
Part one of my lengthy but hopefully extensive review of Lomography's Belair x 6-12
Because I own tiny, old cameras from flea markets or from the 'Bucht', I wanted to present them for visitors and didn't want that they go to seed in a closet.
A simple fix for those horizontal lines that appear on your shots when scanning.
Learn how to make a round Spinner in 6 simple steps with this tutorial!
3191 miles is the approximate distance between Portland, Maine, and Portland Oregon. It's the title of a blog shared between two friends who live in the aforementioned cities. Their story is special and one we Lomographers may relate to.
When we were given the task of writing about something unique about our cities, the first thing that came to my mind about Nottingham was the tale of Robin Hood. However, Robin Hood seemed too obvious a choice and I wanted to learn something I did not know about Nottingham in the process of writing this article. So I asked a few friends, visited the city tourism centre and to my delight discovered something I personally had never known about Nottingham.
Kodak? Fuji? Whatever film you use, save those empty film boxes my fellow lomographers and I'll show you how to can make your very own pinhole camera with them!
This week's LomoGuru might just be the perfect example of a Lomography Community member.
Let's meet our new UK CitySlicker Eleanor and learn about Thrapston, her hometown.
UK-based photographer Sam Cornwell gives us a more in-depth look on his short film "Pilgrimage", his shooting style, and why he thinks digital photography is like processed chicken.
In the past 4 years that I have been using Lomography cameras, I have used a number of cameras and films and tried to experiment with my techniques. Here is part 2 in my list of 20 Lomo milestones.
Please meet Thomas from Brussels in Belgium. A true blue Lomographer for years, we are proud to introduce him as one of our beloved Lomo Amigos. Have a look at his story, his beautiful photo work, and get inspired. You definitely will.