Brixton would be nothing without the Phoenix Cafe. All are welcome here and everyone is greeted with a smile. Hot cup of tea, no sugar please, toast and marg, bacon well done, avocado, egg and bubble, hp sauce! That’s all you need to know.
I was completely stoked when I got the chance to test the Petzval Lens for Lomography and the German photography magazine Kwerfeldein. I was afraid that I would end up wanting one for myself, and that's exactly what happened.
Armed with disposable cameras, a number of people affected by homelessness in London trooped out in the streets and captured life from their individual perspectives. That was in July; now, 13 photographs have been selected via public vote and will be featured on the upcoming calendar by Cafe Art, an initiative that "[showcases] artwork created by people affected by homelessness or are socially vulnerable."
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!
Seeing cool masked photos on the Lomography site made me want to experiment with the Lomo'Instant. Making masks for the Lomo'Instant is slightly different than that for other Lomo cameras, but the steps in this article should make it easy.
Amid all the stark, poignant stories that make up the tragedy of the Titanic was that of young brothers Michel and Edmond. Or, as they were initially more famously known as, Louis and Lola, the "Titanic orphans."