As last week was New Years Eve, everybody had they're cameras ready to shoot the moment before the sky would go loose. And the fireworks will be gone fast! Here are some tips to help you.
Fireworks are the most beautiful accessory a holiday needs. The anatomy of a firework is similar with a snowflake. They are very bright and beautiful to watch, but they don’t last for more than a minute.
That’s why you have to be prepared for it. Plant your camera (loaded with film of course) in a steady position, set it on Bulb mode (you need a long exposure) load and shoot. The exposure should be made for as long as you need too, to catch more fireworks in the same pictures (1 minute) or just one (a couple of seconds). Happy Holidays everyone!
Perhaps you’ve already had chance to try light painting, multiple exposures and long exposures with your Lomo’Instant, but what can you experiment with next? Well, that’s exactly the thought I had which led to giving this Tipster a go. I wanted to shoot Lomo’Instant photos which felt a bit “messier” than what I’m usually used to and to use a technique which would open up new possibilities with the kinds of images I could create with my favorite instant camera. Well, here I go!
The double exposure technique is a creative and extraordinary way of adding an unconventional twist to your images. Not surprisingly, the most extraordinary double exposure images were sent as entries to this competition. The grand winner gets to bring home the photo book "Double Exposures" by Nickolas Muray.
Making your very own LomoKino movie is really fun and rewarding, but it also requires some time and effort. Now here's some good news - Samplomat will make it easier for you! This desktop application is free for Mac and Windows systems. Let the LomoKino movie-making begin!
If you are looking for some lomographic entertainment this month in your home city or if you are traveling the world and want some insider tips from our lomography teams, here’s a selection of what is going on in Lomography Gallery and Embassy Stores around the world.
In prime areas of New York and San Francisco, the phrase ‘rush hour’ is always on the menu. Drive up to Reno, and the same expression fizzles. Many roads are framed by mountains and shrubbery, a picture of calm in the city. But the night makes up for the day’s stilly mood. Casinos flaunt LED signs and marquees, a treat for urban photographers.