Oh, and don’t forget to check out the hundreds of hot-to-death tips from the Lomographic Community at: www.lomography.com/tips.
You may assume that – given its name – the Fisheye camera would enjoy a dinner of flake food, but it’s
actually kind of stuck up that way. It really prefers steak cooked medium rare. And the cut has to be halfway decent – at least a juicy sirloin or something of that nature.
When you’re driving on the highway, having two Fisheye cameras as your passengers does not qualify you to ride in the carpool lane. For some reason, the cops don’t afford them the same status as human passengers. As if they are not the world’s most perfect companion! It’s another naked case of official prejudice if you ask me.
> If you’re in the middle of a violent thunderstorm, and on the top of a hill – chances are that your Fisheye will not necessarily attract a lighting bolt to you. After all, it’s mostly plastic. But you still better get the hell out of there – and what were you doing there in the first place anyway?
While the Fisheye camera cannot solve the debate between Darwin’s evolutionary theory and the concept of divine “intelligent design,” it can make a close-up picture of you cat’s face look completely hilarious.
Try bicycling in the city with a Fisheye in one hand. Ride close to pedestrians and shoot them close-up as you zip on by. Put on your own exhibition called – “Shocked and Surprised – My Fisheye Drive-By Shootings.” When you sell that first print for 30 grand, be sure to send me a fair cut. I didn’t just pluck this off the “idea tree” you know!
He who laughs last, laughs best. Don’t put your eggs in one basket. Don’t count your chickens before they hatch. And don’t leave the lens cap on or your shots are gonna be nothing but a whole lot of black.
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You probably don't feel like leaving your comfy sofa to go out and fight the cold and the crowds for a great deal, do you? We don't blame you! Instead, grab a plate of leftover turkey with all the fixin's and check out these gorgeous black and white photos from the classic LC-Wide camera. When you're done, scoot on over to the Online Shop to save a sweet 30% on it and other choice analogue deals!
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!
Who says you can't take your Fisheye Camera underwater? Sure you can - as long as you have the Fisheye Submarine Case with you! To demonstrate, check out these fun Fisheye snaps (using Fisheye Cameras and the Fisheye Submarine Case) taken by Lomographers!
Exactly seven years ago, I bought this camera from Indonesia's local Lomography community. I remember having some savings in my bank account and just spending it all on this camera. At that time, I browsed the microsite for the Lomography Fisheye No.2 and immediately fell in love with it! Coincidentally, my friend who introduced me to Lomography just bought this same camera for his birthday. My life has changed ever since I had the Fisheye, my first lomographic camera.
If it's your first time to use the Fisheye Submarine Case (with your Fisheye One/Fisheye No.2 cameras) or the Krab Underwater Housing (with your LC-A+ or LC-Wide cameras), you might still feel a liiiiittle bit anxious about taking your favorite cameras underwater. To help ease your worries I gathered some of the most helpful tips, straight from summer-lovin' Lomographers who braved the waves with their cameras!
Very few of even the most intrepid travelers get to set sail to the Arctic and the Antarctic. A lomographer known to the Community as stouf, however, was able to set foot on both polar regions. While the rare opportunity to visit these uncommon destinations came in parcel with his profession, he did not forget to bring along his trusty cameras and favorite film to capture scenes from the expeditions.
With the 68th Cannes Film Festival kicking off today we thought we'd hold our very own film screening right here featuring, in no particular order, some of the best, well-crafted LomoKino videos by our fellow lomographers in the community. From documentary-like shorts to horror, comedy, romance, action, the surreal, and everything in between, we've got you covered. Bring out the popcorn!
Where are you headed to this summer? Where I'm from summer has ended too soon, so I'm still daydreaming of sand and seafoam. I decided to check out the archives for some cool beach-y snapshots and came across a lot of interesting underwater photos! Check out my finds after the jump; hopefully this list will inspire you to grab a Fisheye Sub or a Krab, along with your Fisheye cameras and LC-A+, for some underwater adventure.
If you'd be shooting in low light, at night, or in any other situation that would require a high speed film for best results, why don't you try the Lomography Color Negative 800 for 35mm cameras? Allow five of our community members to convince you with their respective reviews in this installment of Reviews on Rewind.
Tomorrow, April 26, marks World Pinhole Photography Day, and what better way to celebrate the occasion by taking your favorite pinhole camera out on an analog adventure? Or if you don't have one yet, you can make one yourself from scratch! Here are five innovative Tipsters from the community for you to peruse.