The blinding light of the sun or an instant pop of a flash directed towards your lens produces an interesting effect – lens flares! Its unwanted most of the time but if done deliberately and correctly, it adds a sense of drama to your photos and adds realism. We’re sure you got plenty of fun and fantastic flare shots so share them here and the best of the bunch get some hot piggies in return!
Film/Camera Type: Any analogue camera photo not digitally manipulated/enhanced. Please keep in mind of our flare theme.
3 picture upload limit,at least 768px in either width or height
Photos must be tagged at least with camera, film and location.
3 winners get 10 Piggies each
Fill in the meta data please – camera, film, tags and location!
By submitting your photos to this rumble, you allow Lomography.com to use your submitted photos for promotional purposes.
We asked you to upload your best portrait photos for the Lomography X Carol Rumble. We received hundreds of inspiring analogue shots from fun sprocket rocket holiday snaps to perfectly crisp studio portraits. Find out if you've won here.
A concert is sound and sight amplified to infinity. Airwaves take the shape of neon floodlights and zigzag flares. Heads bop, hands flit through the air, lips form into the words of an anthem. Nab all that electricity with bright flash and motion-friendly accessories.
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!
In Carly Zavala’s work, honesty comes in visual cues. It can be as simple as a woman looking straight into the camera, or as meaningful as a man deep in thought. It is loyalty to the facts of a scene. What little light is there she will finesse into a striking image.
Light Painting is a cool technique that we love to do when we're in the mood for experimenting with photos. It's super easy and fun, and it only requires a dark room, a friend or two to collaborate with, a camera with long exposure mode and a light painting tool to get started. Check out 50 of the most vibrant light painting photos taken by your fellow Lomographers after the cut!
Have you ventured into light painting before? It's so fun and there are so many ways for you to explore it, we promise you'll never get bored. The folks here at HQ had a blast playing around with the Lomo'Instant and the result was a bunch of adorable, colorful photos!
Looper is a Scottish Indie/Electronic band fronted by former Belle and Sebastian bassist Stuart David. Lomography has teamed up with Looper and Mute, a UK-based record label, to bring you this special rumble where you can win a LomoKino, a Looper bundle which includes a 5-CD Box Set signed by the band, live cassette and badge. On top of this Looper will be selecting their favourite photos to be featured in their latest music video which is aptly called “I’m a Photograph”! You’d be mad not to enter! Read on for details.
In New York City, winter has been harsh and long, the nights long and cold, and shooting outside is not fun anymore. So when the Lomo'Instant Boston Edition hit the shelves this week and the new Splitzer arrived at the Lomography Gallery Store New York, we decided to do a round of light painting portraits instead of sunny ones.
If you’ve been living on Neptune for the past week (wait, how the hell did you get there?), you might have missed the memo – The brand new Lomo’Instant Wide has landed! Pre-orders are flying in for the world’s most creative wide format instant camera and lens system and we’ve decided to launch a competition to spice up the fun even further.