Would you love to have your LomoKino masterpiece screened during the biggest film festival Texas has to offer? This March will bring Lomography Austin's very first SXSW, and we want to show off your analogue skills!
Thousands of tourists and musicians will flood into the capitol of Texas this March for SXSW – one of the world’s largest festivals with 8 whole days dedicated to the magic of independent movie making! There will be plenty of opportunity for Lomography buffs to exercise their analogue knowledge. But what about the hundreds of newcomers who have no idea what Lomography is all about? We want to screen your LomoKino motion pictures to show the teeming crowds of tourists and locals just what Lomography is all about!
Movies must be submitted by February 29, 2012.
Upload limit: 5 movies linked in the comments of this post
Prize(s): 10 winners of 10 piggies each. All winning movies will be projected at the Lomography Gallery Store Austin during the week of SXSW, with an extra special screening night where the LomoKino and your motion pictures are the stars if the night!
Register for a LomoHome on Lomography.com with the voucher code lomographyaustx and get $10 to immediately spend in the online shop! Sign up for our Newsletter to get all the latest information on upcoming events and promotions!
Hans Eijkelboom is a Dutch conceptual artist/street photographer who has just released a book titled Hans Eijkelboom: People of the Twenty-First Century published by Phaidon. We are love these photographs and are offereing you the chance to win a copy of this wonderful book and La Sardina Cubic to capture your very own amazing photos. Read on to enter this great competition!
Warm tones, subtle grains, beautiful moments of everyday life – the photos by Esben Bøg Jensen, a young and talented photographer from Denmark, let us escape into our memories and dream about a never-ending spring. We talked to the photographer himself and couldn’t help feeling a pleasant wave of joy overcoming us. Read on and get inspired to search for the moments that make us feel alive.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens 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 celebration of the mindblowing solar eclipse we had the other day, we ran a competition and asked you to tag your analogue photos centered around our great big yellow friend! Check out the winners now!
In December last year James Wright, editor and creative director of So It Goes Magazine, went on a two-week trip to Sri Lanka, "a place so long on our bucket list, but up until then, as yet unvisited," he writes on the first of his three-part photo diary. Herein is the first of his series that chronicles his adventures, highlighted by a selection of breathtaking images of the Sri Lankan countryside and the locals, among many other images, captured with his trusty photographic companions: the Leica MP, Lomo LC-A+, and an assortment of films including the LomoChrome Purple.
Simeon Smith is a musician who recorded the sounds of our film cameras in action and made these samples available as a free download. We couldn't resist interviewing him about this project and taking a look at some of his photos. Meet the man behind the cams here.
Stephen Shore introduced to the 70s art world an unadorned image of American life. He captured littered restaurant tables as other photographers would immaculate vistas. For the opening of “American Surfaces”, he even taped unframed snapshots on gallery walls. In these videos, Shore talks about objects that have “no pretention to art” and the things he learned from Andy Warhol.