Many Lomographers love ‘film-swap’, a sort of 'Lomographic discipline' involving two or more Lomographers who perform double exposures to cross the oceans. But perhaps none of you have ever made a ‘double’ traveling back in time. Read on to find out how it is possible.
Almost everybody has some old black and white family photos at home, lost in a trunk or in a dusty attic, showing your parents or even your grandparents when they were young. Well, it’s time to take them out! I picked some of these pictures and I used them for this unusual tipster.
The steps are simple:
Load a color film in your camera (I used a Kodak Color Plus 200 film loaded into a Nikon F70)
Take the entire film shooting the black and white pictures.
Rewind the film.
Reshoot. (I chose nature as subjects for this phase).
Here’s what happened:
As you would expect from lomographies, the results are very striking and unpredictable. Now just have fun experimenting with other combinations and think of ways to bring life and color to old black and white photos!
This article is dedicated to Serge Moulinier, a largely unknown French photographer who won one of the most important prizes in France with a book on Greek architecture. Strangely, few information can be found on the Internet about this great photographer whose work had also been published in an important essay written by the famous John Szarkowski, former Director of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
C.S Muncy is a New York City-based freelance photojournalist and a fellow LomoAmigo who tested and reviewed the LomoChrome Turquoise film. The rolls of film were put to good use; the resulting shots were simply stunning.
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!
Thick smoke, soft breeze, rippled water. For Veronika Gilková, these elements deserve a touch of visual magic. In this interview, she talks about culling nature-based images with intuition and quiet wonder.
Sonja started her analog adventures during her teenage years. She took her first film photographs when she was 13 and has been in love with the magic of the process since. Her idea of a perfect day involves developing film rolls while listening to jazz and having a cup of tea in between. In this interview, she recalls about her experience with her first Lomography camera, a Holga 120 CFN.