I believe that a lot of lomographers out there like to do self-portraits. It is a fun thing to do. Find out why I enjoy taking self-portraits!
Taking a self-portrait is an easy way to express and capture yourself in a photo. You don’t have to ask people to hold your camera for you but you’re still able to freeze the precious moment. I was thinking of buying a Fisheye camera. My friend happened to own one. I borrowed it from her and went out for a shoot . Testing a new camera was not complete until I took some pictures of myself!
Later on, I bought myself a Fisheye No.2 using my Piggy Points, right before my birthday. I wanted to take some pictures of myself with my birthday cake as a memory. So I took out my Fisheye No.2 and captured some pictures.
I brought LC-Wide with me during a trip to Lake Kenyir, Terengganu. I was sitting on a chair and admiring the beautiful scenery of the lake from the terrace. I picked up a flower and put it near my ear. I took a picture of me chilling and enjoying myself on the terrace. I wanted to remember the relaxing moment.
Is taking pictures of my feet considered part of self-portraits? Most of the time I like to take pictures of my own feet. When I look back at those pictures, I will think of the places that I’ve been to.
I will definitely continue to take self portraits and do it more often in the future, especially with my face in the picture!
What are your weekends like? Do you usually go on a date? Or perhaps you hang out with your family? Is playing video games on top of your weekend activities? I used to do those things. But it all changed since I met film photography. Find out more after the jump!
If you want to know the heart of a person, peek inside his/her wardrobe! And no, nobody famous said that; I only just made it up. But really, don't you think it's true? After all, the way we dress screams our personality; at least for most of us. And that is why, as soon as I land on a new city, one of the things I absolutely must do is find the local boutiques. Sure, I love the fancy chain boutiques as much as the next person, but there's just something else about a local clothing store. It's unique!
It may take a while for some lomographers to figure out the perfect combination of camera, film, and accessory that suit their needs. But, Wessel de Haas, aka wesco, has been extremely lucky to find his early on his journey to Lomography. Find out what film and accessory he likes pairing his La Sardina 8Ball with in this edition of My First Lomo Affair!
With your overwhelming support, we have run out of Belair Instant Backs! We'll restock it in April, but don't worry because the Belair Instant Camera is readily available to satisfy your instant cravings!
There's no doubt that the Lomo LC-A+ is a favorite among newbies and longtime lomographers alike. However, Asumi Mizuno, aka orangebird, prefers to pair this reinvention of the legendary LC-A with the Lomo LC-A+ Wide Angle-Lens. Find out why in this edition of Weapon of Choice!
Lubitel for lovers+. You're probably wondering, "Why is there a '+'?" It's to describe and expand a whole new definition of the Lubitel - in this case, this camera is not only for lovers literally, but also for anyone who loves to shoot portraits, street scenes, objects, and the skies. Do you love to take photos of your lover, your dear friend, your lovely family, your pet, or at the streets? This camera can be used in ALL situations. You can shoot everything that you love with it!
Have you ever tried going lens-less when taking a photo? Try shooting with ONDU Pinhole Cameras and see what it's like to take photos through a tiny pinhole. Check out these lovely shots taken by Lomographers; if you do have some ONDU pinhole photos of your own, upload and tag them accordingly so that we can see them!
There are quite a few perks that come with working for a film photography company, and the best perk of all is testing out the latest cameras. I can remember buying my LC-A back in 2009 and being really inspired to shoot film again. When the LC-A 120 came along, I couldn't wait to try it out around London. Join me as I test out this super medium format beauty.
There's a lot that you can do with a Lomo LC-A+/Lomo LC-Wide and a Krab, besides the obvious (which is take it in the water with you). Get creative by trying various angles and perspectives; you'll be surprised how a slight tilt can make a dramatic difference to your photos. Take a look at the gallery below for some inspiration!