LomoAmigo Oscar Llorens Shoots with the La Sardina Pattern Edition

Oscar Llorens is a magnificent spanish illustrator who creates unique characters and impossible worlds from his little studio in Madrid. Keep on reading to know more about him and see how he shoots with his La Sardina camera!

Name: Oscar Llorens
Age: 36
City/Country: Madrid, Spain
Website: www.ollorens.com

Hello Oscar! Tell us a little bit about yourself, a quick introduction.

I make illustrations and designs, specially illustrations for advertising. I work in Madrid in my own studio. I consider the job as one of my most serious hobbies.

What’s the best part of your job?

Being able to work for all kinds of clients in a wide variety of projects.

And the worst?

Solitude… at certain times.

What are your sources of inspiration when it’s time to draw? Why?

They’re many and quite varied. The imagination is key in my drawings and it’s conditioned by what I see on TV, the internet, museums, other people in my profession, the neighborhood…

Is there an analogue part that remains in your drawings or (even though it hurts) have you become an absolutely digital guy?

Almost all of my commercial works are digital, though they always begin with a pencil sketch. On the other side, my personal work and murals are always “analogue”.

What has it been like to shoot with your La Sardina camera?

It brought me back to old times.

How would you describe the La Sardina in 5 words?

Surprising, fun, striking, different, exclusive.

If you could teleport right now to anywhere in the world with your camera and a bag full of film, where would you go and why?

Japan, anything you come across over there makes you want to take a photo of it, even the most common things.

If you could take a picture with any person in the world, alive, dead, famous, not famous, who ever… who would it be?

With my grandfather.

Tell us, what projects have you been working on recently or what are your future plans?

I’m currently designing an illustration course that I’ll be teaching with other colleagues in the school Tag.

Could you choose one of the photos you’ve taken and mix it with an illustration? We know you do it sometimes and we love the results!

Thanks a lot for your time Oscar. We love your drawings and now your photos as well!

Get ready to sail the high seas with our new La Sardina collection! These 35mm cameras are equipped with spectacular wide-angle lens, multiple exposure capabilities, and a rewind dial—everything you need for fun-filled and thrill-soaked escapades. Get your own La Sardina camera now!

written by lomographyembassyspain on 2012-04-18 in #people #lomoamigos #llorens #spain #illustration #oscar #oscar-llorens #illustrator #espana #lomoamigo
translated by reneg88

More Interesting Articles

  • LomoAmigo: Paul White

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-04-20 in #people #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigo: Paul White

    Paul White is a South East London-based hip-hop producer with tons of energy and a penchant for film photography. He recently released his fifth album on the mighty R&S label. We decided to arm him with a Sprocket Rocket to shoot his adventures with. Read the full interview and see his images here.

  • LomoAmigo: Russell Darling

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-03-18 in #people #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigo: Russell Darling

    Russell Darling is one of our Lomography UK regulars. He is a big part of our community of film fanatics and regularly joins our workshops and events. In this interview, we asked him about his experience shooting with the Lomo LC-A 120, as well as his work as visual effects practitioner for films such as "Star Wars," "Twilight," and "Godzilla."

  • Lomo'Instant Light Painting LomoAmigo: Ian Hobson

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-08-18 in #people #lifestyle #lomoamigos
    Lomo'Instant Light Painting LomoAmigo: Ian Hobson

    Ian Hobson is a photographer based in the United Kingdom who specialises in light paintings. He recently tested the Lomo'Instant with his Pixelstick - an unbeatable light painting combo! Here are some of his amazing shots, as well as a few pointers on light painting and shooting at night.

  • Shop News

    Check Revolog 36exp Plexus Effects!

    Check Revolog 36exp Plexus Effects!

    Feeling experimental? We have the perfect film for you. Load up a roll of Revolog Plexus 200 on your favorite 35mm camera and shoot as you normally would.

  • Robin Rimbaud Shoots with the LC-A 120

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-10-05 in #people #lomoamigos
    Robin Rimbaud Shoots with the LC-A 120

    Robin Rimbaud is a UK based artist, record producer, and composer who works under the name "Scanner" in reference to his use of mobile phone signals and police scanners in his early performances. He has worked on soundtracks for films, sound installations, radio, dance and theater. Robin also has a passion for medium format photography, owns a Holga camera and has a unique photographic style. Get to know him in this interview, where he talks about his personal work as well as his experience with the Lomo LC-A 120.

  • Newcomer of the Week: treizedeath

    written by Eunice Abique on 2015-08-02 in #world #lifestyle #videos
    Newcomer of the Week: treizedeath

    Séverin Boonne considers photography as his most intimate way of expression. Aside from revealing things about himself, creating images with his trusty cameras helps calm his nerves and keeps him relaxed. In this interview, our newcomer of the week from France talks more about his humble beginnings, passion for shooting film, and more.

  • Coloring Outside the Lines with LomoAmigo Tim Kerr

    written by jacobs on 2015-02-16 in #people #lomoamigos
    Coloring Outside the Lines with LomoAmigo Tim Kerr

    We recently had the great opportunity to interview our latest LomoAmigo, Tim Kerr. While his repertoire stretches back to the late 1970's and includes that of musician, artist, painter, photographer, skater and many other things, he just prefers Tim! We gave him a La Sardina DIY, which he not only added his own style to, but shot some excellent photos with as well. Rife with candid and thoughtful answers, we expect everyone will glean a nugget of wisdom and leave with a smile.

  • Shop News

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.

  • Camera Collections: theonlydrp's Vintage and Handmade Gear

    written by Eunice Abique on 2015-09-20 in #world #lifestyle
    Camera Collections: theonlydrp's Vintage and Handmade Gear

    Some lomographers prefer to hoard as many analog cameras their shelves and budgets can support. Some would rather keep a manageable number that they can regularly shoot with. Community member Joshua Kennedy belongs to the latter group. From 40 cameras, he downsized his collection to 13, as he puts it, "really good ones" that suit his shooting habits and style. In this interview, he breaks down his small yet dependable arsenal of vintage and handmade cameras and how an organized schedule allows him to shoot with each one on a regular basis.

  • LomoAmigo LomoKev Tests the New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens

    written by Jill Tan Radovan on 2015-06-03 in #people #lifestyle #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigo LomoKev Tests the New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens

    Kevin Meredith, more popularly known as LomoKev, is a photographer based in Brighton, England who gained notoriety for his use of the Lomo LC-A and his lomographic style of creating images. Aside from a plethora of personal and commercial projects, he has also conducted workshops on photography, written and published photography-related books, and participated in a few exhibits. With his evident passion for photography, it comes as no surprise that he was selected to test a prototype of the New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens.

  • The Petzval 85 and Photographer B.A Van Sise

    written by Lomography on 2015-10-30 in #people #lomoamigos
    The Petzval 85 and Photographer B.A Van Sise

    LomoAmigo and Photographer C.S Muncy got married a few weeks ago. For his wedding portraits, he chose to work with his friend, B.A. Van Sise, who shot with the Petzval lens for the very first time for this wedding and sent us such beautiful wedding pictures. Get to know him in this interview.

  • Shop News

    Standard Photo Development Services

    Standard Photo Development Services

    Done shooting and want your films to be processed? We can process your colour and black & white 35mm, 120 or 110 films! Development, prints and scans are also included. (Service availability depends on your markets)

  • Photo of the Day by gusano

    written by Eunice Abique on 2015-11-29 in #world #news
    Photo of the Day by gusano

    A view of towering buildings at night is a city dweller's version of a star-filled sky.

  • Lomoween NYC Flash Festivities

    written by Lomography on 2015-11-29 in #world #news
    Lomoween NYC Flash Festivities

    Check out the flash experimentation that took place during our wonderful New York City Halloween party.

  • Newcomer of the Week: analogvision

    written by lomography on 2015-11-29 in #people #lifestyle #videos
    Newcomer of the Week: analogvision

    "Love your camera" is Marika's first rule when it comes to shooting film. Her passion for collecting gear stemmed from a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of testing a variety of film cameras for her friend's shop. Let's all welcome our newcomer of the week from Prague, Czech Republic, analogvision!