Travelers, celebrities, mad scientists and mild-mannered men have all contributed their own Lomo-stories and analog thoughts that has blossomed into an unbelievable achievement of 5000 blog articles!
What are milestones made of? It may be a key electoral win of an underdog, a cult indie movie’s rise to fame or in our case, 5000 blog articles published! It only seems like yesterday when we were all playing it by the ear and the word ‘Beta’ was the buzzword but here we are, 5000 blog posts and going strong! Do you already have a blog article published? If not, what are you waiting for? Submit one of your analog tales and Lomographic thoughts so that you can be part of the community’s growing number of bloggers! To entice you a bit and to get things in perspective, here are 10 of the articles from users that have tickled our fancy!
To celebrate further this occasion, why don’t you share with us the trials, tribulations and the joys of your journey into Lomography? Be part of the blogroll and submit your story in our ‘My Lomographic Life So Far’ Rumble and 5 users will get 15 Piggies each!
Riffle through those embarrassing baby photos, search through snaps of grandma and grandpa, and revisit your parents' hilarious old haircuts! Round up your best family photographs and scan them with the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner. To put you in a nostalgic mood, check out these photographs from the past 100 years that we found in our online community!
Last year, Armin Amirian talked to Lomography about his motivations as an artist, his inspiration for his work and the difficulty of pursuing his passion in the society he belongs to. With that came a collection of images that reflected the concerns he and his fellow countrymen are faced with every day. The Iran-based photographer returns with insight on his new body of work.
Some photographers have an instinct for the unique. Whereas others aim to fashion the ordinary into a singular picture, these hunters are obsessed with what cannot be found elsewhere. They prize an exclusive scoop on architectural patterns, artisan quirks, and objects that stick out of an everyday scene. And when the photographers find them, they will twist and turn to get the most flattering angle. Only right for curiosities that beg to be shared.
Xavier Boldú is a London based photographer who has managed to perfectly capture the full potential of the Petzval 85 lens through his stunning portraits. He shares some of his favorite images and talks about his passion for this bokeh art lens.
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!
Lomo'Instant Marrakesh, our resident romance gear, has us thinking of February nights. And what more about a midnight rendezvous is applicable to instant photography than bold strokes of light? And so it's our nightly mission to make light painting brim with personal anecdotes.