Maps, maps, maps. You have a map of the heavens and you have a map of the small town you live in. Nowadays, maps are not only used to help you find and navigate to places, they can also be informative. Check out some infographic maps after the jump.
Infographics can be in the form of many things, but this time around we’ll stick to the map theme.
Aren’t they just useful and informative. It’s such a creative way to present information and form it into something that is interesting to read. Another use for maps is for decorating purposes! To express this wanderlust with our cameras, we designed a very special limited Maps Edition cameras, decorated with maps that will take your imagination on journeys through time and space.
Four beloved camera models were chosen to wear new colours and inspiring maps: the La Sardina Copernicus in dove blue will show you a slice of heaven while the :Diana F+ Metropolis":http://shop.lomography.com/diana-f-and-flash-metropolis is dedicated to the emerald city Seattle, the home of Grunge and the Seattle SuperSonics. The Diana Mini Latitude and Fisheye 2 Voyager encourage you to travel the whole wide world (and not the world wide web). What are you waiting for?
With exceptional craftsmanship and features, the New Russar+ is indeed a fine piece of photographic gear. It's then only but right to photograph only the best images with this lens. That being said, here are a few tips to help you not only find the appropriate subjects, but also properly frame and capture them.
Young visual artist and film photographer Timothy Tan brings back a technique considered practically obsolete by many not only to give his photography a fresh outlook, but also to help revive interest in it.
Cris Benton's devices look like toys but they have the superhero ability to photograph an expanse of land. Science, navigation and technology propel these tools way up high to serve as Benton's second pair of eyes.
By going on a photo walk waggrad00 was not only able to de-stress, she also had the chance to meet several interesting people along the way. One of them was this homeless fellow who made her as well as many others' day better with a small but thoughtful gesture.
The next time you find yourself wandering around town with your Lomo'Instant camera, here's a neat trick that you can do: choose a specific area and quickly snap an instant photo. Once it develops, hold it in the exact position or angle where you took the instant photo, and take a standard photo using your favorite camera. Does it sound confusing? Ah, well ... let's just show you how it's done! Check out the photos after the jump.
Since Alive was founded in 2010 with one mission: to uphold film photography despite the steadily increasing popularity of digital imaging. It aims to provide guidance and information to analogue photography enthusiasts through its website, which has become a platform for showcasing the creativity and techniques of its followers. Since live has also ventured into developing products to bolster the practice of analogue photography and its Bento Film Case has proven to be very useful. Lomography talks to Since Alive’s Wind Hui and designer Stephanie Ho, co-collaborators for Since Alive’s Bento Film Case.
Fueled by wanderlust, a sense of wonder, and curiosity, lomographers have been through all corners of the world to explore and capture on film everything it has to offer. Lomographers have arguably seen it all—and by all we mean not just the beautiful vistas, but also those places that only the brave ones venture into. Here are but a few of them.
Without a truly established means of identifying criminals, one can only imagine the difficulties that law enforcers prior to the late 19th century had faced. True, the invention of photography had been of great help in documenting rogues photographically, but then police had yet to figure out a way to organize so that retrieving photos and pertinent information would take less time.
The latest addition to the Lomo’Instant family! Inspired by the Icelandic midnight sky, Get endless creativity, take multiple exposed instant snapshots, experiment with long exposure and light painting shots!
In photography, we notice the surface first. The color and texture of things help us imagine what’s beneath. Doors, part of a building’s skin, have this appeal. They suggest how long a structure has been around and what sort of fellows live inside. They are details that fascinate Lomographers, judging from the many LC-A 120 snaps of intriguing entrances.
I have to admit that I’ve never liked using flash in public places. In some situations it can be distracting. Like concerts, for example. Can you imagine a live music show where people decide all of a sudden to use it at the same time?
In the hands of those capable wielding it, art can be a powerful weapon. With it, for one, creation of fantastical realms far removed from the one we live in is entirely possible. Through collage making, Eugenia Loli builds such worlds that invite the audience not only to marvel at them but also, and most importantly, to see through the hodgepodge of images to find meaning and formulate interpretations.