This month, I spotted a Diana F+ Mr. PInk on the front cover of UK fashion magazine, Company. Read on to see the feature from the inside.
I am not a particularly avid magazine reader, but on a long journey, I like to have something with me to peruse. This month on my trip to London, I went to buy a mag in the Leeds train station and the front cover of September’s Company fashion magazine just caught my eye. Admittedly it is smaller than my fingernail on my pinkie but with my geek glasses in place, I saw it and decided to buy it. Lomography as a cover star – who would have thought?
Bizarrely, the feature in the magazine doesn’t seem to be called “Summer Street Style” as the cover suggests, but instead details some hot current trends in a piece called “the fashion five”.
Number 4 of the five trends is called “Snap” and talks about the importance of having a camera (digital or analogue) with you at all times to capture the summer action. The page features a special edition Diana F+ from Urban Outfitters, as well as a La Sardina Cubic and a Fisheye No. 2 Python edition. The articles say, “the super stylish Lomography cameras are making us style up our outfits around our lens. From Fisheye to flash, we heart the cute retro style printed fronts”.
We have been digging in our archives here at Lomography UK and have noticed how often the Diana F+ is featured on the front pages of magazines. It appears to be the most photographed of all our cameras. Here are a few wonderful fashion shots that show off the Diana F+ to the world!
The new Petzval lens glistens attractively on the cover of the current edition of German magazine CHIP FOTO-VIDEO. Four pages of fantastic Petzval photos, and a detailed report by editor Sebastian Lang can be found inside.
Horst P. Horst was a fashion photographer who became famous for his striking use of composition and lighting. His photographs depict sheer and timeless beauty. The Victoria and Albert Museum is celebrating Horst's work with a retrospective exhibition of photographs from his prolific career. Lomography has teamed up with the V&A to give YOU the chance to win amazing prizes including tickets to see the exhibition, a book of his photographs and a Diana F+ Colette. Read on to find out more.
Scott Brasher is a fashion street photographer based in New York City. His work has been featured on many media outlets while working with brands like Cover Girl, MTV, Reebok, and Target, among many others. But before this, Scott started shooting in the streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, capturing its daily urban fashion. Last month, he took the Petzval Lens to the streets of New York to photograph scenes at the famous New York Fashion Week.
Looper is a Scottish Indie/Electronic band fronted by former Belle and Sebastian bassist Stuart David. Lomography has teamed up with Looper and Mute, a UK-based record label, to bring you this special rumble where you can win a LomoKino, a Looper bundle which includes a 5-CD Box Set signed by the band, live cassette and badge. On top of this Looper will be selecting their favourite photos to be featured in their latest music video which is aptly called “I’m a Photograph”! You’d be mad not to enter! Read on for details.
Aside from the fact that Ubud is a must-visit tourist spot in Bali, it is also the perfect place to relax and get inspired. There, you’ll see and feel something different. Staying there for a month in 2012 made me discover good places to visit. If ever you'll be in Bali for a holiday, don't forget to visit Ubud. Now, I shall take you on a quick visit to this town!
When it’s cold outside and the rain is pouring, it can be the perfect time to sit down and build something. Lomography UK has teamed up with Technology Will Save Us, a company that makes build-it-yourself electronic kits, to bring you the perfect DIY Rumble. Get the chance to win a Konstruktor camera and a DIY Instrument Kit. Read on for details on how to enter this fab competition.
Liron Peretz is a talented Berlin-based fashion photographer who has been covering Fashion Week events for the last three years. For Lomography, she took the New Petzval Lens to the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin. Find out how she got along with it in this exclusive interview and see some of her beautiful backstage photos!
Britta Burger is a photographer and long time fan of film photography. She is the fashion editor for Cooler Magazine and founder of Cheap Tricks magazine. Lomography UK lent her a Lomo'instant camera, which she took on a trip to Austria. Catch a glimpse of her scenic instant shots.
The original Diana F is a plastic beauty from 1960s Hong Kong. The Diana F+ is a reinterpretation, which is in no way inferior to the old Diana. It´s so versatile with all the optional accessories and lenses like no other lomography camera. And because of this, I will show you what makes this camera so special.