Where you can find life in the middle of the desert and the thirsty car finally breathes.
Solitaire is a small settlement in central Namibia near the Namib Naukkfluft National Park. It currently features the only gasoline station, post office, and the only general dealer between the dunes at Sossusvlei and the coast at Walvis Bay, as well as to the capital Windhoek. You are in the middle of nowhere and then, suddenly you see life and a petrol station. The car, that is almost running out of gas, breathes finally.
You stop here and you find that that place is not only a petrol station but a genuine place with old card buried on the dry ground, an strange general store with lots of cheap wonderful books and gadgets, an old but beautiful shop with all kinds of food and a bakery with awesome cakes.
It’s here were you might catch a glimpse of Big-Moose who bakes the “Moose Bread” and the renowned apple crunble that is only served without cream. Don’t ask for any, because you’ll get the stock answer that it’s their cow’s day of rest. Don’t expect any hyper-activity here, it’s not the place where you would want to allow your blood pressure to rise too… high. Just relax and wait your turn. These guys are so laid-back that it can become infectious, and it’s rumored that some of them never leave the shop, the café or the restaurant at the end of the C19
Of course, Italy makes a great destination for taking photos. But what if there was a place where you could find stunning motifs, impressive colors, and the ideal mixture of nature and arts all at once? What if I told you that there is a place like that: a garden full of art in the middle of nowhere?
My family and I were in Udaipur (India) for a wedding ceremony and decided to travel around the area. We went to Jaisalmer, one of the most gorgeous cities I have ever seen (located on the border with Pakistan) and decided to stop by the remote Thar Desert, which is where these pictures were taken.
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.
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!
Ever since light painting was invented, it inspired artists from all around the globe to magical creations that capture hidden movements and reinvent the world we live in. "Life is a fairy tale, stay wild little child!" is what they want to tell us. Bringing light to life became the next challenge for anyone rigged with a film camera and a creative mind.
Now, how can you take your analogue light paintings from the ordinary to the outstanding? After the carriage came the car, so we definitely need some spacy inventions to follow the old school light pen. So here it is, our new best friend: The Pixelstick!
Lomography Singapore plays host to Parallel Planets’ first exhibition, "Façades: Neo-Noir Portraits Exhibition," featuring all-analog photography: a sea of black and white film portraits. This exhibition serves as a platform where both local and international photographers can express themselves by injecting individual perspectives into their craft. It also encourages viewers to look through the lens of the photographers, to see the subjects as who they are – flawed, alive, and breathing – and to also see beyond the façades we all choose to don.
Pei Ketron is an incredibly talented photographer based in San Francisco. She was born in Taiwan and raised on the Navajo Nation in Arizona. Pei spent her childhood in the deserts in the southwest and spent summers embracing the monsoons of the tropics. She teaches photography on several platforms like Santa Fe Photographic Workshops and The Compelling Image, and has an impressive list of clients including Apple, Adobe and Bloomingdale's. Read on to find out what she has to say about her adventures around the world with the Lomo LC-A 120.
Burkina Faso is a country that has three different climatic areas. It's mostly a land of the Sahel, very dry but with some vegetation and a short rainy season. The very south of the country is already in the tropical zone but the north still belongs to the Sahara desert. I had the opportunity to visit this area and witness a magical moment: a sunrise in the desert.
Tokyo is the capital of Japan and a very popular tourist spot. The city combines the urban metropolitan area with traditional Japanese culture. You can find exciting forms of entertainment as well as elegant traditional Japanese architecture and scenery all in this amazing city. Enjoy your adventure in Tokyo right here through the lens of the classic Lomo LC-A+!
Where black and white brings an air of elegance, mystery, and rawness, color suggests life and all things happy and vibrant. Here are a few scenes and moments from everyday life that will always be perfectly captured in full color.