Many photokina 2012 visitors came to see the newest digital gadgets, but it's amazing to see that many of them are also curious about analogue photography. Check out the What The Hell is Lomography Workshop with Pasqualle from Lomography Madrid.
Your friends, your working colleagues, your neighbors, and acquaintances cannot stop talking about it, the whole world seems awake and ready to spread the analogue message but you remain a bit confused. You are not really sure…. What is this analogue prophecy? What is a Lomographer? What the hell are these 10 Golden Rules they won’t stop mentioning? Why do they say Lomography has changed my life? What exactly are Lomography snapshots? Can everyone create a Lomograph or do you need to be a particularly gifted artist?
If you joined this workshop, you wouldn’t need to think anymore! The workshop is an ongoing daily workshop that will help you discover all those analogue secrets you’ve always wanted to know! Meet our funky circus team and reveal the circus artist in you!
Want to see more? Well, this is all we could get for now, but stay tuned to the magazine for the latest and greatest from Photokina 2012.
Are you heading to Photokina this year? Show us some of the photos from the events here in the comments, or submit a tip on exciting photography news by emailing us.
There's nothing more satisfying than taking fantastic photos with a camera that you built yourself. If you've always wanted to impress your friends with your mad DIY skills, pick up a Konstruktor Camera Kit and show them what you've got! It's also a cool way to get them into Lomography, because as you build the camera you'll discover how analogue photography works. Oh, and the Konstruktor takes gorgeous photos, too - check out the gallery and see what we mean!
Previously a music journalist, Stephen Dowling now writes for the BBC. If that isn't interesting enough, London-based writer is also passionate about film photography. He has blog called zorkiphoto where he writes about all his favourite cameras and film types. The folks over at Lomography UK lent him an LC-A 120 and, as you'll see in a bit, he managed to get some wonderful shots.
While many of us can only dream of working with musicians and photographing them, Angela Izzo's job entails exactly that. Apparently, this is a fulfillment of her own dream that she had when she was younger. In this interview, Izzo talks about her beginnings which, of course, included going to as many shows and festivals as she possibly can; some of her most memorable on-the-job-experiences with the likes of The Doors, Lykke Li, Jack White, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and Chris Robinson Brotherhood; her inspirations and other interests; and her love for film photography and Diana Mini. And to those looking into fulfilling their own dreams of working in the same industry, Izzo also shares helpful advice based on her own experiences.
Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.
Lomography UK has teamed up with cultural historian Petra Mason and publisher Rizzoli to give away two of Mason's vintage photography books, “Beefcake: 100% Rare, All Natural” and “Bettie Page: Queen of Curves” with photography by Bunny Yeager. You could also win our very special “LomoLife Book.”
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!
We are looking for a committed, curious, motivated, and organised individual to assist with our LomoAmigos, online articles, promotions and much, much more. If you want to learn about marketing for Lomography and are passionate about film photography read on.
LIFE is a film that tells the story Dennis Stock, who photographed James Dean and inadvertently produced some of the most iconic images of the star. In line the film's much anticipated release, we asked for your best "friendship" shots for a competition.Here are the winners.