This week's featured Analogue Lifestyle article is "Book Covers in Lomographs" by raejk14 from UK. If you could republish your favourite books' covers with Lomographs, what would they look like? Here's what her sweet analogue shelf would contain.
“I love books way too much. If that was even possible. For anyone else who has often wished that they could meet the characters from their favorite books (such as Romeo & Juliet by Shakespeare), look no further than your Lomographs! Here’s a whistle stop tour of my all-time favorite books.”
We chose this article because it’s a cool application of how your Lomographs can be used creatively! Reimagining book covers with your own photographs is a pretty cool concept, even if it may not really run through printers in real life. It does happen for some artists though, like with painter John Parot from reality show, Work of Art. One of the episode challenges was to redesign a classic book cover and artists had to apply their talent and aesthetic to create modern imagery for an old time favorite. John’s piece was chosen and the new edition of The Time Machine by H.G. Wells (published by Penguin Books) now features his masterpiece. It may be a long-shot for most Lomographers, but it’s free to dream, isn’t it?
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In New York City, winter has been harsh and long, the nights long and cold, and shooting outside is not fun anymore. So when the Lomo'Instant Boston Edition hit the shelves this week and the new Splitzer arrived at the Lomography Gallery Store New York, we decided to do a round of light painting portraits instead of sunny ones.
There is nothing better than a photo shot at the perfect moment. Henri Cartier-Bresson's principle on "The Decisive Moment" is a principle that we should still follow to this day. A perfectly-timed photo creates impact, whether it's one of a friend jumping into the pool or a couple emerging from the ceremony on their wedding day. For this rumble, we want to see that breathtaking moment, shot at the perfect time. And you showed us what it's like to be on time.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens 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!
What exactly do I feel while waiting for my Lomo'Instant photos to be developed? I have to say I get a mix of "Surprise me, dear Lomo!" but also some "Did I capture it as I wanted?" kind of thought. No matter the school of thought, with the Splitzer you can add so many cool effects to your photos you'll definitely embrace it!
You might remember experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats for the CenturyCamera, his ambitious project which involved installation of 100 ultra-long-exposure cameras in and around Berlin, Germany "to continuously document 100 years of municipal growth and decay for scrutiny and judgment by future generations" between 2014 and 2114. But today, Keats goes a step further and begins yet another groundbreaking and unprecedented project with the Millennium Camera.
Kamal, a die-hard film photography fan, is a young, Singapore-based photographer. He is now working on a project, traveling around and shooting portraits for his friends. In this feature, he talks about how he works perfectly with the Lomography Petzval Art Lens and his passion for photography.
The Lomo'Instant Splitzer allows you to do crazy stuff with your Lomo'Instant photos. Ever imagined pairing your bestfriend's face with your pet dog's body? Oh, the possibilities! It only takes a few steps to do it, and we're happy to show you how.
Turn your instant photos into bizarre snapshots with this super-easy tip, using the Lomo'Instant Camera with the Lomo'Instant Splitzer! This Tipster will show you how to create fun, sliced-and-diced instant photos with vibrant splashes of color. Try it on your next party - your friends will love it!