This was the summer of skate: from skateparks to DIY spots to invited adventures. One trip in particular sticks in our mind and on our negatives. A weekend shooting skate in Malmo and Copenhagen which we caught using the LC-A and a roll of redscale film (amongst others). The shining sun allowed for rad tricks to be perfectly exposed on our film, capturing redscale radness.
Remember when the days were longer and the sun was shining? We took our chances, and went skating at every available opportunity, and by getting on board, we pushed our way into a load of adventures that our normal feet/shoe combo wouldn’t have provided.
With a carry-on backpack full of cameras and film, we headed to Copenhagen then Sweden for 56 hours of sunny skate snapping. Whippy quarters and fizzy drinks at the first downtown park we hit.
It's late October in Copenhagen and summer was well and truly behind us. With the nights drawing in, the chances of going out with one of my cameras was slim. All was not lost at this time of year, however, as it allowed me time to focus on my own personal music projects—I am a professional composer/musician and audio engineer at my own studio by day.
Graphic designer Johann Bottos caught the community's attention with his striking black and white landscape photographs. Previsualization is central to his photographic style. Before clicking the shutter, he tends to "wait for a particular moment or weather condition" that fits the image he has in mind. In this interview, he shares more about his passion for shooting on film as well as some of his favorite landscape images.
Aside from being an immensely talented lomographer, what makes him a perfect LomoGuru is his burning desire to share his knowledge. The city where he lives is full of people who are interested in analog photography, but the lack of easy access to film and equipment poses a challenge for them to pursue their passion. To keep them motivated, Hugo organizes workshops and tours on different film photography techniques and DIY tricks. Let's give a loud round of applause to Hugo Pereira, better known in the community as zulupt, our LomoGuru from Marinha Grande, Portugal!
Get the perfect self-portraits or group photos with your friends with this instant camera! This camera allows you to be picture ready with its mirror next to the lens and gives you an idea where is best to smile!
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!
Looking for a reliable flash? Consider the Lomography Ringflash, which throws an even burst of light around your subject! We scoured the Magazine and found these community-written reviews for you to peruse.
Are you still looking to pick up the perfect analogue gifts for your loved ones? Then you’ll be happy to hear we’ve extended our Black Friday sale to last all weekend! That means you can still get a sweet 30% discount on selected Lomography cameras, films, and accessories.