Has the dark and grey winter weather got you down? Do you find it hard to go out and start shooting some film? Stay strong! Spring is right around the corner and in March a new project is looking to help you get your creative juices flowing again. March of Film lets you choose between different themes and gives you the opportunity to have your best shots published in a book! Read all about it after the jump!
Amanda Potter and Simon Ponder had the idea for their project March of Film during the winter of 2012, which was a particular uneventful one for them. Photography plays a role in both their lives since Simon works as a professional photographer and web designer and Amanda works as a project manager and photographer for a design firm and in her free time enjoys experimenting with expired film, unusual cameras and instant photography. They discovered that their love for film was hampered by a lack of inspiration. They started the project as a means to get them and other analogue photographers out of their winter-time blues and excited for a new spring.
Consequently, 2012 saw the first March of Film. They posted a list of themes on the official site for the project and anyone interested could pick one or more of them and upload their pictures to the Flickr group or post them on Twitter using the hashtag #marchoffilm.
You can check out more shots from last year here. You are interested? Great! Because March is just around the corner. On March 1st, another list of ten themes will be posted on the project’s website. The procedure is the same as last year: You can choose one theme per week (or shoot them all) by March 31st and then upload your shots to this year's Flickr group or spread them via Twitter using the hashtag #marchoffilm. Once March has passed and the project is over for this year and all participants have had a chance to develop and post their photographs, Amanda and Simon will post a form on the website that allows participants the opportunity to submit their favorite shots to the MOF 2013 Book. This will be available as an ebook as well as a hardcopy. More details about the book will be forthcoming as the project comes to a close.
We've got another great opportunity for you to load up on all your favorite films! Today's Advent deal is 10% off of all our films! Keep your holidays classy with one of our awesome black and white films or get creative with one of our Redscale films. Whatever you choose will be a great way to document all the upcoming fesitivities!
Seeing that we love to spread the cheer around here, we're giving you another chance to load up on our awesome film with today's Advent deal! Choose a classy black and white film, like our Lady Grey, or get creative and colorful with one of our Redscale films. We're certain that no matter what you choose, you'll have a great time making memories with tons of lovely analogue photos this year!
Hey, lomographers! Have your stories heard and lovely photos seen by your fellow community members and analog photography enthusiasts. Read this special call-out for community-written articles to be published between March 30 and the much-awaited Film Photography Day on April 12. As always, writing for the Magazine earns you Piggies!
It's time to come out of winter hibernation! The warm weather of spring is around the corner, and it's time to celebrate. From a bar crawl to a community group exhibition, we're doing it all. So grab your kilts and clovers and come join us for another round of fun!
With the holidays just around the corner, now is the time to stockpile all your favorite films! That's we're giving you yet another opportunity to do so with our super Advent deal on all our films today. Whether you're looking to get wild colors and huge contrast with our X-Pro film, or want to create slick cinematic classics with Lomography Cine400 Tungsten, we've got just the film for you!
It's Tipstember! For this month, we will be awarding 25 fat piggies to every tipster article that gets published on the Lomography Magazine. You can share tips on composition, lighting, film experiments and camera modifications; or maybe techniques for shooting portraits, landscapes, still life and even wildlife! If you don't have tricks up your sleeve, however, you can still contribute to the Magazine and let your voice be heard. Here are some suggestions.
Do you love to travel and explore new cities? Or do you just enjoy staying in your hometown but you know each and every picturesque spot there is? Share photos that are related to the theme "city trip" and win fantastic prizes from TASCHEN.
The beauty of instant cameras is that they let your spontaneous side truly run wild, and the Lomo'Instant Wide gives you just the opportunity to experiment with all sorts of shooting methods on the fly!
Whether it embodies something that's light as a feather or dreaming on cloud nine, show us your best analog shots in relation to the theme "lightness" and be rewarded with great products from the creative start-up Crispy Wallet as well as prizes from Lomography.
Done shooting and want your films to be processed? We can process your colour and black & white 35mm, 120 or 110 films! Development, prints and scans are also included. (Service availability depends on your markets)
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!
Capture the world and all its contours in vibrant, wide-angled photographs any time, any where! The LC-A 120 is an adventure of its own with lots of exciting functions to experiment with, like seamless long exposures or full ISO control. It's also super-fast and ultra-compact - perfect for your everyday. If you're worried about the Medium Format film, don't be! You are free to use any 120 Film you want and there are plenty to choose from. In fact, that's what makes this camera so versatile! Scroll through this gallery for a little taste of the glorious shots this nifty invention is capable of.
As the weather warms up and the sun begins to shine, it's time to take your cameras off the shelf and into action. April is a special month because of Film Photography Day, marking a special date for us film photographers. We need you to help celebrate the wonders of film photography and keep the magic alive. #filmphotographyday2015