For magnificent mono photographs, try out the deadstock wonder from Agfa: the contrasty APX!
Black & white photos are all about contrast and drama. With the absence of color, you have to be mindful of everything in your shot! Converted to mono, will your background swallow the foreground, will there be separation, and all that jazz. These are but a few of the factors that you have to take into consideration while shooting. What you don’t need to worry about however, is the effects of your film on your shots, if you’re using the deadstock legend, Agfa APX! Full of the bold contrast that we all crave for, this rare film is available just for you in our Online Shop. Check out its trademark blacks and crisp whites in this little gallery of ours from our Photos section of the Magazine!
Introduced in the late 1970s, the Agfa Optima Sensor 1535 was a popular option for photographers who preferred compact rangefinders. Check out this Lomopedia installment to see if this 35mm rangefinder is to your liking!
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!
Lomographers are notorious for being adventurous when it comes to trying out all things new and exciting. It's no wonder filmswaps are such a hit within the community! Have a look at this sampling of awesome shots produced through collaborations by community members from various parts of the globe!
Every year my city Como hosts, for the Easter period, a great fun fair. This is a great occasion to test a camera, to make experiments with films, to have fun and to photograph people while also having fun! This year, I used my gem, the wonderful Horizon Perfekt (that I bought from the Lomography Online Shop) loaded with a timeless film, a Kodak Tri-X 400 developed, as usually for b/w, by myself. Read more after the jump!
G K Lee. is a New York-based photographer with a lifelong passion for his craft and for music. He took the Russar+ Lens out for a spin around the city by trying it to his Leica M6! Beautiful wide angle shots were captured while accompanied by two models from Silent Models NY.
He joined the Community not only for the crazy photographs but also for the creative and informative tipsters. In fact, one of his goals is to try out as many tipsters as he can. Let's get to know our Newcomer of the Week from Leipzig, Germany, elimpacto!
Nostalgia, intimacy, and urgent yet understated sensuality – are elements that are evidently part of Asher Moss’ work. Moss’ “Models in the Morning” series caught the attention of many, including the folks here at Lomography. The resolution: let Moss try out a few Lomography cameras, and wait for the visual intimacy to begin. In this first segment of LomoAmigo Galleries featuring Asher Moss, we present to you the photographer’s shots using the Diana F+.