"I fell in love with a camera. I fell in love once, and I lost completely." Today's daily pick was born out of a previous creative collaboration with American rock duo, The White Stripes: the Holga Jack Edition! Check it out!
Take soft-focused shots and pulsating vignettes on 120 film with this Holga camera designed in collaboration with Jack White from the White Stripes. The Holga Jack Edition Package includes the following:
One Holga Jack Edition camera
The White Stripes Edition titanium Fisheye Adaptor lens
Three plastic lens filters (one solid red, two colored soft-surround)
Exclusive Peppermint lens filter
Plastic filter mount
The World Through a Plastic Lens softcover book
“AA” batteries, opaque tape, and one roll of 120 film
As you may have read in my previous article, I truly fell in love with Lomography when I combined my Fisheye camera with an old Canon AE-1 for magical photographic results. Last summer, I took so many pictures of flowers that it started to become almost boring for me. My waning interest and the coming winter meant that I had to figure out something else to do with my 35mm film.
"You put your camera around your neck in the morning along with putting on your shoes, and there it is, an appendage of the body that shares your life with you," said Dorothea Lange, the icon whose birthdate we celebrate today, May 26.
Sprocket Love: The Sprocket Rocket is the world’s first wide-angle camera dedicated to sprockets. It shoots 18 panoramas on a standard 35mm roll and exposes the whole width of film including sprocket holes. Use its dual winding knobs for easy multiple exposures and generate perfect nighttime shots with the bulb setting.
Ladies and gentlemen, fellow Lomographers, the time is ripe for us to present you with a new mystery product. But we're not giving anything much away this time, just a few hints and clues to keep you on your toes.
As the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster approaches, photographer Alina Rudya hopes to revisit the lives of people who, like her, were driven out of Prypyat, Ukraine following that fateful day in 1986.