What happens when the folks over at Helmut give the Lomography Smartphone Scanner a spin? Some pretty impressive results of course! Have a look-see.
For those who haven’t heard yet, Helmut is a great Android app we've highly recommended before to use with the Lomography Smartphone Scanner for scanning your growing pile of negatives lying around.
Now we’re back with more news: the Helmut gang have recently tested the Smartphone Scanner and have come up with some truly lovely results! Check out these freshly scanned images from http://kostas.fr:
If these guys could do it, so can you! Digitizing your negatives by yourself has never been easier thanks to the Lomography Smartphone Scanner and great apps like Helmut. Save on scanning fees and take scanning into your own hands, try this awesome combo today!
The folks over at Lomography Hong Kong donned some Halloween costumes and took the Lomo'Instant for a spin, and produced some spectacular night and light-painted shots. The results are not too spooky but definitely filled with Halloween fun!
What happens when the Lomography Belair X 6-12 camera lands in the hands of the Nixon surf team? A series of gorgeous panoramic photos is born! Have a look at what these adventurers came up with after the cut.
Unfortunately, it happens sometimes that your resulting pictures are not what you expected - the image doesn't look that good, the colors are bland, and the subject is banal. Indeed, it couldn't be picture of the year! Herein I propose a second chance for your pictures by modifying your 35mm negatives. Just pick up some ideas from here, experiment, and scan your negatives with the Lomography Smartphone Scanner. Anything is possible: burning, scratching, putting on hydrochloric acid, balsamic vinegar, nail polish, bleach, or raspberry juice... use your imagination and write down your new film soup recipe! You can find a sample of the effects in this article.
Did you catch the solar eclipse that happened recently? Word on the street is that it even resulted in a total eclipse in some areas of Europe, making it a pretty rare occasion for the folks that got to see it! We're guessing that some of you even had your cameras to catch the whole shebang on film — which is why we're throwing a competition for the best eclipse and sun inspired shots out there. Come on in and check out the details!
Last month, Lomography Gallery Store Soho held an exhibition of photographs taken at the Nixon Surf Challenge in Russia. Free drinks and live music from Swim Mountain overflowed at the opening party. Using the Petzval lens and a star-shaped aperture plate to give a beautifully soft, dreamy effect, the folks at the Soho Gallery Store created a video of the event. Watch this video after the jump.
The folks at the Lomography HQ in Vienna were recently invited by the Theater an der Gumpendorferstrasse (TAG) to cover a performance of "Der diskrete Charme der smarten Menschen," a stage adaptation of the Luis Buñuel-helmed film, "Der diskrete Charme der Bourgeoisie (The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie). See some of the resulting analogue snapshots in this gallery post!
I wasn't very impressed when the LomoChrome Purple was first released. At least not so much that I wanted to get my hands on it at once. Of course I liked some pictures but eventually, I wanted to test it and what can I say? It was love at first sight!
Have you ever wondered what would happen when a Petzval is paired with a close up lens? Wonder no longer — a match made in heaven! We got up close and personal with the Petzval and think the results speak for themselves — but get in there and have a look for yourself!