The night was cold and white. Snow covered the streets of Berlin but nevertheless, 12 brave workshop paricipants went out to explore the city at night.
The second Lomography workshop at the Lomography Gallery Store was a real challenge. Winter had Berlin under control and so the workshop participants were glad to stay indoors for a while. First we gave an introduction to our beloved Lomography Fisheye 2 and Diana Mini cameras: how to insert a film, what does the letter “B” stand for on my camera, what the hell is long exposure and how do I use it?
Equipped with either Lomography Fisheye 2 cameras or Diana Minis, some Diana Flashes and warm clothes we went out into the cold winter night at January 9th. Right across the street the Friedrichstadtpalast was a wonderful example for a long exposure with all the blinking and flashing lights. Some people that passed by curiously looked at us. We then went on further down the road up to the Friedrichstraße station where even more lights waited to be captured on film. We tried lightpainting, took pictures of the tram passing by, of the cars that went down the street or did some long exposure doubles with the Fisheye 2 camera.
After one hour our fingers where numb and our feet cold so we want back into the warm Lomography Gallery Store to collect our films. Everybody was happy to be indoors again and after warming up, the participants went home with a smile on their faces. Winter can be so nice and colorful when you know how to do long exposures.
The evenings are getting darker and the autumn colours start to fade, but fear not, because the Lomography Gallery Store Soho have a super bunch of workshops and a brand new exhibition from Joe Prileszky to warm the cockles of your heart. Plus, we will be taking part in the Carnaby Shopping Night on Nov 12th from 6-9pm, so expect street music, late night store openings and discounts too!
In New York City, winter has been harsh and long, the nights long and cold, and shooting outside is not fun anymore. So when the Lomo'Instant Boston Edition hit the shelves this week and the new Splitzer arrived at the Lomography Gallery Store New York, we decided to do a round of light painting portraits instead of sunny ones.
Lomography Gallery Store Soho ran our first ever Lomo'instant workshops at the Wilderness Festival in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. The weather was glorious and we were fully booked all weekend. We managed capture the festival spirit with an LCA Wide and a Lomo'instant of our own.
Beat the June gloom with some new photographic adventures. With a slew of city-wide street festivals and better weather, we've come up with some fun events this month to keep you inspired. Now, go out and shoot!
This article is dedicated to the Italian street photographer and portraitist Ugo Mulas who masterfully documented the miniature circus of the great sculptor Alexander Calder. To write this tribute I documented a recent Christmas event in my city Como, a wonderful exhibition of vintage toys in a forest of snow-covered pines. Take a look!
East London is the perfect place to spot some interesting and colourful graffiti. Lomography Gallery Store Soho recently ran an LC-A+ workshop where we documented some of the best urban street art in the city!
Scott Brasher is a fashion street photographer based in New York City. His work has been featured on many media outlets while working with brands like Cover Girl, MTV, Reebok, and Target, among many others. But before this, Scott started shooting in the streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, capturing its daily urban fashion. Last month, he took the Petzval Lens to the streets of New York to photograph scenes at the famous New York Fashion Week.
In 2007, married couple Magda Biernat and Ian Webster left their jobs to travel the world. They went from cold to heat, from concrete cities to faraway grasslands. They recall their expedition in a photo book and a Clic Gallery exhibition.
Film Photography Day celebrations organized by Lomography Gallery Stores worldwide in April proved to be a huge success, thanks to everyone who joined in on the fun. Find out how film aficionados commemorated the much-anticipated day in our Gallery Stores in Hong Kong, Tokyo, London, Paris, and New York City through this photo gallery!
Have you ventured into light painting before? It's so fun and there are so many ways for you to explore it, we promise you'll never get bored. The folks here at HQ had a blast playing around with the Lomo'Instant and the result was a bunch of adorable, colorful photos!
"At the edge of the Earth" is an ongoing yearlong project by documentary photographer Markus Andersen in which he captures the coastline of Sydney, Australia on black and white film with the Diana and Lomo LC-A cameras. In this interview, the Sydney-based photographer opens up to Lomography about his latest endeavor as well as on shooting on the streets of his city and the importance of photographing in analog.