Recently, I've been stuck on thinking about places to store my many cameras. I want them to be on display but I don't want them to be covered in dust either! Read on to find out how I fixed my problem with a fun DIY solution.
There have been so many different ideas on how to store our beloved cameras printed here in the Magazine. From bookcases, picture frames to shelves. Finally after searching in second hand furniture stores, I came across a display cabinet that I knew would be perfect. It would protect my cameras from all the dust but also allow my ever growing collection of 22+ cameras to be seen and be easily accessible! The only problem was the cabinet was in pretty bad shape. The wood was stained and the glass display pretty dirty. Then began the work…
I started off my cleaning the glass up and sanding down any rough edges on the wood. Once it was all clean I painted the cabinet completely white with primer to get ready to add the final colour. I knew this cabinet would be a main feature of the room so had to be a bold colour. I found the perfect shade of yellow,went to the store and had it specially made in a wood paint.
Here’s the final result! Let me know what you think.
Ready to pick your Lomography camera? Whether you’re a newbie or an analogue pro, there’s a wide selection of analogue cameras to choose from! Not sure what first camera to treat yourself to? To help, we’ve come up with a range of suggestions in our Beginner´s Guide.
My list of resolutions for 2015 consists of 12 projects, one for every month. In January, I tried some camera add-ons. If you want to add a bit of extra bling to your pictures, you can put something either in front of or behind your lens. In this case, I did both.
My name is Amber Valentine and I have a confession to make: I’m not really a photographer. I have a website full of photographs, a bookshelf full of cameras, film waiting to be developed, and a wall full of framed pictures I’ve taken. Even so, I don’t really consider myself a photographer per se. I think that Lomography is more about the experimentation and the fun of film than it is about the photography, and that experimentation is part of the reason I have embraced Lomography so.
Sometimes when taking pictures I get addressed by strangers either because of my cameras or because they don't want me to shoot something they claim they have responsibility for. But having the police on my back was a new experience.
We love sharing photos! So, with the recent release of the beloved Lomo'Instant camera, we thought it would be a great idea to look at some of the best ways to share your instants with the world. Rather than letting them collect dust on a shelf or stay hidden away in a drawer somewhere, why not let everyone else in on your superb instant creations? Check out these 5 awesome ways you can do just that!
What do you do when you don't have much time in a city like New York but you want to see everything, feel the vibe and be part of the community, even for a short time? Jump on a bike and enjoy what trains, buses and cabs can never give you: be part of the city. Take a camera with you to capture the moments and sights you don't want to forget. I did this with my LC-A 120 and LomoChrome Purple film.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos 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!
Barbora Smoláková's first brush with lomography started with a Diana F+ Deluxe Kit. With its variety of accessories, the Diana F+ allowed her to explore the endless possibilities of creative photography. In this interview, she opens up about her experience shooting with this versatile camera and how it helped her appreciate the beauty of ordinary things.
A hat is in the position to be noticed before any other item of clothing. Its shape and texture can immediately call to mind cultural associations. A cloche is to 1920s fashion as a picture hat is to the 1900s. The wide-brimmed or fur-lined variety, on the other hand, is more functional for tribes.
Mary Robinson has shown a natural talent for photography even at such an early age. Even when she was first featured on the Magazine in 2011, her images already made an impression on the Lomography Community. Her work has evolved in the span of four years, but its quaint beauty remains.