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.
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.
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.
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!
I traveled to Cartagena de Indias, Colombia in May 2015 with my twin sister. Our birthday was on the 31st, and for the last few years we've had a silent pact to try to spend our birthdays traveling as much as we could (and as long as we’re single!).
Originally trained as a classical scholar, Arnold Genthe was a self-taught photographer famous for, to name a few, his photographs of San Francisco's Chinatown in the early 1900s, autochromes, and portraits which included famous individuals, dancers, and women with his beloved pet, Buzzer the cat.
So, you’ve got your brand new Lomo’Instant Wide and have already taken some of the coolest looking pics from your favorite new camera. What now? Share them with the World, of course! We want to see every single fantastic, fascinating and mesmerizing photo you shoot with the Lomo’Instant Wide and we’re here to tell you how it can be done.