There are memories that each of us hold dear, but perhaps not as fond as those of our childhood – those carefree days when we just play and lounge around all day, still learning about the wonderful world around us. Don’t you just wish we can go back in time so we can relive those days? That would be impossible, of course! But then again, we can always pull our photo albums from our shelves and reminisce about the good ol’ days.
Or better yet, we can take our cameras out and have fun taking random photos that remind us of our childhood, or even hold a full-blown childhood-themed photo shoot! Just like what some of our community members did!
When I was a kid, one of my greatest joys was to go to the park. I especially loved playgrounds. It didn't matter how may other children there were, as long as I could have my turn to go on the slide and and sit on the swing. These days, enjoying one's childhood has become so different. Technology has stolen the interest of children in more physically demanding yet fun activities.
The original Konstruktor is a fun camera to build and takes wonderful photos. But what would make it better? A way to add flash and even a few of your existing Lomography flashes into the mix, perhaps? Thank you, I’ll be having that.
Stenoflex lets you reproduce the single steps of black and white photography, from taking photos to printing. It is a simple box pierced with a tiny pinhole to allow light to enter. Put a sheet of photosensitive paper (included) inside the darkroom and expose it to your subject.
This April, we encouraged you to reminisce and go on a journey back to that special place you once loved as a child. But, if you haven't had yours yet, it's not too late to pack your bags and embark on that nostalgic trip.
Shake well and apply to fabric. Blot out excess using a paper towel. Create your design using Inkofilm or anything that casts a shadow. Expose to sunlight or bright UV light for 10-20 minutes or until color reaches full saturation. Machine wash using Inkowash to remove unexposed dye. Double your exposure time in overcast weather. Enjoy the "wow" result!
For the last year we've been working on the next version of Lomography. We based our work on the feedback you’ve given us over the years and we wanted to share it as early as possible with you and can’t wait to hear what you think. Just one warning first: it is still in development and things can break. All the photos, comments, likes, homes and everything else were transferred as of October 16th, 2014. So anything you do on next.lomography.com won't be reflected on www.lomography.com and vice versa. Once we are done with testing, everything you did here will be deleted again. So this is a big playground for you to explore.
Justin Quinnell’s expertise when it comes to pinhole wizardry is unquestionable. This photographer and lecturer from Bristol, United Kingdom, has crafted the most unusual of pinhole projects, from installing cameras onto ships cruising around the Caribbean to taking photos of his kids being born from inside his mouth. One other project that he is known for is being able to make a pinhole camera from a soda can. Watch the video below and learn how!
Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.
We don't have the slightest idea how this photograph became a feast of pink galaxies, clouds, and orbs. But this peculiarity is exactly what made it deserving to be our Photo of the Day! Congratulations to olga_primavera!
The cold weather is steadily creeping in at Lomography HQ in Vienna. It filled us with nostalgic joy to discover a whole new selection of wonderful end-of-Summer photos taken with the LC-A 120 throughout the Austrian countryside by our colleague Dream. If you also have the early winter blues, this fantastic gallery should help soothe the pain!
It's four times the analogue goodness when you got a stereo camera, a couple of glowing balls, a friend willing to be a model, and a fancy suit for a costume! It sure looks like a really fun photoshoot, lostlittlekid! Congratulations for winning our Photo of the Day!