Dutch photographer Rohn Meijer created these hauntingly beautiful images through destruction and experimentation. Find out what he did exactly after the jump!
We’ve heard of intentionally destroying or dipping your negatives in everything but the kitchen sink. However, Dutch photographer Rohn Meijer took it one step further. Being a fashion photographer by day, he picked through his old negatives from previous shoots and placed them in chemical baths for months at a time. “Sometimes I find that nothing is left because they’ve disintegrated, and sometimes I’m pleasantly surprised,” he says. Think of it as a photographic wine of sorts. The question is, does it get better with age?
Information for this article was sourced from Wired. Photos are copyright Rohn Meijer
Photographs with sprocket holes exposed are practically a dime a dozen these days but, of course, this wasn't the case more than 50 years ago. However, former freelance photographer Michael Ciavolino was already able to create one of the earliest examples of this technique back in the early '60s in his groundbreaking photograph called "Boat Ride, Rye Beach." Find out the fascinating story behind this photo, as well as how and why he did it in this exclusive Lomography feature!
Thinking of embarking on an urban exploration and photography session? The unique and hauntingly beautiful instants you'll find after the jump will surely inspire you to come up with your own take on UrbEx photography.
Sometimes, experiments and curiosity yield the best results. This is what photographer Cody Thomas discovered when he tried out black and white film photography with his Holga camera. See more of his black and white photos after the jump.
Celebrated artist Pablo Picasso had his brush with photography when he was still alive, both in front of the camera and behind it. Find out the details of an ongoing exhibit featuring his photographic work after the jump.
Alexandra Sophie is a young self-taught fashion and illustration photographer who has already amassed a huge online following. She agreed to test the Petzval artistic lens and used it to create delicate and beautiful nature-themed images. See her work and learn about her photography philosophy after the jump.
I’m lucky enough and old enough to have grown up in an era where film was the only form of photography available. I’ve always had a passion for film but it was a certain series of images that inspired me and changed my idea of photography forever. Find out what that was after the jump.
Keep experimenting with your analogue shots and try out many different styles. This time, let these filter photographs from the community show you how easy it is to create images that are popping with effects and color!
Julian Hand is a film artist and visual projectionist for our latest LomoAmigos The Oscillation. He uses traditional analogue techniques to create swirling, trippy and beautifully tactile films and light shows. He uses Super 8 film, coloured inks, washing up liquid, soap and acetate to create these images and visuals. He embraces all things analogue! I brought an LC-A+, some 1600 ISO film and captured him at work.
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.
This is what you call a perfect combination. And we’re not even talking about just the wonderful combination of the surreal and the beautiful in photographer couple Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison’s work. See more of their photos after the jump.
Alison Scarpulla is an enormously talented photographer from the USA who utilizes experimental techniques such as multiple exposures and film soaking to create surreal, evocative and emotional shots. After previously featuring some of her work in the Lomography magazine, we were ecstatic that she accepted our offer to shoot with the LC-Wide to create some brand new photos. Read on for our exclusive interview with the woman behind such amazing photos, which you will see after the jump!