What a Crazy Yet Exciting Week It Was!

Needless to say, last week was a crazy one for us here at Lomography. In our quest to deliver the best to readers and community members, we might have offered you a little too much!

Credits: guinastrapazi

Last Thursday, we introduced a new and exciting product designed to bring analogue vibes to digital lovers out there: The Lomography Experimental Lens Kit.

This brand new innovation is compatible with all Micro 4/3 cameras and allows you shoot anything, from portraits, landscapes, architecture, still life, or any other subject under the sun. This super creative lens kit comes with three lenses: standard 24mm, wide-angle 12mm and fisheye; and will let you take wide-angle, fisheye, and multiple exposure shots, delight in exciting photographic effects and tint your images with color filters.

Got questions? Visit this page for the answers. View the Experimental Lens Kit Site or get yours in the Online Shop.

But of course we could never forget our hyper-creative loyal analogue lovers, and presented the New La Sardina DIY Black, a wonderful reincarnation of our well-loved La Sardina that allows you to express your innate creativity through your very own DIY design ideas.

Here are a few design ideas to get your creative juices flowing:

La Sardina DIY Black: Tom Style

La Sardina DIY Black: Ana Style

And of course, we celebrated the "first birthday of our precious Belair.”: http://www.lomography.com/magazine/news/2013/10/18/belair-x-6-12-1st-birthday-25-off-belairgon-lenses-and-50-off-belair-accessories Yes, it’s been a year since we were first dazzled by those stunningly crisp and lovely photos care of this premium medium format wonder. We want you to be part of the celebration so we’re treating you to 25% off Belairgon Lenses and 50% off Belair Accessories. We’re extending this offer until tomorrow, October 23.

Need some inspiration? Check out our features on several very talented photographers:

Analogue Portraits by Ana Mercedes

Into the Still Life: Pinhole Landscapes by Benjamin Postlewait

Storytelling Through A Camera Lens: Striking Film Photography by Ivan Pavlukhin

Our Director’s Chair piece for last week was on Michael Gondry, just in case you missed it, and we also published a feature on influential artist Keith Haring. If you haven’t watched the film “Wristcutters” on the other hand, then you might want to read a littke about it and get interested by reading this article.

We can never get enough of the LomoChrome Purple. It can produce the most fascinating images. Check out this feature and see for yourself.

written by jillytanrad on 2013-10-21 in #news #recap #week-that-was

More Interesting Articles

  • Kino Stories: 'Smoking Kills!' by shoujoai

    written by chooolss on 2014-09-02 in #lifestyle
    Kino Stories: 'Smoking Kills!' by shoujoai

    What happens when you've puffed one too many sticks of cigarettes? One of our community members offers one extreme scenario in this short LomoKino flick!

    1
  • First Impressions of the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens: Tom Bates

    written by Kwyn Kenaz Aquino on 2015-05-05 in #gear #news
    First Impressions of the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens: Tom Bates

    The best thing about working for Lomography is having first access to new products. Imagine everyone's excitement when the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens 2.8/32M was delivered to the headquarters in Vienna, where members of the Lomography team took turns testing this tiny yet powerful optic on various cameras. Meanwhile, Tom Bates from Marketing teased out the idyllic and colorful possibilities of shooting with the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 lens on a trip to the UK countryside.

    3
  • Getting ready for the Lomography workshop at Wilderness

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-08-08 in #events
    Getting ready for the Lomography workshop at Wilderness

    In 24 hours time Lomography UK will be heading out to the Oxfordshire countryside to deliver some special workshops from a tent at the Wilderness festival. It was so much fun last year so we thought we would share some of the best photos from 2013. See you there!

  • Shop News

    The Lomography Experimental Lens Kit opens up a new, creative photographic domain!

    The Lomography Experimental Lens Kit opens up a new, creative photographic domain!

    Satisfy your hunger for creative snap-shooting with this lens package made especially for Micro 4/3 digital cameras! Don't miss the 20% discount!

  • Sunny Summer Snaps Shot with the La Sardina

    written by chooolss on 2014-08-28 in #lifestyle
    Sunny Summer Snaps Shot with the La Sardina

    Soon summer will be over, but don't be somber. Here are a few photographs to remind us of the wonderful season that has been, taken by our community members with their La Sardina cameras!

  • What Photography and Tech Websites are Saying About the New LC-A 120

    written by chooolss on 2014-09-25 in #news
    What Photography and Tech Websites are Saying About the New LC-A 120

    It's only been a few weeks since we launched the newest member of the LC-A family, yet the Internet has already been abuzz with much talk about it. We're thrilled to see all the coverage that photography and tech websites and blogs have given the LC-A 120, so we've rounded up some of them to share with you right here!

  • LomoGuru of the Week: trash-gordon-from-outerspace

    written by icequeenubia on 2014-08-17 in #lifestyle
    LomoGuru of the Week: trash-gordon-from-outerspace

    He is a graphic designer from Kassel, Germany who has been a Community member for about a decade. His ten-year stay has been remarkably fruitful. Aside from honing his photography skills, it is in this Community of ours where he met his girlfriend, made a lot of friends, and helped organize a huge weekend meet-up for fellow lomographers. Say hello to Daniel Lauterbach, also known as trash-gordon-from-outer-space, our LomoGuru of the Week!

    12
  • Shop News

    Fisheye One Pearl Blue

    Fisheye One Pearl Blue

    Snap dazzling 35mm fisheye shots at the push of a button with this shimmery blue lightweight beauty.

  • Twosday Tuesday: A Stroll and A Spin

    written by cheeo on 2014-07-22 in #lifestyle
    Twosday Tuesday: A Stroll and A Spin

    Here at Lomography, we always like looking at the creative and random photos submitted by our community members. And, amusingly, we find that there are a lot of snapshots that bear a striking resemblance to one another – be it in the way they were composed or in idea – even though they were taken in different parts of the globe!

    1
  • Painting Delights: Going Wild with the Pixelstick

    written by jennifer_pos on 2015-03-17 in #gear #news #lifestyle #tipster
    Painting Delights: Going Wild with the Pixelstick

    Ever since light painting was invented, it inspired artists from all around the globe to magical creations that capture hidden movements and reinvent the world we live in. "Life is a fairy tale, stay wild little child!" is what they want to tell us. Bringing light to life became the next challenge for anyone rigged with a film camera and a creative mind. Now, how can you take your analogue light paintings from the ordinary to the outstanding? After the carriage came the car, so we definitely need some spacy inventions to follow the old school light pen. So here it is, our new best friend: The Pixelstick!

    8
  • So here’s what we’ve been working on: an all new lomography.com

    written by recurving on 2015-02-03 in #world #news
    So here’s what we’ve been working on: an all new lomography.com

    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.

    216
  • Shop News

    the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

     the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

    Let your loved one pick the gift of their dreams. Lomography Online Shop Gift Certificates are the perfect present for every analogue devotee on your gift list

  • My Lomo’Instant Quick Tips

    written by tomas_bates on 2014-11-12 in #gear #tipster
    My Lomo’Instant Quick Tips

    I backed the Kickstarter project for the Lomo’Instant earlier this year and was thrilled to receive it last week. I love how the camera naturally encourages you to experiment with its different features, whether it’s through flashing your multiple exposures with different colors or trying different creative techniques after your shots has been ejected. Here are a few tips from what I’ve discovered from playing with the camera so far (and a couple of tips I want to try out in future)!

  • 10 Films We’d Like to See at Cannes 2015

    written by Jill Tan Radovan on 2015-05-13 in #world #news #lifestyle
    10 Films We’d Like to See at Cannes 2015

    The Cannes Film Festival showcases some of the world's best cinematographic masterpieces. It is an annual event that is highly anticipated by fans and connoisseurs of both mainstream and independent cinema. This year's festival has officially opened and film buffs everywhere are excited, at the same time curious, about which film will win the Palme d'Or. We are in no position to predict the winner, but we do have our favorites, from the ones in competition and otherwise. In no definitive order, here is a list of 10 films that we'd like to see.

  • Pieces of Berlin Make Their Way to NYC

    written by efrost on 2014-09-29 in #people #events
    Pieces of Berlin Make Their Way to NYC

    Photographer Florian Reischauer is no stranger to the Lomography community. In 2013, our LomoAmigo took a Lubitel 166+ out for a spin and told us about his famous blog, "Pieces of Berlin". A few years earlier, he took time to take part in the 5 Questions on Analogue Photographyseries. Now, we’re here to give you the latest scoop on Florian Reischauer and his next appearance in NYC to present his new book which was based off of his blog, "Pieces of Berlin 2009-2013".