Photographs are moments we create with every click of the shutter. If that's the case then why not use a DIY camera to capture those moments on film? See these amazing photos using Lomography’s DIY darling, the Kontsruktor!
Giving our eyes, hearts and hands a good exercise is always a good thing. We get to be quick when looking for pictures. Our eyes closely inspect which element we put in our photos. These are few of the things we learn to obey as second nature in analogue photography. Those are basically DIY moments that we always encounter with every snap of the shutter.
Push your DIY experience further with the Konstruktor, the plastic fantastic SLR with some assembly required! The 35mm wonder gives beginner and experienced users good things to look forward to. This SLR camera is everything that a tinkerer would want in a camera. The simple assembly alone gets those juices flowing and we haven’t even gone to shooting yet! The Konstruktor is a nifty compact camera that can shoot amazing photographs with the same quirky effects and colors we love here in the community.
Enjoy the DIY craze and step it up a notch with the Konstruktor Transparent! See every working part in transparent and witness the magic that happens inside this SLR camera. It’s not for photographic use but it’s a great learning tool for beginners. It’s just the thing you need to spruce up your workspace with analogue vibe. Lomo-fy your home and get your guests noticing this transparent number. Get this special edition camera at the Online Shop or give it as a Holiday treat!
We'd like to thank everyone for continuously capturing precious moments on photographs and sharing them with all of us. Each of your photographs and albums brought happiness and inspiration to everyone in the community. These lomographers take the spotlight for their ceaseless passion for photography and for their generosity in sharing every step of their analogue adventure. Meet our top photo uploaders of 2014.
Hans Eijkelboom is a Dutch conceptual artist/street photographer who has just released a book titled Hans Eijkelboom: People of the Twenty-First Century published by Phaidon. We are love these photographs and are offereing you the chance to win a copy of this wonderful book and La Sardina Cubic to capture your very own amazing photos. Read on to enter this great competition!
If formal training alone is not enough to make great art, then being in a room full of like-minded people might be another form of encouragement. To see fellow artists labor over the tiniest detail, to feel the depth of their ambition, to be part of this silent energy—these are priceless perks. The following photographs of University of Art and Design from the 1920s let us sit in on some of these busy classes.
Lubitel for lovers+. You're probably wondering, "Why is there a '+'?" It's to describe and expand a whole new definition of the Lubitel - in this case, this camera is not only for lovers literally, but also for anyone who loves to shoot portraits, street scenes, objects, and the skies. Do you love to take photos of your lover, your dear friend, your lovely family, your pet, or at the streets? This camera can be used in ALL situations. You can shoot everything that you love with it!
Horst P. Horst was a fashion photographer who became famous for his striking use of composition and lighting. His photographs depict sheer and timeless beauty. The Victoria and Albert Museum is celebrating Horst's work with a retrospective exhibition of photographs from his prolific career. Lomography has teamed up with the V&A to give YOU the chance to win amazing prizes including tickets to see the exhibition, a book of his photographs and a Diana F+ Colette. Read on to find out more.
Capture the world and all its contours in vibrant, wide-angled photographs any time, any where! The LC-A 120 is an adventure of its own with lots of exciting functions to experiment with, like seamless long exposures or full ISO control. It's also super-fast and ultra-compact - perfect for your everyday. If you're worried about the Medium Format film, don't be! You are free to use any 120 Film you want and there are plenty to choose from. In fact, that's what makes this camera so versatile! Scroll through this gallery for a little taste of the glorious shots this nifty invention is capable of.
Hop on to a journey to fictional realms through these community-taken lomographs courtesy of the Diana F+ and Diana+ Splitzer. While you're at it, find out how you can earn piggies and have your own shots be featured on the Online Shop!
Graphic designer Johann Bottos caught the community's attention with his striking black and white landscape photographs. Previsualization is central to his photographic style. Before clicking the shutter, he tends to "wait for a particular moment or weather condition" that fits the image he has in mind. In this interview, he shares more about his passion for shooting on film as well as some of his favorite landscape images.