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.
New York City - the ideal place to go to if you're looking for unstoppable energy. There's plenty of exciting things going on, but you need to be lightning-fast if you want to seize the moment. This is what makes the Lomo'Instant Wide the perfect camera to use - it captures all the details in one wide instant snapshot! See it in action with our special video after the jump.
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.
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.
As a core member of Yamanaka Yuko, a local hiking group based in Hong Kong, AM Renault is deeply in love with nature. He is also part of the creative photography group Six Dimen Boy and is good at intertwining photography with art and design elements -- making photos not only useful for documenting what we see, but also as a means to tickle the imagination. The young and talented AM tried out the New Russar+ lens while traveling in Japan with his father. He talks about his experience and shares the sights from his journey in this Lomography Magazine exclusive.
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!
Abandoned locations are often surrounded by an air of mystery and beauty that beckons the adventurous ones to venture into them and have a look around. A few years ago, hodachrome and his friends had the opportunity to visit one such facility in Fukushima.
In partnership with Leuchtturm1917, we were on the hunt for the most colorful pictures in your LomoHomes. You accepted our challenge and submitted more than one thousand brightly colored photos! The time has come to choose the winners.