We have seen products of creativity and passion for all things analogue in the community and it’s our honor to bring you some more. Feast your eyes on Barend Mossing Holsteijn’s homemade pinhole beauties.
Pinhole photographs are a sight for sore eyes in this digital blur of a world we live in. I don’t know about you but for me, it’s always good to sit still and enjoy the things around me without having to worry about hurrying up to go to someplace else. And that’s exactly the feeling I get when I look at Barend Mossing Holsteijn’s pinhole photographs.
Everything is just relaxed and composed and the fact that he shot all of his photographs using homemade pinhole cameras makes it all the more exciting. Barend or Ben if you prefer, says that his love affair for pinhole photography is ever evolving since every camera that he builds shoots different images. He adds that every experience with his lens less photographic boxes help him think of new ways to experiment with images.
Highlighted in this piece are two of his homemade pinhole cameras: his first working pinhole camera and a 35mm pinhole camera made from an old Albert Heijn can. The Holland native and pinhole enthusiast has more up his sleeves and is even planning a global pinhole project. For now, here’s a taste of what he has already cooked up with his homemade pinhole cameras and passion for analogue photography:
You can also head over to his site to see his other pinhole cameras and photos.
Michael Feurstein is not only a software developer, new media enthusiast and drum/saxophone player — he's also an avid pinholer! The Viennese multitasker started shooting pinhole when he got an ONDU camera for his 30th birthday and has now begun to rediscover his beautiful city through a pinhole photography project. Get to know more about his project and new-found passion for pinhole photography!
Did you have a blast celebrating all things analog last Film Photography Day? We highly suggest bringing out more bottles of champagne and tossing the confetti once more. The party is just starting for our winners!
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.
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Séverin Boonne considers photography as his most intimate way of expression. Aside from revealing things about himself, creating images with his trusty cameras helps calm his nerves and keeps him relaxed. In this interview, our newcomer of the week from France talks more about his humble beginnings, passion for shooting film, and more.
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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!
Done shooting and want your films to be processed? We can process your colour and black & white 35mm, 120 or 110 films! Development, prints and scans are also included. (Service availability depends on your markets)
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Armed with disposable cameras, a number of people affected by homelessness in London trooped out in the streets and captured life from their individual perspectives. That was in July; now, 13 photographs have been selected via public vote and will be featured on the upcoming calendar by Cafe Art, an initiative that "[showcases] artwork created by people affected by homelessness or are socially vulnerable."