Photo prints on canvas are one of the best ways to artfully display your best Lomographs. Having it done professionally might be a bit expensive, so we have a DIY solution for you to try out!
Photos printed on canvas have this rustic look that’s similar to fine art at the same time. It looks complicated to do but in truth, it’ll be one of the simplest photo projects you can immerse yourself during a weekend!
Stretched canvas (a 4×6 or 8×10 one would be a nice starting point)
Copy of photo you want to use. Note that the image will be reversed, so either stick with it, or flip it over in Photoshop.
Spray bottle filled with water
Cover the canvas with the gel medium using the paint brush. Make sure the coat is nice and thick.
Press the photo onto the canvas and let it dry overnight.
If it’s already completely dry, use the spray bottle to wet the top of the paper.
Rub the surface of the paper until pieces start to fall out. Your image will be revealed bit by bit, but please be patient as this step takes time.
Once the whole image is revealed, cover the canvas with a last coating of gel medium to seal and protect your work of art!
Have you ever tried going lens-less when taking a photo? Try shooting with ONDU Pinhole Cameras and see what it's like to take photos through a tiny pinhole. Check out these lovely shots taken by Lomographers; if you do have some ONDU pinhole photos of your own, upload and tag them accordingly so that we can see them!
Still keeping a look out for an affordable waterproof case that can take a beating? Well, if your neck’s a bit sore from all the looking then why not make one yourself? Check out how to do it with this quick tipster!
Are you in need of a holiday? Then we have something spectacular for you from the Shift School of Photography and Lomography. With your photos you can win a four-day trip to Paris for a long weekend full of photography including a giant Lomography package! We want to see your best work displaying your travel destinations so we know that you can turn a weekend getaway into an artistic and educational trip!
You've shot tons of really fantastic film photos — why not turn them into analogue prints that you can proudly showcase in your home, studio or office? If you're not sure where to have them printed, try Analogue Prints — the perfect print service for analogue photographers. Lomographers in Austria, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and Spain can take advantage of this awesome service right now!
Vodafone Fashion Weekend in London is the must-go-to event for all fashion lovers in September. There are fashion shows on the catwalk, talks with industry professionals, shopping (anything from bags to clothes to necklaces), and, if you so wish, you can even get your hair done at a very low price on the day. It's the complete TLC package in one event.
One of the best things about analogue photography is the unpredictability in the outcome of your photos. Make things a little more exciting by trying out an experimental film like the Adox Color Implosion for 35mm cameras!
Making wet plate collodion images is an art in itself, yet Brett Henrikson takes things a little further and gives it his own unique touch to make it just a little more interesting (warning: some images might not be safe for work).
Calling all Petzval Fans! We're inviting you to participate in a special photo competition that aims to highlight your Petzval prowess. The Petzval Apprentice Competition is the first photo contest that is dedicated to the esteemed New Petzval Lens; it's your chance to make a mark in analogue history! Start polishing those optics and get ready to begin shooting your winning masterpiece. The 5 winning photos will even be displayed in our Lomography Gallery Stores worldwide and you can get your winning photo as a print to keep!
Summer is full of color so using black and white film might not be the first thing that comes to mind. Yet the summer sun works out beautifully on black and white film. Like to give it a try? I've come across the best light at the train station during rush hour!
If it's your first time to use the Fisheye Submarine Case (with your Fisheye One/Fisheye No.2 cameras) or the Krab Underwater Housing (with your LC-A+ or LC-Wide cameras), you might still feel a liiiiittle bit anxious about taking your favorite cameras underwater. To help ease your worries I gathered some of the most helpful tips, straight from summer-lovin' Lomographers who braved the waves with their cameras!