Still trying to find you photographic calling for 2014? The Phoblographer has outlined 10 tips for you to try out to reinvigorate your shooting habits!
Now that it’s the new year, have you thought of what to do or what to improve on your photography? If you still haven’t, you’re in luck, as The Phoblographer has outlined 10 tips designed to jumpstart your photographic passion, and help you become more creative and productive in the process
Schedule Time for Your Photography – Too busy? Your favorite show is still on? Stop making excuses and set aside time for yourself to shoot.
Find a Photo Buddy – Shooting with someone else makes your LomoWalks twice as fun and gives you a different perspective on potential shots.
Take a Walk – You aren’t going to accomplish much by just sitting down. Stretch your legs and go for a stroll. You never know what you’ll chance upon!
Go to the Library or Bookstore – The masters are called the masters for a reason. Immerse yourself in their work and be inspired!
Get Out of Your Comfort Zone – Used to shooting in full auto or with a particular lens? Change things up and maybe you’ll develop a whole new way of seeing things.
Attend a Photowalk or Workshop – A workshop is a nice avenue for learning new things, and it offers you a chance to make new friends!
Make Prints – Don’t be content looking at your photos from a screen. Having your images right in your hands is a different feeling altogether.
Provide Feedback to Others – Join in on the discussions, engage in friendly banter, and comment on insightful articles here in the site.
Photograph at Home – If you can’t leave the house, still continue shooting! Your home might sound boring to you, but there’s always a potential shot in every nook and cranny. You just have to look for it.
Always Carry a Camera – Pretty self explanatory , this one. You’ll never get amazing shots if you don’t have anything to take a picture with!
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.
Do the photographs in our community often leave you tongue-tied? You can still let your fellow lomographer know how much you appreciate their work by clicking the "Like" button. No matter how simple, this gesture can inspire anyone to go on with their analogue adventure. Here are the top photo likers of 2014.
Weeks have passed and yet Germans are still celebrating the victory of their heroic football team. Shortly before the World Cup started, we took notice of an interesting photography project on Kickstarter. Berlin-based sports photographer Ryu Voelkel called for help to create a football photography book like no other. The campaign was successfully funded. Ryu made his way to Brazil and came back with amazing shots including some very special Kodak Aerochrome photographs. Meet Ryu and learn more about him and his special moments at the WC 2014.
Petzval lens are designed for a Canon or Nikon SLR mounts and a selection of brass or black for each camera brand is available in our stores. And start shooting with images full of sharpness, crispness and bokeh effects!
Did you miss this year's Film Photography Day celebration? Here's a recap of all the events that happened in April, in honor of our love for analogue photography. Of course, remember that you can always make any day a Film Photography Day if you wish; just gather your friends and organize a LomoMatrix in your area! For inspiration, check out what Lomography Gallery Stores and Lomography Embassy Stores from all over the world came up with.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens 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!
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)!
This August, we bring you back to your roots and explore the wonders of nature! First, we cook up a storm with a film soup experiment. Followed by nature photowalks at beautiful scenic parks in Singapore to unearth the tips & tricks of trouble exposure, as well as the unique methods to perfect our macro shots. To cap off the learning month, we'll gather on a cozy Friday night for a new special sharing series by the Lomography Community -- with Sharing Session #1: Nature.
We love our cameras. We especially love it when you love our cameras. And we get super pumped when you tell us about it. So when the LC-A 120 got a stunning review from the fellas at The Phoblographer, we were giddy with delight! Not only did they give it a killer, in-depth review, but they also bestowed it with a 5/5 rating and Editor's Choice award! Read on for a little taste of the review and then head to their site to read the whole thing!
It's Film Photography Day on April 12, and at the Lomography Stores in Amsterdam and Antwerp you can participate in exciting activities with us - a Diana F+ workshop, the opportunity to borrow a Lomography camera for the whole day, and so much more! Check out all the details after the jump!
Chris Pollard is a fashion photographer who, despite his exposure to the fast-paced world of runways and fashion, still has a passion for film photography. He expressed a keen interest in testing the New Petzval Lens, and we were more than glad to let him try it for himself. He shares photos ad answers a few questions in this exclusive feature.