If you seek beautiful underwater photos and drinking mojitos watching the sunset this is the perfect LomoLocation!!
Located in the island of Cuba, Varadero is a turist city built almost specifically for suporting the imense number of hotels and resorts. If you see it on the map its shape is that of a long and thin peninsula on the north side of the island, no more than 1 km long. On both sides the warm water corrents make it a great place to swim, dive, or just take sunbaths aboard a rubber dingy! You can use and abuse of the fisheye submarine or the lca crab. The photos come out incredibly clear, luminous and sharpe!! there’s almost no dust flouting.
The beach also provides good shooting material, especially after some mojitos!! The temperature is 25ºC all year around and music is everywhere. The food is great and you must try to have dinner on the beach. If you are lucky you can even go to a fisherman’s house and taste a wonderful grilled lobster with Cuban wine (maybe not the best on the market but hei…). As always the best time of the day to shoot is in the early morning and late afternoon but for the underwater pictures the most intense light time is the best. I really loved the colours of the country and of this particular town. You can also go on 1 or 2 day trips to other parts of the island. I recommend to rent a car and go around the island.
Read on dear friend and I will weave a story for you. There may be more questions than answers raised by this peculiar tale. But if it’s clarity you seek, have no fear, things will become clear in time (they always do, don’t they?). So rub the Sandman’s dust from your sleepy eyes and take a journey with me. If you think you have an answer when we reach the end, please do share it in the comments!
The Lomo LC-A is a great camera to bring during festivals, on vacation, or even when you’re just walking around looking for some street photography opportunities. But do you know that it can also do waters for underwater photography?
Where are you headed to this summer? Where I'm from summer has ended too soon, so I'm still daydreaming of sand and seafoam. I decided to check out the archives for some cool beach-y snapshots and came across a lot of interesting underwater photos! Check out my finds after the jump; hopefully this list will inspire you to grab a Fisheye Sub or a Krab, along with your Fisheye cameras and LC-A+, for some underwater adventure.
Whether you have an 8x10 camera lying around that you're raring to shoot with, or just want to know the process of taking photos with it, this 15-minute clip by photographer Tim Layton is a must watch.
Last month, Lomography Gallery Store Soho held an exhibition of photographs taken at the Nixon Surf Challenge in Russia. Free drinks and live music from Swim Mountain overflowed at the opening party. Using the Petzval lens and a star-shaped aperture plate to give a beautifully soft, dreamy effect, the folks at the Soho Gallery Store created a video of the event. Watch this video after the jump.
Need a break from a hot day walking around the city in Budapest? Why don't you visit the Széchenyi baths situated at the City Park and enjoy the warm thermal waters in beautiful surroundings? If you are up for it, you can play a game of chess, too, while enjoying yourself at one of the outdoor pools.
Enjoy a truly analogue moviemaking experience with Lomography's 35mm movie camera and an accompanying accessory to watch your films with. View your masterpieces in the most analogue way possible with the LomoKinoscope. Get it now 20% off the regular price!
Only 15 and already so talented. David Uzochukwu is a student and photographer from Brussels, Belgium whose speciality is to capture breathtaking portraits. For a photography meet in Bavaria, Germany he asked us if we could lend him the New Petzval Lens, and of course we said yes! Check out the beautiful photos he and other photographers took during this special event.
The things you can see at a fashion show are incredibly beautiful and almost perfect, even beyond the runway and further backstage. Fashion Photographer Anna Fischer shows us some backstage scenes during the New York Fashion Week with this erotic and beautiful Petzval photo series.