Prepare a glass of lemon juice and a dash of salt. Add a little bit of bleach and a cup of earl grey tea. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly before dipping your films in.
That’s how some of our entries for the Bowl of Film Soup Rumble got their funky, outrageous effects! Others went a bit overboard and washed their films along with their dirty dishes and reeking clothes, completely wiping out the image that they took. Nonetheless, this has been one of the most memorable rumbles so far as it clearly showed what it means to be a die-hard Lomogapher and ushered in infinite ideas of how else we can make analogue photography our own little piece of crazy, artistic expression!
I know you are all raring to know what recipe made it to the list of winners. So, here are our best film cooks who served nothing but the best bowl of film soups:
When asked to recall the moment they first became truly interested in photography, most photographers would remember the magical feeling of picking up a hand-me-down or secondhand camera, the thrill of shooting an entire roll through, and the elation upon seeing and holding their first ever set of photographs. Caleb Savage, however, had quite a unique experience. At 10 years old, he had his first taste of working in the darkroom making prints at Boy Scout camp, thereby beginning a more than a decade-long affinity with photography.
You read the right, folks! The 175 Years of Petzval Legacy Competition is officially extended. Discover the additional prizes awaiting our lucky winners and meet the esteemed Petzval photographers that comprise our jury.
By now the Lomography site is like a pail of candied purple. Our confection LomoChrome Purple has produced forests and flower beds the shade of lavender macarons. Hard to resist the fantasy! But lately we have noticed darker, late-afternoon-sun versions. And we like what we see.