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:
Chloé Vollmer-Lo's photos speak for themselves. Every image, whether it's a portrait or a seemingly simple snapshot of a street alley, tells a story. The Paris-based photographer tested the New Petval Lens 85 recently, and the results, as expected, speak volumes. She talks about her experience as a freelance photographer - and with the New Petval Lens 85 - in this exclusive interview.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos 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!
"You put your camera around your neck in the morning along with putting on your shoes, and there it is, an appendage of the body that shares your life with you," said Dorothea Lange, the icon whose birthdate we celebrate today, May 26.
Ladies and gentlemen, fellow Lomographers, the time is ripe for us to present you with a new mystery product. But we're not giving anything much away this time, just a few hints and clues to keep you on your toes.
As the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster approaches, photographer Alina Rudya hopes to revisit the lives of people who, like her, were driven out of Prypyat, Ukraine following that fateful day in 1986.