It's World Pinhole Day once again! Bring out your tripods and exposure charts to capture those dreamy and surreal images!
For us analogue fanatics, prepping our tripod come April has become a long standing tradition: it’s World Pinhole Day! It’s time to pay homage to one of the oldest of camera processes out there so join in on the global phenomenon! On 25th April, the world will be celebrating the wonders of pinhole photography with Lomographers front and center! Join today the Light Leaks or Pinhole Rumble for a chance to win a grand prize of enough Piggy Points to get you the *Special Light Leaks / Pinhole Bundle* at the online shop! Enter until April 20th and on Friday April 23rd we will announce the winners and give additional 5 Piggy Points to any submissions that make it into the World Pinhole Day newsletter!
That’s 4 winners in total! 3 lucky people will receive a lovely 10 Piggy Points and one will walk away with the Bundle.
Film/Camera Type: Any analogue pinhole camera photo not digitally manipulated/enhanced. Please keep in mind of our pinhole theme.
10 picture upload limit, at least 768px in either width or height
With an expanded field of view and its ability to produce high quality images and capture minute detail, medium format photography has become the top choice of many photographers. Lomography is working hard to make sure that it keeps going with the continued production of medium format film and cameras. The current issue of German magazine FOTO HITS focuses on medium format photography. And with this rumble, we want to prove why medium format photography is king. Take your Diana F+, Holga 120, Lubitel 166+ or the new Lomo LC-A 120 and show us your best square shots!
Pixelstick is exactly the must-get tool to create mind-blowing light paintings with different colours and patterns: 1.8 meter long, 200 full colour and high fidelity LEDs! Grab your camera with long exposure mode and a tripod, and you can create dozens of dreamy pictures just by moving your Pixelstick in the dark. Take a peep at our friends from Lomography Hong Kong’s shots with the Pixelstick!
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!
The double exposure technique is a creative and extraordinary way of adding an unconventional twist to your images. Not surprisingly, the most extraordinary double exposure images were sent as entries to this competition. The grand winner gets to bring home the photo book "Double Exposures" by Nickolas Muray.
Tomorrow, April 26, marks World Pinhole Photography Day, and what better way to celebrate the occasion by taking your favorite pinhole camera out on an analog adventure? Or if you don't have one yet, you can make one yourself from scratch! Here are five innovative Tipsters from the community for you to peruse.
With a Lomo'Instant Camera and a Splitzer, you can get absolutely funny and creative images. I took it to the highest level and exposed my shots from 4 to 8 times! What you'll see next is an impressive mix of colors, textures, places and people captured in a very surreal way!
"Is it acceptable to photograph the homeless?" is one of the most hotly-debated topics when it comes to street photography. There are two opposing sides to this: those who believe it is, and those who don't. For those who do, capturing such photographs is mere documentation of the world around us. For those who don't, doing so is a form of exploitation.