No, no, we're not talking about the book. We're looking for photos that exhibit one of the coolest colors out there! Submit your Purple-tinged shots and win some serious Piggy Points!
Pleasing to the eye, relaxing to look at, and packs quite a punch: these are but just a few of the characteristics and emotions that the color purple brings. Are you a fan of the color as well? Show us in pictures any and all similar hues you can think of: violet, lilac, aubergine… the works! It can be a full-bleed shade from your cross-processed film or the lovely bouquet of flowers your boyfriend just sent you. If we like what we see, you’ll be in for 10 purplish Piggies!
Prize(s): 3 winners of 10 Piggies. All winners will receive a special award badge straight to their LomoHomes
Film/Camera Type: Any analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated. Please keep in mind of our purple theme.
Upload Limit: 5 photos
Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height.
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The LomoChrome Purple is easily one of the coolest films to come out in a very long time. The amazing colors and vibe it gives each shot and its wide range of exposures make it a must-have and must-shoot film. Here are some cool ways to help you get the most out of your LCP.
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It is clear from the wild variety of photos in the website that Lomographers will do just about anything to get a good shot. Some swap rolls with friends overseas while others concoct unheard-of film soups. And then there are the masters of operations, the ones who spy and crouch their way to a share-worthy picture. This is one such story.
What's so great about analog photography? You never know what you will get in the end. Not every film let all of my photos look perfect, some fail, too. Maybe some of you experienced the same. After trying out several film soups and chemicals I finally discovered the easiest and quickest way: chlorine!