The pictures I took in my previous visits to San Francisco seemed kind of dull. Enter my new acquisition, the Diana F+ 35mm Back and lo and behold: suddenly there's magic! Me, San Francisco and Lomo clicked instantly and something special happened, a special kind of love.
I had never had a Lomo camera on my previous trips to see my grandfather in San Francisco. Always a keen amateur photographer, my pictures would always return after processing crisp and telling of a certain kind of city and certain kind of story, but never, to me told my story in the city. They failed to act as the foreground of the city in all its beauty and my memories and the pictures never seemed sequential. They merely captured a quick moment, posing, buildings blanketing the true diversity and beauty of the city. These pictures uploaded were the first ever film i used on a Diana F+ 35mm back, and suddenly magic happened. Me, San Francisco and Lomo clicked instantly and something special happened, a special kind of love.
As you may have read in my previous article, I truly fell in love with Lomography when I combined my Fisheye camera with an old Canon AE-1 for magical photographic results. Last summer, I took so many pictures of flowers that it started to become almost boring for me. My waning interest and the coming winter meant that I had to figure out something else to do with my 35mm film.
Going away for the weekend is always fun, especially if, like me, you live abroad and go back to visit your home city! For my walk through Milan, I decided to bring with me the Lomo’Instant because well, I just love it! Here are my thoughts after this special weekend!
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Barbora Smoláková's first brush with lomography started with a Diana F+ Deluxe Kit. With its variety of accessories, the Diana F+ allowed her to explore the endless possibilities of creative photography. In this interview, she opens up about her experience shooting with this versatile camera and how it helped her appreciate the beauty of ordinary things.
Mary Robinson has shown a natural talent for photography even at such an early age. Even when she was first featured on the Magazine in 2011, her images already made an impression on the Lomography Community. Her work has evolved in the span of four years, but its quaint beauty remains.
A hat is in the position to be noticed before any other item of clothing. Its shape and texture can immediately call to mind cultural associations. A cloche is to 1920s fashion as a picture hat is to the 1900s. The wide-brimmed or fur-lined variety, on the other hand, is more functional for tribes.