Called a "normal lens" (if there ever was one), the nifty fifty is truly a nifty lens to have in one's analogue arsenal! With its wide aperture, inconspicuous look and creamy bokeh, you can't go wrong with this low-light wonder!
For our SLR fanatics and rangefinder lovers out there, one lens that you simply can’t live without (although it is quite unlikely you don’t have one already) is the classic 50mm. It is one of the cheapest prime lenses out there, and gives you more than twice its value in results! Here’s a couple of photos from the community using their nifty fifty! Enjoy!
In celebration of the mindblowing solar eclipse we had the other day, we ran a competition and asked you to tag your analogue photos centered around our great big yellow friend! Check out the winners now!
In December last year James Wright, editor and creative director of So It Goes Magazine, went on a two-week trip to Sri Lanka, "a place so long on our bucket list, but up until then, as yet unvisited," he writes on the first of his three-part photo diary. Herein is the first of his series that chronicles his adventures, highlighted by a selection of breathtaking images of the Sri Lankan countryside and the locals, among many other images, captured with his trusty photographic companions: the Leica MP, Lomo LC-A+, and an assortment of films including the LomoChrome Purple.
Simeon Smith is a musician who recorded the sounds of our film cameras in action and made these samples available as a free download. We couldn't resist interviewing him about this project and taking a look at some of his photos. Meet the man behind the cams here.
Stephen Shore introduced to the 70s art world an unadorned image of American life. He captured littered restaurant tables as other photographers would immaculate vistas. For the opening of “American Surfaces”, he even taped unframed snapshots on gallery walls. In these videos, Shore talks about objects that have “no pretention to art” and the things he learned from Andy Warhol.