So you just got your prints and are eager to display them for everyone to see. No frame? No problem. You already have what you need in that envelope you got from the one-hour photo. This is an easy way of saying to your non-lomographic friends, "Yes, unlike your photos that are stuck inside the computer, my photos come from an actual roll of film and are already sitting pretty on my shelf."
What you need:
- Your photo
- A strip of film negative
Grab a strip of that film negative. Cut a slit halfway from bottom up near one end and another slit on the other end but cut this one from top to bottom. Insert the slits into each other to form a loop with two tails. Tape one tail to the back of your photo. Align it on the corner of the picture. And voila! The photo can now stand on its own.
Easy, right? To make it more stable, you can insert a weight inside the loop. It would also be great if the tail of the film negative that goes in front of the photo actually shows the frame of the photo you’re displaying.
There are many possible reasons for taking pictures. It could be to document an event, to capture breathtaking scenery, to preserve a fond memory, or simply, to have a snapshot of someone close to your heart. Whatever the reason, there's almost always a story behind a picture, no matter how significant or trivial it may be. And for lomographers, nothing beats the feeling of having that story unfold in your hand, in the form of a print. If you want a quick keepsake from that treasured moment or a snapshot of that special someone though, you can have it instantly, through Lomo'Instant Stories!
So, you’ve got your brand new Lomo’Instant Wide and have already taken some of the coolest looking pics from your favorite new camera. What now? Share them with the World, of course! We want to see every single fantastic, fascinating and mesmerizing photo you shoot with the Lomo’Instant Wide and we’re here to tell you how it can be done.
Do you love to travel and explore new cities? Or do you just enjoy staying in your hometown but you know each and every picturesque spot there is? Share photos that are related to the theme "city trip" and win fantastic prizes from TASCHEN.
Cyanotypes are a fun and easy way to make prints on paper and textile. But perhaps the bright blue color of a cyanotype isn't really your thing? No problemo! With everyday things like coffee and tea you can turn your cyanotypes from bright blue to warm brown.
We wanted to see outstanding and utterly exciting analog photos that capture the essence of music festivals, and you sent your very best. You all did such an amazing job. It's time to announce who the lucky winners are.
Sightseeing around an icy paradise, ghost hunting on an abandoned site, day trip to a pristine beach - these are just some of the adventures that are in store for you in this recap. Come closer and be inspired to document yours!
The latest addition to the Lomo’Instant family! Inspired by the Icelandic midnight sky, Get endless creativity, take multiple exposed instant snapshots, experiment with long exposure and light painting shots!
It's no secret that the Lubitel 166+ produces bold, saturated colours that'll make your jaw drop to the floor! But the tones and contrast of this twin-lens camera carry across to black and white just as brilliantly. Here are some breathtaking grayscale photographs from our Online Community!
Are you annoyed by Newton's rings that appear when you're scanning your Lomo'Instant shots? I am, so I came up with the idea to create something to ensure that the photos don't touch the glass, but aren't too far away from it either because of the sharpness.
Capture the world and all its contours in vibrant, wide-angled photographs any time, any where! The LC-A 120 is an adventure of its own with lots of exciting functions to experiment with, like seamless long exposures or full ISO control. It's also super-fast and ultra-compact - perfect for your everyday. If you're worried about the Medium Format film, don't be! You are free to use any 120 Film you want and there are plenty to choose from. In fact, that's what makes this camera so versatile! Scroll through this gallery for a little taste of the glorious shots this nifty invention is capable of.
Lomography has teamed up with the Victoria and Albert Museum, London to give you the chance to win tickets to see “Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century,” the first retrospective of this highly influential photographer in over 30 years. You can also win a Henry Carroll Book and a Lomo’instant Wide.
Architectural photographer Christopher Payne documents America’s industrial heritage with his large format images. For his project "Asylum," he visited 70 abandoned psychiatric hospitals across to country between 2002 and 2008.