New shooters are the lifeblood of Lomography, just like seeds slowly blooming into a beautiful flower. And judging by these photos, this month's newbies certainly show some potential!
New members of the Lomography community are filled to the brim with inspiration, as they remind us of when we first started shooting, together with their unmatched zeal for all things analogue. For January, over 5,000 new members have signed up so please join me in welcoming the new guys! Here’s 20 of the new shooters who’ve been making waves so far:
The new Petzval Lens has proven itself a master of close-up shots and soulful portraits time and time again. Now some of our talented community members have stepped it up a notch and aimed the Petzval at city-scapes. From snow-capped pedestrians, couples chatting in parks, bustling markets, or people waiting to get on the metro - the beautiful banalities of city life are covered in these eloquent shots. Scroll through this gallery we've put together just for you to get a taste of the Petzval's urban potential!
As many of you would already know, shooting under low light conditions require more than a steady grip (or a tripod) if you're aiming for outstanding results. You must also have the proper gear, and that, of course, includes film. In this post, we list down five fast films that work their best under such conditions.
I traveled to Cartagena de Indias, Colombia in May 2015 with my twin sister. Our birthday was on the 31st, and for the last few years we've had a silent pact to try to spend our birthdays traveling as much as we could (and as long as we’re single!).