My husband and I took a lovely trip to downtown Las Vegas in 2010 and I took shots of a variety of subjects through different cameras and films, mainly preserving our memories of Las Vegas with the now mourned Kodachrome.
Now relocated just off the strip in a quiet pedestrian area known as the Fremont Street Gallery, the neon signs beckoned to me in their ghostly voices. Blinking, staring, and sputtering against the hot dry air. Icons of a gangster heyday long gone, saved from the salvage yards to be given new life. Oh, only to be them when they majestically guarded over the Las Vegas Strip of old! What devilish gangster secrets they had to tell. I was determined to give these beautiful gems a new voice as only a Lomographer can! So armed with my Pentax K1000 I did my best to give them props and present them to you now on Kodachrome 200.
I wasn’t happy with just preserving these beauties however my arsenal of lo-fi equipment followed me to other hot spots in Vegas such as the Fremont Street Experience, the Bettie Page store at Fashion Show Mall, the Palazzo Hotel, inside the Canyon Ranch Spa, a taxi cab ride using the Spinner 360, the Golden Nugget through a Fisheye, and several shots taken with my LC-A+RL and Diana Instant Back.
You must not miss the opportunity to catch a glimpse of Las Vegas as it was before large corporations took over, and massive hotels dwarfed the more intimate side of Sin City. So grab your favorite drink, put on some Frank Sinatra, and let Luck be your Lady tonight!
I backed the Kickstarter project for the Lomo’Instant earlier this year and was thrilled to receive it last week. I love how the camera naturally encourages you to experiment with its different features, whether it’s through flashing your multiple exposures with different colors or trying different creative techniques after your shots has been ejected. Here are a few tips from what I’ve discovered from playing with the camera so far (and a couple of tips I want to try out in future)!
Last week, I received the strangest thing through my letterbox. It was a postcard with this photograph on 1 side. The photo is of me sitting by the sea whilst I was on vacation last year. But I have literally no idea who took this shot – That’s why I came here, to ask for your help on my search for my mysterious photographer and to try and get to bottom of the riddle they wrote me. Please help me if you can!
Cap off the year with a movie marathon! We have the perfect selection of short flicks shot using the LomoKino for your amusement. So grab your buttered popcorn and prepare for a nostalgic trip through different places and different seasons with our most popular LomoKino movies of 2014.
My boyfriend Scott and I took our cameras on a road trip to the beautiful Coronado Beach in San Diego, California at the very end of May to catch beach combers, surfers, and beautiful sunsets on glorious film.
After multiple trips in a suitcase from NYC to Vienna, Vienna to Berlin and vice versa, wherein 12 rolls of film traveled around the world and went through different cameras and airports, our film swap film competition has come to an end and we are ready to announce the winners.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!
Larissa Lily is a UK based photographer and writer who agreed to share some of her Petzval shots with us and explain a bit about her love for film photography. She took it on a recent trip to Kew Gardens. Take a look at the results right here..
Adi, Ekeu, and I did a lomowalk around downtown Bandung last Saturday, the beginning of November. We planned to use our Lubitel cameras with only one roll of film each. We were inspired by the One Roll of Film Project by four Tokyo-based photographers with their Hasselblad cameras. This is about the one roll of film I shot with the Lubitel 166U, which made me love shooting in medium format even more.
The story between the Spinner 360 and I goes way back to the year 2010, when Lomography decided to send me a beta model of the Spinner 360 to test. It was a complete surprise! I thought, "What the hell is that?" as I first took this camera out of the package. Then, when my little brother grabbed it from me and pulled the cord, it buzzed and turned 360°! We all had the same expression: "Whoa..."
The brazilian summer inspired camera is now at 20% off! You can now celebrate life in full color and treasure every culture in a snap! This summer is no exception; make sure you’re prepared to capture all the sporty action with the Fisheye No.2 Brazilian Summer Camera!
On a cold day in August, I took my LC-A+, Nikon FM, and Canon EOS 500, along with rolls of Lomography Earl Grey 100 and Kodak Vision 250D on a trip to Villa Epecuén in the Province of Buenos Aires, approximately 550 kilometers (341 miles) away from home.
Lassi, one of our awesome Petzval Lens Kickstarter backers, came to visit us at Lomography HQ this week. We had a brilliant time introducing him to the Lomography team, showing him some of the Vienna sights and generally having fun. As part of the trip, we organized a special photo-shoot in which we took photos with a vintage Petzval lens on a Sinar P2 4x5 camera. Head past the jump to find out more about the great time we had with Lassi and to see some old-school Petzval shots!
Last Saturday my city, Como, hosted a festival dedicated to the hands called the Mani-Fest. With my lovely Minox GT-S camera and an expired 3200 ISO film roll, I documented this event which took place just below the windows of my room. Take a look after the jump!