The Royal Courts of Justice a.k.a. the Law Courts is located on the Strand in London. It is a very impressive neo-gothic building where the Court of Appeal and the High Court of Justice are located. As I often walk down the Strand due to it’s close proximity to universities and libraries, I pass the Law Courts a lot. Because of the law courts and the near-by Inns of Court, the area is always full of lawyers (hence it is often hard to find anywhere to sit in local cafes at lunch time!), but on Sundays it feels like a ghost town. On a day-to-day basis there is usually at least one journalist opposite the main entrance, and you always know when a big court case is on because that one journalist suddenly multiplies into a whole swarm. They do give rather infrequent tours of the building about twice a month.
"Don't say you're color blind, that's why we're here again." Over the weekend, the people of New York City united as one in support of diversity and justice for all, regardless of skin color or race. Black lives matter.
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.
Seoul, South Korea-based music director Finrin's first brush with analog photography was with a Diana Mini En Rose she received as a birthday gift from her loving fiancé. Joining the community and seeing the inspiring photos of other lomographers motivated her to be a keen observer and shoot even more. Let's all cheer for our Newcomer of the Week, finrin!
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos 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!
As a scientist, Pierrick is often curious about the mechanism behind how things work. His first brush with analog photography is no exception. Eager to know more about the inner workings of a film camera, he started from scratch and tested his DIY skill with the Konstuktor camera.
The 2015 UEFA Champions League Final will be held at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on June 6. It is a place full of history and is also the only football stadium with a blue track course. Some say it is the most beautiful stadium in the world, and I totally agree with them. But then agai,n I might be biased because it is the home court of my favorite team, Hertha BSC Berlin—my blue-white bloodline.
Joel Byron is a long-time fan of Lomography and uses analog methods in his work at his video and film production agency BigPlus. Back in 2010 he painstakingly put together the Lomography Caterpillar Matrix video which had over 60,000 hits! We lent Joel a Petzval lens and asked him to capture some video footage of London. The results were pretty stunning.
Together with the Volkshotel in Amsterdam, Lomography Netherlands organized a rumble in line with Volkshotel's 24hrs project. The jury has decided and we now have the list of winners who will get to enjoy their very own Volkhotel experience.
No wonder buckshot's albums are always an instant hit: He's had years of practice with a treasure trove of cameras and photography books. This obsession has yielded 175 albums and more than 80,000 loves from the community—and counting!