Some years ago we received a promotional CD-ROM of the LOMO PLC factory in St. Petersburg, Russia. Along with a lot of interesting facts about the history of this esteemed factory we've discovered one true gem: the Lomo Song.
We love this for all its combined random elements: an Enya-esque intro evoking meditation soundtracks, crystal clear children choirs, an 80s snare drum that seems to be out of rhythm half the time and a kind of lost 8-bit guitar solo at around 3:10 that sounds like played on a small midi keyboard. And still the song works phantastic!
They say there’s a first time for everything and with the Lomo’Instant Wide, that couldn’t be more accurate. Combining high quality craftsmanship with versatile features, the Lomo’Instant Wide is the instant camera for any and every person who revels in capturing every beautiful, bizarre and bewildering moment in a creative, super wide, crisply sharp and perfectly exposed way.
This October, Cambridge and London-based visual artist and writer Katherine April conducts a photographic installation project at the Cambridge City Center that puts herself out there, quite literally.
The beauty of instant cameras is that they let your spontaneous side truly run wild, and the Lomo'Instant Wide gives you just the opportunity to experiment with all sorts of shooting methods on the fly!
It goes without saying that street photography is one of the most exciting and fulfilling practices a photographer can do. But for some, especially the beginners, the prospect of hitting the streets can be a little daunting. Here, we dish out a few tips to help shake off anxiety.