The Midwest’s secret weapon is undoubtedly none other than the “Windy City” of Chicago! Submit your images inspired by it's many facets for your chance to win!
The Midwest’s secret weapon is undoubtedly none other than the “Windy City” of Chicago! High rises and sky scrapers tower, deep-dish pizzas flirt with your tummy, Lincoln Park is filled with a communal energy, comedy troupes and local theaters thrive, while upscale shopping along Magnificent Mile whispers to your wallet. Music festivals, ballets, symphonies and Fine Art museums provide a momentous cultural experience and the repeatedly coined “Best Sports City” is home to eager Cubs and White Sox fans. Chicago is a town that offers a high-quality lifestyle full of diversity, metropolitan assets and scenic views.
This All-American fantasy is also a photographic splendor, and that’s why we want you to submit your favorite Chicago-inspired photos. Remember: The images only have to be inspired by the city. They do not have to be taken within the city.
Submit to one of the world’s biggest art organizations, Art By Chance Short Film Festival, and your short films may meet with millions in over 20 countries, more than 200 cities and on shown on over 20,000 screens!
Unfortunately, it happens sometimes that your resulting pictures are not what you expected - the image doesn't look that good, the colors are bland, and the subject is banal. Indeed, it couldn't be picture of the year! Herein I propose a second chance for your pictures by modifying your 35mm negatives. Just pick up some ideas from here, experiment, and scan your negatives with the Lomography Smartphone Scanner. Anything is possible: burning, scratching, putting on hydrochloric acid, balsamic vinegar, nail polish, bleach, or raspberry juice... use your imagination and write down your new film soup recipe! You can find a sample of the effects in this article.
Experimental, stunningly beautiful, and pleasantly surprising are ways to effectively describe double exposure photography. Have you ever tried this creative technique? If you haven't, it's time to give it a try and share your best double exposed photos for the chance to win a copy of the photobook "Double Exposure" by Nickolas Muray.
In December last year James Wright, editor and creative director of So It Goes Magazine, went on a two-week trip to Sri Lanka, "a place so long on our bucket list, but up until then, as yet unvisited," he writes on the first of his three-part photo diary. Herein is the second part of his series that chronicles his adventures, highlighted by a selection of breathtaking images of the Sri Lankan countryside and the locals, among many other images, captured with his trusty photographic companions: the Leica MP, Lomo LC-A+, and an assortment of films including the LomoChrome Purple.
A couple of years ago marcus_loves_film had the opportunity to spend time at a lodge more than half a century old in Woodruff, Wisconsin. Through these photographs, he had documented one night of his stay.
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!