We can confidently say that almost every Lubitel image has something worth keeping. A poignant bit of drama.
When you’re shooting a ton of film, it’s easy to treat some of your images as disposable. You’ll get a fresh batch of prints back from the developer and toss a few of the more plain shots into the recycle bin. Why not? You already shot a picture of a full English breakfast last month? But hold your horses for a minute! Just as you slowed down to take the image, slow yourself down to evaluate it too. We can confidently say that almost every Lubitel image has something worth keeping. A poignant bit of drama. A scrunched-up happy face. A little surprise in the corner. Some shirtless jackass who you’ve never met before. Or maybe…just maybe..the final creative climax!
His love affair with analog photography started with a Zenit 12 which he received as a birthday present. Almost a decade has passed since but he still continues to capture his everyday life and the spirit of Istanbul's streets on film. Get to know our newcomer of the week from Turkey, Can Ortak also known in the community as psychedelica!
An Argentinean writer and photographer living in the Pacific Northwest, Lorraine Healy is a long-time fan of plastic cameras and is the author of "Tricks With A Plastic Wonder," a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera, available as an eBook from Amazon.com. In this article, Healy shares her experiences photographing in Cuba in early 2013.
Dora Kontha makes the familiar worthy of a tribute. She frames icy weather or glinting water so that it looks boundless, more than a spread of pretty blue. Analog photography, her medium of choice, makes these everyday sights as intimate as memory itself.
Heads up, Metro Manila-based Lomographers! A film photography workshop to be conducted by Meerly, former general manager of Lomography Singapore, featuring the Diana F+ will be held this month at Common Room in Quezon City, Philippines.