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!
A decade worth of passion for analogue photography has spur a LomoHome filled with almost 8,000 lomographs. This isn't just about quantity for a closer look at each of these will reveal his remarkable dedication to be better at his chosen craft. Shifting from one camera to another while trying a variety of techniques, he makes it a point to leave a distinct mark on every analogue territory he explores. Get ready to meet our latest LomoGuru, johnccc!
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!
Most, if not all, of the photographs in Keis Iguchi's LomoHome were printed using traditional darkroom processes. He likens film photography to using cassette tape and relies on his favorite combination of LC-A and Ferrania Solaris 800 in creating evocative images. In this interview, our Newcomer of the Week from Tokyo Japan shares more about his affinity for analog photography.
From the simple Vivitar 110 camera he received from his grandmother, Brett Wolff already accumulated close to almost a hundred cameras and accessories in his analog arsenal. Some of the cameras he treasured were even handed down by relatives and friends, making these more precious to him. Let's take a closer look at his camera collection.