On the 2nd June 2011, Juta street come alive as the Johannesburg Embassy Store was officially opened. Lomographers from all over Johannesburg made their way to Braamfontein for the launch of the first official Lomography store in South Africa.
The irreplaceable sounds of vinyl filled the shop and outside courtyard as the guests arrived for an evening of Lomographic entertainment. With the chill sounds of local DJ Destrukto, the delicious authentic South African cheese and wine and the bustling sounds of excited Lomographers the evening was a huge success.
Local photographers, press and community members celebrated the official inauguration of Lomography in Johannesburg. Thank you to all who attended and helped to make the evening one to remember!
The Lomography Embassy Store of Prague is the place to be for Lomographers from all over the world! If you live in Prague, or even if you are just traveling around and need to buy some new Lomographic accessories, come and stop by to say hi!
As Steve Jobs puts it, "creativity is just connecting things." It's all about tracing one's experiences and pushing the boundaries of what's already known to establish new things. The Lomography community is no stranger to these instances. In fact, the community is filled with brilliant minds who are always ready to refine existing techniques and look for innovative ways to express their visions and ideas. Here are just a few of the creative lomographers we've come to love over the years.
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!
The story between the Spinner 360 and I goes way back to the year 2010, when Lomography decided to send me a beta model of the Spinner 360 to test. It was a complete surprise! I thought, "What the hell is that?" as I first took this camera out of the package. Then, when my little brother grabbed it from me and pulled the cord, it buzzed and turned 360°! We all had the same expression: "Whoa..."
Before Technicolor came into the picture, filmmakers were already hand-painting their negatives. A new book by Amsterdam University Press reveals this penchant for full-spectrum fantasy in the form of 300 stills.
My list of resolutions for 2015 consists of 12 projects, one for every month. In June, I tried EBS (exposing both sides) again to see if I could get perfect symmetrical images—half redscale, half normal.
Iceland is a paradise blessed with majestic views at practically every turn. Here, luchiannap recalls a memorable road trip at the Snaefellsnes peninsula, where she and her friends were able to find one such amazing vista.