7 days *** 45 m² *** 2044 participants from all over the world *** and an unbelievable amount of 7290 photos…. The 1st LomoWall in Greece is ready to leave a smile on your face! See the first pictures of this exhibition at Fringe Festival in Athens that is on display until 26th June:
Besides this fabulous exhibition, the Lomography team has also organized a series of workshops and other activities:
Tuesday, 21/06/11, 7.30pm: Lomography On/Off Workshop (10 tips and tricks, light painting and long exposures), instructor Yiannis Voulgarakis
Wednesday 22/06/11, 7.30pm: Movie night – the Lomography BBC Documentary
Thursday 23/06/11, 7.30pm: The Square Frame (Diana introduction, special writing, famous photographers with their Lomography cameras), instructor Vasilis Makris
Saturday 25/06/11, 7.30pm: The Square Frame (Diana presentation, special writing, famous photographers with Lomography cameras), instructor Vasilis Makris
Sunday 26/06/11, The closure! More photos and amazing prizes!
So if you are around Athens, don’t miss out this exhibition at Fringe Festival. We promise you won’t leave without a smile on your face! :) Opening hours are daily from 6pm to 11pm at Technopolis Gazi (D13, a whole house just dedicated to Lomography!).
Warm tones, subtle grains, beautiful moments of everyday life – the photos by Esben Bøg Jensen, a young and talented photographer from Denmark, let us escape into our memories and dream about a never-ending spring. We talked to the photographer himself and couldn’t help feeling a pleasant wave of joy overcoming us. Read on and get inspired to search for the moments that make us feel alive.
In celebration of the mindblowing solar eclipse we had the other day, we ran a competition and asked you to tag your analogue photos centered around our great big yellow friend! Check out the winners now!
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 first 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.
Simeon Smith is a musician who recorded the sounds of our film cameras in action and made these samples available as a free download. We couldn't resist interviewing him about this project and taking a look at some of his photos. Meet the man behind the cams here.
Stephen Shore introduced to the 70s art world an unadorned image of American life. He captured littered restaurant tables as other photographers would immaculate vistas. For the opening of “American Surfaces”, he even taped unframed snapshots on gallery walls. In these videos, Shore talks about objects that have “no pretention to art” and the things he learned from Andy Warhol.