Slide film is great for scanning and treating your folks to charming projection shows, but any Lomographer worth his/her chops will tell you that cross-processing (developing slide film in negative chemicals) is the freaking bees knees.
It takes that lovely and sublime slide image that might-have-been and blows it out into a hyper-saturated, insanely contrasted, and wildly color-shifted little jewel. The results are wonderfully unpredictable, and vary from film type to film type and from lab to lab. You quite literally never really know what you’re gonna get. For really understated and grainy images, you can also do the reverse (process negative film in slide chemicals).
Photography has been described as a time-stopping device, something that “freezes” an action. This moment on-pause is the most salient; all conversation about the picture will tend to pin down the beauty of that second. Celeste Ortiz’s photos make us think of something else. A sense of continuation.
Lomography UK has teamed up with cultural historian Petra Mason and publisher Rizzoli to give away two of Mason's vintage photography books, “Beefcake: 100% Rare, All Natural” and “Bettie Page: Queen of Curves” with photography by Bunny Yeager. You could also win our very special “LomoLife Book.”
LIFE is a film that tells the story Dennis Stock, who photographed James Dean and inadvertently produced some of the most iconic images of the star. In line the film's much anticipated release, we asked for your best "friendship" shots for a competition.Here are the winners.
Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.
We are looking for a committed, curious, motivated, and organised individual to assist with our LomoAmigos, online articles, promotions and much, much more. If you want to learn about marketing for Lomography and are passionate about film photography read on.