Hey, hey, hey...it's Bugs Bunny's birthday! If you grew up watching Bugs Bunny cartoons like the rest of us - or if you like film cameras (again, like the rest of us) then get the best of both worlds by continue reading the article after the jump!
Before Polaroid debuted the special edition, Bugs Bunny i-Zone instant camera, there was actually the Bugs Bunny Instant Load Camera by Sears which was released in 1976. The camera, which still makes use of good ’ol GE Magicubes and 126 film cartridges is a rare find indeed and is perfect for serious collectors.
Looking at it, this kiddie-ish camera actually seems pretty cool and is definitely out of the ordinary especially when compared to other mass-produced cameras. Too bad finding GE Magicubes and 126 films is kind of problematic – and expensive but what the heck, if you really love Bugs Bunny or you just love vintage cameras a whole bunch then this makes for a nice addition to your wishlist.
But if you’re not in the market for a Bugs Bunny camera, then why not browse our Lomography Shop and take advantage of our free shipping?
In case you missed the news, the LomoChrome Purple film that you know and love is now available in 16mm format, in limited quantities only. If you have a 16mm camera or know someone else who does, make sure to share the news! This beautiful film delivers a nostalgic, dream-like effect in purple tones. To illustrate, check out the movie by Julian Hand after the jump ...
Aside from photography, newcomer Dmitri Berenger enjoys a multitude of hobbies including gardening, watching movies, and discovering music. In this interview, he talks about his photographic style, his inspirations, choosing film cameras over digital gear, and many more.
'Snapshot' was our Tumblr keyword this week. We spent the past few days looking at troves of fresh samples from all corners of the globe. We got lured to the most effortless variety, everyday captures upgraded to showcase compositions. We invite you to look at the ones we bookmarked for future visits.
London based photographer Cat Stevens uses the softer, more subtle aesthetics of film photography throughout her work. Her shoots consist of the familiar light leaks and washed out tones that most film shooters will be familiar with. She has photographed artists such as Deerhunter, PJ Harvey and recently took a series of sun drenched beach shots which adorned The Charlatans' last album cover titled "Modern Nature."
Lomographer Carina, or landei in the community, regards the Sprocket Rocket as a "versatile plastic camera." For her, it doesn't only take great travel snapshots but makes an interesting conversation starter as well. In this interview, Carina expounds more on what makes the Sprocket Rocket her go-to camera.
This article is dedicated to Bruce Davidson, one of the most important American documentary photographers and a leading figure of the Magnum agency. Recalling his photos of the Worcester Fire Department in 1999, I'll show you my coverage of Como Fire Department's public demonstration, an annual event commemorating St. Barbara.