This is your last chance to pre-order your Petzval Lens and get the special aperture plates included for free! With estimated delivery in August (or even sooner), don’t miss out on securing your picture perfect portrait lens!

Have an account? Login | New to Lomography? Register | Lab | Current Site:

The Magic of Early Cinema – The Serpentine Dance

Today we’re looking at ‘The Serpentine Dance’, a wonderful short film produced by the Lumière brothers at the end of the 19th century – In the movie, we watch the dancer Loie Fuller as she moves gracefully around in a gown which constantly changes color – The film was shot in black and white and each frame was hand painted afterwards to give this beautiful effect. It truly is a masterpiece of early cinema...

LomoKino Microsite

Bringing analogue back to the movies with a bang in the 21st century, the LomoKino is a Lomography movie camera that shoots spectacular, creative movies on all kinds of 35mm film. Head to the Microsite, watch some Movies and begin your analogue movie-making journey today!

written by tomas_bates


  1. gvelasco


    These guys never cease to amaze me. It's amazing what people can accomplish manually with patience and skill.

    over 2 years ago · report as spam
  2. lomurella


    precioso, amo las películas y cortos antiguos.

    over 2 years ago · report as spam

Read this article in another language

This is the original article written in: English. It is also available in: Français, ภาษาไทย, Spanish, 中文(繁體版), Deutsch & 日本語.