How do you make a dull day into a bright joyful photo? Load some Provia into your chosen weapon and let loose some wild colours.
My first forays into Lomography were filled with wonder as I looked at other peoples’ bright, colourful, wildly saturated shots and I soon learned that they were the result of cross processing colour slide films in C41 chemistry. I first tried with Fuji Provia and really loved the bright colours I got.
I soon grabbed myself another 5 pack of Fuji slide film without realising I’d picked up Provia instead of Velvia. However I absolutely fell in love with the gorgeous bright tones of the cross processed Provia pics. It was my first choice of film when I went to the Perhentian Islands in Malaysia and the results definitely didn’t disappoint. This film also makes a fairly ordinary day in Wiltshire look bright and exciting.
The results always make me smile and somehow make my memories of the time that I took that photograph more vivid and fun!
Tipster of the Week: Fashion is for Fashion People They say to shoot film these days is back in fashion! So why not level up your hipness factor just by using everyone's favourite analogue muse - The Holga! And get to know how to be a fashion leader at a click of the shutter button!
You are currently not logged in, do so now to add comments, like articles as well as photos, submit to competitions, translate articles and gain access to unlimited photo upload! If you are not registered yet, go here to find out more about Lomography and join now! If you just want a limited account for now you can use Twitter or Facebook. We would love to have you as a member here!
My Year in Analogue: Old Cameras and New Techniques 2014 has been a good year for me, photographically speaking. I finally realized a few projects I had been dying to try out for a long time and, despite my resolution not to buy new ones, acquired some new cameras.
We speak in photos and know no boundaries. In our mission to snapshot every corner of the world, there is a good chance that you will find a local version of this site! No matter where on earth you are, we’re sure that Lomography is either just around the corner or will be there very soon! Don't believe us? Check out our worldwide section and the brand new Lomography Gallery Store section.
We are your friends
You can also become friends with us on our Facebook or Twitter page. You can also find our photos on Flickr. If you want to see videos about Lomography you can do so on YouTube and on Vimeo. We want to be your friends!