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Making a Moment: Dede Dos and a Special Surf Photo on Expired Filmwritten by alexgray on 2023-06-06 #people #making-a-moment
For this edition of Making a Moment, we’re transported to the idyllic island of Okinawa, and the laid back life of Lomographer @dede_dos. He shares with us the moment he captured his son standing up on a surfboard for the first time.4 Share Tweet
The Atoll Ultra-Wide 2.8/17 Art Lens
With the Lomography Atoll Ultra-Wide Art Lens you can get impossibly close to your subject, whilst also capturing the action all around them in jaw-dropping detail. Designed for full-frame mirrorless Canon RF/ Nikon Z/ Sony E cameras and rangefinder coupled for M mount analogue and digital cameras.
Afternoons with the LomoApparat - Photo Gallery by @bnjmnwritten by sylvann on 2023-06-05 #culture #people #places
Frames empty of human subjects, solitary objects and a different atmosphere of the same place presented in three albums – these photos by community member @bnjmn are artifacts of various afternoons spent testing out the LomoApparat camera.3 10 Share Tweet
What is light painting?
Light Painting (sometimes known as Light Graffiti) is a technique where you can alter the photo by creating movements of light within the image.
Hong Kong & The Philippines Through the Eyes of Ace Chongwritten by sylvann on 2023-06-05 #culture #people #places
In this interview, we get to know architect Ace Chong and discover his striking street photography of Hong Kong and the Philippines on film.3 13 Share Tweet
Capture More with the Naiad 15mm Art Lens!
Widen your perspective with the Naiad 15 mm lens specially made for the Neptune Convertible Lens system!
Our Favourite Film Photography YouTube Channelswritten by eparrino on 2023-06-04 #culture #news #videos
There are a ton of amazing analogue photography YouTube channels out there, but here are a few of our favorite creators!3 7 Share Tweet
What are the different photographic film formats?
The three main types of film format are 35 mm, medium format and large format. More unusual formats also exist such as 110 and 127.
Our great community members have uploaded 16,163,709 photos so far. Browse all of them or search by tags, countries, cities, cameras or films. Be a part of it and add your photos as well!
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Aitane Goñi Landa's Experimental Film Photography With the Diana F+written by melissaperitore on 2023-06-03 #gear
For this project, Aitane Goñi Landa tested out our Diana F+ camera for the very first time along with a roll of Berlin Kino B&W film. Let's take a look at her results!2 7 Share Tweet
Fisheye No. 2 Acapulco La Quebrada
Get loco in Acapulco with your new fisheye friend, dressed in a one-of-a-kind striped fabric design, to capture your wildest adventures in an incredible 170° fisheye view!
Lomography Partners: Lomography Embassy Store Taipei, Taiwanwritten by alexgray on 2023-06-02 #partners
Lomography has film partners all over the world and this time we present to you the Lomography Embassy Store from Taipei.1 4 Share Tweet
Your Quick Guide to Analogue Photography
Don’t know your 35 mm from your 110? Never heard of medium format? Confused about cross-processing? This guide gives a brief overview of everything analogue and you’ll be an expert in no time! Get a head start with film photography with our downloadable 12-page PDF guide.
Moorlands and Moody Skies with John Dewhirst and the Lomo LC-A 1202023-06-01 #gear #people #places
Bradford-based photographer John Dewhirst talks to us about why he loves to shoot the moorlands and moody skies of north England with the Lomo LC-A 120.2 8 Share Tweet
Shake off Expectations and Let the Diana Instant Square Fill Your Frame
"The new Diana Instant Square camera is an instant camera that rekindles the charm of the 1960s classic." —profifoto
Eve Heller Singing In Oblivion: "Be Mindful About How Precious Life Is"written by eparrino on 2023-06-01 #culture #news
American Austrian filmmaker Eve Heller talks with us about her film Singing in Oblivion, a touching story about our collective past, and about the importance of remembering our history.4 5 Share Tweet
Discover the DigitaLIZA+
Say hello to a modular all-in-one system for easy scanning using your digital camera!
Poetry, Photography, and Beyond: A Photo Project by Iosune de Goñi with Lomography Filmwritten by cheeo on 2023-05-31 #people
For many, photography has often been a creative outlet during difficult times. Photographer and poet Iosune de Goñi uses the artform as a tool of self-healing and inspiration.7 10 Share Tweet
What does it mean to overexpose vs underexpose a photo?
Put simply, an overexposed image is one that is brighter than the reality of the scene you’re trying to photograph, while an underexposed image is darker than reality. Overexposure generally means you are giving your film too much light, and with underexposure you have the opposite problem of not enough light.
Lomography Pioneers: Community Building and Inspirations With @disdiswritten by rocket_fries0036 on 2023-05-30 #culture #people
For this edition of Lomography Pioneers we're exploring the work of Diego Lopez (@disdis) and looking back on his meaningful contributions to the Lomography community.2 9 Share Tweet
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How To Creatively Use The Half Frame Feature With The Diana Mini Camerawritten by eparrino on 2023-05-30 #tutorials
When a camera gives you double your frame it's the perfect opportunity to turn those 72 shots into something unexpected. For today's tipster, we have a quick and fun idea for making unconventional portraits.1 8 Share Tweet
Exclusive and Elegant - The Lomo’Instant Wide Monte Carlo Edition
Glistening sports cars crunch on the gravel as they pull up the iconic driveway. Stilettos click on polished marble floors and diamond-encrusted jewelry sparkles on elegantly dressed figures. With a refined black leather and silver metallic design, this sharp and sophisticated ultra-wide instant camera is dressed to impress.
Shooting LomoChrome Metropolis Outside of Its Comfort Zonewritten by sylvann on 2023-05-29 #culture #people #places
Above the clouds, in a gloomy forest or dunked in a bubble bath. In this article, we share a few LomoChrome Metropolis photos taken by community members defying the typical urban set-up the film is known for.15 Share Tweet
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What are the best techniques for taking multiple exposure photos?
Multiple exposures are one of the best ways to push your creativity with film photography. Here are a few techniques to help you take your photos to the next level.
Analogue Treasure Trove: 1000+ Cameras and Lenses Found in Storagewritten by cheeo on 2023-05-28 #gear #news #people
Do you remember the time you got excited when you found out where your family's old film camera was kept? Now imagine multiplying that feeling a thousand times as you chance upon a treasure trove of mint-condition photo gear.3 17 Share Tweet
Make LomoChromatic Magic with Metropolis Film!
Desaturate colors, mute tones, and make contrasts pop with the unique chemical formula of the LomoChrome Metropolis film.
Bedroom Tapes: Photographing the Creative Process by Julien Aussel2023-05-27 #culture #people
Julien Aussel, creator of the brand 'Good Morning Keith', tested out the LomoChrome Metropolis film for his photography series titled "Bedroom Tapes". The series aims to document all the steps leading to the completion of a musical project from its very beginning.1 10 Share Tweet
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Jamie Goodsell on Slowing Life Down with LomoChrome Filmswritten by kaylalew on 2023-05-26 #gear #people
Nashville-based photographer Jamie Goodsell recently left the music industry to focus on developing his own style of fine art. He tells us how his creative outlook has changed, with the help of experimental LomoChrome films.3 Share Tweet
What is instant photography?
Instant photography allows us to print fully developed photos seconds after they are taken. This is possible because instant film contains all the development chemicals needed already within it.
Jordan and Iraq Through the Eyes of Khaldon Khalilwritten by rocket_fries0036 on 2023-05-26 #culture #people #places
In this interview we get to know Iraqi-born film photographer Khaldon Khalil. He shows us his life in Iraq and Jordan and shares his love of black and white street photography.13 19 Share Tweet
What is a Lomographic picture?
A Lomographic picture usually mixes the golden rules of Lomography and a few of the defining characteristic styles. However, nowadays a Lomographic picture is entirely up to your own creativity.
7 More Charming Half-Frame Cameraswritten by sylvann on 2023-05-25 #gear #culture
In this article we're listing seven more charming half-cameras worth checking out, from exciting upcomers, to icons and early classics steeped in fascinating history.3 17 Share Tweet
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Recap: Lomography X Amarga - LomoWalk Salamancawritten by melissaperitore on 2023-05-24 #gear
This past March we teamed up with Amarga Vintage and Verónica Alvez Farias to host a special all-female analogue LomoWalk in Salamanca, Spain. Check out some of the wonderful photos captured on the day!7 Share Tweet
The Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens
This compact Art Lens brings the iconic LC-A+ characteristics of brilliantly vivid colors and gorgeous vignettes to your mirrorless camera using a compact and lightweight close-up adapter, for a special bundle price!
Dear Young Shutterbugs, It Doesn't Have to Be A Masterpiece! - A Letter from @pearlgirl77written by sylvann on 2023-05-23 #people #dear-young-shutterbugs
In this edition of Dear Young Shutterbugs, long-time community member Tamara, a.k.a. pearlgirl77, takes the pressure off film photography and reminds us – it doesn't have to be a masterpiece!10 24 Share Tweet
Lomo LC-A+ 35 mm Film Camera
Conquer the world one iconic 35mm photo at a time with the camera that started it all, the Lomo LC-A+!
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George Oeser on Experimenting with the Boundaries of Everyday Photographywritten by eloffreno on 2023-05-22 #culture #people
Longtime Lomographer Georger Oeser, also known as @gaypunk, has been interested in Lomography since the '90s and we recently had the opportunity to chat with him about his work and creative process.5 10 Share Tweet
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Emma Parla-Aziz on World-building with the ActionSampler and Lady Grey Filmwritten by eloffreno on 2023-05-21 #gear #people
Ema Parla-Aziz shares their tips and tricks on world-building using the ActionSampler and Lady Grey Film.3 7 Share Tweet
Auto-mode On with The Lomo'Instant Automat
Always be ready to take instant snaps on the go with the small but mighty, fully automatic Lomo'Instant Automat!
A Light, Wide, and Compact Lens To Always Carry With You: The LC-A MINITAR-1 Art Lenswritten by eparrino on 2023-05-21
Sometimes we just need to free our creativity and wander around, with the only decision being the camera and lens choice we take when we step outside. The Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens is the perfect tool for this occasion.4 Share Tweet
Get Inspired by the the Lomo’Instant Automat Vivian Ho Edition
Forget the ordinary, make the world extraordinary with this special edition Lomo’Instant Automat Camera with lenses featuring a colorful illustration by Hong Kong artist, Vivian Ho! Estimated to ship-out in December 2022 for the EU and the US!
@Jolom on Reviving Old Cameras and the Fun of 110 Formatwritten by alexgray on 2023-05-20 #culture #people
Jodi (@jolom) is a experimental photographer and "coincidence addict" from Atlanta, Georgia. We recently had the chance to chat with her about everything analogue, from her wildest experiments with alternative processes to her love of reviving obsolete cameras with instant film.3 18 Share Tweet
Say Hello to the LomoApparat 21 mm Wide-angle Camera Neubau Edition!
Meet the LomoApparat Neubau, the totally EXPERIMENTAL, incredibly WIDE, and super EASY TO USE 35 mm film camera with a 21 mm wide-angle lens, in an exclusive real Italian leather design. Unleash Your Creativity with the LomoApparat 35mm Film Camera today!
Etterath: A Feeling of Longing for a Task Completedwritten by cheeo on 2023-05-19 #culture
Longingness and relief combine in our obscure word for the day. We take a look at the meaning of etterath and its connection with photography in our lives.2 5 Share Tweet
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Lomopedia: Mamiya 7 IIwritten by cheeo on 2023-05-18 #lomopedia
Is the Mamiya 7 II really a worthy successor to the well-loved Mamiya 7? Let's find out in this installment of Lomopedia.3 6 Share Tweet
Make Medium-Format Magic With the Lomo LC-A 120 Camera
Make your next medium-format masterpiece with the versatile, automatic exposure of the legendary Lomo LC-A 120!
The Delicate Film Photography of Olimpia Taliani with the Petzval 80.5 Art Lens and Berlin Kino Filmwritten by ludovicazen on 2023-05-18 #gear
Flowers, romantic landscapes, soft lights, delicate looks. Discover Olimpia Taliani's universe in this interview and check out her photos taken with the Petzval 80.5 Art Lens and Berlin Kino film!3 11 Share Tweet
La Sardina Camera & Flash Acapulco Caleta
Capture the captivating coastline in ultra-wide-angle snaps and enjoy effortless experimentation with the La Sardina Caleta, dressed in a one-of-a-kind striped fabric design!
Urbex in Your Face - A Double Exposure Portrait Project by Naitchez Martinwritten by sylvann on 2023-05-17 #culture #people #places
Street photography, urban exploration, and portraiture meet in this double exposure project by French film photographer Naitchez Martin (@naitchez) entitled Urban Exploration (Urbex) in Your Face.6 12 Share Tweet