Handcrafted by Zenit using the finest glass optics, our Petzval 85 and Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lenses deliver vivid color, crisp focus and dreamy, swirly bokeh with every click of the shutter. Featuring classic gear rack focusing mechanisms and Waterhouse aperture plate systems to give you full manual control over the focusing and bokeh in your frame, the Petzval Art Lenses are perfect for portraits. Just take a look at Roberta Tocco’s mezmerising image above! Create beautiful bokeh masterpieces – check out our Petzval 85 and Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lenses now!
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Lorraine Healy on 2016-10-26 #places
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. Here, Healy shares a sample of her analogue images shot in Morocco last fall.Share Tweet
lomographysoholondon on 2016-10-26
North London based photographer Galen Driver took the Petzval 58 lens out for a test drive and talked to us about his experiences in making it as a prfessional photographer in an ever-increasing competitive industry.Share Tweet
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lomographymagazine on 2016-10-26 #news
Artist Sharon Ya'ari's eclectic aesthetics in photography -- from his late 1960's colored slides to recent works are currently up in Vienna.Share Tweet
Ivana Džamić on 2016-10-25 #people
Sara Lorusso started taking pictures at the age of sixteen when she soon discovered the world of photography. She became fascinated with human body early on and wanted to tell stories that matter.2016-10-25 1 5 Share Tweet
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lomographymagazine on 2016-10-25 #culture #news
Witness the condition of contemporary Japanese photography soon as photographers tackle the Japanese capital as their theme.2016-10-25 1 2 Share Tweet
lomographymagazine on 2016-10-25 #tutorials #videos
Filmmaking is an art which uses other modes of art to make a collective yet singular masterpiece.2016-10-25 2 Share Tweet
Build vivid hanging LomoCurtains, robust free-standing LomoCastles, and dazzling mounted LomoMosaics! Just click them together with the Lomography Photoclips!
lomographysoholondon on 2016-10-25 #people #videos
Community member and analogue lover Simeon Smith recently made a short movie using a Lomokino, Actionsampler and a Spinner. He worked with folk singer Jess Hall to create a beautiful and haunting soundtrack. We talked to Simeon about this project why he chose to use analogue cameras.2016-10-25 1 Share Tweet
Crisselda Robles on 2016-10-25 #gear #people
A front liner in the Singaporean Lomography community, Richard Lin shares his experience with the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens.2016-10-25 3 6 Share Tweet
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A limited-edition designed with snowy winter wonderland theme gives tribute to a cozy winter holiday! This camera gives you options to shoot between 35mm square photos or half-frames!
lomographymagazine on 2016-10-25 #culture #places
The book "Bilderstrom: Der Rhein und die Fotografie" is your visual historical chronicle of Europe's most celebrated river from 1853 to now.2016-10-25 1 Share Tweet
lomographymagazine on 2016-10-24 #news
Contemporary photographer draws inspiration from early Pictorialism to create this enigmatic series of hand-tinted photographs.2016-10-24 2 Share Tweet
This beautiful camera features such ability to let users choose and switch between 35mm or 120 formats! Shoot more, save more! Get 15% discount on Lomography Films when you purchase film with the Lubitel camera!
lomographymagazine on 2016-10-24 #culture #videos
Each film you're about to watch with artist Guy Maddin and the National Film Board of Canada's algorithmic and interactive cinema "Seances" will be the first and last.Share Tweet
katphip on 2016-10-24 #news
Fall has arrived and in celebration of the release of Zoe Sky Jordan's new album "Topiary" we would like to ask the Lomography community to submit their favorite photos capturing nature, trees, and foliage.2016-10-24 1 2 Share Tweet
We've been blown away by the latest community shots taken with the New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens ! If you didn’t get a chance to back us on our Kickstarter Campaign, don't worry - lenses are now available on our Online Shop! And guess what! They're ready to ship! Grab one now!
cheeo on 2016-10-24 #news
Play around with vibrant colors and strong saturation with the AgfaPhoto CT Precisa 100.2016-10-24 6 Share Tweet
Featuring the original optics from the Lomo LC-A, the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens merges the LC-A heritage of shooting from the hip with the exquisite handmade craftsmanship of the Lomography Art Lens Family. Compatible across a large platform of analogue and digital cameras, the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens offers freedom over the LC-A optics like never before!
Holycrap is a family art collective based in Singapore, whose award-winning RUBBISH Famzine showcases their stories and memories through poetry, illustrations, and film photography.2016-10-24 16 Share Tweet
Love medium format? This Belair baby will never fail you to satisfy your cravings for taking photographs in 120 format! Choose among the different variants of Belair cameras that will suit your tastes!
lomographymagazine on 2016-10-24 #culture
Some wise passages, beautiful words and bits of poetry are here to uplift your Monday blues.2016-10-24 5 Share Tweet
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This premium selection allows you to take all kinds of wonderful analogue photographs; Close-Ups, Fisheye, super-wide, the possibilities are as limitless as your lomographic imagination.
Here's your weekly dose of the latest happenings in the Lomography Community.2016-10-23 3 9 Share Tweet
Grab the newest, shiniest, instant camera around, the Lomo'Instant Mumbai, and get 20% off when you buy it with 10 packs of Fuji Instax Mini films!
Here are some of the most radical experiments ever done on instant film.2016-10-23 3 10 Share Tweet
A loving recreation of the Soviet-era classic is here to let you shoot like a master! This twin lens medium-format camera.allows you to switch in 120 or 35mm formats for your images.
lomographymagazine on 2016-10-23 #culture #videos
Horror film genre's 'cream of the crop' cinematic stills are here for your eyes to feast on and unsettle you from your comfort zone once again.2016-10-23 2 Share Tweet
The Horizon Kompakt is a miracle in the shape of a 35mm camera. Just watching its multi-coated swing lens as it sweeps 120° degrees is a wonder to behold. With "Day" and "Night" shooting settings and battery free operation, it's also incredibly simple to use. Capture picture-perfect panoramas and get prints approximately the size of two standard frames. With the Kompakt, you'll see the world from a whole new perspective.
lomographymagazine on 2016-10-23 #people
The first shot out of every roll of film is usually a half-burned frame. Photographer and graphic designer Anastasia Korosteleva turned her collection into a series.2016-10-23 7 Share Tweet
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Get closer than close and rediscover the beauty of everyday things with macro photography.5 15 Share Tweet
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Ciel Hernandez on 2016-10-23 #people
Painterly, picturesque and surreal -- common elements found in analogue photographer Kristian Jalonen and his developing oeuvre, are reminiscent of the vintage Pictorialism. Applying his own intuitive twist, he reinvents the aesthetic with livelier composition.4 Share Tweet
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Revel in the silky soft focus of the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens! Pre-order now and get all the stretch goal goodies: 4 commemorative Daguerreotype Achromat Photo prints, 4 additional special aperture plates, Orange color filter, and leather pouch! Only available for a very limited amount of time! Estimated delivery is by January 2017!
The family that enjoys making silly faces together, stays together.2016-10-23 3 12 Share Tweet
KONO! REKORDER 100-200 BW film gives you high in contrasts and brilliant in sharpness images. Get experimental – pre exposed numbers and letters in the films may appear on your images randomly!
lomographymagazine on 2016-10-23 #culture #places
Tokyo in the 80's are already drenched in bright colors as color photography becomes a more mainstream medium. Here's a brilliant gallery of a quite vintage era of the city.2016-10-23 1 6 Share Tweet
Find a fine selection of Adapters and Filters for your Petzval Lens in our Online Shop. Bundle up and get discounts up to 20%!
Fate has lent its hands in making these photographs more interesting.2016-10-23 2 10 Share Tweet
Purchase the newest, coolest, pinkest Lomo'Instant yet, the Lomo'Instant Milano and get up to 20% off the price of film when you buy it with 10 packs of Instax Mini Films!
lomographymagazine on 2016-10-22 #tutorials #videos
Be your own master and learn how to use instances of bad composition into effective techniques in cinematography.2016-10-22 1 5 Share Tweet
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Learn a new trick or two from these biking masters.2016-10-22 6 11 Share Tweet
Take advantage of the last day of the week-long Film Deal! Buy 5 of the same kind of your favorite B/W, Color Negative, or Red Scale Lomography film to your cart and pay the price for 4 when you use LOMOFILM54 on check out! Film Deal ends today! Make it count!
cheeo on 2016-10-22 #people
Peer into photographer Atisha Paulson's inner sanctum and learn more about his process, photographic journey, and so much more.2016-10-22 1 21 Share Tweet