Articles

  • LomoPeople: Jared Elizares

    written by bcartwright on 2011-06-10
    LomoPeople: Jared Elizares

    Every photographer needs a peer to bounce ideas of. Somebody to inspire them, drive them and kick them in the ass and back them better behind the lens. Jared is that guy. That's why he's one of my LomoPeople.

  • LomoPeople: Beth Cartwright

    written by bcartwright on 2011-01-06
    LomoPeople: Beth Cartwright

    All great adventures require a copilot. Somebody who can watch your back and tell you when things are a little dicey or out of hand. A pal, friend and lover. That’s why I married her. My wife, Beth, is my most important Lomo Person.

  • Desert Botanical Gardens: A Feast for the Eye and Camera

    written by bcartwright on 2010-12-02 #places
    Desert Botanical Gardens: A Feast for the Eye and Camera

    The Sonoran Desert offers more when it comes to plant life than you might initially suspect. Phoenix's Desert Botanical Gardens offers the opportunity to shoot this diversity in a space that will offer you tons of different shots in the span of an hour or two. So pack your best Lomo camera and get ready for a gorgeous slice of the desert.

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  • Arcosanti: High Concept Architecture in the Low Desert

    written by bcartwright on 2010-11-27 #places
    Arcosanti: High Concept Architecture in the Low Desert

    Arcosanti is a colony in Central Arizona devoted to building and testing the concept of "arcology". The worthiness and success of arcology is a matter for debate. What is beyond debate however, is that it is an awesome opportunity to shoot a few rolls when you're in the southwest. Take a look at this futuristic throwback and tell me what you think.

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  • The Town of Bedrock: Equal Parts Creepy and Awesome

    written by bcartwright on 2010-11-15 #places
    The Town of Bedrock: Equal Parts Creepy and Awesome

    In between one of the wonders of the world and one of America's most quaint western cities is a roadside attraction that has something for fans of pop culture and a whole lot more for those who are into analogue photography. Just spend a day in Bedrock City, and surely it will have you saying Yabba Dabba Lomo!

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  • Over Easy With a Side of Analogue

    written by bcartwright on 2010-09-20 #places
    Over Easy With a Side of Analogue

    Before a long day of shooting you need fuel and there's a great restaurant in Phoenix where you can get breakfast and shoot a few rolls. Take a trip to the Arcadia district and visit Over Easy to experience a meal fit for the analogue lifestyle.

  • Fuji Instax 210 Wide Camera

    written by bcartwright on 2010-09-03 #gear
    Fuji Instax 210 Wide Camera

    With all the wailing and gnashing of teeth about the current state of the integral film market, Fuji has created a solution that’s low cost and produces results that are nothing short of awesome and totally powered by your willingness to quit thinking and just shoot!

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  • The Amazing World of Don Parks: A Phoenix Treasure

    written by bcartwright on 2010-08-25 #places
    The Amazing World of Don Parks: A Phoenix Treasure

    Nestled in southwest Phoenix is the home of Don Parks. Don has been collecting stuff since 1971 and he wants to show off his amazing collection to intrepid Lomographers. If you think you're a packrat, you're in for a major surprise at Don Park's home!

  • Twin Arrows: A Route 66 Lomographer's Paradise

    written by bcartwright on 2010-07-28 #places
    Twin Arrows: A Route 66 Lomographer's Paradise

    Twin Arrows is an abandoned gas station in Northern Arizona that is one of the most easily identifiable landmarks along Historic Route 66. The giant arrows, crumbling buildings and high desert views make for a great opportunity.

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