I set out to capture the magic of New Orleans, Louisiana. Armed with a backpack full of cameras, I had one day to set out what I intended to do. This city is very dear to me and I really wanted to capture the essence of the people, food, and culture that make up this city. As they say in NOLA, “Laissez les bons temps rouler”!
Walking through the French Quarter can be sensory overload. The sounds swept me off my feet! Get ready to dance through the streets to the tunes of live jazz and zydeco music. Go hungry and prepare to feast like a king! In NOLA you can have your cake and eat it too! Try a little bit of everything – Cafe Du Monde beignets, Dickie Brennan’s bananas foster, or an old-fashioned hamburger from Port of Call. The locals are the salt of the earth aka the friendliest people you will ever meet. Get ready to swap great tall tales, receive a pat on the back, and a warm smile of approval.
We’re fizzing with excitement to introduce our latest Kickstarter project: the Lomo’Instant Square. We’re talking about the world’s first analogue camera to produce square-format Instax pictures. It features a 95mm glass lens for super sharp photos, an advanced automatic mode that takes care of exposure, all of Lomography’s signature creative features — and a compact, foldable design. The Lomo’Instant Square has launched on Kickstarter. Come join the fun and back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 35% on the planned retail price, and scoop all sorts of extra treats. Be sure to snatch up the deals before they run out. Be there and be square!
Fashion photographer Ruby June recently decided to drop everything in her home of New York City and set off for her dreamland of California. She took the Lomo'Instant Square to capture the moments along the way. Here she shares the photos and some insight to her new favorite traveling companion.
Since "Breathless", French filmmaker and father of the French New Wave era have left icon after icon all over the culture of cinema. To reflect the era of the 60's, he used bold, contrasting colors consistently all throughout his filmography.
Ansel Adams' western American landscapes will always be the iconic photographic representation of early America, hence so many other photographers he influenced gave their own visual attempts of canyons and valleys in the West Coast. Here we have a rare, early preview of 19th century East America.
Sometimes it's not the street photographer who finds the signs and symbols during a street grind; sometimes, it's the city who finds you, and it's calling out, beckoning to be photographed through the subtlest of words. Let the Lomo'Instant Square guide your fingers to the written words.
Think it's difficult to use color infrared film? Think again! Michael Raso of the Film Photography Project tells us how he hacked our Simple Use Camera and made it simply perfect for the usage of color infrared film!
Recognized as one of the most eminent British photographers part of the "Thatcher Years", Brian Griffin was known for his music photography that iconized in pop music history. Visuals from album covers, single sleeves, posters and such