No vacation is complete without a sunset photo. Learn how to capture beautiful sunsets with these simple tips!
Many people tend to take pictures of the sunset while they’re on vacation, especially if the vacation destination is the beach. However, not all sunset pictures turn out great. In some cases, the photos do not capture the beauty of the real thing. Here are some tips that you can try out the next time you take a sunset photo!
Get There Ahead of Time
Once you get to your vacation destination, scope out the area and look for spots that have spectacular views of the sunset. This will give you an idea on the best places to shoot your sunset photos! Also, check the local time to know the time of the sunset. Arrive at the place half an hour before the sunset so that you can get ready!
Experiment With the Weather
Sunset photos are not only good when the sun is out. In some cases, when the sky is filled with clouds, the colors can change or the sun can peek out from behind them. These instances can yield amazing pictures.
Work with Silhouettes
Sunset photos become more interesting if there is an added subject. What you can do is work with silhouettes of objects that may be in the frame when you shoot the sunset. Work with people, boats or other objects.
These are some tips that will help you with your sunset photos! Remember to keep shooting since the sun’s position changes every few seconds as it sets. This will give you variety in your photos and rest assured, you will be able to find that perfect sunset picture that fits right in your vacation album!
New York City-based graphic designer Markus Hartel has a passion for street photography. On one of his last strolls through the city, he captured some scenes on the busy streets with the New Russar+ Lens. Read on to learn about his experience photographing with the Russar+ and get insider info on how it is to be a street photographer in the Big Apple.
Creating a movie, no matter how short it is, requires a certain amount of discipline. For it to be coherent, one must keep his focus throughout the entire process - from shooting the scenes to editing the clips. With that, we are truly grateful for the effort that these lomographers put into making these LomoKino movies.
It helps for regular travelers to be mindful archivists. They tend to be the best storytellers, supplying every turn with accurate names and vivid descriptions. The Lomo'Instant offers a wildly fun and efficient way to transfer these memories to paper, plus the nostalgic colors and ready-to-write-on frames are a major bonus. Read up on these great tips for capturing your travels in truly Lomo'Instant fashion!
For this week's selection, we put the spotlight on the lovely silhouettes captured by our community members with their Diana F+ cameras. Have a look and, while you're at it, learn how you can earn piggies and have your own photos be featured on the Online Shop!
Inspired by summertime in bloom, the new Lomo’Instant Kyoto Edition is the latest addition to our creative instant photography line-up! With its intricate floral and peach design, this special edition camera is reminiscent of beautiful summer sunsets in Kyoto, a city adored for its picturesque shrines, temples and nature scenery.
They started the year not with a thundering bang but with the soft click of shutter buttons fired in rapid succession. Our heartfelt thanks to these lomographers for providing us with stunning images to admire all month long!
Photo travelogues are often sprightly, the forms defined and the colors sharp. Réka Koti has a completely different interpretation. A location is a basis for experiments. Nature is a double-exposure detail or a nebular extension of her model’s frock. Branches and leaves are blurred to look like paint strokes. The outcome is mysterious, and Lomography can’t help asking: What is the alchemy behind these dusky pictures?
Aside from browsing through beautiful photographs and reading interesting articles, hanging out in the shoutbox is another worthwhile activity to do in the community. Not only will you get updated on the latest in photography, you’ll also have a chance to share ideas, tips, and stories with fellow shutterbugs across the globe. The shoutbox is always brimming with entertaining conversation and it's all because of these Lomographers.
Walk along the sandy shore, take a dip and splash around, and celebrate summer with the Lomo'Instant San Sebastián! Inspired by the Spanish surf town, this nifty newest edition of the Lomo'Instant is perfect to capture your colorful instant summer snaps!
Aside from browsing through beautiful photographs and reading interesting articles, hanging out in the shoutbox is another worthwhile activity to do in the community. Not only will you get updated on the the latest news about photography but you’ll also have a chance to share ideas, tips, and stories with fellow shutterbugs across the globe. The shoutbox is always brimming with entertaining conversation and it's all because of these lomographers.
Creating a movie, no matter how short it is, requires an extra effort. For it to be coherent, one must stay focused throughout the entire process - from planning the story, shooting the scenes, to editing the clips. We'd like to commend these lomographers for taking an extra step to keep the spirit of analog movie making alive!
We know that creativity has no limits and that you can never stop learning. Thanks to our community member, ilcontrariodime, we discovered how to hack films with anything that comes to mind, resulting in the photo scratch! This article explains how ilcontrariodime used this new technique.