Playing-card lucky draw: Guests pick a card up (preferably in a magicians top hat) upon entering your house and when the lucky draw takes place at the end of party, ask them to present you with the winning card in the style of a magician- don’t they always have a card up their sleeve?
Parlor-games: Can be any party-favorite such as Charades, the catch however is every word must relate to Casino.
Best-dressed: What better way to set the mood than to have guests come dressed up in heavily sequined suits and dresses, echoing the heyday of 1960s Las Vegas.
Make cookies into shapes of playing card suits and decorate them accordingly. And, if you are feeling really adventurous, bake all 52 cards (with some to spare) and attempt a game or two with them! (Our guess is they’ll be devoured soon after being dealt).
Red, white and black balloons, streamers, attire you name it!
Wrap large objects found around the house in gold foil but be sure to let everyone know your well executed job isn’t loot worthy!
And remember to be sure to shoot photos of the event so that we may share in the excitement.
What Lomography is all about, beyond the cameras and aesthetic, is the people who share these with. Year 2016 was a memorable year for all of us, and we'd like to treat everyone who strengthens and inspires the community by sharing their own works.
This week, various social media channels were flooded with a variety of posts to celebrate Valentine's Day and the enduring power of love. Avid Lomo'Instant Automat shooters waste no time sharing their own stories. Take a glimpse of their romantic dates and getaways.
Monday's here again. Here's a tip to force yourself out of the weekday rut: how about starting the grind wearing your favorite get-up? Fake it 'til you make it with that swagger and you'll be cruising the days to Friday in no time. Here's this week's inspirational Monday Moodboard.
We all have our ways of making our cameras our own, making them do what we want, and helping us to remember how to use them. This is my take on making my Sprocket Rocket mine, with marks and hints on making it easier to use.
Throwing an awesome party is always a good idea! Invite a couple of friends over and dance until your feet hurt. A reunion with old friends will bring up lots of old memories and encourage you to make new ones.
Filmmaker James Cameron is one of the most successful people in cinema to date and is one of the definers of contemporary mainstream cinema with his excessive use of special effects and epic themes. Now, what does it take to inspire a filmmaker such as Cameron? Here are his influences.
This lightweight and compact Art Lens System is three prime lenses in one. Shoot with a fixed focal length of 35mm, 50mm or 80mm and experiment with a wide range of f/stops and special aperture plates to achieve countless creative styles. Available in Canon EF, Nikon F or Pentax K mount! Now available for regular purchase!
Our featured lomographer is a doll maker from Romania who takes inspiration from fairy tales and dreams. Get to know Oana, or @melanispixe in the Lomography community, in this Newcomer of the Week interview.
Photographer and art director Luca-Mercedes Stemer is one of the founders of HONEST., a magazine dedicated to preserving the tangible aspect of film photography. In this interview, she looks back on her early days as a young photographer and dishes out some tips on how to make it in the industry.
The staff at the Lomography Soho Store have been testing out all the features of the Lomo'Instant Automat Glass to give you some tips on how to make the most of this ultra-sharp, instant camera. Today, UK Marketing Manager Hannah Brown tries out the Splitzer around the streets of Soho.