Shooting lightning is quite hard to achieve. This is because of the fast speed of light. Here are a few tips that I can share to you when you want to try your hand at shooting lighting.
This is a very hard thing to achieve because of the light’s speed. Night makes things even harder. Finding a lightning storm is easy during summer in certain zones and countries. Light travels very fast from the sky to the ground , so you need a very fast exposure time and anticipate where the lightning will strike. Keep in mind that lightning never strikes twice in the same place.
a camera loaded with film (of course)
a tripod (optional if you trust your hands)
As soon as the lightning storm begins grab a camera ,set the exposure you use for daylight and try to catch a photo of a lightning. During night it’s best to use a tripod on a steady flat surface. Long exposure is needed too. Think about it – lightning at night… Beautiful!
Your exposure times for a 100 ISO film should be:
f 2.8 – 1 second
f 4 -2 seconds
f 5.6 – 4 seconds
f 8 – 6 seconds and so on…
Good luck! Keep in mind: Always stay in a safe environment when you are trying to shoot lightnings since they are very dangerous. There’s no need to risk you life to take a great photo!
Thanks to Lomography the world can experiment again with the magic of color shifting films. But how does one use these films properly in different lighting conditions? Here are some tips about shooting with the LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400 and LomoChrome Turquoise XR 100-400 at night.
Israel-based musicians Balkan Beat Box are inspired by a variety of styles: klezmer, reggae, and hiphop to name a few. As it turns out, they were also quite inspired while shooting with the Lomo'Instant Wide on tour and share their photos with us here.
Can’t wait to get your hands on your very own Lomo’Instant Automat camera? Follow our quick tricks so you can master and get the most out of your instant camera once it comes knocking at your door! This time we want you to follow the bright light!
There are many advantages to scanning your own film: it is cost-effective, you get to control the output, and you're able to scan special formats that most film labs aren't capable of. If you're new to film scanning, here are a few tips to get you started.
Can’t wait to get your hands on your very own Lomo’Instant Automat camera? Follow our quick tricks so you can master and get the most out of your instant camera once it comes knocking at your door! This time we want you to "Don't Think, Just Shoot".
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 her technique for shooting the Northern Lights in Washington State.
Capture a wider range of images, with more detail and the largest aperture in its class, conquer the world with the Lomo'Instant Automat Glass Magellan! Preorder now and receive a camera strap and 4 additional color filters for FREE! Head over to the Lomography online store! Estimated delivery begins the middle of April.
They say February is the most romantic month of them all and of course it’s because of the Valentine’s day. That one day when you are allowed to be cheesy as much as you want and wake up your inner Cupid.
Film Photography Day is here and we can’t wait to share it with photography lovers around the world! To mark this analogue occasion, we’re hosting parties, workshops and exhibits — so you can celebrate wherever you are.
Time flies when you're having fun. Here is the last session of our Lomo'Instant Workshop for the Be An Explorer campaign. This time we are delighted to invite AM Renault to share his experience of travelling with Lomo'Instant.
Can Tanrıseven, whose project called “dadaizmir”, which consists of instax/polaroid photos, has been shooting with the Lomo’Instant recently. We asked Can to share his results and his photos where he used the Splitzer and multi-exposure techniques. Here are Can’s expressions!
Because the warmth of the sun is upon us once again, we're pretty sure many of you are already planning to head out of town or wherever. Here's an immediate checklist for your next Lomographic adventure.
You've taken lots of really great pictures and you just want to put it out there. Why wait to be published when you can publish your own zine? Photographer and creative director Igor Termenon, founder of Girls on Film zine, shares his experience in curating, editing, and self-publishing a zine.