Another milestone has been reached on beta.lomography.com!
A long time in the making, we are rapidly approaching the full relaunch of Lomography online! A lot has been happening and we now feel that it is time to take a moment and appreciate the support that you have all given us. A little bit of proof, and part of the reason that we do this blog, is that today we are proud to host more than 10,000 albums compromised of nearly 200,000 photos taken by nearly 6000 different Lomographers on the beta site!
We would like to give special thanks to our top uploaders:
Our top commentators:
Our meta specialists (photos with complete meta data)
Our top raters:
And finally, the photos! Here are a list of the top 13 photos as liked and commented on by the community!
Community newcomer vasilievas from Lithuania has been taking photographs on film for almost seven years. In this interview, he talks about his humble beginnings, his passion for art, and the 11th Golden Rule of Lomography.
Kamal Tung's black-and-white portraits shot with the Petzval Lens were previously showcased on the Magazine. The opportunity to shoot with another Lomography Art Lens has arrived. More of Kamal Tung's work, shot with the Daguerreotype Achromat Lens, are included in this feature.
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LomoAmigo Simon Tibbett races a Volkswagen touring car, which is based off a street car but has been modified for racing-- road racing in particular. Here's Simon with a bit more on what he does, why he does it, and on shooting film again, as he recently took us trackside with the La Sardina.
This months LomoAmigo is Utku Öztürk, who has been passionate about photography for the last 10 years and recently had the chance to test out the New Petzval 85mm Art Lens. If you want to get to know Utku more and see the shots he captured with the New Petzval 85 keep on reading!
Traveling and taking photographs go hand in hand. This has never been more true in the case of Stéphane Heinz, or @vicuna in the community, whose unspoken mission is to capture riveting stories and pure emotions on every place he visits.
Alberto Ros is a Spanish photographer who grew up surrounded by photography. He became a part of the photography world early on, and he has been fascinated with it ever since. His project Hidden Humanity will take your breath away and raise many questions regarding the society we live in.
Fall has arrived and in celebration of the release of Zoe Sky Jordan's new album "Topiary" we would like to ask the Lomography community to submit their favorite photos capturing nature, trees, and foliage.