These photos were taken at Brighton Beach in New York. The three of us took a train out to the beach on a sunny Thursday. We wanted to get out of the city for a minute and check out the local beaches.
Brighton Beach calls to the city dweller. Brighton Beach Boardwalk harbors many Russian restaurants that tempt passersby to spend a pleasant hour enjoying a delicious meal, welcome shade, and a beautiful view of the ocean. Lively and unique stores on Brighton Avenue attract the intrepid shopper. However, as always, in the summer, it is Brighton Beach’s warm ocean, hot sand, and salty air that are the ultimate draw.
There is a lot of history behind the beach including the Brighton Beach Music Hall, which featured such famous performers as Sophie Tucker. Horse racing began in Brighton Beach in 1879. William Engeman formed the Brighton Beach Racing Association with a course located between Ocean Parkway and Coney Island Avenue. Brighton Beach Avenue, the main street running under the elevated tracks of what are now the B and Q trains is filled with great little Russian markets and restaurants.
Our friends at the Penumbra Foundation in New York City are having some pretty amazing workshops in the next few weeks. We wanted to help them spread the word to our New York and tri-state Lomographers. Come spend a photo-filled afternoon at Penumbra!
Sofi Tukker just got nominated for a Grammy for Best Dance Recording -- which we can attest that they should totally win! To celebrate, we wanted to share these photos taken with the Lomo'Instant Automat during their flaming global house set at Mixmag Lab New York.
Check out this fun, inspiring video produced by our friends at Social Demand, a New York based creative agency with a knack for creating radical concepts for progressive brands. Their talented production team, Coastal Roots, took the Lomo Instant Wide to Brooklyn and came back with this!
12 New Media students from the University of Texas, all armed with Lomography cameras, travelled to New York City for an advanced studio art course in May 2016. They each shot one roll of film in a LomoKino per day, and the results were exciting and diverse. Read more here.
We are so excited to have been invited to be in the activities tent at Photoville from 4-8 PM on Thursday, September 22. You'll have the chance to hang out with us in beautiful DUMBO, get up close and personal with Lomography Art lenses, and play photography bingo!
We constantly search far and wide, meticulously seek out, hunt down, and hand-pick some of the most experimental and alternative gear out there - and we've now gathered them all in one easy to browse shop category, ready for the picking! In the Lomo-Bazaar, you canalso be part of our process of collecting fresh new products, rare treasures, and crowd-funded creations to sell on the shop - after all, they’re all for you! Get in touch with us to share your suggestions for amazing gear - go on, we’re all ears!
Mysterious young photographer and music composer Ken aka "Ken_Youth of Tokyo " shot some portraits with our Petzval 58 Lens. Check out the photos that he took and get to know more about him in this interview.
UK based Indira Flack approached us after the Photography Show as she was itching to test out the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens. We lent her the lens and she took it for a spin at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
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Photographer Bryan Chavez reached out for an opportunity to test the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens and we were happy to oblige him. Check out his soft, dreamy views of Iceland, which he astutely describes as "a photographer's paradise."
LomoAmigo Kevin Wilson is known for his super sharp live music photography, so we asked him to give our new Neptune Convertible Art Lens System a test and let us know how it met his expectations. Here he shares his first impressions and photographs he's taken exploring his home of New York City.
"When I moved to New York to pursue film school, a mentor encouraged me to start shooting again. I discovered 35mm and enjoyed wandering the streets in search of landscapes to shoot," recalls a New York City- based photographer and screenwriter Kaitlyn Mikayla.