These authentic Russian plastic deadstock beauties yield amazing contrast, remarkable sharpness, and rich colours that will definitely win you over!
They may be lightweight with their plastic bodies, but don’t underestimate the Smena – these Deadstock 35mm cameras can deliver good sharpness due to their coated Triplet glass lens. They were lovingly crafted in St. Petersburg, Russia – from the same folks who created the iconic Lomo LC-A – to provide an inexpensive camera to the Young Soviets at the time they were made (hence the name; Cmeha = ‘Young Generation’). The first Smena was produced in the 1950s; the 8M was popular from the ‘70s-’80s; the Symbol from ‘80s-’90s; and the 35 lasted until 1995.
Some say that taking pictures with the Smena can be quite challenging, but with enough patience and creativity (they have manual aperture and shutter speed that you can play around with) you’re guaranteed excellent pictures boasting a unique, lo-fi charm – high on contrast and punchy-coloured!
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We’re fizzing with excitement to introduce our latest Kickstarter project: the Lomo’Instant Square. We’re talking about the world’s first analogue camera to produce square-format Instax pictures. It features a 95mm glass lens for super sharp photos, an advanced automatic mode that takes care of exposure, all of Lomography’s signature creative features — and a compact, foldable design. The Lomo’Instant Square has launched on Kickstarter. Come join the fun and back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 35% on the planned retail price, and scoop all sorts of extra treats. Be sure to snatch up the deals before they run out. Be there and be square!
Through these photographs taken with my little Olympus XA2, I'll tour you around three important cities in Poland that I visited last summer: Warsaw, Krakow and Gdansk, all rich in history, art, and architecture. Take a look!
We asked you to submit your best "Colour Celebration" photos to be in with the chance of winning some Magnum Photos 70th anniversary merchandise and a Lomo'Instant Lake Tahoe. Read on the see who we picked as the final three winners in this colourful competition!
We asked you to share with us your vision of "home" to be in with the chance of winning vinyl copy of Home Counties by Saint Etienne and a Lomo'Instant Marrakesh. Read on the see who we picked as the final three winners in this colourful competition!
Small and packed with amazing features, the Lomo'Instant Automat leaves you no excuse to miss out on photographing the beauty of everyday scenarios. Take a cue from these creative photographs from avid Lomo'Instant Automat shooters and start chasing poetry in your day-to-day encounters.
There's so much to love about instant photography. The idea of a picture developing right in the palm of your hand is really amazing and exciting, but that's just the beginning -- what you do next with your instant photos will take your excitement to the next level.
The existence of light grants us to see the whole spectrum of the prism. As we walk our way across the rainbow, we study, ruse and add meanings to the colors. Some mixes are a match made in heaven; such is the sky and sea.
Since "Breathless", French filmmaker and father of the French New Wave era have left icon after icon all over the culture of cinema. To reflect the era of the 60's, he used bold, contrasting colors consistently all throughout his filmography.