A well organized swap of rubbish for cash, and a weekly stop before a trip to the coffee shop.
In the city where I live, beverage containers are not garbage. Drink cans, bottles, and boxes are worth at least 10 cents if you return them to a ‘bottle depot’. There are many independently owned depots in the city, but the Beverly Bottle Depot is my favorite. My 5 year old son and I make a weekly trip with all of the containers that we have saved up or found on our walks during the week. We dump our bags of ‘empties’ in a waist level tray that measures about 1 metre by 2 meters and wait for the staff to sort and count them. Soon we are walking out with a few bills and some change – sometimes with a quick stop at the bubble gum machine on the way out – and on our way to the neighbourhood coffee shop to buy some treats!
On the fourth day of Residency Week in Vienna, Lomography organized a day trip to Bratislava for us. The capital of Slovakia is only an hour away from Vienna by train so the trip turned out to be a wonderful idea. We were supposed to meet on the main railway station Hauptbahnhof.
Currently based in Malaysia, Photographer Caroline Cuinet Wellings took the Petzval 58 Art Lens to one of her family's last trips before relocating to a different country. She shares with us intimate photos of her family and Southeast Asia.
Nothing wrong with spending that Christmas bonus from your day job for a new gear or photography equipment -- but if you're cashing out thousands to have them all to yourself, perhaps it's time to sit down and reflect on your impulsive cravings before indulging on them.
Gather all your film photography-loving friends for a day filled with analogue activities. Celebrate 25 Years of Lomography and organize a LomoWalk in your neighborhood today for a chance of winning special edition Lomograhy cameras and vouchers for our online shop!
Most venues will have a huge in caps policy for "NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY" but when the only lights you have are on stage or just a light bulb in a basement or coffee shop, how do you capture a good exposure? These are the tips and tricks for shooting great photos with little to no light and no flash.
The TEN AND ONE Residency Week has been very intense and full of activities. From 11 to 18 November, we did LomoWalks around Vienna, guided visits to museums and magazine editorial office, a workshop, a trip to Bratislava, worked on our LomoWall and of course LomoLunch and LomoDinner. We had the opportunity to attend a Cyanotype Workshop at Lomography Head Quarter held by Michael Wuermer, a young and nice photographer and printer.
NYC based photographer Christopher Logan is well known for his unique way of capturing the fashion scene from around the globe on film. Teen Vogue once said his photos are "the coolest way to view Fashion Week". So we handed him our Neptune Art Lens System and let him do his thing. See for yourself.
A little while ago, Lomographer Matthew Alexander organized a LomoWalk for analog photographers in his hometown, beautiful Beacon, NY. He wanted to get to know and connect the film photography community of his town and invited everyone on a Saturday walk on Main Street.
Italian photographer Andrea Taurisano's been a lover of the analogue life for the past 15 years, and there's no sign of stopping him. For World Pinhole Photography Day, , he shares some of his dreamy Diana Pinhole shots to the Lomography community.
Last week, the TEN AND ONE winners flew in from all over the world to enjoy a week of workshops and exchange about their love for photography. I had the pleasure of spending a day with them and the Lomography staff, going on one of the famous LomoWalks.