Another accidental trick and this one looks great too!
After buying my Diana+ and knowing I can place a 35mm film inside it, I decided to buy some negative films. Placing them inside requires a lot of effort: sponges, electrical black tapes and avoiding the light leaks is the most important for this one.
I forgot to place a black tape over the film counter of the Diana+ at the back. What did I get? A yellow notch, more like a strange drone that is infesting over the center of my photo. What’s best is that it looks redscale and cross-processed all over. I love the effect especially on my outdoor shots. It created a special colour that somehow mimics of how that little slide film gets all the attention.
So the next time you want some funky colours, try to forget placing a black tape or miserably, DO NOT cover the film counter at the back. It looks funky, yes!
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!
By far the oddest-looking camera I own, the Electric Eye is an auto-exposure viewfinder camera made by Bell & Howell in the late 1950s. I picked one up online and ended up with another one, that came with a very cool, retro looking carrying case, from my grandfather. It took a little while to try these two out but after running some film I found that this camera is a lot of fun to shoot with.
You stocked up on film and have just come back from a great holiday with a full bag of films. Now all you need to do is process them all! We've got that covered with our super-duper LomoLab online service. Simply post your films to us and we'll do the rest for you! Find out details here.
Another year, another grind. We already know film photography's about to become mainstream again this year, so here's our predictions for film photography trends that will be big in the community (and the world)!
The whole world is somehow in love with everything about Wes Anderson today, and we can't help but fall for it too. Get to know more about one of the most iconic 21st-century filmmakers through this short film, "Un Court Métrage Sur".
What makes Game of Thrones one of the most popular shows (if not the most) to date is its beautiful writing. However, let's give credit to the aesthetics, too. The show's pretty consistent and thematic on showing the colors of "ice and fire", a subtle hint of its visual storytelling.
Grab the latest instax films and share your creativity in an instant! Make it classic and formal with the Fuji Instax Mini Monochrome or Fuji Instax Mini Black Frame, or light and bright with the Fuji Instax Mini Sky Blue available in the shop now!
If the first of January wasn't motivating enough, t's not too late to renew your 2017. The Lunar New Year, one of the most anticipated and celebrated events in the East, brings more promising resolutions and practices for a prosperous beginning.
Photographer and art director Luca-Mercedes Stemer is one of the founders of HONEST., a magazine dedicated to preserving the tangible aspect of film photography. In this interview, she looks back on her early days as a young photographer and dishes out some tips on how to make it in the industry.