Our love for cameras only comes second to our love of films! This is for our attachment to everything film!
What would our collective love for all things analog be without our precious emulsions? From contrasty black & whites, vivid color negatives, to super saturated slides, films are the bread and butter of our craft. The Film section of the Magazine has provided first hand commentary from the community on what particular effects you can expect from one kind of film to another and has greatly helped Lomographers to choose what they would want to feed their precious cameras! Now we want to hear from you and what film reviews you like best! Head on to the Film Reviews and choose your favorites now and you might get some piggies in the process!
So there are several things you need to do
Write a link to your favorite Film Review in the comments below. Pick carefully though, as you only have one choice!
“Like” as many Film Reviews as you possible can
How can you win?
The Lomographer that earned the most “Likes” in the next week gets 10 Piggies
The Lomographer that got the most comments below gets 10 Piggies
The Lomographer that gave the most “Likes” in the next week gets 10 Piggies
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!
This is the season to fall in love with portraits! We partnered with our friends at Casetify for a #SlayThePortrait Photo Competition. Enter to win $2000 worth of tech goodies, including Petzval 85 Art Lens!
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy shares her images taken with Rollei's Digibase CN200 negative film and Lomo’s LC-A 120, and a few thoughts.
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".
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy describes why she is deeply impressed by the Holga 135BC.
A heartache inspired teacher, travel writer, and photographer Andrew Rhodes to drop everything and wander around Europe, taking with him only a backpack -- there wasn't room for much else besides film! Learn how that journey lead Rhodes to create this body of work that's bursting with life.
Her passion for photography stemmed from a deep bond with her father who taught her the ins and outs of operating a film camera. Now, she writes poetry not only with words but also with light. Get to know our featured community newcomer Sabrina (@rebeccared) in this brief interview.
More and more filmmakers are going back to shooting with an analogue camera. One of them is Christopher Patrick Goode who recently submitted a silent film shot entirely with our very own LomoKino to a competition. Watch his engaging short movie that explores the psychological effects of war.
The sensationalism of Asian women continues to be rampant in the modern era. The frail, vulnerable, delicate, and submissive image is often immediately attached to the Asian woman. This photo book is supposed to address the issue.
People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the short films that took the top spot in the Cinematics category.