What to do with your old cameras when you have no warranty and they are are completely broken? A mix!
Long ago my boyfriend gift-me a Holga. It was my first camera to use 120 film. It was not greatly expensive but convenient to start in the world of medium format. What struck me the most was definitely how compact the flash was. After two years or so, the magnificent source of light stopped working. The flash spoiled me! Noooooo!
What do I do with it now? The damage was not covered by the warranty. I noticed something was missing. Shortly after the fatal event to my camera, a friend also ruined his own camera and kept the shutter locked. I came up with a personal challenge to see if we could do something about it.
During a photo tour one Sunday in Tarragona, I found a small square where there were many antiques. My boy is a collector of cameras and we looked up and down in different places and ended up taking home a Polaroid 600, a belfota of 6×9, and a Holga quite damaged, all for just 3 €.
With all this I started to fix the Holga from my friend and fix mine, but why do it the same way that you can buy in any stores Lomography? It’s better to mix the cameras to have a customized camera! The parts and pieces of different cameras can be combined to create a unique camera.
An old-school movie theatre and a smartphone walk into a bar... It may sound like the start of a cheesy joke your crazy uncle tells you over and over again, but to Luckies of London, it sounded like a chance to merge their love of analogue with modern technology! We sat down with Xavier Unwin, the Creative Director at Luckies of London, to talk about their fantastic Smartphone Projector 2.0.
Mobile phones have a secondary function as camera, but taking a snap, choosing a random filter and uploading it on social media may not be fulfilling enough for some. Pros and hobbyists alike buy gear to satisfy their artistic cravings, while others make do with what they have.
It’s that time of the year when you can almost hear the holiday knocking on your door. Although, holidays are usually meant for taking a break from your 9 to 5 type of a job, there is no reason why you shouldn’t allow yourself a healthy amount of laziness and still do some fun, creative things...
Some photographers have an instinct for the unique. Whereas others aim to fashion the ordinary into a singular picture, these hunters are obsessed with what cannot be found elsewhere. They prize an exclusive scoop on architectural patterns, artisan quirks, and objects that stick out of an everyday scene. And when the photographers find them, they will twist and turn to get the most flattering angle. Only right for curiosities that beg to be shared.
You won't believe what we have in store for you with the launch of our newest mystery product. What a crazy idea, they thought. It can't be done, they said. But at Lomography, we know that there's a first time for everything. So we've decided to travel back in time and have a quick look at some of the unbelievable ‘firsts’ of photographic history. Could these milestones have anything to do with our mystery product?
This beautiful camera features such ability to let users choose and switch between 35mm or 120 formats! Shoot more, save more! Get 15% discount on Lomography Films when you purchase film with the Lubitel camera!
Old habits surely die hard. We welcomed another year and yet these lomographers are still obsessed with clicking the "like button" in every stunning snapshot they see. Congratulations and thank you for keeping us inspired with all your likes!
Here’s what happens before we interview a photographer. We gush about the work though we have yet to find out the cameras and processes behind the brilliant composition or the light architecture. And even when they haven’t used a Lomo camera, we feature them anyway. But every once in a while comes a pro who uses one of our premium lenses at work and our fun cameras off-duty. This makes us mighty glad, more so when their images are good and worth sharing. We count cinematographer Michal Dabal's work among them.
No, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you. We are once again preparing for the launch of our newest mystery product! Have a seat, change your perspective, and stay focused because we're going to be dropping a few clues here and there before we let you in on our little secret.