Kodak Ektar 100 is a great film to use on super sunny days with a longer exposure or with a tripod!
I’d been anxiously awaiting my chance to use Kodak’s new Ektar 100 120 film and so when I saw some a week ago I bought a few rolls and went on a mission. I knew this film would need a lot of light so the first sunny day I took photos
with my Diana F+ at a small travelling carnival. I had used the 35mm Ektar 100 already and found the colours very rich and vibrant, and so I was a little disappointed when I got back a good roll, but with saturation comparable to the Portra 400NC. The images were sharp, but the colours were mostly muted – and I always shoot with the camera set to cloudy when using a slower film.
Unfazed I decided to try again, but this time I brought my tripod along. I used the ‘B’ setting and held for about a second and got some really great results. I so love the depth of colour that can be achieved with this film! I don’t know if this will replace the Portra VC in my repertoire as an everyday film, the Ektar just isn’t as versatile, but for still shots that you can plan it’s truly exceptional!
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.
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!
Here's our interview with talented young photographer Mafalda Silva. Read on to find out what she has to say about her style, professional work, and why keeping your subjects feel at ease on every shoot is a great thing.
UK based photographer Becky Broodbakker shoots film and manipulates her shots to create eerie images with a fairy tale feel. We lent her a Lomo'instant Wide which she took with her on a day trip to Derbyshire.
Brighten up anybody's day with the quirky color combo and all around creative potential of the new Lomo'Instant Murano! This vibrant new member of the Lomo'Instant family is available on it's own or with lenses!
This World Pinhole Photography Day is your chance to shift from the usual 35mm pinhole cameras to the unconventional medium format, stereoscopic or instant do-it-yourself' pinhole cameras. You can even turn the LomoKino into a pinhole video camera. Challenge yourself and take a pick from this list of Tipsters.
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.
Losing his first LC-A+ camera during a life-changing trip left a deep impression on Svatopluk and opened his eyes to the enduring quality of film photographs. In this interview, he lays down the advantage of shooting with the LC-A and how it helped him appreciate the beauty of the day-to-day grind.
In the age of compact cameras and smart phone photography, and where 35mm is barely recognized, very minimal is known on how large film format photography works. Let's take a look at photography vlogger Negative Feedback's experience with the creative process.
Julija Svetlova, also known as "neja" on the Lomography circuit, is a London-based film photographer. She has run workshops for The Photographers Gallery and The University of the Arts and continues to produce beautiful imagery using various film cameras and techniques.
Hannah Bailey is a true analogue fan. She uses a range of film cameras to capture women in sports and takes a keen interest in skaters and surfers. Join us for the opening night of her new photography exhibition at the Lomography Gallery Store Soho on June 9th from 6-9pm.