For anyone who wants to take well exposed, sharp pictures but with a fixed focus lens, I would recommend the trusty old Olympus Trip 35. Not the new plastic bodied, plastic lens toy variety, but the metal bodied model with a multi-coated Zuiko lens promoted so successfully by David Bailey in the ’70s – a camera capable of producing pictures indistinguishable from those taken with a top professional 35mm camera.T
The Olympus Trip is very, very easy to use. It has an auto-exposure system operated by a selenium photo-electric cell light meter to control the lens aperture. The beauty of this type of meter is that it doesn’t require batteries. Modern 35mm compacts advantage over this is the fact that it doesn’t have a built in flash. With small automatic flashguns being so cheap these days, however, this should not be a problem for most people. All you need to do after fitting the flashgun to the hot shoe is to set the aperture ring to the correct f-stop. So, anyone out there, join me as I make an unforgettable trip with the Trip!
Photographer couple Ryan and Garovs Vergara, collectively known as "Everywhere We Shoot", found a Japanese 35mm compact camera (seemingly brand new, in box, and fully packaged) in a surplus shop in Manila. They didn't expect for the camera to be already used, though.
For vintage portraitists, no one can ever go wrong with Edward Curtis, the American photographer, and ethnologist whose coverage of the American West and Native American peoples continue to be one of the most significant works and oeuvre of an artist in American history.
Escape the bustling city for a while and take refuge in the relaxing ambiance of lush forests and flower-filled parks. Don't forget to take the Lomo'Instant Automat with you for some unique photographs to keep your short yet refreshing trip by!
At face value, it seems like no one could ever go wrong with taking a landscape photograph. Anyone can do it, so long as the subject is visible. But how do you rise above the mediocrity that plagues landscape photography?
This lightweight and compact Art Lens System is three prime lenses in one. Shoot with a fixed focal length of 35mm, 50mm or 80mm and experiment with a wide range of f/stops and special aperture plates to achieve countless creative styles. Available in Canon EF, Nikon F or Pentax K mount! Now available for regular purchase!
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.
Martynas is one of the active community members of Lomography, who inspires people with his exceptional photography skills. He recently made a trip to India and the pictures he took along his way looked simply amazing, so we had to ask him to share his experience with us.
Join us on November 10th, to celebrate our 25th Anniversary at the W New York! We're revealing our newly installed LomoWall along with having camera packages if you book rooms at any of the W Hotels in NYC. Come and have a fun time with your favorite Lomographers.
Sometimes, you can't help but wish for the days to snow forever. The winter is when all life forms retreat to their homes and become recluses, awarding themselves with the much-needed rest they deserve after eleven months of work-and-play. This Monday Moodboard is a glimpse of the hibernating days.