Making your friends and family burn up is easier and safer than you think.
So if you want to see a shadow burning then basically all you do is follow these easy steps.
Set up your camera on a tripod pointed towards a wall.
Turn all the lights off and make your room dark as heck.
Open your camera shutter and just leave it open. Any lomo cam with a B setting will do, I think the La Sardina with a locking cable release is heaven for this.
Then you use a flash to fire off two or three times behind the subject while the subject remains still. This is what gives you the outline of the person.
Now you use red glowsticks and portable EL wires (you can buy them both online easily) to move them about in roughly the area of the outline as best as you remember it. Don’t worry if you go “outside the lines” because you overexposed the wall so hard that it isn’t really a worry.
Then you go and shut the lens and advance the film.
How do you make your nighttime photos more colorful and exciting? Try light painting! All it takes is a lighting tool of your choice, a steady surface (or better yet, a tripod) and a camera with a Bulb setting, then you're all set.
Don't fear the dark, you'll learn a lot from it. It's time to spruce up your analogue skill set and become a more accomplished film photographer by working inside the darkroom. Once you get the hang of it, you'll become more creative than you ever imagined!
Lomography have teamed up with The Marshmallowist who makes beautiful and colourful marshmallows to give you the chance to win their brand new cookbook, an Actionsampler with film AND some tasty marshmallows to match!
There are 363 days left to make 2017 awesome. We’ve come up with a few ideas to help you hone your photography skills and make this year your best yet. Take a look at our list, make your New Year’s resolutions and end 2017 at the top of your game!
As Halloween creeps in, the itch for creative photo shoots kicks in. No need to go beyond with the costumes and make-up, the monochromatic Earl Grey 100 is your companion for those coveted horror-romantic aesthetics.
In Chinese tradition, there is no festival more important than the Lunar New Year! Lomography's line of instant cameras come in a variety of film formats, with automatic and manual operation and lots of creative features to make documenting your Chinese New Year even more special.
Lomography is delighted to announce that we are teaming up with electronic music producer Trentemøller to bring you some special holiday treats!
Read on to see how you can enter and be in with a chance to win.
You may already know Kamila K Stanley, young photographer and vivid globe-trotter. Always on the move, on the verge of a new adventure, Kamila spent some days in Paris during that spring time filled with soft light and acidulous colors. She took the newest Neptune Convertible Art Lens System with her, and this is the result.
We teamed up with singer Barry Adamson to offer you the chance to win his new album and some tour tickets. He asked you to send your photos with the theme They Walk Among Us and we have now picked the winners!
Traveling and taking photographs goes hand in hand. Ardent globetrotter Noé McCrae (@noafromdablock) started his journey across different countries as a means of self-discovery. An interest to document these travels comes naturally. So now, each place he visits is carefully composed into minimalist frames using disposable cameras.
Still life photography may be one of the most undermined genres in photography, and it's easy to see why -- it seems easy, but it's truly difficult to nail it. You have to plan your photograph, instead of merely snapping here and there. Watch this video for seven tipsters.