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.
If you stick to your gut and follow your creative goals with grit and determination, beautiful things will happen. See how high school drop out, Noah Agemo, worked his way up to taking stunning street snaps of Kanye West.
Hold up! The holidays aren't over yet. Christmas spirit continues to live on through winter, so expect late meet-ups with families and friends.. and your photographer peers. If you've already gone bankrupt during the rush, well, a little improvisation might help.
The Spectacular Sprocket Rocket just got a teal and steel makeover. This panoramic prophet is back and better than ever before — stick around for your chance to win the dream machine! What are you waiting for — start chasing the horizon in sprocket dotted style.
Photo Plus is the dominating force of Photo expos in North America. Showcasing mainly gear and new innovations in Photography, Video, Lighting, Audio, etc., the expo’s focus is to bring attention to how to make your photo better using equipment rather than emphasis on the result itself.
Do onlookers gander at the camera looped around your neck? Does your photographer-friend-with-the-high-end-specs think your photographs are "weird" and your lifestyle to be "confusing"? Do you confuse a lot of people -- in general? Congratulations, buddy, there's a high chance you're a Lomographer.
You’ve taken some nice Lomo’Instant snapshots and you want to share them with friends, particularly on social media. How do you make it look more awesome? Here are a couple of tips to try, using the Lomo’Instant App!
Introducing Lomography's latest limited edition film, the B&W 400 35 mm Berlin Kino film! Originally used to make black and white films, this film provides timeless photos with sublime shades of gray worthy of the movies! Preorder yours before it's too late!
Everyone’s always telling you to shoot with the light source behind you, to position your subject in front of a strong glow in order to emphasize texture and form. Now’s the time to defy that rule completely. Swivel round 180 degrees and tackle that light source head on cos’ it's time to start snapping some seriously insane Silhouettes with the LC-A 120!
For this very special LomoWalk we are teaming up with our friends at Strand Books and will take you and your Lomography Simple Use Camera on a beautiful NYC walk that combines photography and literature. Inspiration will be provided by author Eileen Myles.
Do you want to get better-exposed pictures with your Lomo'Instant? All you need is a light meter and a little bit of knowledge about time and aperture. This Tipster teaches you all the basics you need to know.