We met in the museum of natural science, the LC-A+ and me. A workshop by Lomography Gallery Store Berlin which had taken place there united us. After ten minutes we were in love and the first roll of film was shot.
Lots of exciting motifs – huge dinosaurs, a primevil elephant, numberless sceletts of the oddest creatures which lived once upon a time, stuffed animals, pickeld fishes – cast a spell over us. Like a child, I got into a sensual orgy and couldn’t take my finger from the trigger.
Holding again an analogue camera in my hand after my long lasting digital flirt was a great feeling! Especially the result of our first meeting impressed me: The exposure of Lomography CN 400 Films worked out optimally with the LC-A+ although there were dark lighting conditions in the museum. Many motifs are quite pin sharp as well whereas I fixated the camera only with my hand.
The multiple exposure pictures fascinate me the most. The surreal charm of drunken skulls and flying skeletons of humans and monkeys reminds me of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and whets the appetite for new experiments.
I left with prickling in my belly and a big anticipation for the next meeting after hours the place which we first met.
The Lomo LC-A+ is known worldwide for its amazing features: automatic exposure, extended ISO range, and multiple and long exposure capabilities. Get your own Lomo LC-A+ now!
These blue-tinted photographs were taken by Edward S. Curtis, renowned ethnologist and photographer who had also worked on the set of the 1923 silent epic film not only as still photographer but also as the second unit cameraman.
I have always loved the idea of seeing my photos on stone and other natural materials. So, a few months ago, I began googling how it could be done. This is how I discovered (and fell in love with) liquid emulsion. Liquid emulsion is photographic emulsion which you can melt down and paint on any surface. You can then expose an image and develop it using traditional darkroom chemicals. In this article, I would like to explain the process a little, so that if you are also interested in giving this fun process a go, you can!
Joel Byron is a big fan of Lomography and anything analogue. In 2010 he edited the famous Lomography Caterpillar Matrix video which had over 60,000 hits! We lent Joel a Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens and he shot a video along Brighton Beach.
12 New Media students from the University of Texas, all armed with Lomography cameras, travelled to New York City for an advanced studio art course in May 2016. They each shot one roll of film in a LomoKino per day, and the results were exciting and diverse. Read more here.
Lomography Gallery Store Soho ran our first ever Lomo'instant workshops at the Wilderness Festival in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. The weather was glorious and we were fully booked all weekend. We managed capture the festival spirit with an LCA Wide and a Lomo'instant of our own.
The evenings are getting darker and the autumn colours start to fade, but fear not, because the Lomography Gallery Store Soho have a super bunch of workshops and a brand new exhibition from Joe Prileszky to warm the cockles of your heart. Plus, we will be taking part in the Carnaby Shopping Night on Nov 12th from 6-9pm, so expect street music, late night store openings and discounts too!
We gave you the challenge to send us your best "PIN-UP" themed shot and boy, did you guys go to town! There were hundreds of glamorous and stunning photographs. We had the tricky task of narrowing it down to just 3 winners. Read on to see if you're the winner!
Branded as "The Reanimated Film," KONO! Film is hand-rolled and made of special materials which are rarely (or never) produced for "normal“ photography. Rather, the materials were intended for the motion picture industry and the results can vary depending on how the film is used. Learn more in this interview with the founder of KONO! Film, Uwe Mimoun.
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In 2015 we had been fortunate enough to talk with photographers, with practices and insights unique from one another, from all over the globe. And not only were we able to see their works; we were also able to dig a little deeper and find out what makes each one of them tick. In this special recap, we present a handpicked selection of insightful quotes from some of our most memorable interviews this year.
When asked to recall the moment they first became truly interested in photography, most photographers would remember the magical feeling of picking up a hand-me-down or secondhand camera, the thrill of shooting an entire roll through, and the elation upon seeing and holding their first ever set of photographs. Caleb Savage, however, had quite a unique experience. At 10 years old, he had his first taste of working in the darkroom making prints at Boy Scout camp, thereby beginning a more than a decade-long affinity with photography.
Last summer we were lucky to visit 4 cities in 3 different countries, just within a few days. This was reason enough to give my very first LomoChrome Turquoise a try. Afterwards I was astonished by the absolutely unexpected colors of the shots.