My 2012 resolution? Remember an analogue moment each day. Read about my own 365-day analogue project that I started in January of this year.
Two years ago I started having a look at some 364 projects, a photo a day. I really admire the perseverance and artistic overcoming abilities these people show. This year, I decided to do my own 365 day project. I didn’t want it to be digital, like most of them are, so I looked for some “data back” option, and I found my Yashica T4, and since January 1st of 2012 I’m taking one photo a day.
“The Tiniest Lights” was initially conceived with these rules:
Use only Neopan film, expired in 1999
Develop all films in December
I haven’t stuck to one of these rules. Someone said rules were meant to be broken. When I started this project I realised I don’t have enough Neopan films for the whole year, so in March I used another film. I also thought that black and white expired film isn’t as clear as a regular one after taking the photo, so I developed each film roll once it was finished.
I don’t know how the project will develop in the remaining year. But one thing I know is that next year, I will have 365 memories. Who knows if I will be able to remember everything that happened before or after the photo?
Sightseeing around an icy paradise, ghost hunting on an abandoned site, day trip to a pristine beach - these are just some of the adventures that are in store for you in this recap. Come closer and be inspired to document yours!
These lomographers are definitely off to a great start this year. They didn't simply maintain an active LomoHome. Each of the captivating snapshots they uploaded serves as a reminder of how talented and passionate they are. Congratulations to our most popular lomographers of January 2016!
An indie band from Singapore, Take Two, released a music video for their song 'In Your Arms' earlier this year. The video was shot and produced by SNAP productions with the Pixelstick to create stunning light-painting effects. Read on to know more about the production of the video and what the people at SNAP Productions think about the Pixelstick!
This article is dedicated to one of the finest British sport photographers, Monte Fresco. In his 30 years of reportage for the Daily Mirror, he took some of the most iconic photographs in sporting history. He covered football, tennis, and boxing. But it is his ice skating pictures that I am most fascinated with. Using my own lens, I give him a modern tribute.
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.
We constantly search far and wide, meticulously seek out, hunt down, and hand-pick some of the most experimental and alternative gear out there - and we've now gathered them all in one easy to browse shop category, ready for the picking! In the Lomo-Bazaar, you canalso be part of our process of collecting fresh new products, rare treasures, and crowd-funded creations to sell on the shop - after all, they’re all for you! Get in touch with us to share your suggestions for amazing gear - go on, we’re all ears!
We had a pleasure of chatting with Sasha Guseynova, young photographer from Moscow, whose stunning work is all about capturing the beauty of the moment. She started exploring the world of photography seven years ago and she has been doing an amazing job capturing emotions ever since.
In this new series photographer and analogue enthusiast Simeon Smith talks about the use of minimalism in photography and how he applied this method to his own work. He tested out the Lomo'instant Wide, with some interesting results.
Last year, the directors and filmmakers Amaury Voslion and Richard Dumas asked us if they could borrow the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control art lens to shoot the Tindersticks’s new video. We were really enthusiastic to participate in this project! Today, we are happy to announce the exclusive launch of the video, right here on Lomography’s website! You’ve read it right: you are the FIRST ones to enjoy this new visual adventure straight from their latest album titled 'The Waiting Room.' Plus, Stuart Staples of Tindersticks, Amaury Voslion and Richard Dumas tell us more about themselves and their work in this exclusive interview.
Among the many public events of last year's winter in my hometown Como (that I documented with my albums and with my articles), I think that the most important was the opening ceremony of the jubilee proclaimed by Pope Francis. I photographed everything with my beloved Canon AV-1. Take a look!
Your everyday instant inspiration has arrived! The Lomo'Instant Automat is your perfect companion in any situation. From sun up to sun down, indoors or outdoors, this instant camera allows creative flexibility so that you can easily seize each fleeting moment in an instant!