Has better technical quality than 35mm, thus being the choice of some professional film photographers
220 film: introduced in 1965, double 120’s length at 144 cm
620 film: introduced in 1932, on a thinner all-metal spool
Made of plastic (polyester, PET, nitrocellulose or cellulose acetate), coated with an emulsion containing light-sensitive silver halide salts, bonded by gelatin, with variable crystal sizes that determine the sensitivity, contrast and resolution quality
We all know about 35mm and 120 film, right? And since Lomography re-introduced 110 film, we have another film format to play with. But in the years past, many more film formats were in use. Let me introduce you to a few golden oldies and tell you about my experiences with them. Here's how I revived my Instamatic cameras.
In this digital age, more and more photographers and filmmakers are getting charmed by technologies of the past. Those who prefer working with a tangible medium move from manipulating pixels to tinkering with vintage film cameras. Film director and scriptwriter Jan Okulicz-Kozaryn is one of them.
The living legend Peter Lindbergh makes a short film out of his behind-the-scenes footage of his celebrity-models as he gets both voyeuristic and intimate with these larger-than-life actors and actresses.
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In the first of a two-part article, Healy shares a 2005 trip to Umbria, Italy with an unusual itinerary.
No matter how many times you've seen it, chasing the sunset is still an amazing and beautiful experience. Capture the magic of the golden hour as the sun dips into the horizon with your Lomo'Instant Automat Glass.
Meet Rosaline Shahnavaz, London-based photographer who fell in love with film photography at an early age. Today, Rosaline makes outstanding portraits and works with some of the best known brands in the world.
If Paris or any other Western city is the most traveled place as a tourist destination today, the photographers and travellers of the19th century were dreaming and begging to be taken to Cairo,, Egypt. This was the earliest record of travel photography.
We at Lomography know that film photography is alive and well, but it has also begun to attract some high-profile attention as analog processes rise in popularity. Recently, Al Roker and the Today Show visited Lomography NYC to find out just what it is about film that people love so much.