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.
For most people, the Trans-Siberian is a myth. For some, it rhymes with promises, while for others it's a synonym of journey and expectations. Thibaud leads us to this wanderer's El Dorado -- from Moscow to Beijing.
"POLAROID KINGDOM: Nothing’s more dangerous than a familiar face." The Lomo'Instant Wide stars in "Polaroid Kingdom", an upcoming atmospheric-horror short by Alexandra Boskovich and Max Seiler which gives us a haunting-yet-imaginative glimpse into the childlike perception of death.
What are photographs if loved ones become strangers in them, if photographs become incomplete relics of memory? New York-based photographer Jordanna Kalman revisits and undoes the photographs she took, stripping each memory away from the print.
Maintaining an active LomoHome builds one’s reputation as a passionate Lomographer. Standout photos compel the viewer to follow an uploader’s work, but so does unceasing dedication. Congratulations to these veteran Lomographers and thank you for the visual inspiration!
Here we meet C.S. Muncy, a photojournalist with many years of experience shooting protests, the political stage, and more for publications such as the New York Times. Along with a fascinating interview he shares dramatic panoramas shot at the American Inauguration and the protests that followed.
An overwhelming amount of lomographs are shared in the community every month and we cannot help but commend the best of the best. Marvel at this month’s stunning photo showcase and see if any of your favorites made it to the list.