Short but unforgettable sweet journey. Somaemul means tiny island, from ‘so’ which means little and ‘Do’ as island.
It’s a tiny island, called Somaemul-do where only 34 people are living now. Korean letter ‘So’ means ‘Little/Tiny’ and ‘Do’ means ‘Island’ so ‘Somaemul-do’ is ‘Little Island of Maemul’ It’s far from Seoul, capital of S.Korea almost 4~5 hours by automobile but many amateur/professional photographers visit there because of the beautiful scene & peaceful atmosphere. It’s a small place but very crowded for the holidays & summer vacation in Korea.
I spend there a great moment with an old Lomography friend in last autumn. If you’d like to stay there more than 1 night, lots of different residences are available in this island!
For lomographer bububu, traveling opens opportunity to enjoy stunning vistas and meet interesting people, which in turn inspires her to shoot more photographs. Get to know our featured community newcomer from Russia in this short interview.
October is one of our favourite months of the year because of Halloween! This mean lots of sweet treats and a great excuse to dress up as a zombie. It's also a great excuse to host some more fabulous Lomography workshops!
People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the short films that took the top spot in the Cinematics category.
We could write endlessly what makes India so beautiful and different from all the other countries you've ever been to. But this time, we will let Souleyman's Messalti stunning photographs to do all the work.
When material scientist Micaela Sousa aka Nomadic by Choice took up a camera to start her photographic journey, she made our world a little brighter. Elegantly combining colors in straight and chic compositions, she captures everything from jade-green plants to backstage scenes of fashion and ballet shows. She tested the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens for us and captured tender portraits of femineity.
There’s a certain quietness to Kadin Tiu's work. Her paintings and photos are never obtrusive, but there seems to be a story tucked somewhere underneath. She recently collaborated with Lomography on a series of photos using the Minitar-1 lens, which she talks about in this short interview.
There are many reasons one visits Africa - its foreign wilderness often revered, but many forget that the place is also a home to many. Film photographer Michael Turek takes the journey to the African Safari as he uncovers the real scenes and social landscape of the world's second largest continent.
With my visit to the polar station of Ny Ålesund I already got a taste for the far north. But eventually I wanted to get a piece of the real thing. So I went on a journey straight to the North Pole, 90° latitude and a point, where every compass goes cuckoo crazy. It was remarkable.
Coming from a family of artists, community newcomer Montague Fendt got acquainted with the art of image-making at an early age. What started out as a simple means to record memories, his passion for photography turned into a career as a director for advertising, documentaries, and indie movies.
Rozette Rago is a photographer based in Los Angeles, California. She takes incredible images of people and places, but in this interview we focus a bit on her music photography, which she does so well.