Who doesn’t like going to the zoo? But whenever I go, I want to keep my photos interesting. This means going for multiple exposures!
Zoo Miami is a really fantastic place to visit. It’s an absolutely massive park that keeps on growing. There are lots of attractions and animals. Everyone takes pictures though when they are at the zoo, so I wanted to change it up a bit. I did some exposures with vintage slides. Also an extra little surprise I forgot about snuck on the roll.
Initially I wanted to try another attempt at doing doubles with slides. I took a set of Nikon bellows with the slide copying attachment then shot like normal on a roll of Lomography X-pro 100. After I finished the roll, I rolled it back and reloaded it back into the camera. I was ready for double vintage slide at the zoo.
It was a hot sunny day. My girlfriend and I decided to start from the end of the loop and worked backwards around the park. We saw all kinds of animals, some we were familiar with and a few new ones. The food court area wasn’t open yet that day (but it’s finished now) but they had a little temporary cafe set up. You could order some decent food and beer.
The park ended up being so big we were not able to finish seeing it in one day. We took another visit later on and managed to finish it. So another layer of images worked their way onto my film. They came from when I was going to send a roll for someone to double. I thought I used the wrong exposure and that they wouldn’t come out. Multi-exposures are great and always a surprise and nothing’s better than saving them for summer memories.
I like to make and use masks with my Lomo'Instant camera, but sometimes they are too dominant. In coming up with more subtle masks, I found several that produced an interesting, distressed look, especially when paired with the camera flash and color gel strips. They're especially good for creating Halloween-themed photos.
Lomographer Carina, or landei in the community, regards the Sprocket Rocket as a "versatile plastic camera." For her, it doesn't only take great travel snapshots but makes an interesting conversation starter as well. In this interview, Carina expounds more on what makes the Sprocket Rocket her go-to camera.
I have been constantly returning to the Sahara, and my last visit was the fifth in a row. Every visit was full of excitement and surprises. I feel like this place has become my second home. This year, I decided to travel there for a fortnight.
Named for the Italian city situated in the Lombardy region, overflowing with art and culture, say hello to the colorful aesthetics of the new Lomo'Instant Milano, the latest member of the Lomo'Instant family!
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!
What do you do when you don't have much time in a city like New York but you want to see everything, feel the vibe and be part of the community, even for a short time? Jump on a bike and enjoy what trains, buses and cabs can never give you: be part of the city. Take a camera with you to capture the moments and sights you don't want to forget. I did this with my LC-A 120 and LomoChrome Purple film.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the publication of one of the most influential photography books ever, "Ballet" by the photographer, art director, and graphic designer Alexey Brodovitch. Brodovitch took a series of photos of classical dance in a very unconventional way, using very slow exposure times, trying to catch the true essence of Russian ballets. For this article, I took a series of photos at the Swing Crash Festival in my city, Como, held in June 2015.
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!
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.
A shared love of photography keeps the Lomography community together. Fueling this passion are the beautiful photographs we see everyday. And so we want to thank these dedicated lomographers for filling up the community with wonderful images all throughout the month.