We all love saturated colours and high contrast, but what about the other end of the spectrum?
Lomographers sometimes get so hung up on saturated colours and high contrast, that we almost entirely forget about the opposite end of the experimental spectrum: pale, washed out colours and low contrast. The technique can result in amazingly beautiful, ethereal and extremely expressive images.
I have been experimenting with this and gotten some lovely results, but I have also seen the effect taken leaps and bounds beyond what I am able to produce. So if you have something special, please don’t hesitate to submit it!
Use expired slide film, overexpose, process in E6.
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.
Andrej Russkovskij loves to shoot analogue. Visit his website and you will instantly see a range of beautiful soft tones and saturated colours that can only be achieved with film. We lent him the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens to test out around the streets of London.
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.
Inspired by the seventies, this young artist makes it seem that such an epoch lives forever in her photographs, perfectly maintaining the spirit of the time which was characterized by a multitude of colours, contrasts and famous disco moves.
The art of design intertwined with social networks and textile articles, we mix it all up, include photography and there it is -- magic happens. At least that is what Rita Cordeiro ends up giving us: beautiful images through her Instagram, either in a personal approach or for some specific brand.
Greek photographer John Voulgarakis might have had several lives already - but they were all around photography. In this interview, he talks about his true love for the LC-A camera, mentions the affect of the Greek crisis over the artistic scene and invites us for a trip in the streets of his beloved Athens.
Alia Sheikh is a filmmaker & senior development producer for the BBC. She recently backed the Kickstarter campaign for the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens and showed us one of her shots. We were intrigued to see more and find out about her professional work and her love for all things bokeh based.
Product designer Jaineel Shah lives in London and has manged to perfectly capture the imagination and spirit of analogue photography. We talked to him about his LC-A+ shots and how his love affair with this camera started.