I was amazed and slightly jealous of the results that spawned from letting my girlfriend use my Diana.
I got in to Lomography about a month ago. I bought a Lomography Diana+ at an antique shop and I was hooked. I immediately bought some film and commenced to shooting. Since then I have started collecting and shooting various vintage cameras.
As I became more interested in my recent TLR purchases I decided to loan my Diana to my girlfriend. This was the best, not to mention the worst idea I had ever had. She started off cautiously shooting…not wanting to waste her first roll of Velvia film. But as she progressed with that roll her confidence grew. She was nervous to pick up her photo’s from the lab…as was I (expecting them to not turn out and her to be discouraged). Much to my surprise as well as her own they turned out beautifully. In fact I would dare to say they are better than any I have taken. I am so proud of her but at the same time I’m a lil jealous.
She is now working on her 5th roll of film and a fellow addicted Lomographer. We have the best time going on hikes with our cameras…capturing the beautiful world around us. She is my girl, my lover, and my best friend. So if you have an extra camera loan it to someone dear to you. You may be surprised at the results. And who knows…you may find a new LOMO-buddy :)
A new year means a new set of goals and resolutions. Have you been listing your objectives for 2018? It's time to wake up from the holiday lethargy and be the go-getter you're meant to be. Allow this Monday Moodboard of ours to give you the right push!
I was given the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 by Lomography to take on my vacation to Switzerland and shoot a series. Back at home, I was able to take a couple of more pictures, before I had to send this amazing art lens back.
Krzystyna Caldarone of Vintage Girl Studios shares with us her love for 1940's and 50's style. From clothing to hair and composition, Vintage Girl Studio is 100% authentic vintage. Working with the Lomo'Instant Wide we got to see a modern twist on vintage photo classics.
Lomography UK staff member Veronica took musician Annabel Allum around the streets of Soho for a special photoshoot using the Lomo'Instant Square. We showed Annabel the results and chatted to her about her music and passion for film photography.
There's a fine line between being competitive and being jealous, and it often intersects among creatives. Sometimes you can't help but compare, think and doubt of your creative skills or the other's talents. Photography vlogger Sean Tucker addresses the issue and how to handle it.
Jeanne Gavillet aka @yoursweetjuly took advantage of a week end in Bretagne, France to test the Diana Instant Square. The result : an amusing and poetic series realised with her sister. Discover the photos, her Lomorello and her first impressions in this article.
Photographer Julia Berezina in collaboration with Curated by Girls, a globally-inclusive platform that works to showcase artistic talent regardless of race or gender, chats with us about incorporating personal life into her work and how shooting on film affects the meaning of her photographs.
Isabella Craun is a 13-year old photographer, who was part of the Diana Project held by our friends from Brannigan and Follen Photo Haus in Cleveland. She came by our Gallery Store to chat about her first impressions on film photography with the Diana F+.
Ever since the Diana F+ camera was introduced, we knew it was going to be iconic! People from all different parts of the world were crazy about it and to this moment on beautiful photographs had been made.
LomoAmigo Brian Bruno returns with a colorful and dazzling project collaging together instant photos to make a bigger overall image. Using the Lomo'Instant Square, Brian was able to create some amazing compositions that play tricks on the eye.
A few months ago we set up a series of competitions asking you to submit your best shots representing different cities from all over the world. The winners were chosen and the UK team set to work on the 8.5 meter Ganton St Lomowall.