Take a look at this historic gem of a photo that we spotted over at Vintage Everyday and The Crop Factor.
Despite looking like it has seen better days, the image above holds a special place in the history of photography in Finland as the first photograph taken in the country.
A daguerreotype made by Henrik Cajander (who was a doctor by trade), the image was taken in 1842 in Turku, the oldest city in Finland. It features a structure called the Nobel House, which was then newly-built, but now long gone.
The image celebrated its 170th birthday last November 3, and to commemorate history, the city of Turku issued a life-size enlargement of the print and had it displayed publicly on the exact spot where the building used to be.
Everyday a thousand photographs come in the community, all in lieu of the Lomographic aesthetic. Some just shine just above the rest -- and we'd like to commend those Lomographers who took their art beyond and caught everyone's attention. Let's take a look at the most popular snapshots of 2016.
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Photographer, videographer and musician Burçin Esin recorded his recent travels with the LC-A +. Continue reading to take a look at the photos that resemble movie scenes in Istanbul, Budapest and Bratislava and to get to know Burçin better.
John Tods was part of the Lomography staff based in Bangkok, Thailand. Now that he's a fashion photographer, he tested the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art lens. Take a look at the splendid photos he came up with!
You won't believe what we have in store for you with the launch of our newest mystery product. What a crazy idea, they thought. It can't be done, they said. But at Lomography, we know that there's a first time for everything. So we've decided to travel back in time and have a quick look at some of the unbelievable ‘firsts’ of photographic history. Could these milestones have anything to do with our mystery product?
What's in a photograph? Aside from the subject, background, the setting, there's memory. And peering into what made that specific moment worthy of a frame is a story all in itself. Take a look at what captures Andi Elloway's trained eye in this quick interview. More of her story after the cut.
Finland based UK photographer Adam Eronen Piper shoots beautiful, minimal shots that evoke a sense of calm. We lent him the Jupiter 3+ lens which he used with a roll of colour film and his trusty Leica camera.
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The community is rife with fantastic compilations that tell not only interesting stories but also showcase the immense talent of community members at taking photographs. Take a look at the best albums that were uploaded in 2016.