“Pilgrimage” is a short film by phographer Sam Cornwell documenting his journey to Lacock Abbey in Witshire to re-trace the footsteps of William Henry Fox Talbot, one of the pioneers of photography.
If you can recall, Talbot invented the calotype process, one of the foundations of the modern photographic process. His photo of the lattice windows in his home, taken in 1835, is known to be the oldest surviving photographic negative.
In Pilgrimage, Cornwell travels to Talbot’s home in Lacock Abbey, bringing along his mobile darkroom, and with the aim of recreating Talbot’s historic photograph via the wetplate process.
“During my first visit, I recall first seeing the lattice windows and being overwhelmed by the strong sunlight pouring through on to my skin. […] I spoke to a steward on staff at the time of my excitement and he told me that the majority of tourists would walk past the windows not realising their importance, whereas every now and again a photographer would be seen paying homage to them. He referred to the windows as “A Photographer’s Mecca” and indeed it was.” – Sam Cornwell
Lomography have teamed up with The Science Museum to offer you the chance to win tickets to see "Fox Talbot Dawn of the Photograph", a fascinating exhibition of some of the earliest experiments in photography by William Fox Talbot. You can also win a Sprocket Rocket Black.
The Leicester Lo-Fi Photography are a UK based collective who run film photography workshops, have an exhibition space and their own darkroom space. In this article they explain the history of Kamra-e-Faoree and give a step-by-step guide to recreating this fascinating form of instant photography.
We constantly search far and wide, meticulously seek out, hunt down, and hand-pick some of the most experimental and alternative gear out there - and we've now gathered them all in one easy to browse shop category, ready for the picking! In the Lomo-Bazaar, you canalso be part of our process of collecting fresh new products, rare treasures, and crowd-funded creations to sell on the shop - after all, they’re all for you! Get in touch with us to share your suggestions for amazing gear - go on, we’re all ears!
"Around the World in Analogue" is your bite-sized guide to the most amazing travel destinations across the globe, as documented by the members of the Lomography community. Today, lomographer Christian Fehse recalls his journey to the parched landscape of Namibia.
And once again, art history has almost forgotten to write this rather very important figure in early cinema. The female pioneer of early French cinema is one of the first to experiment with sound syncing, color tinting, interracial casting and special effects.
"Around the World in Analogue" is your bite-sized guide to the most amazing travel destinations across the globe, as documented by the members of the Lomography community. Today, lomographer Mark Furniss ushers us to his enchanting hometown.
Bobby Vu is a Los Angeles-based director and photographer who shares his passion for both photography and filmmaking. He became well-known for his short films and it's no wonder his photographs remind us of those magical movie scenes from the 80's.
“Around the World in Analogue” is your bite-size guide to the most amazing travel destinations across the globe, as documented by the members of the Lomography community. Today, lomographer Claire Devos recalls her one-year adventure to Norway with nothing but a bag of clothes & an instant camera.
Tyler Mitchell is a young artist that, through his versatile work and photographs, has become one of the representatives of a novel, fresh wave in photography. He still enjoys directing films and truly believes in their magic.
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.
Film is twice as difficult as photography: it's the complete mastery of the still image, to transcend the aesthetics in motion -- and filmmaker Marc Jarabe likes to compose his moving images accompanied with music.
Hodachrome, the moniker of Japan-based photographer Hodaka Yamamoto, is synonymous to vivid, multiple exposure photographs. His distinct, easily recognizable style of creating harmony among layers of images and colors has earned him a legendary status in the Community. Now, he lends his expertise in experimental photography to the TEN AND ONE panel.