Some people hate it while some eventually develop a love for it; the sand-like texture in your Lomographs that make you say it is truly analogue.
Ah, yes, it is grain! The grain in your analogue photos that are brought by various photographic reasons like source of light or sensitivity of film. Despite all of these, we Lomographers are an appreciative bunch that we just can’t help but love this analogue magic!
And with that we show you 50 analogue photos with obvious grain. They are lovely, I tell you! Enjoy everyone!
What makes an engaging image? What makes a photograph seem more like a memory than just an image? How is it able to make you feel as if you were right there, in that moment, experiencing the scene first hand?
Because here’s the thing about film photography that I doubt a digital camera can give you: Permanence, photographs that truly and literally stay with you, not just in a physical form but also in your head and in your heart.
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!
Thanks to the overwhelming support from our KickStarter backers, the Lomo'Instant Automat KS project was an outstanding success! For the fashionably late, we're happy to let you know that the Lomo'Instant Automat is now available for pre-order in the shop! Preorder now and get all a strap, splitzer, & extra color gels for FREE! Get it for Christmas!
There are many components that transform street photography shots into masterpieces. Besides the people, unexpected details or unique situations, perspective is a powerful tool that can change common buildings into urban wonders. We picked some excellent examples from the German community as inspiration for your next LomoWalk. May you see the city in a new way!
It's time to show off those photos you've whisked away in your hard drive! Pick out your favorites and have them printed as genuine black & white analogue prints - on natural stone tiles. Say hello to Shots/on\Stone, a Kickstarter project that offers this truly unique option.
Oh look! Is that some sunshine? With Summer just sneaking round the corner we've lined up a lovely bunch of workshops and events for you all in May, including a couple of special Petzval-based outings and a walk around the Southbank.
In Axel Gülcher's soft-lit world, photography is a kind of detail obsession. His love for glorious textures and pastel dreamscapes had us convinced that Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens would be right up his alley.
It can be said that photography is more than just a click on the camera, it makes the moments, people and emotions live forever. This was confirmed to us by an exceptional Dutch photographer Ferry Verheij, whose photographs represent stories of all those people and places he had a chance to know.
The Petzval 85 and 58 Lenses remain favorites among Lomographers because of the quality bokeh, perfect for making dreamy portraits, à la classic paintings. But portraiture is more than just showing off a pretty face in a classic, vertical orientation: It's a marriage of elements. Think of it in terms of attitude and personality.