Has the dark and grey winter weather got you down? Do you find it hard to go out and start shooting some film? Stay strong! Spring is right around the corner and in March a new project is looking to help you get your creative juices flowing again. March of Film lets you choose between different themes and gives you the opportunity to have your best shots published in a book! Read all about it after the jump!
Amanda Potter and Simon Ponder had the idea for their project March of Film during the winter of 2012, which was a particular uneventful one for them. Photography plays a role in both their lives since Simon works as a professional photographer and web designer and Amanda works as a project manager and photographer for a design firm and in her free time enjoys experimenting with expired film, unusual cameras and instant photography. They discovered that their love for film was hampered by a lack of inspiration. They started the project as a means to get them and other analogue photographers out of their winter-time blues and excited for a new spring.
Consequently, 2012 saw the first March of Film. They posted a list of themes on the official site for the project and anyone interested could pick one or more of them and upload their pictures to the Flickr group or post them on Twitter using the hashtag #marchoffilm.
You can check out more shots from last year here. You are interested? Great! Because March is just around the corner. On March 1st, another list of ten themes will be posted on the project’s website. The procedure is the same as last year: You can choose one theme per week (or shoot them all) by March 31st and then upload your shots to this year's Flickr group or spread them via Twitter using the hashtag #marchoffilm. Once March has passed and the project is over for this year and all participants have had a chance to develop and post their photographs, Amanda and Simon will post a form on the website that allows participants the opportunity to submit their favorite shots to the MOF 2013 Book. This will be available as an ebook as well as a hardcopy. More details about the book will be forthcoming as the project comes to a close.
Combining the calm of blue and the energy of red, purple is a color that seldom appears in nature. Its rarity evokes a hint of mystery, and the color is even said to spark creativity. So why not get a little help from Lomochrome Purple to get your creative juices flowing?
With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, it's a perfect time to bring out your Lomo LC-Wide for those road trips with friends, adventures at the skate park, and lazy picnics at the park! Those spring scenes are bursting with warm light and captivating colors, the perfect subject for this versatile 35mm camera. Check out some of our favourite spring-themed community shots taken with the Lomo LC-Wide!
You've taken lots of really great pictures and you just want to put it out there. Why wait to be published when you can publish your own zine? Photographer and creative director Igor Termenon, founder of Girls on Film zine, shares his experience in curating, editing, and self-publishing a zine.
This beautiful camera features such ability to let users choose and switch between 35mm or 120 formats! Shoot more, save more! Get 15% discount on Lomography Films when you purchase film with the Lubitel camera!
We teamed up with Harper Collins to offer you the chance to win an Abandoned Places book and a Fisheye 2. We had many amazing "architecture" themed entries and the Lomography UK team found it very hard to choose the final five.
Get out of your comfort zone and explore your city in a totally different angle - when you try to think more and experiment, you will find that there is always something fun in your everyday life! Let your creativity roam, visit every corner of your city, and share with us your discoveries!
It's Tipstember! For this month, we will be awarding 25 fat piggies to every tipster article that gets published on the Lomography Magazine. You can share tips on composition, lighting, film experiments and camera modifications; or maybe techniques for shooting portraits, landscapes, still life and even wildlife! If you don't have tricks up your sleeve, however, you can still contribute to the Magazine and let your voice be heard. Here are some suggestions.
Do you love to travel and explore new cities? Or do you just enjoy staying in your hometown but you know each and every picturesque spot there is? Share photos that are related to the theme "city trip" and win fantastic prizes from TASCHEN.
The beauty of instant cameras is that they let your spontaneous side truly run wild, and the Lomo'Instant Wide gives you just the opportunity to experiment with all sorts of shooting methods on the fly!
We have teamed up with dancescreen 2016 and FRAME: The London Dance Film Festival to offer you the chance to win tickets and a LomoKino. Just submit your dance and movement-themed photos here! Read on for full details.
The LomoLab EU has moved and is now open for business! Analogue lovers from Austria, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxenbourg, and the rest of Europe can send their films to:
However, if you're based in Germany - and you don't mind a longer waiting time, you can still send your rolls for processing to:
Lifesmyle Store Berlin - LomoLAB
We gave you the challenge to send us your best "PIN-UP" themed shot and boy, did you guys go to town! There were hundreds of glamorous and stunning photographs. We had the tricky task of narrowing it down to just 3 winners. Read on to see if you're the winner!
No, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you. We are once again preparing for the launch of our newest mystery product! Have a seat, change your perspective, and stay focused because we're going to be dropping a few clues here and there before we let you in on our little secret.
Calling all analogue filmmakers and cinematographers! We have teamed up with dancescreen to offer you the chance to win 5 tickets for FRAME: The London Film Festival. All you have to do is submit your dance themed film by January 31st. Read on for full details about this exciting competition!