All purists, converts, and silent admirers can agree that black and white photography adds allure and mystery to an image in a way that color can’t. But if you still find yourself unconvinced, then these photos might just change your mind.
We all know that back in the day, photographs were monochromatic because there was no other option. But now that taking colored photographs is more than possible, why are people still enchanted with black and white photography?
Well, we could choose to sit here and talk about it all day, but we could also just let these photos — taken using Ilford FP4+ — do the talking for us.
After all, a picture is worth a thousand words, right?
Mondays are always the same -- the energy-draining weekday that everyone dreads. It's the day you're expected to be the most productive, to be the best version of yourself. To make Mondays a little more bearable, some words of the wise have been captured in Lomographs.
Khalifa Al Obaidly is passionate about photography and started taking pictures already as a child, when his father gave him his first camera. He now works for Qatar Museums as Director of Artist in resident programs and is one of our newest additions to the judging panel for the TEN AND ONE AWARDS 2017. Get to know him through this short interview!
Currently based in Malaysia, Photographer Caroline Cuinet Wellings took the Petzval 58 Art Lens to one of her family's last trips before relocating to a different country. She shares with us intimate photos of her family and Southeast Asia.
Chilean photographer Cristóbal Escanilla sees women as bringers of beauty -- whether clothed, naked, posed, or candid -- and in their natural atmosphere and surroundings do they get divine. Shot in analogue, Cristóbal's portraits bring a beautiful combination of eroticism, purity, and naturalism.
Longstanding community member Toby Mason (aka fotobes) is now one of our TEN AND ONE AWARD judges. He has been shooting in analogue for many years and mixes up colour drenched xpro shots with double exposures and film swaps with the likes of HODACHROME.
This week's featured Lomographer hails from Baguio City, Philippines. As a passionate analogue shooter, she frames the world in soft colors and hazy light leaks which lend a nostalgic atmosphere to her photographs. Get to know our Newcomer of the Week in this brief interview.
Colors mean differently for all walks of life. The color Scarlet is no mere orange-red hybrid hue; it's a passionate, haphazardous one. Lomography tries to understand the meaning of each complex color found in the gradient and what it means for most of us.