We’ve been having these Stop Motion Sundays for a while now, but before we proceed any further, have you ever wondered how the first stop-motion animated films looked like?
Stop motion animation has been around since the early 1900s, where artists used the technique to show objects moving as if by magic. One of the pioneers on this field was the Russian photographer and entologist Wladislaw Starewicz.
The stars of his early stop-motion films are unlikely – he uses real insects such as beetles, dragonflies and grasshoppers, which he controls using wires and sealing wax, and directs them in meticulously-made miniature sets.
In fact, one of his early masterpieces The Cameraman’s Revenge (1912) tells an amusing story of a beetle couple who are both involved on extramarital affairs with a dragonfly cabaret dancer and another beetle artist.
We’re fizzing with excitement to introduce our latest Kickstarter project: the Lomo’Instant Square. We’re talking about the world’s first analogue camera to produce square-format Instax pictures. It features a 95mm glass lens for super sharp photos, an advanced automatic mode that takes care of exposure, all of Lomography’s signature creative features — and a compact, foldable design. The Lomo’Instant Square has launched on Kickstarter. Come join the fun and back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 35% on the planned retail price, and scoop all sorts of extra treats. Be sure to snatch up the deals before they run out. Be there and be square!
A new year is fast approaching, and while we're excited about what's in store for us, we invite you to have a look at this year's most trending content. This collection is based on what you liked on the Lomography website and on our social media, as well as favorites picked by the Magazine staff.
In the olden times, traveling was a rather intimate hobby. How so? To share one's journey to the unknown would require effort. Effort, in the sense you'd have to send them a keepsake with notes on the back. So why not relive the tradition of sending postcards with the Lomo'Instant Square?
The '90s was a memorable, incredible decade. Apart from the founding of Lomography and the community, there were other fads and pop culture icons that made noise, forever etching in the minds of many. Remember those Calvin Klein waistbands? We remember them, too.
Go retro-futuristic with these photographs by Maria Svarbova that show off extremely controlled scenes and figures in mid-movement, no frill or joy, just austere compositions and the remarkable displays of discipline.
Collage has been around since the invention of paper in China, and it has evolved throughout history. The earliest and most familiar point is when Surrealists and Dadaists began adapting the technique in photography. Here, we have today's trends on contemporary collage.
Dutch Vice photo editor Raymond van Mil is no stranger to the nightlife. In fact, that's where you can find him most of the time, deep into the fleeting moment but always ready to capture the next big scene.
Russia is the country that mastered resurrection from fallen empires, wars, and doomed anarchy. Like the Firebird, it rises from the ashes. But there is little known to the 21st-century tale of Russia, so here's photographer Frank Herfort to share his images and stories.
Brighten up anybody's day with the quirky color combo and all around creative potential of the new Lomo'Instant Murano! This vibrant new member of the Lomo'Instant family is available on it's own or with lenses!
What makes up a Sofia Coppola film? What're the criteria to consider something as Sofia Coppola-esque? Is it with the pastels or soft lighting? Or the drunk-then-sobered cinematography? This super-edit of Jacob Swinney might have the answers.
Heidi is the pâtissier of the "Sparks and Cakes" bakery in Hong Kong. She gives each cake a sparkling candle, that implies the beauty of a fleeting moment. Read more about the story behind and enjoy the shots taken with the Lomo'Instant Square!
“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 Katrin Doerksen (@katrindoerksen) highlights the architecture of Frankfurt am Main.