Got some of those slide film mounts lying around? It’s time to gather them and put them to good use if you don’t have a slide projector to use them with. A Minneapolis-based designer came up with a cool idea to turn 35mm slide film mounts into business cards. Maybe it’s something that can inspire you to do something as creative, so go ahead and read on to find out more!
There’s been buzz around film photography websites and magazines about the cool concept of Minneapolis designer Samuel Soulek of Soulseven creative studio, to help Minneapolis photographer Lars Swanson achieve “brand presence that would help him stand out from the competition.” The idea was to turn 35mm slide film mounts into unique, eye-catching, and effective business cards with Swanson’s photos as the centerpiece. Very, very rad and smart, as you can see below:
Think this is something you’d like to try making? The folks over at PetaPixel recently posted a step-by-step tutorial featuring the version of Slovenia-based freelance photographer Jernej Lasič. While Lasič’s cards do not use actual photos, they were made to work similarly as actual slides that can be held against the light and even projected.
If the daydreamy Diana F+ isn't surreal enough for you, you might want to try out pinhole photography with its pinhole counterpart, the Diana Multi-Pinhole Operator. Tack it on a corner as this fashionable camera turns into a serious spectator.
You stocked up on film and have just come back from a great holiday with a full bag of films. Now all you need to do is process them all! We've got that covered with our super-duper LomoLab online service. Simply post your films to us and we'll do the rest for you! Find out details here.
Instant film has long been beloved by photographers and average Joes for a reason, you get instant results and can share them with others within minutes of taking a shot. And that is why you need a Lomo’Instant Automat, it’s just too much fun to pass up!
This lightweight and compact Art Lens System is three prime lenses in one. Shoot with a fixed focal length of 35mm, 50mm or 80mm and experiment with a wide range of f/stops and special aperture plates to achieve countless creative styles. Available in Canon EF, Nikon F or Pentax K mount! Now available for regular purchase!
Aside from browsing through beautiful photographs and reading interesting articles, hanging out in the shoutbox is another worthwhile activity to do in the community. Not only will you get updated on the latest in photography, you’ll also have a chance to share ideas, tips, and stories with fellow shutterbugs across the globe. The shoutbox is always brimming with entertaining conversation and it's all because of these Lomographers.
Earlier this year we were chuffed to launch a very memorable type of 35mm film: the Lomography Color Negative F²/400. We had recovered it from the last ever supply of an Italian filmmaker, and stocked it for seven years in special conditions. Much sought after for the film's nostalgic aesthetic, beautiful blue tones, with hints of X-Pro character, the F²/400 35mm rolls flew off our shelves like hotcakes – and rapidly went out of stock worldwide.
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.