While not exactly a tripod per se, it stabilizes your camera and makes sure your shot is nice and steady! Say hello to your DIY bean bag!
Let’s be honest and say it out front. Tripods are bulky, a hassle to bring, and generally uncool. However, it plays an important part in making your shots count. How many times have you been in a situation that you knew that you would get an amazing shot only if you had the added stability a tripod offers? Countless times I assume.
With our analogue cameras, we can go to the middle ground and opt for something less obtrusive and much cheaper – a DIY bean bag! With this bean bag, you can get away with long exposures that you normally wouldn’t have any business of even trying to take.
2 pieces of fabric
Beans or beads
1. First off, decide how big you want the bag to be. Once you’ve decided, cut 2 same sized sheets.
2. Sew them up, leaving a couple of inches unsewed.
3. Turn the bag inside out and fill it with the beans/beads.
4. Sew it up and you now have your DIY bean bag tripod!
How do you make your nighttime photos more colorful and exciting? Try light painting! All it takes is a lighting tool of your choice, a steady surface (or better yet, a tripod) and a camera with a Bulb setting, then you're all set.
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.
Introducing the shiniest, newest member of our Lomo'Instant Family, the Lomo'Instant Mumbai! Inspired by the golden Indian metropolis filled with striking architecture, busy bazaars and fantastic food, the Lomo’Instant Mumbai combines the beauty of shiny copper and light grey faux leather. Grab one now!
“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 Claire Devos recalls her one-year adventure to Norway with nothing but a bag of clothes & an instant camera.
Mitchell Wojcik is based in Brooklyn, New York. He likes "Ghostbusters, and to make whatever comes to mind and document my life as I go." He used to put a lot of thought into things, but now prefers to have fun and not think about it at all. Hmm, sounds like a perfect match for the Lomo'Instant Automat Glass!
By far the oddest-looking camera I own, the Electric Eye is an auto-exposure viewfinder camera made by Bell & Howell in the late 1950s. I picked one up online and ended up with another one, that came with a very cool, retro looking carrying case, from my grandfather. It took a little while to try these two out but after running some film I found that this camera is a lot of fun to shoot with.
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.
In Chinese tradition, there is no festival more important than the Lunar New Year! Lomography's line of instant cameras come in a variety of film formats, with automatic and manual operation and lots of creative features to make documenting your Chinese New Year even more special.
Solène Ballesta is a Parisian photographer who started photography at 15 years old. This talented photographer was awarded in 2014 by the special mention of the young fashion photography Picto Awards. In her shots, Solène drives us to an enchanted world. For this series, she used the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens and she's telling us the story of a woman who is waiting for someone or something in her small theater and who decides to venture to the morning mist. “It is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things wonderful.” said Oscar Wilde.
Introducing the Lomography Simple Use Film Camera. Forget fiddling with film and settings: this is analogue madness at your disposal, loaded and ready to shoot. Pocket-sized, equipped with a flash, and available in three different films! Get the 3 pack bundle and save 5%!