The next time you get the urge to take a photo of a coffee cup or a chair, remember to take a leaf out of our community members’ books and add extra oomph to your photos!
The mere thought of snapping random objects we see and use in our daily lives is boring enough. Some might even think that it’s a waste of film, especially when there’s a myriad of more interesting subjects that we can choose from. But then again, when you come to think of it, simple techniques (in addition to pure luck!) such as framing, utilizing the features of your camera, and picking a good kind of film can definitely go a long way. You don’t need to be a pro and have access to any and almost all kinds of subjects to take stunning photos!
Just take a look at these photos some of our community members have taken using cameras from the Lubitel family, namely the Lubitel 166+, Lubitel 166U, and Lubitel 166B! The Lubitel 166+ in particular, is a recreation of the Russian twin lens classic that has features such as the ability to switch between 120 and 35mm film and aperture/shutter guides. It will surely inspire you to bring out your artistic side!
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The Lubitel the medium format counterpart of the Lomo LC-A. With a top-down viewer, a “Triplet” lens, and manual shutter & aperture controls, the Lubitel yields absolutely gorgeous 6×6 and 6×4.5 images. Head to our Shop for your own Lubitel now!
The Lubitel 166+ is a loving recreation of the Soviet-era classic. Based on a design that dates back over 60 years, this camera is updated with new features like the ability to shoot both 120 and 35mm film. Shoot mind-blowing images with the Lubitel 166+, available in our Online Shop.
Taiwan-based analogue photographer BlackDog Wu used to be a full time photographer; now he is an owner of a coffee shop. He still loves taking photos, so he took the Lomo'Instant Wide with him to the streets of Taiwan and shot some portraits.
With color shifts from this lovely emulsion that bring about a surreal vibe, everyday settings look as if they're lifted straight from the pages of a fantasy novel. Take a peek at our selection of such scenes taken by our community members.
When a photographer encounters a pair, an instinct rushes in, "Is this a special, intimate moment I just stumbled on?" Or else, those accidents of two objects, two birds, two swaying plants camping together especially for your photo. This might not be the case, but it's still a pleasant thing for patterns and quirks to find their way into an everyday shot.
Aside from developing his own black and white negatives, he also crafts pinhole cameras out of ordinary boxes. His dreamy, soft-focus lomographs even inspired some of the community members to go lens-less on their next photo shoot. Let's get to know more about our newcomer of the week from Sheffield, United Kingdom, sandy_sun!
Know someone who loves to get extra-creative with their photography? With today's super Advent deal, you can get a huge selection of Lomography Accessories at an amazing 20% off! Head over to the Online Shop or to a Lomography Gallery Store and take advantage of this sweet offer today!
The LC-Wide is definitely one of Lomography's must-have cameras. Its Minigon 1 Ultra-Wide-Angle lens adds a different flavor to your shots, on top of the stunning vignettes, intense colors and breathtaking saturation and contrast LC-A cameras are known for. The Lomography Team is no stranger to the LC-Wide's creative potential, and has proven it capable of the most captivating images. First on the list is danika, from the Lomography Headquarters in Vienna.
New York is an infinitely photographable city in spite—or because—of its innate chaos. And even when the medium is film, praised nowadays for the virtue of slowness, the photographer must keep up with the city’s pace. Ricardo Lozano, 35mm photographer and Lomography community member, managed to do it for the series OK Commuter, now a book by A Love Token Press.
Sip from a cup at a nearby cafe, try the sweet pastries and walk through the romantic streets of Paris with Morgane's photographs of her beautiful city. And as you enjoy the view, hear what this local has to say about her accomplice in taking such lovely photos.
Give your smartphone photos that analogue touch with the Fuji Instax Share Smartphone Printer! Shoot with your smartphone, send photos via the free app, and print on Fuji Instax Mini film! Both Silver and Gold version now available in the shop!
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Pack away your winter coats, put on your shades, and grab your Lomo LC-A+ - Spring is here! Capture those sun-soaked scenes and blooming flowers with the characteristic vignetting and bright contrast of this classic 35mm camera. Take a peek at some of our favourite spring-themed community shots taken with the Lomo LC-A+!
This week, we invite you to have a look at our handpicked selection of community-taken photos taken with the Revolog Streak. While you're at it, find out how you can earn piggies and have your own photos be featured on the Online Shop!
The double exposure technique is a creative and extraordinary way of adding an unconventional twist to your images. Not surprisingly, the most extraordinary double exposure images were sent as entries to this competition. The grand winner gets to bring home the photo book "Double Exposures" by Nickolas Muray.