Nowadays it’s unheard of to be shooting exclusively in film while you’re out in Africa shooting wildlife. Nick Brandt is a different breed of photographer though, a very talented one at that!
When one mentions photographing African wildlife, it almost always equates to shooting from a vehicle and using those big bazooka lenses. Nick Brandt though, goes against the grain and uses a Pentax 67II medium format film camera and black and white film, but without telephoto or zoom lenses. He says that in order to reveal your subject’s personality, you approach it. _ “You wouldn’t take a portrait of a human being from a hundred feet away and expect to capture their spirit; you’d move in close.”_
This technique has delivered some of the most riveting images of Africa, from the majestic elephants up close and personal, to the sad state of ivory poachers. Have a look at this short video made for Brandt’s third book collecting his gorgeous photos.
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.
A bunch of quotes can be cited when talking about what our pets mean to us. However, the special bond between owner and pet are sometimes expressed in a different language -- one that is exclusively spoken by spirit and heart.
The Photography Show in Birmingham brings together some of the leading photography brands all under one, huge roof! Lomography are thrilled to be taking part in the exciting show with our very own stall. come an visit us at stand E83 and make the most of some exclusive discounts!
The TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards is made up of 11 different categories. Through these 11 different categories — 10 unchanging and one modified every year to reflect contemporary global issues — we’re asking to see the world through your eyes and to share your experience as a human on this beautiful, bizarre and bewildering planet. Be mesmerized by these moody black and white photographs that took the top spot in our Monochrome category.
We are heading north in June to host a series of analogue workshops at The Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle in Leeds. There will be 5 workshops spread across 3 venues. You’ll get to learn about shooting analogue against a backdrop of amazing art & beautiful surroundings.
Do you love music? Lomography USA and Columbia Records have teamed up to find talented analog photographers to shoot concerts on film and have the work featured here in the Magazine. Check out this list of cities in which we are searching for a Lomographer, some shows as early as next week!
For what's beautiful to one, may not be the same to some. When one talks of art and beauty, women are immediately involved in the conversation, long being muses of countless of artists. Photographer Amir Kuckovic shoots portraits of women at their rawest -- against the natural glow.
We love London in the summer and what better way to spend it than joining one of our workshops. This month we will be running a Diana F+ X-pro workshop, our very first Simple Use Film Camera walk, and a new exhibition from photographer Adam Popli. Book your spot today!
NYC fashion photographer Helga Traxler recently had the chance to test the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System and agreed with the rest -- it's compact size and portability make it the perfect choice for every kind of photographer. Read on for her first impressions of the system.