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.
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!
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!
Photography isn't just about the visuals, technicalities or equipment. To be a photographer, you have to capture the unseen and the abstract. And when you do, you grow one step empathetic. Here we review Lomographs that straight out speak of human emotions.
Dorothea Lange is arguably one of the most important photographers in the history of photography. What might she have said about Lomography? A strong case can be made that she would have loved it -- check out how perfectly some of her famous quotes align with our 10 Golden Rules!
To celebrate a decade of the Diana F+, we collected the best images taken with this classic Lomography camera. Watch how it rearranged and reshaped the world in this gallery of mind-boggling multiple exposures.
When Lomography introduced the Diana F+, it became an instant darling in 2007. The year after, the Diana World Tour has launched, the biggest party ever for the toy camera. Let's blast back to several years earlier and toast to the good times of the Diana World Tour.