What’s the bare minimum passing rate you have for yourself when you’re shooting? Photographer Gregory Simpson says 8% is generous. Do you agree? Read on!
Out of a roll of 36 shot film, what’s the percentage of the shots that are keepers? There are times when every shot seems awesome and there are times when all you want to do is cry after getting a blah roll. Photographer “Gregory Simpson” discusses in an article in The Leica Camera Blog that the magic number is 8%. If you crunch the numbers, it might seem a bit low, considering 8% of 36 is just 3 shots. He backs up his math with examples though, so check out the original post and let us know what you think.
Do you have a number in mind when you’re shooting? Do you have a set goal of minimum keeper shots before you go all out and play around? Let us know in the comments!
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!
The American poet Charles Bukowski has some lines to resonate with you on your creative woes. Whether you're a writer, painter, photographer, or musician, you know that what he says applied to anyone who has imagination and creativity running through their veins.
It’s that time of the year when you can almost hear the holiday knocking on your door. Although, holidays are usually meant for taking a break from your 9 to 5 type of a job, there is no reason why you shouldn’t allow yourself a healthy amount of laziness and still do some fun, creative things...
Ever since the Diana F+ camera was introduced, we knew it was going to be iconic! People from all different parts of the world were crazy about it and to this moment on beautiful photographs had been made.
The Portland Darkroom will be the new public access go-to in the area when the Newspace Center for Photography recently closed down this July. The core group from the old center though will save the film community through this crowdfunding campaign.
It's just a few nights of sleep away for Halloween, yet Monday continues to drag. This week's no special, but if you're at your wit's end and can't wait for the month-ender celebrations of extravagant horror and garb, start the madness with a zany hat to top it off now.
From a snippet that aired on CBS Sunday Morning, "Capturing the Moment" is a segment that focused on photojournalist Eddie Adams, who won his Pulitzer in 1969 for his famous image of a Vietcong prisoner about to be executed at a street in Saigon. Other photographers share their inklings as well.
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.
Community newcomer Jonathan Lovett is obsessed with pinhole photography, resulting to a LomoHome filled with dreamy, softly focused images. Get to know our featured lomographer from Los Angeles, California in this quick chat.