After you finish all the film you need to scan, why stop there? Scan your whole body to create a surreal portrait!
Your scanner can do plenty of things aside from digitizing your negatives. You get to digitize your documents, get some nifty macro shots out of it, and in this case, do a whole body portrait! Artist Till Könneker made full-sized portraits of his closest friends using a scanner. You can find out how he did it in the video below, but basically he has his subject lying on the ground as he scans pretty much every part of the body and just stitches it together later in the computer. This of course, creates lots of distortions and bizarre shapes, all of which lend to the otherworldly-ness of his portraits.
You stocked up on film and have just come back from a great holiday with a full bag of films. Now all you need to do is process them all! We've got that covered with our super-duper LomoLab online service. Simply post your films to us and we'll do the rest for you! Find out details here.
There are many advantages to scanning your own film: it is cost-effective, you get to control the output, and you're able to scan special formats that most film labs aren't capable of. If you're new to film scanning, here are a few tips to get you started.
Nicolette Clara Iles is a UK based photographer who enjoys shooting with film to create surreal portraits. We lent her the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System plus some new LomoChrome Purple film and Lomography xpro film to test out.
Do you want to get better-exposed pictures with your Lomo'Instant? All you need is a light meter and a little bit of knowledge about time and aperture. This Tipster teaches you all the basics you need to know.
A heartache inspired teacher, travel writer, and photographer Andrew Rhodes to drop everything and wander around Europe, taking with him only a backpack -- there wasn't room for much else besides film! Learn how that journey lead Rhodes to create this body of work that's bursting with life.
There are so many exciting things you can do with the Lomo’instant Automat Glass, it’s hard to know where to start. We’ve been giving this lovable camera the full test drive so that you can experience its full potential in an instant! Today Vivien Kongolo gives us some tips on shooting portraits.
Whether you're shooting film or digital for your cinematic breakthrough, perhaps you might want to track back to your photography roots and keep your compositions in check. After all, the best cinema stills can stand alone as great photographs.
Sometimes there is nothing more inspiring than planning a weekend getaway or just gathering up your friends and going on the most unforgettable road trip ever! Let's be honest; you will need pictures to prove what a fantastic time you had.