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.
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.
Brighten up anybody's day with the quirky color combo and all around creative potential of the new Lomo'Instant Murano! This vibrant new member of the Lomo'Instant family is available on it's own or with lenses!
There remains a constant debate between analogue and digital -- an eternal question of which has more artistic merit; but artist Drew Nikonowicz has already merged the very divided world with pixels and prints to create his one-of-a-kind vision of the world and its heavenly bodies.
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...
You've taken lots of really great pictures and you just want to put it out there. Why wait to be published when you can publish your own zine? Photographer and creative director Igor Termenon, founder of Girls on Film zine, shares his experience in curating, editing, and self-publishing a zine.
Oslo-based filmmaker Niels Windfeldt toys with the idea of a "what if". What if, someday, there comes a point you can only take one more picture for the rest of your life? His short film explains it all.
Lomography have teamed up with the National Portrait Gallery to offer you the chance to win tickets to see the William Eggleston Portraits Exhibition and a Diana F+ so you can put your photography skills to the test.