If you seek beautiful underwater photos and drinking mojitos watching the sunset this is the perfect LomoLocation!!
Located in the island of Cuba, Varadero is a turist city built almost specifically for suporting the imense number of hotels and resorts. If you see it on the map its shape is that of a long and thin peninsula on the north side of the island, no more than 1 km long. On both sides the warm water corrents make it a great place to swim, dive, or just take sunbaths aboard a rubber dingy! You can use and abuse of the fisheye submarine or the lca crab. The photos come out incredibly clear, luminous and sharpe!! there’s almost no dust flouting.
The beach also provides good shooting material, especially after some mojitos!! The temperature is 25ºC all year around and music is everywhere. The food is great and you must try to have dinner on the beach. If you are lucky you can even go to a fisherman’s house and taste a wonderful grilled lobster with Cuban wine (maybe not the best on the market but hei…). As always the best time of the day to shoot is in the early morning and late afternoon but for the underwater pictures the most intense light time is the best. I really loved the colours of the country and of this particular town. You can also go on 1 or 2 day trips to other parts of the island. I recommend to rent a car and go around the island.
Inspired by summertime in bloom, the new Lomo’Instant Kyoto Edition is the latest addition to our creative instant photography line-up! With its intricate floral and peach design, this special edition camera is reminiscent of beautiful summer sunsets in Kyoto, a city adored for its picturesque shrines, temples and nature scenery.
Rémy Perthuisot's photos often feature an ember of light and feathered backgrounds. In our radar this means he is perfectly suited to test the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens, which makes possible experiments with sharpness and soft focus.
New York City - the ideal place to go to if you're looking for unstoppable energy. There's plenty of exciting things going on, but you need to be lightning-fast if you want to seize the moment. This is what makes the Lomo'Instant Wide the perfect camera to use - it captures all the details in one wide instant snapshot! See it in action with our special video after the jump.
Did you miss watching analog movies crafted by our fellow lomographers? Fret not because in this recap, we rounded up the LomoKino movies that caught the community's attention last month. So, grab your bowl of popcorn and refill those soda glasses. The movie marathon is about to start!
We're grateful for the overwhelming support from all our KickStarter backers. For those who were late to the party, we're happy to let you know that the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens is now available for pre-order in the shop! Estimated delivery date slated for January 2017!
Emily Soto is a New York City-based fashion and fine art photographer. With Canon 5D Mark III and Canon EOS cameras, she took photos with the Lomography 58 Bokeh Control Lens, producing a series of beautiful images that are reminiscent of renaissance portraits. She talks about the experience and the concept behind her photos in this exclusive interview.
Water is synonymous to life, but everyone knows this does not apply to the vastness and depths of the Dead Sea. English photographer and wanderlust Maya Beano recollects the time she braved and swam on one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world.
I have always loved the idea of seeing my photos on stone and other natural materials. So, a few months ago, I began googling how it could be done. This is how I discovered (and fell in love with) liquid emulsion. Liquid emulsion is photographic emulsion which you can melt down and paint on any surface. You can then expose an image and develop it using traditional darkroom chemicals. In this article, I would like to explain the process a little, so that if you are also interested in giving this fun process a go, you can!
One of the things I like the most about the Minitar-1 Art lens is how sharp the focus can be when you shoot with a small aperture. So if you are one of those that like to shoot at night, get a tripod, add this to a late dark winter afternoon, and you will end up with a bunch of beautiful long exposures. This is what I did on my last trip to Europe.
Sightseeing around an icy paradise, ghost hunting on an abandoned site, day trip to a pristine beach - these are just some of the adventures that are in store for you in this recap. Come closer and be inspired to document yours!