Another of those misleading color names, today’s The Daily Hex is far from the cheeky and girly glow of pink.
What’s a ‘hex’ anyway? Hex actually pertains to hex values, which are 6-digit hexidecimal numbers that are primarily used in web design. Your photographs can be viewed by hex values and we have almost 1,500 common colors that you can browse through, most of which have names that are quirky, goofy, and downright weird. But don’t be fooled, these colors are real eye candies, too!
How these colors got their funny names still puzzles me. For instance, Spicy Pink is not pink at all. Nor does it bear any resemblance to the tasty spicy pink sauce. So how come they called it Spicy Pink, huh?
Well, it can pass as ‘spicy’ if you look at this gray and pepper-colored photographs:
Small and packed with amazing features, the Lomo'Instant Automat leaves you no excuse to miss out on photographing the beauty of everyday scenarios. Take a cue from these creative photographs from avid Lomo'Instant Automat shooters and start chasing poetry in your day-to-day encounters.
By far the oddest-looking camera I own, the Electric Eye is an auto-exposure viewfinder camera made by Bell & Howell in the late 1950s. I picked one up online and ended up with another one, that came with a very cool, retro looking carrying case, from my grandfather. It took a little while to try these two out but after running some film I found that this camera is a lot of fun to shoot with.
Join Lomography Soho on December 2nd from 6pm for a double whammy. The launch of a new exhibition "Eating Alone" by Christina John-Rockett and our annual Christmas party. There will be live music, a raffle and some cheeky discounts too! come and be merry with us!
Photography is a marvellous way to explore and understand different cultures: immortalizing people's moments of everyday life from far away countries and telling their stories. Alessandro Cinque has recently returned from Cuba where he took some extraordinary pictures.
We constantly search far and wide, meticulously seek out, hunt down, and hand-pick some of the most experimental and alternative gear out there - and we've now gathered them all in one easy to browse shop category, ready for the picking! In the Lomo-Bazaar, you canalso be part of our process of collecting fresh new products, rare treasures, and crowd-funded creations to sell on the shop - after all, they’re all for you! Get in touch with us to share your suggestions for amazing gear - go on, we’re all ears!
Social equality is a concept that seems far from being reality in times of populism, anxious societies and totally overwhelmed young generations. Curated by Girls is a young platform supporting artists regardless of their gender, ethnicity or social background. We talked to their founder and curator Laetitia Duveau about her work and the challenges of our times.
In this digital age, more and more photographers and filmmakers are getting charmed by technologies of the past. Those who prefer working with a tangible medium move from manipulating pixels to tinkering with vintage film cameras. Film director and scriptwriter Jan Okulicz-Kozaryn is one of them.
Today, we gain altitude with Ben Nardini, director of photography and pilot of drone for Almo film production. Passionate about image, whether static or moving, Ben meets the LC-Wide in the LGS in New York. He is taking this little analogue camera everywhere ever since, even when the good fellow leaves for Alaska. Let's go for a special meeting "from the top"!
Bobby Vu is a Los Angeles-based director and photographer who shares his passion for both photography and filmmaking. He became well-known for his short films and it's no wonder his photographs remind us of those magical movie scenes from the 80's.