The photographs you are about to see were taken not in the 1800s but only recently, contrary to how they look like!
Newcastle, England-based photographer Jonathan Keys uses a 10×8 Circa camera that’s around 130 years old to take fascinating photographs of his city. In an interview with _The Daily Mail_, Keys said that it takes 15 minutes for each photograph to be developed, which he does in a nearby darkroom, and that he only takes up to six photographs a day.
Keys has been doing wet plate photography for three years and is one of the 50 or so people, according to his own estimate, who practices the same method in the United Kingdom today.
We’re fizzing with excitement to introduce our latest Kickstarter project: the Lomo’Instant Square. We’re talking about the world’s first analogue camera to produce square-format Instax pictures. It features a 95mm glass lens for super sharp photos, an advanced automatic mode that takes care of exposure, all of Lomography’s signature creative features — and a compact, foldable design. The Lomo’Instant Square has launched on Kickstarter. Come join the fun and back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 35% on the planned retail price, and scoop all sorts of extra treats. Be sure to snatch up the deals before they run out. Be there and be square!
Contrary to popular belief, photo editing has been around since the early days of photography. The only difference is it's been used sparsely. There' a reason why the majority of old photographs are more appealing.
Mitchell Wojcik is based in Brooklyn, New York. He likes "Ghostbusters, and to make whatever comes to mind and document my life as I go." He used to put a lot of thought into things, but now prefers to have fun and not think about it at all. Hmm, sounds like a perfect match for the Lomo'Instant Automat Glass!
Makui and Chow are the founders of cafe "Mum's Not Home" in Hong Kong. They share what they like and do what they love in this space, just like Mum is not home! Read more about the story behind Mum's Not Home, and enjoy the shoots taken with our latest Lomo'Instant Square!
The community is rife with fantastic compilations that tell not only interesting stories but also showcase the immense talent of community members at taking photographs. Take a look at the best albums that were uploaded in 2016.
Taken in traditional film camera, Italian photographer Federico Busonero documents the conflict-torn Palestine's social, cultural landscape and historical topography and how its legacy is bound to fade in history soon.
Why do you shoot film and how do you keep it alive? Analog, a series on YouTube, profiled five photographers to ask these questions. Each video clocks in only under five minutes, but they are all beautifully shot and inspiring.
We chatted with LA based alternative rock outfit Night Riots after they recently tested the Lomo'Instant Wide. Their photos are moody and atmospheric, just like they describe their musical style, and we were delighted to hear that they share a love for analog magic and happy accidents.
Shrouded in darkness and mist, the natural world during nighttime is like an alternative reality of a once familiar place. Everything just doesn't look as what they seem, and photographer Mika Suutari plans to see and capture the evening's entirety.
Do you long for the dreamy soft focus that only the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens can give your photos? Grab it in the lens mount of your choice! Brass versions are now available for purchase in the shop!
We discovered Alex Totaro after he shared his Lomo'Instant Automat Glass shots on social media. We were so excited to see his images, which were taken at the Barbican that we decided to contact him and find out more about his experiences with our newest instant camera.
Philadelphia photographer Brian Bruno tested the Lomo'Instant Square and got some amazing results! For one shoot, he collaborated with fellow artist Audrey Kitching. They were kind enough to sit down with us to offer a bit of insight into how they liked our latest and greatest instant creation.
Travelling like the Chinese is a tough call to make theses days, as they are discovering the planet like no time before. But going to places only the Chinese go is a great choice to make these days. One of those places is the magical island of Gulang Yu.