Born in Germany and raised in the mountains, but now residing in New York, Jessica Barthel is an awesome and talented photographer. We were thrilled to lend her a shooting prototype of the new Lomo’Instant to play with and were more than thrilled to see the results. Head past the jump to catch Jessica’s instant which are full of excitement and adventure!
Jessica Barthel is a rising star in the N.Y.C photo scene and has already had exhibitions in Berlin, Munich and New York in 2014 (one of those being at the Lomography Gallery Store New York!). She has assisted for the New York Times and has had work published in Harper’s Bazaar and Glamour. So we couldn’t resist giving her our Lomo'Instant prototype to try out last week. Check out her snaps so far below!
The Lomo’Instant is the world’s most creative instant camera sporting a built-in Wide Angle and Portrait and Fisheye lens attachments, 3 shooting modes plus a tripod mount and cable release for advanced shooting. Go light painting with infinite long exposures, have fun with the four color gels and experiment with the unlimited multiple exposures. Back the Lomo'Instant on Kickstarter today to make big savings and head to the microsite for more information!
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy revisits Western Ireland, where her paternal grandparents were born and raised.
Meet Sion Hill! The Singer/Songwriter and talented instrumentalist from Ireland released his new Album "Elephant" on the 25th of August. In the past weeks he took our Lomo'Instant on tour with him. Find out more about his life as a musician and enjoy the instant impressions in his following tour diary:
Fine artist Olivia Locher is no stranger to the joys of Lomography cameras; in fact, they were dear to her heart from the very beginning of her photography days, perhaps contributing to the development of her playful, dreamy style. Now, she tests the Lomo'Instant Automat with delightful results.
I have come back after a week of my TEN AND ONE Artistic Residency at Lomography HQ in Vienna with my head full of ideas and projects that I would like to start and try out. By the end of the week I have a book (almost) full of tips, anecdotes and pure Lomographic love.
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.
Our lovely TEN AND ONE Resident Claudia Sajeva (@-dakota-) spent her week in Vienna testing out the Lomo'Instant Square, and decided to make things a little more ambient with her perfect square portraits.
Everyone’s always telling you to shoot with the light source behind you, to position your subject in front of a strong glow in order to emphasize texture and form. Now’s the time to defy that rule completely. Swivel round 180 degrees and tackle that light source head on cos’ it's time to start snapping some seriously insane Silhouettes with the LC-A 120!
Our lovely community member Luna has always been fascinating by instant photography, and she was one of the first lucky ones to test the new Lomo'Instant Automat Glass, with which she created a sugary pastel-toned shooting.
Photographer Julia Berezina in collaboration with Curated by Girls, a globally-inclusive platform that works to showcase artistic talent regardless of race or gender, chats with us about incorporating personal life into her work and how shooting on film affects the meaning of her photographs.