If we are to describe the music of The xx in one word, it would have to be “hypnotizing.” Check out our playlist for this week after the cut!
Formed back in 2005, English indie pop trio The xx is composed of Romy Madley Croft (guitar and vocals), Oliver Sim (bass and vocals), and Jamie Smith (beats, MPC, backing vocals). However, they only rose to critical acclaim only about five years later, when their eponymous debut effort won them the prestigious Mercury Music Prize. In 2012, the band released their second and most recent album, “Coexist.”
The xx’s music can go from simple compositions to complex, multi-layered ones, with the lyrics often speaking about the “darker” side of love, if you will. Combine this with the members’ sleek fashion sense and amazing stages and you’ll surely be hooked by how perfectly put together these elements are in no time!
If we are to make literal interpretations of parallel universes, they would probably look something like these. Step into our gallery and while you're at it, find out how you can earn piggies and have your own photographs be featured on the Online Shop!
Here is the last session of our Petzval Artist Talk for the Be An Explorer campaign. This time we are delighted to invite Issa Ng, a professional fashion photographer in town, to be our guest speaker. Let's check out a little recap of the talk!
This week, we invite you to have a look at our handpicked selection of community-taken photos taken with the Revolog Streak. While you're at it, find out how you can earn piggies and have your own photos be featured on the Online Shop!
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.
Earlier this summer, in partnership with the Meural, Lomography NYC called for submissions to a rumble inspired by the German word sehnsucht. We are pleased to announce the photographs that were selected to be shown in our gallery and on the Meural platform, along with the grand prize winner!
See the world in a whole new way with our Lomography Fisheye cameras! Selected editions now on sale at 20% off! Fisheye cases at 50% off! Order within the month and get a free Fisheye keychain with every camera, and a free Circle Cutter when you buy a Fisheye case with your camera!
Photographer Bryan Chavez reached out for an opportunity to test the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens and we were happy to oblige him. Check out his soft, dreamy views of Iceland, which he astutely describes as "a photographer's paradise."
Meet Olivier Gondry, who like his brother Michel, has filmmaking in his blood. Olivier shot the impressive “Détache” music video for the French pop rock band Autour de Lucie entirely on the 35mm LomoKino. To our delight, he answered a few questions about this recent project. Check it out!
It's Tipstember! For this month, we will be awarding 25 fat piggies to every tipster article that gets published on the Lomography Magazine. You can share tips on composition, lighting, film experiments and camera modifications; or maybe techniques for shooting portraits, landscapes, still life and even wildlife! If you don't have tricks up your sleeve, however, you can still contribute to the Magazine and let your voice be heard. Here are some suggestions.
Stop asking questions and start making statements. We have teamed up with the historic W Washington DC in conjunction with FotoDC to create a wall during the week of FotoWeekDC - one of the biggest photography festivals in the US. Take inspiration and use your imagination to bring the W values of fashion, music and design to life for a Lomowall that will be created in the Living Room (lobby) of W Washington DC.
For this week's selection, we put the spotlight on the lovely silhouettes captured by our community members with their Diana F+ cameras. Have a look and, while you're at it, learn how you can earn piggies and have your own photos be featured on the Online Shop!