Don’t underestimate the abilities of the Holga in mixed lighting that tends to favor the dark. Load your Holga with 400 iso black and white film (for this picture i used 35mm kodak c-41 black and white film). Then when you find yourself in situations where the lighting might not be so proper, but you have the availability of street lamps near by, use the light provided (that means no flash, you flash hounds) and snap away. the overall look will provide deep black shadows and deep grays which give the image a film noir look.
Let’s face it, film noir style portraits done on something as the Holga are pretty kick ass.
Responsible for a monumental analogue movement in the midst of digital revolution, the LC-A camera is internationally renown for its vivid colors, intense saturation and moody vignetting. Now, in our 25th year, we’re proud to introduce three new anniversary editions for the LC-A+, the LC-Wide and the LC-A 120 which feature a unique, embossed leather design!
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 shares her images of the Seattle’s Women’s March of 2018 and her thoughts on what goes into photographing huge groups of people.
Have you ever imagined what it feels like to shoot with a 100-year-old camera? In the past four months, I have been shooting hundreds of photos with a Contessa Nettel Tessco. I don't know when was the last time its previous owner shot pictures with it. Perhaps 20 to 30 years ago?
We have a creative solution to battling your Monday blues: try to picture your daily grind like a Wes Anderson movie with all the colors and symmetry around you! Here's our Monday Moodboard to inspire you.
Khalifa Al Obaidly is passionate about photography and started taking pictures already as a child, when his father gave him his first camera. He now works for Qatar Museums as Director of Artist in resident programs and is one of our newest additions to the judging panel for the TEN AND ONE AWARDS 2017. Get to know him through this short interview!
For the wandering Lomographer, we've got some alternative locations and destinations you might want to check out for picture-perfect travelogues. Tuck in the City of Lights is a public park with many scenic secrets hidden in plain sight.
Cardiff-based freelance photographer Amy Davies recently wrote a review about the Neptune Convertible Art Lens system for PhotographyBlog. We chatted to her about her experience with this lens set and she shared some pictures of Lola, her adorable mini Dachshund.