Some scenes are seen with beauty and mystery from afar; distance allows us to yearn and continue our interest, and that's what long-shot photography is all about. Sometimes shrouded with mystery, this style allows one to train his composition and visualization skills.
Here are some ideas for you to pick up, courtesy of our talented community members.
Sometimes what we don't see is as compelling as what we can assess in close detail. From a distance we can create illusions, feign cinematic long shots and introduce the scope of unknown places. Come see what's beyond.
Phil Jones uses photography as a way to create unusual stories through his images. He works as a professional photographer and jumped at the chance to test out the Petzval 85 Art Lens on some of his models.
Chateaux served as houses of powerful lords, often of nobility and royalty. Most French castles reek of relevant history and monarchical drama, which makes them more interesting. And though France has moved on from the monarchy with liberté, égalité, fraternité, they remain strong and solid as tourist attractions. Thankfully, Lomographers have been around France and regularly share images of these amazing castles.
Add a sparkle to all your instant photography adventures with our latest wide-format wonder! Inspired by the stunning vistas from the top of the highest mountain in Hong Kong, you can squeeze the entire skyline into your frame with the Lomo’Instant Wide Victoria Peak.
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!
Hodachrome, the moniker of Japan-based photographer Hodaka Yamamoto, is synonymous to vivid, multiple exposure photographs. His distinct, easily recognizable style of creating harmony among layers of images and colors has earned him a legendary status in the Community. Now, he lends his expertise in experimental photography to the TEN AND ONE panel.
Emotional connectivity is established when a photograph can close the distance between the image and the viewer. Enrico Doria's visual diary in "Esprits" removes the barrier of his perceived reality to let others experience the surreal and extraordinary world.