There is a dramatic story behind an anonymous Italian photographer's huge, peculiar collection of cameras and how he acquired them. With a father disliking his early interest and penchant to collect cameras since the 1960's, he was beaten after he found out he bought another Leica -- and that very moment was what motivated the Italian photographer to make a living out of photography.
He does not only collect cameras. He collects photography books, vintage magazines and manuals. Now, he has curated photography history.
Bobby Vu is a Los Angeles-based director and photographer who shares his passion for both photography and filmmaking. He became well-known for his short films and it's no wonder his photographs remind us of those magical movie scenes from the 80's.
Filmmaker Kiyoshi Kurosawa's new film is a haunting story about an aging photographer and his obsession with the daguerreotype as he, his young assistant, and his daughter get pulled in a dark world of creative mess.
Alessandro Casagrande is a film photographer based in Milan where he gained a BA at the Italian Institute of Photography. He was fascinated with photography from an early age and it became a way of communicating his vision and capturing dreams and desires along the way.
Howard Parker is a film camera specialist who runs a shop dedicated to analogue photography in the UK. He discusses his views on the revitalisation of the medium from his perspective as a businessman dependent on the industry's survival.
We constantly search far and wide, meticulously seek out, hunt down, and hand-pick some of the most experimental and alternative gear out there - and we've now gathered them all in one easy to browse shop category, ready for the picking! In the Lomo-Bazaar, you canalso be part of our process of collecting fresh new products, rare treasures, and crowd-funded creations to sell on the shop - after all, they’re all for you! Get in touch with us to share your suggestions for amazing gear - go on, we’re all ears!
Today, we gain altitude with Ben Nardini, director of photography and pilot of drone for Almo film production. Passionate about image, whether static or moving, Ben meets the LC-Wide in the LGS in New York. He is taking this little analogue camera everywhere ever since, even when the good fellow leaves for Alaska. Let's go for a special meeting "from the top"!
People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the short films that took the top spot in the Cinematics category.
In this series, photographer and analogue enthusiast Simeon Smith talks about the use of minimalism in photography and how he applied this method to his own work. In this final article Simeon reflects on the past year and talks about his final photography challenge.