The strength of shooting in black and white lies in its ability to tell dramatic stories without relying on the impact of vivid colors. In the absence of distracting hues, more weight is given on how light shapes the scene and the photographer's task is to capture the arresting form and intense emotions formed. Look back on the striking photographs from the Monochrome category.
This year, we had plenty of opportunities to appreciate the beauty of black and white photography. Here are some of the most noteworthy competitions held under the Monochrome category.
I was fortunate enough to be chosen as one of the winners in the Monochrome category of the ﬁrst ever Lomography TEN AND ONE photography competition. After a Residency Week in Vienna I came to the following conclusions about the essence of photography.
Sam Prekop of The Sea and Cake is a meticulous musician, setting up and dismantling instruments and synthesisers to create a unique sound. He is also a keen film photographer who likes to document the everyday, forgotten corners of life.
Fearless traveler and long-time Lomographer Stéphane Heinz (a.k.a. @vicuna) is here to share his memorable stay in the beautiful city of Montreal, Canada. With his own words and images, he walks us through his latestsummer vacation.
Introducing Lomography's latest limited edition film, the B&W 400 35 mm Berlin Kino film! Originally used to make black and white films, this film provides timeless photos with sublime shades of gray worthy of the movies! Preorder yours before it's too late!
We collaborated with incredible Indonesian fashion illustrator Dinda Puspitasari to create a special edition of the Lomo'Instant Automat – and we're giving one away for free! Find out more about this amazing artist and how to win here.
Every photograph is a capsule of reality – or multiple realities, for that matter – freezing time and space in their constantly changing state. 'Multi-Verse', a series by photographer Amy Friend, explores the possibility of parallel universes.
We love helping you create monochromatic masterpieces and capture life in black and white beauty. That's why we have created the Berlin Kino B&W Cookbook, to help you take your greyscale game to the next level.