While 2017 has been more than generous to us analogue lovers, we still face some problems yet to be resolved. With the news of the Ektachrome, the new Ferrania and Bergger films as well, the industry is yet to address the issue of film labs -- or the lack thereof. Due to the rise of digital photography in the early years of the new millennium, film laboratories were closing down one by one, becoming rarer as the years passed; even rarer than films and vintage cameras!
In the meantime, we should all expand our analogue know-how. No need to be chemists or professionals, we can all develop our films! Here's a tipster on developing colored films all by yourself.
Kitty Callaghan's fashionable "cut-and-paste" experiments through photography and mixed media has a distinct style to them -- playful, colorful, yet elegant. Kitty sits down with us for a one-on-one on how she developed her signature art all on her own.
There's so much to love about instant photography. The idea of a picture developing right in the palm of your hand is really amazing and exciting, but that's just the beginning -- what you do next with your instant photos will take your excitement to the next level.
In an age where everyone owns a camera, with the capability to produce photographs, we've become all entitled to partake in the art of photography, whether we're doing it consciously or unaware. And we've all been guilty snapping our smartphones and cameras on delicacies.
Photographer Ben Larsen ordered a bunch of photography-related items on eBay, one of these is an old black and white 35mm film which he developed home and the results were surprising — photographs taken in South Korea about half a decade later.
At face value, it seems like no one could ever go wrong with taking a landscape photograph. Anyone can do it, so long as the subject is visible. But how do you rise above the mediocrity that plagues landscape photography?
You've finally loaded your first roll, and exposed all 36 frames. What's a better way to spend the summer by adding your know-how with film developing? Try it with black and white. This video article explains it all.
Why do you shoot film and how do you keep it alive? Analog, a series on YouTube, profiled five photographers to ask these questions. Each video clocks in only under five minutes, but they are all beautifully shot and inspiring.
Whether you're shooting film or digital for your cinematic breakthrough, perhaps you might want to track back to your photography roots and keep your compositions in check. After all, the best cinema stills can stand alone as great photographs.
Most venues will have a huge in caps policy for "NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY" but when the only lights you have are on stage or just a light bulb in a basement or coffee shop, how do you capture a good exposure? These are the tips and tricks for shooting great photos with little to no light and no flash.
You stocked up on film and have just come back from a great holiday with a full bag of films. Now all you need to do is process them all! We've got that covered with our super-duper LomoLab online service. Simply post your films to us and we'll do the rest for you! Find out details here.
Community newcomer Bert Liang (@bcliang), has been practicing photography for over 45 years. He continues to learn from both digital and analogue image-making processes, but prefers the latter for the boundless experiments that can done with it. In this interview, he shares his insights on film photography and how it expanded his views on creativity.
Calling all analogue photography fanatics! Lomography UK are holding a special 25 year anniversary exhibition and we want to fill it with YOUR photos which will be exhibited in the Soho Store on Thurs 30th November. Find out how to submit your photos and be part of something great.