Need a quick refresher on the LomoHomes and photographs that were on the spotlight this week? Curious as to what your fellow Lomographers have been up to on the Shoutbox? Or want the latest scoop on the most exciting Competitions? Find all these and more in this weekly recap!
LomoHomes We Loved This Week
We’re definitely in for another great month, judging from February’s first batch of Home of the Day winners! Travel the globe and immerse yourself in different vistas through the stunning photo collections by lomographers aanton_evseev, jkhounlivong, ammers, lomaugustry, kevinkiven, soldatojocker, and gateau.
Explore more LomoHomes here.
Photos We Loved This Week
See more of our favorite photos in the Selected Photo Section.
On the Magazine
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 examines the possibilities and techniques of using a Holga camera for landscape photography.
Around the World in Analogue is your bite-size guide to the most amazing travel destinations across the globe, as documented by the members of the Lomography community. Lomographer Dominik Tomczyk looks back on his travel to the cities of Delhi and Fatehpur Sikri in India.
Brazilian analogue photographer Júlia Brümmer (@juliabrummer) shares some useful tips on shooting with the LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400 and LomoChrome Turquoise XR 100-400 at night. Read her tipster here.
Being surrounded by creative people encouraged lomographer Qixian Zhu to pick up a film camera and start documenting her daily routine. Being in the community allows her to let loose and enjoy the fun of shooting the analogue way. Get to know our community newcomer from Shanghai, China in this interview.
If you’re looking for something different yet familiar, try your hands at creating image using alternative photography processes! Cyanotype, tintype, wet plate collodion, lumen print—there are a lot of timeless and modern techniques to choose from. Submit the best photo created with any of these processes for a chance to win vouchers for the Lomography online shop.
Starting today until February 17, post the sweetest Lomo’Instant Automat photographs and creative Valentine’s Day-themed flat lays on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stand a chance of winning Fujifilm Instax Mini films! To join, upload your photos with the #lomoinstantspreadthelove and #lomoinstantautomat on your social media accounts. At the end of the competition, we’ll select three winners and award them with five boxes of Fujifilm Instax Mini film (single pack)!
LomoGuru @lafilledeer recently published a book about analogue photography, Review Argentique, wherein she talked about shooting with Lomography cameras, different film-camera combinations, and photography experiments. It’s now available over at Blurb and on her website. Here’s a sneak peek at her beautiful and informative book:
Take the spotlight next week!
We’re always on the radar for intriguing and interesting things around the Community. If you want to share your LomoHome, photographs, and personal projects, drop a line at firstname.lastname@example.org. Who knows you (or your friend) might be next Community star!
Also, we are open to your comments and suggestions on how we can improve our weekly wrap-up. If you think there are community-related content that we might have missed, please feel free to share your thoughts on the comment section below. See you all next week!