By a several special requests, here’s how the fractal doubles were made. This really too simple for a Tipster!
The fractal doubles were made by generating some fractal graphics with Chaos Pro 4.0 (downloaded from www.chaospro.de), photographing them off my old CRT monitor with the brightness set at “painful” with an old SLR camera, rewinding back to beginning, then going about the neighbourhood shooting flowers and things.
The film was developed and scanned at a CVS Photo Kiosk. The negatives came out rather dense. The girl at CVS said that, when they scanned the negatives, their machine (a Noritsu) applied “auto correction” to the .jpg files. The results are as you see them. Those of you who have your own scanners can scan and correct to your own tastes, which is much better. However, I love the results. The CVS girls did a good job, but I think I need to get my own scanner as well.
Join Lomography Soho on December 2nd from 6pm for a double whammy. The launch of a new exhibition "Eating Alone" by Christina John-Rockett and our annual Christmas party. There will be live music, a raffle and some cheeky discounts too! come and be merry with us!
As part of this year’s PUNK London celebrations Lomography Gallery Soho are hosting a very special exhibition of prints by photographer Ted Polhemus. Join us for the opening night on Thursday July 21st from 6-9pm.
Lomography caught up with musician Evan Nachimson, founder of the underground story tellers night Candle Room. Lomography NYC is excited to partner with Evan for a special musical event to benefit the Stand Up To Cancer Foundation. Find out how you can help the cause too, from anywhere in the world.
Photographer Luca-Mercedes Stemer is no stranger to Lomography. We've spoken to her about HONEST. (a print magazine about analogue photography that she founded) and she also shared her Lomo'Instant Wide postcards from Sicily. This time, she took the Petzval 85 to the woods for a mysterious photo shoot.
A truth: life is simple, living isn't. Within the grand scale of things, everything seems minuscule; how easy it is for the human to detach from soul and empathy and bury them within. This kept human condition and behavior is given limelight in photographer Brittany Markert's riveting series.
Greek photographer John Voulgarakis might have had several lives already - but they were all around photography. In this interview, he talks about his true love for the LC-A camera, mentions the affect of the Greek crisis over the artistic scene and invites us for a trip in the streets of his beloved Athens.
Earlier this year we were chuffed to launch a very memorable type of 35mm film: the Lomography Color Negative F²/400. We had recovered it from the last ever supply of an Italian filmmaker, and stocked it for seven years in special conditions. Much sought after for the film's nostalgic aesthetic, beautiful blue tones, with hints of X-Pro character, the F²/400 35mm rolls flew off our shelves like hotcakes – and rapidly went out of stock worldwide.
The Kodak Autographic is the first really old camera I bought. I didn’t really know how it worked and had no idea that this nearly century-old camera would kick off a passion for collecting, fixing, and shooting with vintage cameras.