It doesn't matter if people think these images are all off-the-loop. The washed out effect in film photography is one of the favorite techniques among Lomographers, turning reality into something more abstract. Pastel hues, minimal light, eccentric palettes, generous fades and feathering -- these are just some of the typical aesthetic values you'd see with a washed out effect.
Whether you're on to make subtle contrasts or mimicking acid-soaked imagery, don't forget to have fun and experiment with this style by trying it out in black and white film, as seen in the photographs below..
Every film photography enthusiast in Hong Kong would have heard of the infamous local film processing service – Megatoni Production. We are delighted to have one of the owners, Tony, to share his large-format photography journey with us. Let’s enjoy some of Tony's best works for urban photography!
We human beings are social by nature. With the pandemic, this aspect of our lives have been severely limited. Here, Lomographer Francesca Agostino, a.k.a. fragostille, helps us how we can turn to art and analogue photography to keep us busy.
In this series, we would feature local darkrooms and film labs where you could have your precious films processed or learn how to process them yourself! For this feature, we talked to Gowanus Darkroom, one of New York's pillar in the analogue scene.
When there’s a will, there’s a way. A date with the Diana Instant Square by Lomographer Jonathan Reinke, a.k.a. nonspecificscientific shows that even in the darkest times, there’s always some time for your analogue routine.
School supplies can be quite expensive, but not all of them have to be! Lomography loves both students and teachers, so we’re offering 35% off selected items! We want to support students and teachers, because we love life at university and we can’t wait to see the great creative outcome that will happen when students and teachers shoot with Lomography cameras! Please fill in the form and you will receive an email with your discount code.
Over the past few months, we talked to some Lomographers in the community about how they’re coping with the lockdown. Now that some countries are easing into the New Normal, we asked some community members for advice regarding a creative block.
We only really get to appreciate the little things in our daily lives when we are rid of them, even if temporarily. Our Lomographer Luthfi Farhandi, a.k.a. ifhtul shares what visiting Antwerp was like before the global pandemic.