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..
We’re fizzing with excitement to introduce our latest Kickstarter project: the Lomo’Instant Square. We’re talking about the world’s first analogue camera to produce square-format Instax pictures. It features a 95mm glass lens for super sharp photos, an advanced automatic mode that takes care of exposure, all of Lomography’s signature creative features — and a compact, foldable design. The Lomo’Instant Square has launched on Kickstarter. Come join the fun and back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 35% on the planned retail price, and scoop all sorts of extra treats. Be sure to snatch up the deals before they run out. Be there and be square!
Do you love music? Lomography USA and Columbia Records have teamed up to find talented analog photographers to shoot concerts on film and have the work featured here in the Magazine. Check out this list of cities in which we are searching for a Lomographer, some shows as early as next week!
When we all get caught up in the heat of the summer, things just don't look the same as they were. Gone are the mundane atmospheres and welcome the aroma of passion, dreams, and feelings. Visualize them all with the Lomography Redscale XR 50-200 for medium format.
Through the oeuvres of Stanley Kubrick and Wes Anderson as well as George Miller's "Mad Max", we compare how they use symmetry and center framing for the stunning visual effect that continues to take a strong clutch on their audiences.
Combining his love for creative photography and a passion to live life to the fullest, Louis Dazy creates some of the most beautiful images we have ever seen on film. Learn more about his craft and the ideals he swears by in this short interview.
The existence of light grants us to see the whole spectrum of the prism. As we walk our way across the rainbow, we study, ruse and add meanings to the colors. For this week, we have the color that never goes out of style.
Failed to receive your acceptance letter for a wizarding school this September? Luckily, we can have some analogue magic to fulfill the void. Let Lomographs take you for a ride to the wizarding world in this week's Monday Moodboard.