If there's a common fact in most street shooters, it's that we've all been guilty of shyness.
A natural emotion and reaction especially for beginners and rookies. It's all right to feel the butterflies of asking a street vendor or a flaneur to take their photos hoping they won't assume you're some creep or stalker. However, this shyness does inhibit you from growing and making the best, candid photographs. That's the essence of street photography after all.
Luckily, photographer Eduardo Pavez Goye shares his own ways to overcome shyness in photographing and asking strangers on the streets through this video.
Joining our roster of judges for the TEN AND ONE AWARDS is Jimmy Cheng. He is based in London as a wedding and street portrait photographer. Aside from photography, he likes anything outdoor-related: traveling, basketball, and speaking to strangers.
You might get sick of New York being in the media reels all the time, but this city has rightfully earned its reputation, and it's inarguable. A favorite among photographers, street shooter Daniel Arnold is one of them.
We gathered a pool of young photographers to give us their insights on photography, being its future, and other things in this interview series for Lomography's 25th anniversary. This time, we take a look at the street photography style of Chicago-based photographer Brendan Carroll.
In the age of compact cameras and smart phone photography, and where 35mm is barely recognized, very minimal is known on how large film format photography works. Let's take a look at photography vlogger Negative Feedback's experience with the creative process.
The dynamic between a photographer and a non-photographer as his subject is evident. The photographer adjusts. When a photographer tries to take a portrait of a fellow photographer, it's a play of power. Such is this insight from Chinese portraitist Zhong Weixing.
Philadelphia photographer Brian Bruno tested the Lomo'Instant Square and got some amazing results! For one shoot, he collaborated with fellow artist Audrey Kitching. They were kind enough to sit down with us to offer a bit of insight into how they liked our latest and greatest instant creation.
PN is a Hong Kong based photographer. Previously he had shared some elegant blue paint shots using the Daguerreotype Achromat. This time he brought along the Lomo'Instant Automat Glass to shoot some low light indoor portraits. Let's take a look at his photos and read his thoughts on Instant Photography.
Photographer Lydia Trappenberg has worked for companies such as Thistle Magazine, Stern and NEON. She has a talent for creating dream like photos using a mix of film and digital. We lent her the Petzval 85 Art Lens to test out the soft bokeh effect on her wonderful portraits.
Are you one of the photographers who began with a digital camera and is now shifting to the analogue grind? Photography blogger Phoblographer has some pieces of advice you might find useful in your transition.
Tom Migot is a wedding and portrait photographer who also has a youtube channel where he recently reviewed the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens. He talked to us about his experience shooting with this lens.