Bokeh refers to the out-of-focus part of an image and the aesthetic quality of the blur. For the Artistic Bokeh competition, we put them out of the background and into the spotlight. See our favorite snapshots here!
Grand Prize Winner:
Here's what the jury has to say about this photo:
By giving the usual circular bokeh with rough edges, lafilledeer managed to make it a part of the photograph, a radiating halo that stands out on the darkened silhouette.
To celebrate 25 years of no rules, happy accidents, and analogue love, we teamed up with creatives around the world to spread love through photography. A series of LomoWall exhibitions brought different countries, cultures, and people together into colorful and artistic displays of images. Meet our final 25 Years of Lomography Category Award winners!
One of our peeves during Mondays is the motion and noise that explode right in front of our faces once we head out from our homes. We're meant to conquer the world. Don't fight, either give in or urn those negative elements into artistic photographs with this Monday Moodboard.
Capture your world in a beautiful swirl and framed with lovely bokeh effects with the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens. Get 15% Off on Lens Accessories when you buy them with the lens all this week! Just add them to the cart and away you go!
Photographer Ruby June and husband Philip Maxwell teamed up with electronica pop artist Laney Lynx to create this lovely Lomo-esque music video for her new song "Getaway" that has us dreaming of summer time. Check out the premiere here!
It takes a certain level of dedication to master a craft. Photographer Maija Karisma knows about that all too well and has poured in great time and effort into the creation of her dreamy and nuanced instant photographs.
Italian photographer Chiara Dondi lives and breathes as an artist of the old world. Intending to provide a sort of vintage charm and mystique into her photographs, her visual language remains in touch with reality with her contemporary female muses. Allow her to welcome you into her world.
We've finally nailed down the basic colors from primary to secondary; now it's time to study other colors, hybrids, and palettes that make this world more complex and non-binary. With cinematic glasses, we tend to look at life like a movie. The reel rolls into a palette of silvery grayscale.
It's one thing to see celebrities on screen, and another thing in real life. Photographer Antonio Castello shares to Lomography Magazine his first-time experience at the 68th Berlinale as he documented the event with two brassy lenses — the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens and New Petzval 85 Lens.