For the Shadow Play competition, we tasked the Lomographers to pay attention to how light, or the lack of it, shapes a scene. Learn a trick or two in composing black and white photographs through our winning photographs.
Grand Prize Winner:
Here's what the jury has to say about this photo:
Lomographer @gionnired used shadows to his advantage by using it to frame his lovely muse. Truly an eye-catching portrait of rich details and stark contrast!
We’re proud to introduce three new anniversary editions for the LC-A+, the LC-Wide and the LC-A 120 which feature a special embossed leather design. Available while limited stock lasts, pick up your piece of the Lomo legacy from the Online Shop or a Gallery Store near you!.
The TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards is made up of 11 different categories. Through these 11 different categories — 10 unchanging and one modified every year to reflect contemporary global issues — we’re asking to see the world through your eyes and to share your experience as a human on this beautiful, bizarre and bewildering planet. Be mesmerized by these moody black and white photographs that took the top spot in our Monochrome category.
This lightweight and compact Art Lens System is three prime lenses in one. Shoot with a fixed focal length of 35mm, 50mm or 80mm and experiment with a wide range of f/stops and special aperture plates to achieve countless creative styles. Available in Canon EF, Nikon F or Pentax K mount! Now available for regular purchase!
After 25 years of shooting with digital gear, community newcomer Erin Walker (@epw615) goes back to shooting on film. Get to know more about her and see her richly detailed black and white photographs in this quick chat.
Before, movies were only available in monochrome. Now, cinema seems to be having the best time with limitless colors, with zero plans to implement black and white aesthetic into their films, unless made by an auteur.
Everyone’s always telling you to shoot with the light source behind you, to position your subject in front of a strong glow in order to emphasize texture and form. Now’s the time to defy that rule completely. Swivel round 180 degrees and tackle that light source head on cos’ it's time to start snapping some seriously insane Silhouettes with the LC-A 120!
Cody Bratt is one of a kind photographer who fell in love with instant photography early on. Working with a Polaroid camera certainly shaped his photographic style and allowed him to capture the pure essence of photography- both heart and soul.
The name of Hong Kong wood craft production brand Twenty-one from Eight implies that pieces of wood are formed together and let the story of wood to pass on. Read more about the concept behind Twenty-one from Eight and enjoy the shoots of work taken by our latest Lomo'Instant Square!
American photographer Richard W. Bown is a known fine art photographer focusing on landscape imagery. In his 45-year career, he's ready to unveil a 40-year old black and white collection of images documenting the last family farms at the countryside.
We asked you to change your perspective, and see the world in a new light for the chance to win an amazing, adventure-ready Bond Street Bag by ONA and a Lomo'Instant San Remo. After a long deliberation process (so many beautiful images!) we were finally able to decide the winner. Check it out!
John Milisenda, a widely published black and white film photographer on the Lower East Side in New York City, sits down with Lomography NYC community member Ranier Turim to discuss the art of photography and one's relationship to a subject.