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!
The ambiance is a crucial factor to consider when shooting photographs as light, color, and texture make up the overall visual aesthetic of an image. The Lobster Redscale 110 does not only bathe pictures in striking red but in other hues as well.
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!
Most venues will have a huge in caps policy for "NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY" but when the only lights you have are on stage or just a light bulb in a basement or coffee shop, how do you capture a good exposure? These are the tips and tricks for shooting great photos with little to no light and no flash.
Helen M. Stummer is a documentary photographer who began her career by capturing street life in New York City. She is now exhibiting her black and white silver gelatin photographs in the ICP gallery at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City until June 29, 2018.
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.
LomoAmigo Brian Bruno returns with a colorful and dazzling project collaging together instant photos to make a bigger overall image. Using the Lomo'Instant Square, Brian was able to create some amazing compositions that play tricks on the eye.