One of the many gripes of a film photographer is how difficult it is to take the perfect indoor shot -- it's either over or underexposed. You've tweaked the settings too many a time and it still doesn't work. This is because tilm is not as light sensitivve as our eyes -- they are limited to the amount of light that they can accept. Underexposure will lead to grayish blacks and dim whites and neutrals. Overexpose, and you'll have people look like wax figures.
So here's David Hancock on his own tips for shooting indoors with film.
Joining this year's jury for the TEN AND ONE Awards is Nicolette Clara Iles who creates fairytale worlds within her shoots. She uses the aesthetics of film to perfectly capture a sense of fantasy and mystery. We talked to her about her work
The South African photographer David Goldblatt is known for his lucid black and white photography of South African apartheid and its aftermath. This Parisian show boasts Goldblatt's work as a visual journalist and as a personal historian.
Memory is a funny thing. Daily our brains take imprints to be curated in our memory bank, always being rewritten over and over, and when it overflows we subconsciously lose parts of things we once cherished or enjoyed. This is how the short film of Maria de Castro is.
Portefoin is a floral shop and art gallery, which recently opened in le Marais area in Paris. It's a place that offers a unique experience where flowers and works of art create a mutual dialogue. The Lomography team met with the Portefoin founders for a photo shoot.
Buried deep within thrift stories, entombed in dusty cameras, and hidden by the curtains of time lie the stories of yesteryear, waiting patiently to be found. Meet Levi Bettwieser, the man freeing these forgotten analogue fragments of the past from the hands of time.
Dee, better know as elegia is a photographer based in Manchester, UK and has been sampling the Fuji Instax Monochrome film with the Lomo'Instant Wide. We talked to her about the joys of instant photography and what the future might hold.