Another jam-packed month is coming to the Lomography Gallery and Embassy Stores worldwide! Explore the Big Apple with poetry on your mind, learn how to develop your own black and white film, and upgrade your experimental techniques with the Lomo'Instant Square Glass. See our line up of exciting events and workshops happening this June.
- Saturday, June 9th | LomoWalk: A Guided Photo Tour with Inspiration from Eileen Myles
Jump lens first into the bustling streets of New York—one frame at a time. Switch up your perspective and learn something new from other analogue enthusiasts. Inspired by American poet Eileen Myles and her images shot with the Simple Use Film Camera, this LomoWalk will start at the Rare Book Room, located on the 3rd floor of the Strand.
- Thursday, June 14th | Shooting in Square! Lomo'Instant and Diana F+ Workshop
At Lomography, it’s hip to be square and we have all the square-format cameras for you to test out and see what works right for you. Swing by for an all-day workshop for a chance to get a free camera rental and some film rolls!
- Thursday, June 21st | Izel Villarba 'This is All We Know' Benefit for the Philippines
Lomography staff Izel Villarba presents a visual diary reflecting his recent experience in the Philippines. Tote bags, prints, and shirts, courtesy of Peels, will be sold to raise awareness and funds for Filipino children in poverty. All proceeds will go to Save The Children.
Exhibitions and parties are FREE. Workshops are $10 ($7 for students) unless otherwise noted. Admission includes a free roll of film and a loaner camera if applicable. All participants will receive a 10% coupon for the store. Space is limited to 10 participants per workshop unless otherwise noted. Drop by our store or email us at email@example.com to hold your place!
- Saturday, June 9th | Choose Your Own Lomo’Instant Camera Workshop
Ever wanted to try one of our instant cameras but the opportunity hasn’t presented itself yet? Well here it is! Take your pick and we will teach you how to get the best results from the Lomo'Instant of your choosing.
This workshop is £15 which includes the loan of a Lomo’Instant camera of your choice, pack of film, and the instant pictures you make, plus a chance to win prizes! Only limited slots are available so call us at +02074341466 to book yours. Workshop starts at 13:00
Photographer Bea Dewhurst documented the growth of UK punk group Girls in Synthesis—from their first shows at the end of 2016 to the present day. This display will feature analogue images taken at the band's live shows alongside conceptual press shots and candid, downtime images.
A limited edition booklet featuring a selection of photos will be available for purchase and all proceeds will go to the mental health charity Mind.
Event starts at 18:00.
- Saturday 16th | Experimental Camera Subversion Session
Want to take your experimentation with analogue processes further? Choose from our line of experimental cameras and learn the ropes of shooting with it. We'll also dish out tips and tricks on how to subvert the camera's settings for some truly experimental images.
This workshop is £20 which includes the loan of a Lomography camera of your choice, a roll or pack of film, and development/scans of your negatives, plus a chance to win prizes! Only limited slots are available so call +02074341466 now to book yours. Workshop starts at 13:00.
This month, all the workshops will take place at the Artazart Bookstore next to canal Saint-Martin where we also have a Lomo'Instant Square Glass exhibition featuring images by Laura Bonnefous and Camille Vivier.
- Saturday, June 2nd | Instant Challenge
Ready for a friendly competition? Test your skills with the Lomo'Instant Square Glass and tick off the list of themes we'll give you in this timed challenge around the bookstore.
- Saturday, June 9th | MX Workshop
Discover the wonders multiple exposure photography can do in your instant photographs in this special workshop, featuring images by Camille Vivier's shot using this technique.
- Saturday, June 16th | LomoWalk
Get the chance to test out the creative features of the Lomo'Instant Square Glass in this guided LomoWalk.
- Tuesday, June 19th | Analogue Workshop: Homemade Development
Learn how to properly expose and develop black and white films. We'll share techniques on shooting without light meter and processing films—from preparing chemicals at the right temperature, different developing times, and proper agitation.
- Saturday, June 9th | Darkroom Workshop
Spend a great afternoon in our lab and learn how to make analogue print. Get familiar with darkroom equipment and prepare unique prints from your own negatives.
- Saturday, June 16th | Photowalk in the Downtown Budapest
Explore the historical district of downtown Budapest and brush up your knowledge of the basics of analogue photography—from shooting on different film formats to composing photographs. Different analogue cameras and film rolls will be provided. After the workshop, we'll also process and scan your rolls, so you can look back on your afternoon adventure!