The first thing you'll see when you land at the Lomohome of @sobermind are these words: "No photoshop. Just take and upload." We don't know about you but we dig that kind of description.
It's a welcome sign for anyone who follows the "Don't think, just shoot" mindset. We love that our community members still enjoy this style of photography—off-the-cuff and unfiltered. It just goes to show that film continues to thrive and that photography isn't an interference in your life but rather a part of it (we wonder where we've heard that one before.) We'd have to thank @sobermind for sharing all their beautiful and exciting analogue shots with the community. These really do take us back to the carefree days filled with adventure and analogue experimentation.
Linear, and near-ritualistic... these are properties we rarely relate with analogue photography. However, during uncertain times, where one could feel anxious, following certain rituals could give us a sense of structure and regularity. Read about how the linear, step-by-step processes of film photography and other analogue media could actually be therapeutic and provide something tangible and certain during these turbulent times.
The on-going film swap and double exposures project "Make This a Double" have provided us some of the most unique photo collaborations in our Lomography Community. Check out this gallery of our current favorites!
Julia, also known as zweifellosmondbetont, is a psychologist and art therapist from Magdeburg. She works in a practice for child and adolescent psychiatry and in her free time she often experiments with the medium of analogue photography and also mixes it with other art forms.
A regular 35 mm frame is not enough for photographer Franklin Ruiz, and neither are usual scans. With his Sprocket Rocket, he captures mind blowing landscapes and scans them as part of contact sheets that carry you away from the daily grind to beautiful landscapes.
Print, cut, tape, bleach and burn: Lomographer and visual artist Nick Tauro Jr. gives us a step-by-step guide to creating beautifully tactile photos using his tried and tested method of manipulating film negatives.
Known for his perfectly shaped paintings and immaculate handwork for details, Thai artist Suntur shares how he came up with his sophisticated and minimalist take on the Lomo'Instant Automat Suntur Edition.
For most people, the camera must capture reality in its accuracy. But for Lomographer adamariastills a.k.a. Ada Maria Jakimiuk, it’s all about capturing the intangible — the mood and emotions of the moment.