My first time… with a slide film. I remember it was a Lomography X-Pro Slide 200. I just had to put it inside my Diana and it was alright, maybe too easy. I took a few shots and tried some double exposure… Just the time to say a word and the roll was out.
With its C-41 written on its side, my developping studio didn’t even realized that they were developing slides! And they were so surprised when it came out. They thought they made a mistake, but I was so happy to tricked them!
The result was stunning! These colors… these specialities! Yummy! I needed more, I directly charged the second roll and immediately finished it in two or three days! And all this was before I had my scanner! It’s more delightful to scan them at home. No noise, awesome colors and that stunning result we didn’t expect for this slide film!
Like every rolls sent by Lomography, the packaging is wonderful, you can see some good shots on the box and you learn that they come from a great company producing good emulsions, you can’t go wrong with it!
Jorgen Axelvall is a Swedish photographer based in Tokyo. This time he took Petzval 85 Lens to shoot talented Japanese DJ Mademoiselle Yulia in Tokyo for celebrating Isetan ReStyle’s 20th Anniversary. It was also a collaboration with Lemonlife. Urban stylish photos were born from a classic lens.
It is maybe the closest you will come to the North Pole: the polar region around Ny Ålesund. It is on 79° degrees north, where polar bears play polo and I was farthest from civilization. A tale about 50 shades of ice.
By far the oddest-looking camera I own, the Electric Eye is an auto-exposure viewfinder camera made by Bell & Howell in the late 1950s. I picked one up online and ended up with another one, that came with a very cool, retro looking carrying case, from my grandfather. It took a little while to try these two out but after running some film I found that this camera is a lot of fun to shoot with.
This beautiful camera features such ability to let users choose and switch between 35mm or 120 formats! Shoot more, save more! Get 15% discount on Lomography Films when you purchase film with the Lubitel camera!
With my visit to the polar station of Ny Ålesund I already got a taste for the far north. But eventually I wanted to get a piece of the real thing. So I went on a journey straight to the North Pole, 90° latitude and a point, where every compass goes cuckoo crazy. It was remarkable.
We had received over 2,000 entries for the Lomography x Casetify: #SlayThePortrait Photo Competition and they were all fantastic! It was a tough decision to make but we've finally voted for five winners.
Don't fear the dark, you'll learn a lot from it. It's time to spruce up your analogue skill set and become a more accomplished film photographer by working inside the darkroom. Once you get the hang of it, you'll become more creative than you ever imagined!
Do you long for the dreamy soft focus that only the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens can give your photos? Grab it in the lens mount of your choice! Brass versions are now available for purchase in the shop!
An album is more than just a collection of photographs. It can accurately tell your tale without the need for words. Take a look at this month's most note-worthy albums and get a hint on how to share your stories through visual organization.
This travel story re-imagines my brief stop at the Frontier Bar in Dunkirk, Montana in 1957. I photographed images found on the internet to reconstruct a visual context of our road trip, as all the negatives and color slides are lost.
Vicuna is one of my best friends and wherever the wind takes him I will catch a paraglide to meet him. I did so, when he chased turtles in Polynesia and now, when he is digesting cheese in Switzerland. My prerogative was to hit a mountain on my birthday and so we did.
Last summer we were lucky to visit 4 cities in 3 different countries, just within a few days. This was reason enough to give my very first LomoChrome Turquoise a try. Afterwards I was astonished by the absolutely unexpected colors of the shots.
Mere days before my two week adventure I spontaneously inherited Lomography’s original gem of immediate satisfaction. Armed with the most creative take on instant photography yet, I was able to see Salamanca, Oviedo, Santander, and Madrid through a rare lens.
UK based Indira Flack approached us after the Photography Show as she was itching to test out the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens. We lent her the lens and she took it for a spin at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.