In the city I work in, there is an old abandoned pea peeling factory. It used to be a place for artists and musicians to perform, but since it’s falling apart, nobody is using the rooms in there anymore. I often drive by and I wanted to go in there!
A friend of mine, herr_zeit did an exhibition of his paintings there some years ago so he knew who we needed to contact to get a key. The first time we went there ’cause the weather outside was pretty bad. From that day on, we always went there when we had no chance to shoot outdoors.
Running around in this really big and empty building was sometimes pretty frightening ’cause it´s dark, the windows are broken and the wind is crying like an insane freak and the house itself is producing some horrilbe noises.
There were showroom dummies lying around, some pigeons watching us, and then we found a box with a leather whip an some other s/m gear. As the rain knocked on some of the remaining windows the frightening feeling grew and grew… Just check out the photos and dont forget to turn the lights out!
Janne Parviainen is a 35-year-old artist from Helsinki, Finland. He is both a painter and a photographer but sometimes, he swaps his painting tools for light and creates illuminated pieces of art. Abandoned places are his favorite places for shoots because, according to him, "there's so much lived life and stories in abandoned places, they are the lost diaries and photos turned to dust of lives that once bloomed."
On the last Saturday of July, the old district of Borgo Vico hosted an art and music festival. There was also a graffiti contest, and the winner will exhibit his work at the Como Business Center for Expo 2015. I used my Zorki 4 loaded with an Ilford FP4+ film to document the event. I focused on the young artists who, amid the swirl of activity, had to concentrate on their large-scale pieces.
Robin Rimbaud is a UK based artist, record producer, and composer who works under the name "Scanner" in reference to his use of mobile phone signals and police scanners in his early performances. He has worked on soundtracks for films, sound installations, radio, dance and theater. Robin also has a passion for medium format photography, owns a Holga camera and has a unique photographic style. Get to know him in this interview, where he talks about his personal work as well as his experience with the Lomo LC-A 120.
Walk along the sandy shore, take a dip and splash around, and celebrate summer with the Lomo'Instant San Sebastián! Inspired by the Spanish surf town, this nifty newest edition of the Lomo'Instant is perfect to capture your colorful instant summer snaps!
Water is synonymous to life, but everyone knows this does not apply to the vastness and depths of the Dead Sea. English photographer and wanderlust Maya Beano recollects the time she braved and swam on one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world.
The "Be An Explorer" campaign was launched last week. Apart from the 80-metre long LomoWall outdoors, there is also a Lomo'Instant Wide and Petzval Photo Booth, allowing you to experience the instant photo and the classic bokeh effect of the lens. Let us see what happened!
Etienne Despois' first foray into film photography was made possible by a vintage Canon FTb camera he received from his father. Meet our featured community newcomer from Paris, France in this short interview.
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However, if you're based in Germany - and you don't mind a longer waiting time, you can still send your rolls for processing to:
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Everything about a person can be read upon the sight of his face -- the squint of eyes, turn of lips or raise of brows immediately paint one's feelings like an open book; but these elements are shrouded in English photographer Toby Harvard's portraiture.