Stop-Motion videos are awesome, but they are even more awesome when shot with an LC-A+ and a mix of different 35mm films!
One overcast Sunday last August, a group of 20 lomographers gathered single file in front of the store to be part of the our first ever Lomo caterpillar/matrix event! All were armed with LC-A+ cameras and a mélange of different film types – Lomography colour negative, Xpro slide and redscale – all shot in no particular order. The human caterpillar queue snaked down from the shop, through Carnaby Street and finished off at the Golden Square, Soho for some awesome jumps, yo-yoing and spinning matrix shots!
The result? A kick-ass stop-motion video made with nearly 2,000 separate images and 2 reels of 8mm B&W film rammed into a 2:54minute video. If this doesn’t inspire, we don’t know what will!
The film artist and director Müge Yildiz, whose videos are displayed in different parts of the world, recently shot with the LomoKino. We asked Müge about her current projects and her LomoKino experience.
12 New Media students from the University of Texas, all armed with Lomography cameras, travelled to New York City for an advanced studio art course in May 2016. They each shot one roll of film in a LomoKino per day, and the results were exciting and diverse. Read more here.
Joel Byron is a big fan of Lomography and anything analogue. In 2010 he edited the famous Lomography Caterpillar Matrix video which had over 60,000 hits! We lent Joel a Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens and he shot a video along Brighton Beach.
More and more filmmakers are going back to shooting with an analogue camera. One of them is Christopher Patrick Goode who recently submitted a silent film shot entirely with our very own LomoKino to a competition. Watch his engaging short movie that explores the psychological effects of war.
We all know about 35mm and 120 film, right? And since Lomography re-introduced 110 film, we have another film format to play with. But in the years past, many more film formats were in use. Let me introduce you to a few golden oldies and tell you about my experiences with them. Here's how I revived my Instamatic cameras.
People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the short films that took the top spot in the Cinematics category.
Thanks to Lomography the world can experiment again with the magic of color shifting films. But how does one use these films properly in different lighting conditions? Here are some tips about shooting with the LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400 and LomoChrome Turquoise XR 100-400 at night.
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!
On 24 July, Lomography x Fashion Walk - Be An Explorer have their first Lomo'Instant workshop. It was such a sunshiny day, and all the 20 participants enjoyed the workshop a lot and they took some awesome shots! Let's take a look.
In Chinese tradition, there is no festival more important than the Lunar New Year! Lomography's line of instant cameras come in a variety of film formats, with automatic and manual operation and lots of creative features to make documenting your Chinese New Year even more special.