About a month ago, it was my first experience with an analogue camera and Fuji 120 film; and it was a good one. This film has a natural feel, but colors can explode from your photos if you let it.
My roll of Fuji Pro came with the Holga 120 CFN that my friend had bought for me from Japan. I had ever seen 120 film in my life before that day (but I figured out that it’s actually really simple.)
It was also my first time trying out multiple exposures as well, but I fired away! The color splash from my Holga definitely added to the colors:
….but the ones without flash have brilliant colors too.
My only annoyance with the film was that most photo developers did not have the equipment to develop the film. I also don’t have my own dark room or chemicals, so I couldn’t do it myself. I ended up waiting for three weeks for it to come back from the Fuji lab. But the wait was worth it! I love my photos, I love my Holga, and I love Fuji Pro!
Community newcomer Bert Liang (@bcliang), has been practicing photography for over 45 years. He continues to learn from both digital and analogue image-making processes, but prefers the latter for the boundless experiments that can done with it. In this interview, he shares his insights on film photography and how it expanded his views on creativity.
"I have been living in Portland for about 8 years now, off and on and it does feel like home. It is a great place to come back to after traveling. But I think I am happiest on the road or traveling, it feels kind of second nature to me," explains Portland-based photographer Jeff Luker.
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.
This lightweight and compact Art Lens System is three prime lenses in one. Shoot with a fixed focal length of 35mm, 50mm or 80mm and experiment with a wide range of f/stops and special aperture plates to achieve countless creative styles. Available in Canon EF, Nikon F or Pentax K mount!
Today, we gain altitude with Ben Nardini, director of photography and pilot of drone for Almo film production. Passionate about image, whether static or moving, Ben meets the LC-Wide in the LGS in New York. He is taking this little analogue camera everywhere ever since, even when the good fellow leaves for Alaska. Let's go for a special meeting "from the top"!
What makes Game of Thrones one of the most popular shows (if not the most) to date is its beautiful writing. However, let's give credit to the aesthetics, too. The show's pretty consistent and thematic on showing the colors of "ice and fire", a subtle hint of its visual storytelling.
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.
Self-portraiture is synonymous to experimenting and getting to know one's self, it's a classic tradition of art history, but it never fails to be beautiful. And such is Rimel Neffati, who finds amusement within herself, through photography, red lipstick, masks, crowns, and flowers.
Film noir is one of the most unique and stylish genre of film that we all continue to love. Expressionistic in manner, yet pessimistic, fatalist and menacing, film noir isn't just about the dark and brooding.
Photography isn't just about the visuals, technicalities or equipment. To be a photographer, you have to capture the unseen and the abstract. And when you do, you grow one step empathetic. Here we review Lomographs that straight out speak of human emotions.