Madrid is an incredible city to lomograph from top to bottom. What usually happens is that we analogically reproduce reality from our own point of view, that of a pedestrian on foot. But the city is much more than that. For example, all the magnificent views on offer are from all its buildings and parks. A good way to spend a roll of film is to go up to the terrace in the Circulo de Bellas Artes (CBA).
You can achieve some wonderful results from this roof terrace, with a camera, film, imagination and originality.
The CBA was founded in 1880 thanks to the efforts of a small group of artists. In 1921 it was declared “Public Centre for the Protection of Fine Arts”. It’s a centre of many disciplines from visual arts to literature, science to philosophy, cinema to performing arts.
Since its creation it’s developed an important international standing in the fields of creativity and arts administration to become one of the most important, private cultural centres in Europe.
The ancient philosopher Plato claimed that the truest form of reality is not the tangible, but the abstract. While many intellectuals come and go to debate such belief, we still wonder to what extent of accuracy Plato reached. Photographer Sarolta Gyoker enters the world of forms.
A few months ago we set up a series of competitions asking you to submit your best shots representing different cities from all over the world. The winners were chosen and the UK team set to work on the 8.5 meter Ganton St Lomowall.
The weather gets chillier, and the days cozier! Mornings become lethargic, sleep is your new best friend, but life beckons to be lived at maximum effort. Kids to feed, bills to pay, Christmas shopping to do, right? So go get that cup, drink it all up!
LomoAmigo Sophia Ragomo went behind-the-scenes with Nashville-based alternative rock band Halfnoise in New York City to show what a day in the life of the band is really like. From soundcheck to pre-show to performance, Sophia was there to capture all the action. Check out her photos here.
The great thing about being a photographer is that there's always a way to emulate styles and elements. if you're just as resourceful as the guys from the Cooperative of Photography, you'll find this video tipster helpful, applicable to all sorts of photography.
Sam Prekop of The Sea and Cake is a meticulous musician, setting up and dismantling instruments and synthesisers to create a unique sound. He is also a keen film photographer who likes to document the everyday, forgotten corners of life.
Lomography loves both students and teachers, so we're helping you out with some savings on some photographic school supplies! Get a 35% discount on the Diana F+ Camera, Diana F+ Camera with Flash, Sprocket Rocket, or The Spinner 360°! Check out our microsite to find out more!
Fearless traveler and long-time Lomographer Stéphane Heinz (a.k.a. @vicuna) is here to share his memorable stay in the beautiful city of Montreal, Canada. With his own words and images, he walks us through his latestsummer vacation.