I spotted and took a photo of actor Vincent Cassel at the carnival parade in Sapucaí. It was surreal.
As you can imagine, being at Sapucaí during the carnival parade is something just unique, especially if you like shooting that dreamlike atmosphere with your lovely analogue cameras. Plus, you’re surrounded with good Lomographic fellows.
During the hustle and bustle of “dispersão” (where revelers gather as they end their parade), I was able to shoot Vincent Cassel (Black Swan) with my LC-A+. He was in a hurry, but really gentle. Something that drew my attention was the fact that he speaks Portuguese very well. Yes, the carnival was surreal.
Russell Darling tested out the Lomo'Instant Square camera on his two actor friends Michael Hanratty and Hector Moss. He took inspiration from 1970’s instant photos shot by Andy Warhol, and created a series of characters and ambiguous situations for the camera.
Have you ever imagined what it feels like to shoot with a 100-year-old camera? In the past four months, I have been shooting hundreds of photos with a Contessa Nettel Tessco. I don't know when was the last time its previous owner shot pictures with it. Perhaps 20 to 30 years ago?
We had a chat with Mert Can Tekin, AKA eyvahblues about his photos, surrealism and experimental arts. Mert Can’s photos, whose motto is "Surrealism and experimentation are a journey of discovery for me, as well as a search" become different art pieces with the addition of illustrations.
It's been over a month since I left Vienna after spending a fantastic week with all the 2016 TEN AND ONE winners. Looking back at the photos I captured brings a smile to my face as I remember the fun memories of the experience I had with my fellow Lomographers.
Hong Kong Photographer Wilson Lee brought along the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System to the United States. He visited the three famous spots, including the Death Valley, Great Canyon, and Antelope Canyon. He shot with the 35mm and 80mm front elements. Let's look at his photos and read his thoughts on the lenses!
They say art destroys lives, just the way Vincent Van Gogh met his demise. It's a stereotype that creativity happens at the expense of our sanity. It is the other way around. Art saves lives, and photography has saved much more in the modern world.
Remember Vincent Moschetti's "Film Dating' Quiz launched last Valentine's Day? The quiz garnered enough data from those who took the film-compatibility test and showed the film stocks almost everyone's in love with.
Each year our friends at Art Shack, a vibrant art store in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada host a competition to submit photographs to their Lomo Expo. Photos must be shot on film, with a Lomography accessory, or created via alternative process. Check it out!
The first installment of the Indiana Jones movie series was one of the top-grossing films and continues to be so today. It was a highly acclaimed film, and most noted for Spielberg's "desert chase" scene. Here, the guys at Shot by Shot break down the iconic piece.