The 35mm back is perfect for the beginning film photographer.
I’m not gonna lie, I wanted the Diana F+ because it was adorable. Who wouldn’t? It’s charm is undeniable. But when I got it, I wanted to shoot something with it, not just look at it. Unfortunately, there is nowhere near where I live that can develop 120 mm film, which posed a problem, so when I got it, I got it with the Diana+ 35mm Back. While it might be an extra cost, it wound up saving money.
The backs are very easy to change, and it is much more inexpensive to develop the 35mm film. The sprockets also add a nice touch that I love. The only thing I have to say against it is that the viewfinder is made for the 120 mm film, so when using 35 mm film, watch out. Not everything you see in the viewfinder will make it onto the film.
One of my favorite things about the Diana F+ though is the slightly out of focus touches, the random light leaks, and the double exposures. Digital cameras have nothing on the Diana.
New York is an infinitely photographable city in spite—or because—of its innate chaos. And even when the medium is film, praised nowadays for the virtue of slowness, the photographer must keep up with the city’s pace. Ricardo Lozano, 35mm photographer and Lomography community member, managed to do it for the series OK Commuter, now a book by A Love Token Press.
September marks the 60th anniversary of James Dean's death. Dean is remembered not only for his roles in American films, but also for his iconic image associated with teenage rebellion. Filmmaker Anton Corbijn honors James Dean in "LIFE," a new film that showcases the special friendship between the young actor and photographer Dennis Stock who made Dean immortal through his pictures. Take part in our new competition and win movie tickets, James Dean posters, an illustrated book and a Diana F+ camera.
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!
We've got some great workshops for you this month, including the Classic Back To Basics with the Diana F+ and our very first Lomo'instant Wide workshop. Book your space now and start the new year in analogue!
Polish photographer Lukasz Wierzbowski is known for his slightly eccentric, surreal and colorful photographs. For us, he put down his 35mm camera for a change and went out exploring with the Lomo'Instant Wide.
Named for the Italian city situated in the Lombardy region, overflowing with art and culture, say hello to the colorful aesthetics of the new Lomo'Instant Milano, the latest member of the Lomo'Instant family!
Community newcomer vasilievas from Lithuania has been taking photographs on film for almost seven years. In this interview, he talks about his humble beginnings, his passion for art, and the 11th Golden Rule of Lomography.
With an expanded field of view and its ability to produce high quality images and capture minute detail, medium format photography has become the top choice of many photographers. Lomography is working hard to make sure that it keeps going with the continued production of medium format film and cameras. The current issue of German magazine FOTO HITS focuses on medium format photography. And with this rumble, we want to prove why medium format photography is king. Take your Diana F+, Holga 120, Lubitel 166+ or the new Lomo LC-A 120 and show us your best square shots!