I am a country girl, so when I went to New York City for the first time a few months ago I was shocked! I rode the subway to Time Square at night and was completely overwhelmed by the the bright lights, the traffic, and the mass crowds of people pushing me.
I took pictures for my photography class with a Vivitar camera with a wide angle lens attached. When developing the film myself, I decided to lay the negatives on the concrete floor and then jump all over them in an attempt to scratch the hell out of them. I wanted to scratch the negatives to give the feel of movement and chaos that I experienced on my first trip to NYC.
Two years after the Lomographic Society International was born, the community went into full swing. Two simultaneous exhibits was set up in New York City and Moscow, the first Lomography Embassy Store was established in Berlin, and lomo.com was launched!
Fashion photographer Ruby June recently decided to drop everything in her home of New York City and set off for her dreamland of California. She took the Lomo'Instant Square to capture the moments along the way. Here she shares the photos and some insight to her new favorite traveling companion.
The birth of New Yorker punk -- the CBGB was the unlikely beaming light of a seemingly nearly-apocalyptic New York in the 1970's. Photographer David Godlis caught this special time and place with his camera.
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!
You might get sick of New York being in the media reels all the time, but this city has rightfully earned its reputation, and it's inarguable. A favorite among photographers, street shooter Daniel Arnold is one of them.
As soon as they saw the Lomo'Instant Square, tattoo artist Michelle Santana and her manager Naomi Perkins, both based at Sacred Tattoo in New York City, had some really exciting ideas of how they might use it around the shop. Check out their ideas, insights, and photos!
Dimetri Hogan is a 24 year old creative director and photographer based in New York City. Co-founder of Off The Rails Magazine alongside Matthew Comer, Dimetri Hogan helps to project a new take on youth culture.