Manila’s famous bargain market never fails to be a great photographic location – especially in monochromes.
For a long time, I had not shot in black and white. I tried to save the very few monochrome films I have. But on the day I visited Divisoria to do some personal shopping, I decided to bring along my LCA+ fed with an Ilford.
Divisoria or Divi for short is probably the most famous and usually the most crowded public market in the Philippines. It’s credited for being the hub of cheap products from in and out of the country. Here, negotiating for a bargain and haggling down the prices are the common rules of trade.
Went there on a weekday armed with my lomocam. So as not to call much attention to my photography, I tried to shoot inconspicuously. Most of these shots are shots from the hip while I was looking away from the subjects to divert any suspicion. Sometimes I get the feeling this is what spies in movies are doing. LOL
Italian photographer Nino Migliori is famously known for his black and white abstract-humanistic photographs capturing the life of his hometown Bologna. This retrospective in Paris showcases his underestimated genius.
Martina Hache is a photographer and cinematographer from Madrid. She shares with us a series of black & white instant photographs shot with her Lomo'Instant Wide, part of an ongoing personal artistic project.
Dee, better know as elegia is a photographer based in Manchester, UK and has been sampling the Fuji Instax Monochrome film with the Lomo'Instant Wide. We talked to her about the joys of instant photography and what the future might hold.
I was fortunate enough to be chosen as one of the winners in the Monochrome category of the ﬁrst ever Lomography TEN AND ONE photography competition. After a Residency Week in Vienna I came to the following conclusions about the essence of photography.
Daniel Alea is a Spain based photographer who sees photography as a way of expressing and getting to know himself. Apart from being a great editorial and portrait photographer, he is one of the founders of the magazine Unusual Journey. Meet our new TEN AND ONE AWARDS judge!
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.
It takes a certain level of dedication to master a craft. Photographer Maija Karisma knows about that all too well and has poured in great time and effort into the creation of her dreamy and nuanced instant photographs.
First of all, I really appreciate being able to join the TEN AND ONE Residency Week in Vienna along with super cool Lomographers! We could never have any forgettable memories. The members are 11 people from 10 countries. I thought it'd be difficult to communicate with each other because of our different cultures, languages, personalities, etc. But we didn't have any worries. We respected each other, above all we are Lomographers!
Award winning photographer & filmmaker Dean Chalkley has shot the likes of Daft Punk, The White Stripes, Oasis and Amy Winehouse. He has worked with a plethora of record companies & fashion brands over the years. We gave him Lomo'Instant Automat to test out his instant skills.
Colors mean differently for all walks of life. For this week we have coquelicot, a bright red named from the wild corn poppy. Lomography tries to understand the meaning of each complex color found in the gradient and what it means for most of us photographers.