The American pioneer of surrealist and dadaist photography was once treated as an offender to the scientific-and-documentary approach of photography. It just so happens that Man Ray liberated the camera to be more than just a medium of representation.
Hanna Varela, also known as Ponzi in the Lomography community, names the Lomo LC-A+ Russia Day as her favorite camera. We had a quick chat with her about her experience with the Lomo LC-A+ through all these years.
We had an epic Film Photography Day celebration this year at the Lomography Gallery Store NYC. Our friends at Sacred Tattoo NYC were kind enough to transform the gallery into a tattoo shop so Lomographers could show their analog pride forever and ever with a free camera tattoo!
Photography as a medium evolved more than just as a way of documenting and capturing real life. It became an avenue for creation and release of fiction. In Erika Zolli's photography, she translates her cognitions into surreal images.
The 25th anniversary of Lomography is not just about celebrating the past, but also the present and future. For this little cafe in Larnaca, there's nothing more regal than to represent and create the LomoWall for Cyprus.
A train station is not just an infrastructure of public commute. It's the collective consciousness of a city. So many can be learned just by looking at a city's train station, and Enig Hui reveals them all in his oeuvre dedicated to subways.
We at Lomography know that film photography is alive and well, but it has also begun to attract some high-profile attention as analog processes rise in popularity. Recently, Al Roker and the Today Show visited Lomography NYC to find out just what it is about film that people love so much.
Iraina and Sam are better known as The Smoking Guns DJ's. They have a regular radio show on Soho Radio, just round the corner from the Lomography Soho Store. We lent them the Lomo'Instant Automat and they documented their trip to sunny LA, just as the rains came down here in the UK.