It’s August and mephisto19 dreams up a rumble focus on all things ‘eight’. Curious as to what the prize is? Check out the details after the jump!
August, month eight. And eight is the theme!
Is it a german eight (“acht”) like in ACHTung, is it an italian eight like the name Otto or is it the english eight like in sk8ing? Is it the word hidden (please add a hint in the photo description!) somewhere? Is it the number itself? Is it the laying eight standing for infinity?
Of course you are allowed to send in eight photos
not digitally manipulated
ADDALLMETADATA (at least three tags, location, camera, film)
Winner will get piggy points enough for an Oktomat to jive with our theme!
The camera is an auxiliary to our sight; seeing things that the naked eye cannot. Everything is not what it seems in the David Lynch-like lens of analogue photographer Grace Gloria Denis as she zooms up-close to seemingly mundane still life.
Calling out all creatives! We all know that art is what makes up our lives. It's the passion that gives us the will and purpose to live. So, without further ado, here are the bad habits you'd want to cut for an enriching, creative life.
You stocked up on film and have just come back from a great holiday with a full bag of films. Now all you need to do is process them all! We've got that covered with our super-duper LomoLab online service. Simply post your films to us and we'll do the rest for you! Find out details here.
This is the perfect time to stock up on film, get out your cameras or book yourself onto one of our fab workshops. This month you can choose from our Meet The Artist evening with or Charlie Phillips & our LC-A+ Street Session!
A split diopter shot is a shot taken by split-focus diopters as it uses a convex glass attachment to make the camera nearsighted, thus giving a deeper focus on the subject. Crime filmmaker and screenwriter Brian De Palma uses this shot throughout his oeuvre.
LomoAmigo Sophia Ragomo went behind-the-scenes with Nashville-based alternative rock band Halfnoise in New York City to show what a day in the life of the band is really like. From soundcheck to pre-show to performance, Sophia was there to capture all the action. Check out her photos here.
Seb Mueller is the bassist of rock band SWMRS. He's a total film enthusiast, experimenting with lots of different emulsions and formats, such as 110 and Redscale. He shared an analog tour diary from US run with label-mates All Time Low. Check it out!
It shouldn't surprise you when works by Andy Warhol, Michelangelo, David Hockney, Salvador Dali, and more, are found in pieces of cinema such as in movie posters. After all, cinema is about art imitating life, and what better source to steal and recreate through great artists themselves?
What makes up a Sofia Coppola film? What're the criteria to consider something as Sofia Coppola-esque? Is it with the pastels or soft lighting? Or the drunk-then-sobered cinematography? This super-edit of Jacob Swinney might have the answers.
We all like to think of what the world will look like when it meets its inevitable end. However, it is human nature to hope that when the time comes, there'll still be a future. Plenty of times did cinema try their hands on imagining a post-apocalyptic future.
Photographer and art director Luca-Mercedes Stemer is one of the founders of HONEST., a magazine dedicated to preserving the tangible aspect of film photography. In this interview, she looks back on her early days as a young photographer and dishes out some tips on how to make it in the industry.