He started to click the analogue shutter in the year of 2007 and he never looked back. His love towards analogue photography will never stop and, now, he is one of the most noticeable faces among the true Lomographers in Malaysia.
The birth of another raising star in Malaysian Lomography scene started in the year 2007. He was looking something fresh and unique to edit pictures with (he was a Photoshop addict before), and stumbled upon a video tutorial on Youtube about the “lomo effects.” Curiosity dragged his hands to the search engine box and started to find ‘what the f*ck are lomo cameras’ but he erased it from his mind as he thought that Lomographic cameras were expensive and perhaps there’s no Lomographic community in Malaysia at that time. At the end of the year, he came across the effects community (formerly known as Lomokids) but his heart is still in love with the digital world.
Questions raised by his best friend @shahirmomo one day reignite the flame – @shahirmomo asked him to join film photography community called lomography. He bought a Holga CFN 120 from @hanifmaidin and after he developed the entire roll, he became addicted to lomography, eager to see more and more results. Then, he etched the word lomography on his heart and stepped on the road that rarely taken — the analogue way. As a beginner, he learned slowly until he became one of the respected lomographers.
The bulletofmine name came actually when he’s looking for a more matured and exploding name. From the word B.O.M — the nickname bulletofmine was produced as he was largely influenced by Greenday songs (from the album American Idiots that mainly depicts wars). Bulletofmine represented the ideas that he poured onto his photos, which came from his knowledege, experience, and most importantly his soul. His biggest hope is that Malaysia’s Lomography scene will not end, instead of just a trendy culture that one day will be washed away and erased from everyone’s mind. He is also hopeful that our country’s community will surpass the success of the Lomography big guns such as Lomo US, Lomo UK, and Lomo Japan.
Lennart Normann's first encounter with Lomography happened during a curiosity-fueled trip to a local gallery store. This quick visit introduced him to a creative, colorful, and crazy analogue movement he never knew existed. Five years since, he's now ready to share his dreamy and minimalist photographs to the rest of the community.
They started the year not with a thundering bang but with the soft click of shutter buttons fired in rapid succession. Our heartfelt thanks to these lomographers for providing us with stunning images to admire all month long!
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!
Last year, Armin Amirian talked to Lomography about his motivations as an artist, his inspiration for his work and the difficulty of pursuing his passion in the society he belongs to. With that came a collection of images that reflected the concerns he and his fellow countrymen are faced with every day. The Iran-based photographer returns with insight on his new body of work.
This article is dedicated to one of the finest British sport photographers, Monte Fresco. In his 30 years of reportage for the Daily Mirror, he took some of the most iconic photographs in sporting history. He covered football, tennis, and boxing. But it is his ice skating pictures that I am most fascinated with. Using my own lens, I give him a modern tribute.
Photographer Sebastian Palmer decided to give a voice and most importantly a face to those, who are axcluded, discriminated against and marginalised. In this series, he focused on showing the faces of the people of the so called "Cracolândia" in São Paulo, Brasil.
Matthieu Soudet is a French photographer who started photography when he was only nine years old. His creativity is boundless and with all of his shots, this artist invites us in a unique universe, and every time, he tells us a new story.
Lomographer stripedbeatle is a child of art. He started using a camera in his teens and went on to document his life though videos and music. Let's get to know this community newcomer and film student from the United States.
In this new series photographer and analogue enthusiast Simeon Smith talks about the use of minimalism in photography and how he applied this method to his own work. He tested out the Lomo'instant Wide, with some interesting results.
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.
He calls himself Khalik Allah – a creator, a limitless, timeless, infinite being. He documents life as it comes and goes, as it hurts, as it glows inside the protagonists of his stories. His photography and videography take us deep into the never-ending nights of Harlem, a place where the darkness might seem to reach its peak. Yet, he is capturing light in its purest form, reminding us that it lies in everyone’s eyes, within everyone’s self.
Wilson Lee is not new to Lomography. He has taken photos using the Petzval Lens, and produced stunning results. Before going back to London to finish his master's degree, he used the New Russar+ lens and Lomography Lady Grey film to preserve his memories of his hometown, Hong Kong, in black and white.
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