Of course, everyone has to start from somewhere and at least with something!
And for the month of august, the young ‘uns are coming in. Everything is so fresh –the quirks, the curiosity, the by-the-book plays and everything else. Even the pictures smell new! And these are online! The start of August heralds in the playful sense, the experiments with the lenses, the pretty little smiles and the awkward jitters of a newly-born photographer. Keep ‘em coming!
Coming from a family of artists, community newcomer Montague Fendt got acquainted with the art of image-making at an early age. What started out as a simple means to record memories, his passion for photography turned into a career as a director for advertising, documentaries, and indie movies.
The Community continues to attract legions of creative photographers from various corners of the world. This year, we're lucky to meet talented newbies whose humble LomoHomes and dashing personalities inspired everyone to keep pushing the boundaries of photography. Meet the trending community newcomers of 2016.
For community newcomer tomka13, Lomography serves as a ticket to "a poetic, sentimental, surreal rendering to ordinary life," which is in tuned with his desire to record fleeting moments of freedom from the daily grind. In this interview, the young teacher from France shares more about his passion for experimentation and a selection of his favorite photographs.
Everyday a thousand photographs come in the community, all in lieu of the Lomographic aesthetic. Some just shine just above the rest -- and we'd like to commend those Lomographers who took their art beyond and caught everyone's attention. Let's take a look at the most popular snapshots of 2016.
Being surrounded by creative people encouraged lomographer Qixian Zhu to pick up a film camera and start documenting her daily routine. Being in the community allows her to let loose and enjoy the fun of shooting the analogue way. Get to know our community newcomer from Shanghai, China in this interview.
For newcomer Aurélie Raidron, shooting on film is a welcome break from the almost perfect image-rendering of digital devices. She makes the most out of the blurs, grains, and "happy accidents" inherent to analogue photography and incorporates them to create hauntingly beautiful photographs.
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.
Community newcomer Lena may have taken a break from shooting film but the "Don't Think, Just Shoot" mindset of Lomography stays on her shooting style. In this interview, she shares how she found her way back to the analogue grind and a selection of her dreamy double exposure photographs.