What is a Lomographic picture?

A Lomographic picture usually mixes up the golden rules of Lomography and a few of the defining characteristic styles. However, nowadays a Lomographic picture is entirely up to your own creativity.

A Lomographic picture usually has qualities such as deep saturation, high film grain, a combination of light leaks, shadowy vignetting, and multiple exposures. Though these are iconic indicators of a Lomographic picture, we encourage the free reign to experiment.

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    What are the best Lomography cameras for beginners?

    Lomography has many cameras made for different occasions. For taking your first journey into film, wanting to learn the more technical side of photography, or even just letting loose and experimenting, there is a Lomography camera for you. This list highlights five cameras: the Simple Use Camera, Fisheye No. 2 35 mm Camera, Diana F+, the Lomo LC-A+, and the LomoApparat, which are all great starting points to your analogue journey.

  • What is the LomoLab?

    The LomoLab is our film developing and scanning arm of Lomography. Found in Vienna and only available for mainland Europe, you can send in your rolls directly to us at Lomography – LomoLab, Kaiserstraße 34/12, 1070 Vienna, Austria.

  • What is a LomoAmigo?

    A LomoAmigo is an artist we collaborate with. They bring their own unique styles to our products and we publish articles in the Lomography Magazine highlighting their work.

  • What makes Lomography cameras different from other film cameras?

    What makes Lomography cameras different from other film cameras?

    Lomography cameras are different from other film cameras because they’re designed to be easy to use with film experimentation in mind.

  • What is a LomoHome?

    Your LomoHome is your gateway to sharing your photos and yourself on Lomography.com. It’s where you can upload your photos, create albums, and keep up with your friends’ latest activities.

  • What is Colorsplashing?

    What is Colorsplashing?

    Colorsplashing is a technique where colored filters are attached to the flash to change the original white color. Colorsplashing will give you the opportunity to bring any mood to photos with the full range of the color wheel at your disposal.

  • What is cross processing?

    What is cross processing?

    Cross processing (or “X-pro”) is the procedure of deliberately processing film in a chemical solution intended for a different type of film. As each chemical mixture is optimized for a specific kind of film, you will get unpredictable results when combining them differently.