Recently, a team of photography nerds asked Kickstarter to fund their dream recreating a legendary but now defunct 19th Century camera lens for Digital SLR cameras. Most modern lenses are designed to minimize field curvature, so you’ll have the whole image in focus. But the Petzval lens design gives its photos a totally different optical […]
All photographers and Lomo-enthusiasts out there, Australian artist collective and apparel brand Das Monk is launching its first ever photography competition, in association with Lomography Australia and New Zealand. Opening their doors (and inboxes) to budding young photographers, Das Monk is looking for the next amazing photo to print on a tee for one of […]
Who amongst you is still shooting analog photos or have heaps of film lying around at home? The Lomography Society has invented the Smartphone Film Scanner to scan, edit, print and share all 35mm films. It fits into any rucksack and comes with a specific smartphone app to edit the photos on the go. That sounds like a must-have tool for analog junkies who enjoy living in the 21st century.
Set to the Canopy Climbers’ single, Far, Los Angeles filmmaker Danny Brown shot an awesome music video composed of silhouettes of classically-trained dancers double exposed against the backdrop of the LA cityscape. Shot using a Krasnogrosk 16mm camera and consuming around a total of 400 feet of film, the result is simply gorgeous and inimitable.
If you’re a member of Lomography’s international community, you might have already seen these majestic, postcard-worthy images, shot using 35mm films. These were taken by Jorge Sato, a Lomographer based in São Paulo. He travels across the globe (from Iceland to London, to Tokyo, to Vienna, and beyond) to take photographs the analogue way. Sato’s work has been displayed and showcased in numerous exhibitions and publications.
Whether you are into analogue photography or design, the new customizable camera by Lomography is a real gem. The design reminds me of the paint by numbers my dad used to get me when I was home sick from school. With tons of colors and stickers, you can totally make it unique.
One of the most pronounced political topics in the past few months has been the economic crisis, and with it, the rising of a new capitalist criticism movement. A photo that highlights the subject perfectly is this shot taken by Gavin Hammond, a lomo photographer from London.
For my project, A Lomo A Day, I’ll be taking and uploading a new Lomo shot each day until Feb 20, 2012. The Lomos will be taken using my iPhone and Lomo camera and uploaded at the place of inspiration, where possible, to The Daily Lomo website.
We have a vinyl, poster, and CD of the awesome new Yeah Yeah Yeahs album, It’s Blitz!, to give away. But wait, there’s more. We’ll also throw a Diana F+ Lomo camera into the kitty. To enter, simply leave a message, and the name of the city you live in, below this post. Yeah Yeah Yeah!
The premise behind the Lomographic Amigos program is simple: The Lomographic Society International equips selected photographers, musicians and other creative types with a Diana F+ camera and some film and asks them to shoot the film for them, which is then displayed on their website. Former Lomo Amigos have included Radiohead, Modest Mouse, and David Arquette. These beautiful Lomo shots above and below were taken by Feature Shoot founder and editor, Alison Zavos, whose own photography has been featured in the American Photography annual.
Don’t carry nine cameras around. Grab this Lomography Pop 9 camera and embrace the Andy Warhol in you. It comes equipped with nine internal lenses to create a unique pattern-repeating portrayal of the same object being captured. The Pop 9 is artsy and fun, but don’t expect the power and creative control of a digital […]
Are you into wide angles? Then you might want to check out the new Paul Smith limited edition Fisheye No2 camera. Paul Smith collaborated with Lomography cameras to make this special item, which has a 180 degree wide-angle view and amazing fish-eye barrel distortion. Included is a bulb setting for long exposures and a switch […]
The original Lomography Sidekick bag has had a revamp. Though it still maintains its 2-in-1 design, it now houses a smaller section to comfortably hold compact cameras, and a larger compartment for all the other things you need. It also fits your laptops. Oh, and the exterior is made from 100% water-resistant TPE. Fun!
If you’re a camera fiend, you’ll love this baby. Lomo’s Fish Eye 2 camera literally allows you to capture the hottest images on film via a 180 degree wide-angle view, coupled with stunning fisheye barrel distortion. Enhanced with a full metal body and a bulb setting for long exposures, the Fish Eye 2 is way […]