It is becoming rare to find natural habitat nowadays -- where the greenery is pure and untainted by humanity and technology. Such places that still exist are becoming dreamlike illusions. Here, photographer Olaf Otto Becker juxtaposes the rainforest and the balded, cleared lands.
His book Olaf Otto Becker: Reading the Landscape brings a glimpse of ecological niches and habitats untouched and unspoiled by humanity -- ever-leafy trees and crawling vines of the tropics look just as how we imagine -- such is seen in the deep jungles of Malaysia and Indonesia.
Even the Redwood National Parks in California remain intact.
The image of an Earthly paradise shatters as he takes us into the second half of his series. Juxtaposing the sublimity of nature is the tragic beauty of barren, cleared lands. Treeless terrains no longer are arable. Life no longer is possible around here.
The last part of the series is a preview of the future -- of artificial forests, conceived by architects to put the greenery into the urban space.
The TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards is made up of 11 different categories. Through these 11 different categories — 10 unchanging and one modified every year to reflect contemporary global issues — we’re asking to see the world through your eyes and to share your experience as a human on this beautiful, bizarre and bewildering planet. Unplugged from the fast-paced world of technology and reconnect with Mother Earth through the winning photographs of the Off the Grid category.
Sydney-based photographer Daniel Shipp has been interested in the inexplicable yet intuitive, mostly his photography focusing on studio work. In this series, he explores how plants and flowers found at non-nature environments fit and survive the modern world.
Lorenzo Scudiero is a 20-year-old photographer, born and raised in the beautiful Italian mountains. Lorenzo began his photographic journey a few years ago, when he started capturing his friends and telling their stories, all surrounded by the breathtaking natural landscape of the place he lives in. We let him use the Neptune Convertible Art Lens system and he delivered stunning results.
We gathered a pool of young photographers to give us their insights on photography, being its future, and other things in this interview series for Lomography's 25th anniversary. This time, we take a look at the portraiture style of Northampshire-based photographer Tyrone Williams.
The TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards is made up of 11 different categories. Through these 11 different categories — 10 unchanging and one modified every year to reflect contemporary global issues — we’re asking to see the world through your eyes and to share your experience as a human on this beautiful, bizarre and bewildering planet. Feel the adrenaline pumping through your veins with these winning photographs from the Adrenaline Junkies category.
Aside from browsing through beautiful photographs and reading interesting articles, hanging out in the shoutbox is another worthwhile activity to do in the community. Not only will you get updated on the latest in photography, you’ll also have a chance to share ideas, tips, and stories with fellow shutterbugs across the globe. The shoutbox is always brimming with entertaining conversation and it's all because of these Lomographers.
Kickstart your loved one’s creativity this holiday season with a fabulous Photography Bundle! Experiment with a 35mm or 120 camera and receive four fantastic films at 15% off. We've also got heaps of instant camera bundles too, and every purchase will come with a free chapbook! Get yours now before this deal expires in just 48 hours.
Photography isn't just about the visuals, technicalities or equipment. To be a photographer, you have to capture the unseen and the abstract. And when you do, you grow one step empathetic. Here we review Lomographs that straight out speak of human emotions.
"The White Girl" is currently showing in theatres in Hong Kong. We invited photographer Wilson Lee to join the set for a day and use the New Jupiter 3+ and Petzval 85 art lens to capture all the wonderful moments. This is also the first time for Wilson to shoot stills for films. He shared his first-time experience in this interview.
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.
Stephen Dowling knows a hell of a lot about film photography, he recently released his own B&W film and runs various blogs which delve into the wonderful world of analogue photography. We couldn't let his expertise go unnoticed & have crowned him one of our TEN AND ONE AWARDS Judges for 2017
UK based blogger, photographer, camera reviewer and all round film enthusiast Hamish Gill is now one of our TEN AND ONE AWARD judges. We talked to him about his obsession for compact film cameras and what inspires him to shoot with film.