Blade Runner is one of today's universally acclaimed neo-noir, science fiction films that caught the essence of the genre. The visuals are known for being both simple and complex simultaneously, in which lighting played a huge part in its visual storytelling.
Geoff Boyle and Nic Knowland deconstruct the cinematography of Blade Runner, the 1982 film that is beloved and praised for its special effects in the absence of non-digital technology, comprehensively discussing and comparing lighting and lenses that were utilized in the original Blade Runner and the latest - Blade Runner 2049
Colors mean differently for all walks of life. The color Qing is a special color in China, one of the original traditional colors of the mainland. Lomography tries to understand the meaning of each complex color found in the gradient and what it means for most of us photographers.
Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" is a film-noir classic and masterpiece that film enthusiasts continue to praise. For the admirers of Hitchcockian cinema, you may want a perusal of this behind-the-scenes album.
What delightful achievement it would be if one can mimic the painterly strokes such as Claude Monet or Vincent van Gogh! Try nature painting with the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens and its supreme Lumiere and Aquarelle aperture plates for one-of-a-kind bokeh and special effects.
For lomographer Ana Batrićević, shooting on film is a welcome break from her mostly digital work. With her grandfather's camera, she documents the world around her in nostalgic hues, a process that serves as a reminder of her childhood. Get to know our newcomer of the week in this interview.
Photographer Lydia Trappenberg has worked for companies such as Thistle Magazine, Stern and NEON. She has a talent for creating dream like photos using a mix of film and digital. We lent her the Petzval 85 Art Lens to test out the soft bokeh effect on her wonderful portraits.
For the beginner, encountering film photography can be intimidating, as it often requires much thought than in digital photography. But when you do get to learn the ropes, it becomes part of the habit, and there's definitely a payoff in shooting analogue.
One of the many gripes of a film photographer is how difficult it is to take the perfect indoor shot -- it's either over or underexposed. You've tweaked the settings too many a time and it still doesn't work. So here's David Hancock on his own tips for shooting indoors with film.
Gather all your film photography-loving friends for a day filled with analogue activities. Celebrate 25 Years of Lomography and organize a LomoWalk in your neighborhood today for a chance of winning special edition Lomograhy cameras and vouchers for our online shop!
In the digital age, image-making has become easier. But for a photographer to grow, he's obliged to try out unfamiliar and strange things and methods. That's what photographer Neto Macedo likes to do with his photography, but only in the analogue grind.
UK based film photographer and Creative Director of The Earth Issue talked to us about her latest series of photographs that were exhibited at the Jam Factory in Oxford and her reasons for choosing to shoot with film.