Category: Lomography

Lomography Earl Grey Black And White – Part 2

Here a few more shots taken on Lomography Earl Grey 100ASA black and white, using my Olympus Trip 35. You may have read the background story about this particular roll of film. It is actually the first black and white film that I have shot since the 1960s! Now that I am shooting film reasonably regularly I really must get into the habit of carrying a notebook with me to jot down little stories...

Lomography Earl Grey Black And White Film

Lomography’s own website describes Earl Grey as “an exquisite black and white 35mm film”. Others describe it as a film with “nice fine grain and good contrast” and one that results in outstanding “black-and-white photos!” As for me – well, I’m no film reviewer. I just load a film into one of my cameras and shoot it, and the excitement of shooting film is that you really never know what the outcome is going...

Flirting with Holga

She’s cheap and somewhat nasty but I do enjoy flirting with Holga from time to time. I’m talking about the hit or miss plastic fantastic Holga lens I have for my Nikon D5100.

The Quirky Art Of Lomography

Lomography – love it? or hate it? Disclaimer: I am not an expert on Lomography but a hobby photographer who has dabbled with the general style. Just as photographers seem to either love or hate HDR, so too is the case with lomography – a genre of photography that was inspired by the images produced by the original Russian made plastic LOMO camera, and subsequent other plastic “toy” cameras such as the Holga. The characteristics...

Back To The Future With Plastic Fantastic Holga

Miss Holga – first encounters with a plastic fantastic Recently I stumbled across a website that featured some galleries of lo-fi, quirky, over saturated, light-leaky, vignetted photographs that reminded me very much of the sort of photos I used to take back in the day with my Kodak Instamatic camera. It turned out be a genre of popular photography which I had not heard of – lomography – and I quite liked what I...