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After shooting several rolls of film through my LOMO LC-A, I wanted to compare it to my trusty ’91 LOMO LC-A. Appearance? The two cameras are almost identical. The LC-A+ is missing the diaphragm setting, used to override the aperture and shutter settings for flash use. I don’t miss this much, as most of my […]
I’ve known Sarah Zucker for some time through her photography online. her essay, On Lomography echoes many of the sentiments regarding “Lomography” that I’ve been feeling. Other “Lomographers” inspired me to begin capturing intimate and mundane moments in my life on film. I shared my photos on lomo.org and lomo.us, two online bulletin boards, and […]
I enjoy reading the high end DSLR discussion boards on the internet. Those gearheads go ape over minute differences in “chromatic aberration” and “barrel distortion”. They peep at pixels in Photoshop to see if their lens is able to give them a sharp image blown up to the size of the side of a barn. […]
Lomography is… from Sofya Suhova on Vimeo.
http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/05/17/ essay-slow-photography-in-an-instantaneous-age/ Fast is fine, but slow can be much better. Digital photography and the ascent of the Web have quickened our jobs. Instead of one deadline a day, we now have continual deadlines, bringing exponentially increasing speed to what we do at The Times. One advantage of using larger formats is that the process […]
In order to understand my fascination with the LOMO LC-A, it helps to know about the camera that started me thinking differently about photography.