Lomography is a part of analog photography that uses a specialized camera known as the LOMO camera. LOMO stands for “LeningradskoyeOptiko-MechanichesckoyeObyedinenie” (Leningrad Optical Mechanical Merger). The name comes from the name of the lens factory in St. Petersburg, Russia. The factory manufactures lenses for medical equipment (such as microscope lenses), tools of weaponry, and camera lenses. In Austria, this factory became the inspiration for a commercial trademark brand for products related to photography. This brand was called Lomographische AG. Lomographic cameras still uses analog film rolls, hence it being categorized as part of analog photography (unlike the common digital photography of today). People who enjoy Lomography and loves taking photographs using LOMO cameras are referred to as “lomographers.” Read the rest of this entry ».
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Photo by : Ciel Photography on Flickr As what was done by the two pioneers of this field of photography, lomography has developed into a photographic technique that ignores the existing rules. When executing conventional photography techniques, a lot of rules must be adhered to (e.g. shutter speed, ISO, and aperture) to create a good […]