Quite possibly the worst film … resulting in unintended art

It's almost like they did this on purpose ... ... to frustrate a whole county worth of photographers. China strikes again - via Five Below. ... or did they? With many newbies getting into lomography instead of technical photography, shipping America the worst possible film may have actually backfired. Think about it ... lots of grain, very little color saturation (I mean, it looks like film that was exposed and then the canister left to sit in an attic for fifteen years before developing), you actually get shorted a frame on a ten frame roll (oh, yeah ... it's only…

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Knowing When To Keep Your Mouth Shut

Yep .... know when to keep your mouth shut (and yes, I know the camera needs cleaned) Sooooooooo ...... Fifteen minutes after writing an article about the style of lomography and how imperfections make it what it is, the developer pocket from an Instax shot broke open while rolling out of the camera (the shot above is what it looked like after it was cleaned). So, if you ever want to know why those packets of film are sealed (it's not just for the light), and why it's a bad idea to leave half a pack of shots in an…

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Lomography … it’s not just a company but a style

"Thirty-Five Years Ago Today" ... from Images By Lawrence Capozzolo We've all heard about Lomography (the company) ... but many don't get familiar with lomography, the style. Lomography is analog photography that doesn't card about the technical ... whether or not the shot is set perfect, framed right, or that the exposure is even remotely close. The quality and perfection of the film is often an after thought. So you get a shot like above. One that I took while testing  Mamiya ZE-X for operation with (I now discovered), quite possibly, the worst film ever made: Up-Tech 100 Speed. It's…

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