Lomography is the style of pop photography based on the quirky cameras by the Austrian camera manufacturer known as Lomo. It was trendy, peaking in the winter of 2011, but there is still lots of enthusiasts using Lomo cameras and shooting film.
We compare two Lomo cameras – The $400+ LC-A 120 and a Holga 120N which can be found for under $50. See how they compare. The Holga is a fully mechanical, 6×6 medium format toy camera that is made of 99% plastic, including its 60mm fixed f/8 lens. It has 4 zone focus distances, a...Read More
Explore the seriously intense red, orange, and yellow tones of redscale images. Converting your regular 35mm film to redscale is easy and here's the step by step instructions on doing it.Read More
Photography is creative and film photographers are inspired and original. Aside from seeing some truly amazing images, we see some very creative techniques… or at least interesting ways our customers pack their precious little time capsules of film. Below are some of our favorites. Hmm, what’s this little present? Oh, more work to do...Read More
I’m not a pro working for a newspaper or network with deadlines, so making pictures can be my hobby, and the best part of that is: I can opt for film. Photo essay and article submission by: Grant Petersen -- This is TheDarkroom.com Series on "Why I Shoot Film" Share why you shoot film. Contact us. Pros can’t,...Read More
“My wife found an undeveloped film roll in a kitchen drawer. She thought the pictures were from her 2003 vacation, but when she got it developed she was amazed to find that they were of her First Communion, 20 years ago!”* Have an old roll of film to develop? We can help Develop your film...Read More
Our own Phil Steblay was interviewed by Film Photography Podcast. Click to hear the interview.Read More
If you shot film regularly, it’s likely you’ve already had a double exposure accident, but with some forethought, create unique and artsy imagery by adding double exposures to your shooting repertoire. A double exposure is exposing the film twice with two different images and can be easily done on your Holga, Diana, and other toy cameras by...Read More