Lomography Fantôme Kino Is a Black and White ISO 8 Film

The latest addition to the Lomography black and white film family is a super slow ISO 8 film.

While the photography industry has been reeling from event cancellations and global lockdown, Lomography still decided to bring some good news and announce their newest black and white film. Dubbed Fantôme Kino Black & White ISO 8 Film, this super slow emulsion is geared toward film photographers who want to capture the dramatic of the everyday in punchy, cinematic aesthetic.

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Lomography Simple Use Film Camera Now Comes with LomoChrome Metropolis

Need a quick LomoChrome Metropolis fix? The Lomography Simple Use Camera now comes loaded with this popular film, ready for you to grab and shoot.

In case you don’t have a Lomography Simple Use Film Camera yet, here’s a great chance to pick one up. The reloadable camera is now available with the popular LomoChrome Metropolis film, so you can give both a go for your next photo walk or epic adventure. Check out this camera and film combo if you’re looking for something lightweight, easy, and fun to shoot.

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New Lomography Petzval 80.5 MK II Now Also for Filmmakers

Photographers who are also filmmakers will especially be interested in the latest iteration of the Lomography Petzval lens.

Been eyeing one of the Lomography Petzval lenses especially for portrait photography? Now in their seventh year of developing and refining their takes on the legendary Petzval lens of 1840, the company just dropped the latest addition to their Petzval line up: the Petzval 80.5 MK II SLR Art Lens, designed for both photographers and filmmakers alike. As is customary with their lens offerings, you have the chance to grab it for less on Kickstarter.

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Lomography LomoChrome Purple Now Comes in 110 Format

With Lomography’s latest news, it’s time to take your parents’ 110 cameras out for a spin with the dreamy LomoChrome Purple.

Looking for the perfect opportunity to bust out your 110 film camera? Now would be a great time as ever, as Lomography has recently launched their prized LomoChrome Purple film in 110 format. If you’ve already tried this famed film in 35mm and 120 formats, why not give it a go in this miniature format as well?

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Lomography Unveils New LomoChrome Metropolis Film on Kickstarter

Lomography dubbed their latest release, the LomoChrome Metropolis XR 100-400, the first new color negative film in over five years.

Film photographers looking for more quirky emulsions to try will be delighted to learn about the latest Lomography release: the LomoChrome Metropolis XR 100-400. The newest member of the experimental film line, according to Lomography, is the first new color negative film in over five years and comes after tons of requests for their popular LomoChrome films. As with many of the company’s past releases, this new film is currently being funded on Kickstarter.

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Lomography Berlin Kino Black and White Film Now Available in Medium Format

The wait is over for medium format photographers looking forward to trying the Lomography Berlin Kino black and white film.

Remember the Berlin Kino Film, Lomography’s ISO 400 black and white film that they said was inspired by German cinema? They recently announced that they’ve made its gorgeous grayscale tones available for medium format. So if you’ve been keen on shooting this on your favorite medium format camera, Lomography has opened the pre-order for this dreamy film.

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Lomography Announces First Petzval Art Lens for Mirrorless Market

Lomography steps up its Petzval lens lineup with the new Petzval 55mm f1.7 for Canon, Nikon, and Sony mirrorless cameras.

Those who are looking into adding some bokeh goodness to their photos may want to check out the latest in Lomography’s Art Lens lineup. Say hello to the new Petzval 55mm f1.7 MKII, which the company has recently announced as the first Lomography Art Lens specially designed for mirrorless cameras.

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Lomography Potsdam Kino Film Now Comes in Medium Format

Medium format shooters curious about the Lomography Potsdam Kino will be delighted to learn that the new film now comes in their format of choice.

Attention, medium format shooters! Just a few weeks after Lomography announced the Potsdam Kino in 35mm, they also gave word that the new ISO 100 black and white film also now comes in 120 format. The second in the Lomography Kino Films series, this panchromatic emulsion is said to be cut from “a legendary roll of German cinematic film.”

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The Phoblographer’s Guide to Lomography Film in 35mm and 120 Formats

Lomography isn’t a company that should be disregarded; they’ve got some fantastic films.

While some photographers look at Lomography as a reseller due to their rebadging of certain film emulsions, I don’t think that one can question just how much they’ve done for the analog film photography movement. The company that used to be branded as just a Hipster camera organization has grown and matured over the years into something else–creating many of their own unique lenses and taking advantage of just how well Instax does. If you’re looking for something sustainable and yet very good, you should consider their films.

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Lomography Potsdam Kino Is its Latest ISO 100 Black and White Film

The freshly announced Potsdam 100 is the second in the black and white Lomography Kino Films series. Not so long ago, Lomography announced the new Berlin Kino Film, much to the delight of black and white film photographers and lomographers. The company is back with another offering from their Kino Films series; the Potsdam, a 100 ISO 35mm monochrome emulsion. Branded as a “poetic cine film.” The Potsdam Kino Film is born out of the same inspiration as the earlier released Berlin: the New German Cinema that took Europe by storm in the 1960s. According to Lomography, this emulsion was also taken from the rolls of cine film produced by a “legendary German company that has been changing the face of cinema since the early 1900s.”

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The New Lomography Berlin Kino Film Was Inspired by German Cinema

Lomography offers black and white film photographers the new Berlin Kino Film, another limited edition emulsion for their monochrome needs.

Attention, film photographers! Lomography has just dropped a new, gorgeous film for all you fans of black and white film. Called the Berlin Kino Film, this 35mm, 400 ISO, B&W film promises to render your monochrome snaps with delicate grain and soft tones. If you’re looking for something new to shoot with, this should be interesting for you.

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Lomography LomoChrome Purple Got Updated to Give it Finer Grain

Missed your chance at the LomoChrome Purple 100-400? The purple potion promises to be more potent this time around with a new and improved formula.

To some film photographers, the LomoChrome Purple XR 100 – 400 has been quite an elusive emulsion. But perhaps this time, those who haven’t gotten their hands on it have the best chance of snagging some rolls of the so-called purple potion. According to Lomography, the latest version of this film, now available for pre-order, was “carefully crafted” to produce trippier hues and finer grain than ever before.

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The Lomography Sprocket Rocket Teal 2.0 Is Pretty Much the Same Camera as Before

Nothing screams analog quite like the Lomography Sprocket Rocket Teal 2.0.

Recently, the Lomography Sprocket Rocket Teal 2.0 made its debut–continuing the evolution of one of Lomography’s more iconic cameras. When it was first launched in 2011 by Lomography, the Sprocket Rocket Teal carried a couple of firsts in its plastic body; it was “the world’s first panoramic wide-angle 35mm camera dedicated to sprockets” and was the first film camera to be fitted with a reverse gear to “rewind and remix” photos with. Token to its look, it exposes the entire area of the roll of film too–including the area around the film sprockets.

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The Lomography Diana Instant Square Camera is Their Most Perplexing Camera Yet

I got to play with the new Lomography Diana Instant Square Camera prototype before launch not too long ago

Today, Lomography is lifting the veil in something they should have done a long time ago (sort of) with the Lomography Diana Instant Square Camera. In my mind, it makes sense, but the implementation also is just a tad perplexing. The Lomography Diana Instant Square Camera of course incorporates the use of square film and gives you aperture control and focusing control over the lens with the Diana camera’s 1/60th shutter speed. Mixed with the ISO 800 film, that’s generally all that you need in some situations. However, this negates Lomo’s claim of it being fully manual; it isn’t. But I really wonder why Lomo just didn’t stick with Mini film in this case.

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Lomography Brings the Color Negative F²/400 to Medium Format Snappers

Now’s the chance to try out Lomography Color Negative F²/400 in your medium format camera!

A year after analog lovers hoarded the Lomography Color Negative F²/400 in 35mm, we finally have another chance to snag a few rolls, but this time in 120. Lomography has recently released the long lost film, for medium format snappers, that they aged to perfection, but we have to be quick as it may sell out again in the blink of an eye!

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Lomography Daguerreotype Achromat Lens Now Comes in a Gold-Plated Edition

Go for gold with Lomography’s limited edition gold-plated Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens

Some art lenses are complete luxuries to shoot with, and others make sure to also look the part. A perfect example is the limited, gold-plated Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens, which Lomography has recently and proudly introduced as the latest addition to its Daguerreotype Achromat collection. If you’re looking to add a dreamy look to your photos and have a taste for luxurious gear, this art lens should be interesting to you.

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Review: Lomography Neptune Lenses (Canon EF Mount Adapted to Sony FE)

Everywhere I went, folks were curious about the unconventional look of the Lomography Neptune Lenses.

When the Lomography Neptune Lenses were announced, I was sort of confused. They are simultaneously some of the weirdest lenses that I’ve ever used and amongst the most beautiful lenses that I’ve ever used. In some ways, I want to liken them to something like Zeiss lenses–except that they’re not as sharp (but you wouldn’t be able to tell unless you pixel peeped), have less contrast, more lens flare that I crave, none of the weather sealing, and they aren’t as fast. But if you really use the Neptune Lenses and simply just incorporate them into the way that you naturally work, you’ll be rewarded with image quality that is incredibly unique, versatile, and that you’re probably going to just get anyway if you sit there and apply some VSCO or RNI film presets to your images. But in this case, you won’t necessarily need to.

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Film Emulsion Review: Lomography Redscale XR 50-200 Color Negative Film (35mm and 120)

Lomography Redscale XR 50-200 is an odd, but pretty cool film

For years I’ve walked into Lomography’s shop and looked at Redscale XR 50-200 with disdain. I’d wonder why any hipster would want to try something like this! But then I tried it myself, partially out of curiosity, part out of needing to do this review, and part out of just trying to understand it. Lomography Redscale XR 50-200 is a film that you expose anywhere between ISO 200 and 500: the results depend on how you expose the film. Some are more normalized, others more random and super orange tinged. While proper photographers may not love it, ordinary folks think it’s pretty darned cool and fun.

Perhaps that’s all this film was developed for.

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The Lomography Naiad 15mm f3.8 is for the Neptune System

Lomography adds the wide-eyed Naiad 15mm to the Nepture Convertible Art Lens System

Wide-angle lovers and lomographers who already have the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System have something new to add to their arsenal of unique lenses. Lomography has recently unveiled the Naiad 15mm Front Lens, a new wide angle lens attachment promising to add versatility to the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System.

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Review: Lomography Lomo’Instant Square (Fujifilm Instax Square)

The Lomography Lomo’Instant Square is the first good camera to use the Fujifilm Instax Square format.

When Fujifilm came out with their own Instax Square camera, I found it to be a serious letdown; but now we’ve got the Lomography Lomo’Instant Square. This camera is far different; for starters, it’s actually analog. This will appease so many photographers who wanted something that wasn’t a digital photo being taken and then printed out onto a piece of film. On top of that, just look at it–it draws inspiration from a previously made Kodak Instant Film camera. Announced last year as a Kickstarter, the camera is starting to make its way into the hands of a number of people. I was able to play with a prototype awhile back; but the finalized production camera is quite a bit better.

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Film Emulsion Review: Lomography Color Negative 800 (35mm and 120)

Of all the color negative films Lomography sells, my consistent favorite has to be Lomography Color Negative 800. As the company’s highest ISO color negative film, you should expect to get good colors and some amazingly warm skin tones if you’re into that sort of thing. The film is designed for photographers who need a fast film for a variety of reasons. In some ways, I find it to be in-between both Kodak Portra 800 and Fujifilm Superia 800. Where the latter was the bread and butter for photojournalists for years, Kodak Portra 800 is instead meant for portraits in low light–but I’ve seen it capture some stellar Northern Lights photos. Lomography Color Negative 800 on the other hand works pretty swimmingly for both.

I’ve been testing and using Lomography Color Negative 800 on and off for the past few years in a variety of cameras. I can say with all certainty that it’s probably my favorite alternative to CineStill 800T when shooting at night.

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