In a recent job interview somebody ask me about the lomos in my photo gallery; as her, a lot of people dont know about lomography (or lomo). This kind of photography is about quick snapshots, characteristics such as over-saturated colors, off-kilter exposure, blurring, happy accidents, and alternative film processing are often considered part of lomography. To shot lomos you need a lomo camera, most know series are Holga, Fisheye, SuperSampler and Action Sampler.

To me, lomo is about freedom thanks to his 10 golden rules (catch the paradox?):

1.- Take your LOMO everywhere you go and whenever you go.
2.- Use it any time – day or night.
3.- Lomography is not an interference in your life, but a part of it.
4.- Shoot from the hip.
5.- Approach the objects of your lomographic desire as close as possible.
6.- Don’t think.
7.- Be fast.
8.- You don’t have to know beforehand what you’ve captured on film.
9.- You don’t have to know afterwards, either.
10.- Don’t worry about the rules.

More information (and lomos!!) in the official site.
My photos in lomohomes.
Lomo Group in Flickr. Some photos from the group:

is anyone out there?

Stack 'em high


Don’t think, just shoot.

Published by Renato

Como artista gráfico he publicado mi trabajo en 6S Studio, DC Comics, Heavy Metal, IDW Publishing, Marvel Comics, Moonstone Books, Rovolt, Stone Arch, Timof Comics, Zenescope Entertainment y más.

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