21 Cool and Colorful Lomo Photographs

Lomo cameras have always fascinated me. They are made by a Russian optics company started early in the 20th century.  By defintion, the act of using a Lomo is:

Lomography emphasizes casual, snapshot photography. Characteristics such as over-saturated colors, off-kilter exposure, blurring, “happy accidents,” and alternative film processing are often considered part of the “Lomographic Technique.”

It's this laid back, casual style of photography with little regard to rules or specific technique that is appealing.  The funky colors from cross-processing film, heavy vignetting from poorly built plastic lenses on some models and unique functionality of how they work makes just shooting them fun.

In this collection of 21 cool and colorful Lomo photographs, many are shot on Lomo cameras, however a few are digital images that have been altered to replicate the look and feel of Lomo.  In the spirit of embracing the end result, they too were included.  Lomography continues to grow in popularity, both with film shooters and with digital shooters who alter their images to look as if they were shot on a Lomo.

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Photo by kevindooley

VW camper van

Photo by slimmer_jimmer

Street Lomo

Photo by frcsyk

Pie in the sky

Photo by kevindooley

Parasol

Photo by HKmPUA

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Photo by rustifari

Para Sol/Nuit

Photo by Lomo-Cam

Fishing In The Clouds

Photo by Jason L. Parks

Strawberry Schoolhouse

Photo by kevindooley

Web of steel

Photo by kevindooley

Corn field

Photo by kevindooley

Contemplation

Photo by kevindooley

Fractals

Photo by tochis

Photo by Laura Mary

Puddle of Doom

Photo by Laura Mary

Funny Little Car

Photo by Brian Auer

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Photo by ?? ? ½

Orange Bin

Photo by schoeband

outside penn station

Photo by sandcastlematt

Main Street #13: Room with a view

Photo by kevindooley

corn extending into the sky

Photo by *MarS


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    Mike Panic

    is a professional photographer. See his site at Mike Panic Photography.

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