LOMO LC-A – The lomography machine
The LOMO LC-A is considered one of the main drivers of the lomography movement. Even its discovery is an interesting story.
Combinations – Zorki 4 and Redscaled Film
Shooting with the Red October theme is one thing, shooting a Soviet Zorki 4 camera with redscale film is a combination that doesn’t get any more red. This ensures that the tool is red (aka Soviet), but also the result (aesthetically). The thought of this came through a suggestion from a friend on the yearly Red October theme that is shot by photographers that appreciate cameras made from former Soviet countries. They do have a reputation of quality issues, but also a fanatical following. This is sometimes attributed with the unique look the glass from the Soviet factories gives photographs. Redscale is a way of modifying how colour film is…
Redscale Film – Reverse It!
The apocalypse will eventually come one day and when it is photographed it will be in redscale. Why wouldn’t it be? Artists would be aiming at a realistic look, and nothing does that better than urban decay in red. This article is also part of the Red October theme being posted this month, where I am shooting with Soviet cameras and red related items. It will be closely followed by an Combinations article where redscale film is used in a Soviet camera, a Zorki 4. Redscale is a method of modifying colour film so that it produces results which have a very strong red and yellow look to them. It does…