The Lomo Effect
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Zelle: “kinda lomo. did you edit this?!” referring to a picture I edited using Photoshop
Me: “lomo?” clueless
Zelle: “the lomo thing in pictures that people nowadays are so fond of… im not sure, but it’s a style or effects in pictures… hehehe 😀 like chiaroscuro i guess…”
What is Lomography? [wikipedia]
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.”
Samples. Not good enough though.