At the end of March we moved out of the Darkroom at the Manor House, since then work was started on building a new home at Yellow Bean studios on Western Road. The process is a slow one (seeing as work is carried out when we have free time from our day jobs) but we are
We were honoured to be asked to write a few articles for the awesome Lomography magazine (on line). The first piece is on how to produce cyanotype prints, Check it out here
We shall be attending this years Riverside Festival, held around Bede Park, Mile Straight, Western Boulevard and Castle Gardens on the 4th and 5th of June. We’ll be setting up camp (literally) with our new Gazebo and will be producing Kamra-E-Faoree portraits for visitors to the festival. A section of images from the event:
This bank holiday weekend sees this years Handmade Festival take place across the city. With lots of excellent music and art to go and see and experience. Leicester Lo-Fi have a small exhibition at the O2, alongside some amazing work by Andy Stafford and Jacqui Booth in their ‘Yours and Mine’ exhibition, and the Handmade music
This years Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day was a great success, lots of cool and interesting pinhole images were made, using cameras ranging from simple wooden box cameras, 6 sectioned tea caddies, biscuit tins and even a 5×4 LEGO camera. Check out the small selection of photos below from the day. You can our collection of final images here, and make
The last Sunday of April sees WorldWide Pinhole Day upon us once again. Join us in celebrating by coming along to our drop-in Pinhole Workshop at the Manor House, off Narborough Road. Make your own camera, or use on of ours. Time – 12:00 and 4:00 pm Cost – £5 per person
Lomography has declared the 12th April to be Film Photography Day, so why don’t you all go shoot some film and come along to our darkroom in the evening to process them?
17 February – Attenborough Arts Center We did a handcolouring workshop for AAC, the day was great fun, with lots of creative and talented attendees producing some fantastic results.
Whilst we update the website we thought we’d share these amazing short films made by Leicester Lo-Fier and filmaker Bill Newsinger. Bill has been shooting our workshops for a while now, and has produced some fantastic work. Make sure you check out Bills other films.