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  • The Story of the LC-Wedding

    written by adi_totp on 2013-01-01 in #lifestyle
    The Story of the LC-Wedding

    You all know the LC-Wide but I don't know if this camera that I bought a year ago somehow always relates and connects to the word "wedding." Believe me or not but I will tell you about The LC-Wedding!

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  • My 2012 in Analogue: 2012, You're So Fast!

    written by adi_totp on 2012-12-28 in #lifestyle
    My 2012 in Analogue: 2012, You're So Fast!

    It's already the end of December and I must say that 2012 came by so fast! I mean, I just realized that next month is January 2013! For me personally, 2012 has been a long, adventurous, wicked, and fun year! What more can I say? Here's my 2012 in Analogue!

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  • Naughty or Nice: The Lens Licker Meets Lomo Santa Claus!

    written by adi_totp on 2012-12-26 in #lifestyle
    Naughty or Nice: The Lens Licker Meets Lomo Santa Claus!

    What if the Lens Licker meets Lomo Santa Claus? They probably chat about analogue photography,cameras blah blah blah...but more of that later! It's the end of the year so how about me as adi_totp share my own failed shots side by side my very own (maybe) great snaps? Come on, let me show you all!

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  • Three Weeks in Ubud (Part 3)

    written by adi_totp on 2012-12-18 in #lifestyle
    Three Weeks in Ubud (Part 3)

    After a hectic week in Ubud, now come the third or sadly my final week in Ubud. While finishing up the fieldwork, going here and there, meeting and interviewing important people, I finally found some free time on my third week here. How's the third week in Ubud? Let's see!

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  • Three Weeks in Ubud (Part 2)

    written by adi_totp on 2012-12-13 in #lifestyle
    Three Weeks in Ubud (Part 2)

    After a great week, my first week in Ubud continue to the second week but this time I really put my time to do some serious fieldwork. Prepare the questionnaire, questions for interview , guidelines for focus group discussion and other tools for gathering the data that I need during fieldwork. To be honest, I was a bit stress to start this but I have to do it and I must. Here's the second part of this series!

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  • Three Weeks in Ubud (Part 1)

    written by adi_totp on 2012-12-06 in #lifestyle
    Three Weeks in Ubud (Part 1)

    This September, I was busy preparing proposal research (yes I'm a student who goes on fieldwork to gather data for thesis). At that time, it was a bit hectic to prepare all the things before I go on fieldwork. Oh I forgot to mention that Ubud in Bali was my destination, a place which is quite famous in Bali. Oh well this time, I will tell how I spent my 3 weeks in Ubud!

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  • Lomo Milestones: My Firsts!

    written by adi_totp on 2012-11-19 in #lifestyle
    Lomo Milestones: My Firsts!

    When I saw the Requested Posts for November, I spotted "Your Lomo Milestones!" Then, I thought, "Why not write about them?" So here, I tried to remember all my firsts in Lomography. It's quite a hard job to remember all of them but for all of you die-hard analogue photography people, I will remember them! I just love to share some analogue love from time to time. As I always say, "Sharing is Caring." So here it goes, adi_totp's Lomo Milestones!

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  • Tracing Your Lomo Beginnings: My Love Affair Since 2007

    written by adi_totp on 2012-11-16 in #lifestyle
    Tracing Your Lomo Beginnings: My Love Affair Since 2007

    In the summer of 2007, three students were talking about this and that in the corner of one University in Bandung. One of them was me; I was wondering why my other two friends were talking about. "Lomography!" I remember when they shouted that to my face, I was clueless back then. When I got home, I opened my Internet browser to search for "Lomography." I never thought that day would change my life forever! Kids, this is my love affair with Lomography since 2007.

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  • Making the Most Out of 120 Films : A Quick Tipster from adi_totp!

    written by adi_totp on 2012-11-14 in #gear #tipster
    Making the Most Out of 120 Films : A Quick Tipster from adi_totp!

    120 films? Some might say "Ah it only allows you to take 12 to 16 shots". Maybe some of us said that before we tried a medium format camera which uses 120 film. Some of us are crazy over 120 film, what can I say more about medium format film? The emulsion? The colors? The square format? or the fact you can print them into large images for an exhibition? Before all of that, I'm here to tell you quick tips about how to make the most out of your 120 films. Stay tuned!

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  • Perfect Doubles with Lomography Redscale 100 35mm

    written by adi_totp on 2012-11-14 in #reviews
    Perfect Doubles with Lomography Redscale 100 35mm

    First time I used this film was three years ago, a friend of mine sent this roll for doubles. She said that this roll was already exposed and I have to expose it too with my Horizon. To shorten the story, we are doing a film swap or doubles so nothing new, but when I received the result from the photo lab, it was the perfect combination between Lomography Redscale 100 and the Horizon Perfekt! What a surprise!

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  • Photographing Children with adi_totp!

    written by adi_totp on 2012-11-09 in #gear #tipster
    Photographing Children with adi_totp!

    Children? I don't have them yet, I was a child long before today. All of us were once kids and all of us certainly have a photo when we were still children, still cute and innocent. But now we are crazy Lomographers that shoot everything around us including children. Maybe our cute cousin or adorable children you see running around. Here's some dead-easy tips to shoot children. Kids, this one is for you!

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  • Diana+ Pinhole-Multi Operator : The First Roll

    written by adi_totp on 2012-11-09 in #reviews
    Diana+ Pinhole-Multi Operator : The First Roll

    I just started to use this simple yet brilliant camera, but I will talk about my first experience using the Diana Multi Pinhole Operator. The first roll seems to be history to many Lomographers including me, so this time let me tell you about how amazing this camera is!

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  • Shoot Now, Eat Later: A Quick Tip from The Lens Licker!

    written by adi_totp on 2012-11-08 in #gear #tipster
    Shoot Now, Eat Later: A Quick Tip from The Lens Licker!

    Food, food, and food! I think all of us need food, whether its breakfast, brunch (perhaps!), lunch, late-lunch, afternoon tea-time,dinner,supper or maybe a midnight snack. Whatever food you're eating or when, we Lomographers have that urge to somehow shoot the food before we eat it. Come on, admit it! Haha.. Oh well here's some tips how to shoot food before you eat them!

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  • Walking Around in Bandung

    written by adi_totp on 2012-07-13 in #lifestyle
    Walking Around in Bandung

    Bandung is my hometown and the city where I was born. I grew up and got to know Lomography in this city through my best friends. I have so many memories of Bandung, from the bad times through good. Since 2007, I've been documenting the city, so let me show you my personal perspective of the Bandung I've known through the years!

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  • The Ringflash and the Lens Licker

    written by adi_totp on 2012-07-06 in #reviews
    The Ringflash and the Lens Licker

    Hello die-hard analogue heads! I will tell you about a flash that is so powerful and so colorful: the Ringflash! To those of you who are not familiar with the Ringflash, please be seated and read. To those of you who own this flash, have you tried to lick your lens? So here it is, the Ringflash and the Lens Licker!

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  • Rainbow Bright Colors Around adi_totp!

    written by adi_totp on 2012-06-29 in #lifestyle
    Rainbow Bright Colors Around adi_totp!

    Do you sometimes pause a bit from life and see the colors around you? When you are walking down the streets or you are travelling alone somewhere great? You stand still and see everything is so bright and beautiful. I bet everybody here experienced this moment, the moment you grab your camera and start shooting crazy. Now I will share rainbow bright colors around me!

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  • Quick Tips for Doubles!

    written by adi_totp on 2012-06-28 in #gear #tipster
    Quick Tips for Doubles!

    Doubles! Film Swap! Whatever you call it, it's a fun collaboration between two lomographers in one country or even different countries. Maybe a friend or some stranger asks you to do a film swap with them and one thing is for sure, you'll get surprises every time you receive the results from the lab. Am I right? Here are some quick tips for doubles!

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  • Wide and Wonderful: Conversations Between LC-Wide and adi_totp

    written by adi_totp on 2012-06-14 in #gear #tipster
    Wide and Wonderful: Conversations Between LC-Wide and adi_totp

    I've been using LC-Wide since last year and oh my god I already spent so many rolls. Shooting with LC-Wide is like a conversation. I said "Do this!", "Do that!", and other stuff. Oh well, since I'm having this kind of conversation with my LC-Wide, I will share with you all LC-Wide Lovers what kind of conversation I'm having with this Wide and Wonderful camera. Say hello to adi_totp and his LC-Wide!

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  • Playing with Color Like adi_totp!

    written by adi_totp on 2012-06-06 in #gear #tipster
    Playing with Color Like adi_totp!

    What is Lomography to me? LIVING A HAPPY, COLORFUL LIFE! I just can't imagine we humans living without these bright lively colors around us. To document and enjoy every moments, I always put my trust in my cameras. That's why I always bring at least one camera everywhere I go because you never know what will happen. Let loose and play with colors around you. Now, it's time to play colors with adi_totp!

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  • LC-Wide: The Ultra-Wide and Wonderfully Fun Camera

    written by adi_totp on 2012-06-06 in #reviews
    LC-Wide: The Ultra-Wide and Wonderfully Fun Camera

    When LC-Wide was released last year, I was so excited! After seeing the galleries in LC-Wide's Microsite, I immediately fell in love with it, then I said to myself, "I must have that camera one day!" Now, I'm so grateful to have the LC-Wide. I don't know how many rolls I've spent using this camera but one thing is for sure: I'm totally happy and having fun with the LC-Wide. I'm sure everybody will have the same feeling about it. Now, let me tell you what this ultra-wide and wonderfully fun camera is all about! Let's go wide!

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  • Monochrome Madness with adi_totp

    written by adi_totp on 2012-05-24 in #gear #tipster
    Monochrome Madness with adi_totp

    Sometimes when I want to keep things slow in life, I like to express it with black and white photos. I just buy several rolls of black and white films and start shooting calmly. But, do you believe me when I shoot calmly? Don't believe me please, I still the same adi_totp and here I will talk about my version of Monochrome Madness. Are you in?

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  • Horizon Hotshots: 5 Hot Tips for Hot Horizon Shots!

    written by adi_totp on 2012-05-23 in #gear #tipster
    Horizon Hotshots: 5 Hot Tips for Hot Horizon Shots!

    Everything is perfect with Horizon Perfekt. I've been saying that for years now since I first used this Ultimate-Panoramic Dream Machine. Now I will tell you all, some of my moves when shooting with Horizon Perfekt. Oh yes, this camera is so hot! Here are some 5 Hot Tips for Hot Horizon Shots!

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  • Dreams Do Come True: adi_totp In India #5

    written by adi_totp on 2012-04-25 in #lifestyle
    Dreams Do Come True: adi_totp In India #5

    This is the last story of adi_totp In India #5, that means this is about my last day in India. I woke up with a heavy heart because I knew that day was my last day in India. After days of traveling from Agra to Udaipur, I can never get enough of India so I decided to make the best of my last day. Incredible India!

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  • Dreams Do Come True: adi_totp In India #4

    written by adi_totp on 2012-04-24 in #lifestyle
    Dreams Do Come True: adi_totp In India #4

    After spending just 12 hours in Udaipur, I immediately fell in love! Now, I have to go back to New Delhi. I took a night train again and slept for 12 hours, it's good that I just have to sleep to reach New Delhi. So what's it gonna be like in New Delhi? I will continue this story below. Urban Adventure in New Delhi starts now!

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  • Dreams Do Come True: adi_totp In India #3

    written by adi_totp on 2012-04-23 in #lifestyle
    Dreams Do Come True: adi_totp In India #3

    After a funny day at Jaipur, I continued my journey to The Perfect Lake City in Rajasthan, Udaipur! I think Udaipur is already known by many people because of James Bonds's Octopussy. Oh well, I will not talk about Roger Moore here but let's see this very beautiful city that touched my heart. Yes, I'm in love with Udaipur!

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  • Dreams Do Come True: adi_totp in India #2

    written by adi_totp on 2012-04-20 in #lifestyle
    Dreams Do Come True: adi_totp in India #2

    After spending an amazing day at Agra, adi_totp's In India story continues to the Pink City. The Pink City? Of couse, it's Jaipur! Say hello to Jaipur, the famous Pink City!

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  • Dreams Do Come True : adi_totp in India #1

    written by adi_totp on 2012-04-18 in #lifestyle
    Dreams Do Come True : adi_totp in India #1

    I remember when I wrote "My Analogue Bucket List for 2012: Going Wild With the LC-Wide" back in January. There I said that I plan to travel to either India or China. Last February, I traveled to India! Yeah! Dreams do come true! Here's my first story about my journey to India.

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  • Pablo Ientile and His Illustration Around the World Project

    written by adi_totp on 2012-04-04 in #news
    Pablo Ientile and His Illustration Around the World Project

    Illustration Around the World is a project by Pablo Ientile about traveling, drawing, and meeting artists in Asia from 15 September 2011 to 17 March 2012. I first saw his works during a flight from Delhi to Kuala Lumpur in Air Asia's Travel 3Sixty Magazine. I guess Pablo is living his dream!

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  • Portrait Photography Tips: Taking Fun Portraits

    written by adi_totp on 2012-03-26 in #gear #tipster
    Portrait Photography Tips: Taking Fun Portraits

    It's always fun to shoot portraits. Whether you're using 35mm or 120 film, the results are really satisfying, especially when your subjects are happy with the result too! Let's take fun portraits!

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  • Portraits of Strangers: Strangers I've Met During My Travel

    written by adi_totp on 2012-03-23 in #lifestyle
    Portraits of Strangers: Strangers I've Met During My Travel

    In the past six months, I'm lucky to have traveled to Mount Bromo (located in East Java, Indonesia) and recently, to India. During my travel to both locations, I have met many strangers. Meeting new people in new places is a very good experience for me, especially when I decided to document them. Read about my Portraits of Strangers story after the jump!

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  • Let's Go Pro with Fuji Pro 160S 120

    written by adi_totp on 2012-03-15 in #reviews
    Let's Go Pro with Fuji Pro 160S 120

    To be honest, I got this rare film when I attended a Lomo-gathering held by Lomonesia Bandung. There was an exchange of presents because Lomonesia Bandung celebrated its birthday. So, when I open the present, there was the Fuji Pro 160S 120!

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  • Super Selfies: Classic LC-Wide Self Portraits

    written by adi_totp on 2012-03-15 in #lifestyle
    Super Selfies: Classic LC-Wide Self Portraits

    Since I bought an LC-Wide at the end of 2011, I just can't believe I actually like taking a lot of self portraits of myself using this amazing ultra wide compact camera. Believe me, once you've shot (yourself), you can't stop!

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  • The Gap Years #1: BALI!

    written by adi_totp on 2012-03-11 in #world #locations
    The Gap Years #1: BALI!

    Where did you spend your first few months after college? That's the question I've been waiting for years! Yes, I took a gap year. The first thing I did after graduating from college is go to the ultimate travel destination in Indonesia (where I'm from): BALI!

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  • University of Padjadjaran's Master Management Program Building

    written by adi_totp on 2012-03-10 in #world #locations
    University of Padjadjaran's Master Management Program Building

    In mid-2011, I decided to continue my studies and pursue a Master's Degree, which started my adventure as a post graduate student in July. The University of Padjadjaran's Master Management Program Building is now my new campus. New campus, new studies, and new spirit of course.

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  • Make the Best Out of Your Expired Films

    written by adi_totp on 2012-03-09 in #gear #tipster
    Make the Best Out of Your Expired Films

    When I started Lomography back in 2007, people always told me that using expired films is very cool and the results are very good too! After that, my adventure for searching expired films began.

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  • Spinner 360: Spinning Around Me!

    written by adi_totp on 2012-03-08 in #gear #tipster
    Spinner 360: Spinning Around Me!

    Spinner 360? Spinning around me! Spinning around you! Oh well this camera doesn't need any introduction anymore. But hey! Here's some tips before you spin around the world.

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  • Super Square Format Tips

    written by adi_totp on 2012-03-05 in #gear #tipster
    Super Square Format Tips

    Square Format = Diana F+ = 120 ? YES! Absolutely yes! How about Diana Mini? Yes! I think everybody enjoys the square format. Here are some tips that you could use!

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  • Art for AIDS: Rumah Cemara x Lomonesia BDG Exhibition

    written by adi_totp on 2012-02-13 in #news
    Art for AIDS: Rumah Cemara x Lomonesia BDG Exhibition

    Lomonesia Bandung had the opportunity to hold exhibit again. This time, they collaborated with Rumah Cemara, a social institution which concerns in HIV/AIDS. The event was held in the end month of December which commemorated World AIDS Day.

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  • The Breathtaking Mount Bromo

    written by adi_totp on 2012-01-30 in #world #locations
    The Breathtaking Mount Bromo

    On September 2011, @shielladwnd @ngoki @ panjihardjakaprabon and I were eating at Kafe Kebon in Bandung. After eating, we talked so much and ended up initiating an analogue trip to Mount Bromo. Yes! Mount Bromo. It was a great, great trip! It's my most memorable travel escapade in 2011.

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  • My Analogue Bucket List for 2012: Going Wild With the LC-Wide

    written by adi_totp on 2012-01-18 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Bucket List for 2012: Going Wild With the LC-Wide

    Welcome 2012, goodbye 2011! Say hello to the new year! So here we are in the year 2012 and I say I have to do some resolutions and a declaration for myself by making an analogue bucket list. Let's shout together, "2012!".

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  • The Wild Lomography X-Pro 200

    written by adi_totp on 2012-01-02 in #reviews
    The Wild Lomography X-Pro 200

    Whenever the Lomography X-Pro 200 comes to my mind, I just remember one word: WILD! Ladies and gentlemen, I give you The Wild Lomography X-Pro 200!

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  • A Colorful World with Lomography X-Pro Chrome 100

    written by adi_totp on 2011-12-26 in #reviews
    A Colorful World with Lomography X-Pro Chrome 100

    Lomography X-Pro Chrome 100 is the new version of Lomography X-Pro 100. I've tried Lomography X-Pro 100 and it's so blue. So what does Lomography X-Pro Chrome 100 have to offer? A colorful world!

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  • The Plus in Ilford FP4+ 125

    written by adi_totp on 2011-12-22 in #reviews
    The Plus in Ilford FP4+ 125

    There's always a "plus" in everything, but this time I just want to review a big plus in one of my favorite black and white films: the Ilford FP4+ 125.

  • Fuji Velvia 50: Not Another ISO 50 Film

    written by adi_totp on 2011-12-19 in #reviews
    Fuji Velvia 50: Not Another ISO 50 Film

    To be honest, this was the first time I used Fuji Velvia 50. I decided to use this film for capturing the beautiful sunrise in Mount Bromo.

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  • Fantastic Fomapan

    written by adi_totp on 2011-12-12 in #reviews
    Fantastic Fomapan

    To be honest, I don't know when I took these photos using this mysterious film from Czech. I put this film into the Canon AE-1 and start shooting on the street. One word for this film: Fantastic!

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  • Amazing Astia!

    written by adi_totp on 2011-12-11 in #reviews
    Amazing Astia!

    Hello everybody! Here's another review of Fujichrome's treasure, Fuji Astia! Whether, it's expired or not, Fuji Astia gives you amazing images with fine grain. Here comes the Amazing Astia!

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  • ERA Shantou: My Long-Lost Black and White Film from China

    written by adi_totp on 2011-12-09 in #reviews
    ERA Shantou: My Long-Lost Black and White Film from China

    Why is it the long-lost black and white film? Because there's no more of this brilliant film in Indonesia! I bought this film for the first time in 2008 and from a friend who stayed in Surabaya so he had to send the films to Bandung. I just can't find any ERA Shantou these days. I will remember this film always.

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  • Analogue Coverage of Public Events: Bandung Bike Week 2011

    written by adi_totp on 2011-12-07 in #news
    Analogue Coverage of Public Events: Bandung Bike Week 2011

    Bandung Bike Week is a very popular and well known event. This year, I decided to come to that event and see with my own eyes what really happened on Bandung Bike Week 2011. If you were anywhere near the city during the weekend, you will know or at least hear the noise these bikes are creating.

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  • Super Simple: Kodak Colorplus 200

    written by adi_totp on 2011-12-04 in #reviews
    Super Simple: Kodak Colorplus 200

    At the end of 2009, I was in a festival and I forgot to bring film with me. Fortunately for me, there was a film shop that sold this Kodak Colorplus 200. At first, I had doubts using this film, but when I scanned the negatives, my doubt just disappeared into the air. Kodak Colorplus 200 gives me straight simple shots. Super! I love simple things.

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  • OK Karaoke!

    written by adi_totp on 2011-11-27 in #lifestyle
    OK Karaoke!

    Karaoke is a form of interactive entertainment or video game in which amateur singers sing along with recorded music (or a music video) using a microphone and public address system. That's what Wikipedia said about Karaoke. We don't speak about it, we do it!

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