Since I published my Aerochrome albums, I have been swamped with questions about various aspects of this incredible film. Several Lomographers have asked me to write an article explaining how to make the most of it, so here it is.
Your SLR don't have a lens? Want to make a cheap lens? well, here come a tipster for you guys who don't have lens for your camera.
Some of us own and still use cameras that use a glass focus screen, or perhaps need a screen to check the focus on a roll film camera, others even build complete cameras from scratch. More often than not we need new screens
The only film I can find in my home that’s not expired or short-dated is a handful of Lomography brand 35mm and a few packs of Fuji Instax instant film. The rest — all 500-plus rolls of it — is old, sometimes damaged and definitely expired. Some of it has been kept frozen all along or at least refrigerated, while there are boxes full that contain film 10, 15 or 20 years old and it’s those rolls that are often my favourites.
The Gakkenflex TLR is a fun little toy camera that's capable of taking some incredible pictures. To those unfamiliar with Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) cameras, it's quite an unusual piece and a great conversation starter. However, I can't help but feel that something's missing... Ah, lens caps!
A DIY twin-lens reflex camera (TLR) made of plastics that will truly amaze you for what it can does!
Ganhei uma Gakkenflex e adorei! Acho que todo mundo deveria ter uma.