The idea of film soup, is to allow the film to have chemical interaction with the 'soup', and produce the unexpectedly extraordinary effect for your Lomographs. Since the first film soup ever been 'served', every Lomographer has eagerly recorded down their own recipe and review. In this article, I would like to share my experience with my own secret recipe!
If you've got quite the sweet tooth like me and love instant photography as well, here's a project you can do that covers the best of both worlds!
How this mild mannered, middle-aged woman, strikes fear into the hearts of good people everywhere by wielding a lomo camera.
As great as the Lubitel 166+ is, there is one major disadvantage: the minimum focusing distance. While 80cm is close enough at most occasions, sometimes I would like to get closer. The easy solution to this is using close up filters, but most people who use use them end up guessing the correct focusing distance. From now on, you no longer have to guesstimate, but you can actually focus your image using your viewing lens! Read on and find out how.
Just last week I placed a bid on a lovely camera: a Pentax Auto 110. This small but very well built camera is the cutest and tiniest SLR I have ever seen. When I won the auction I started preparing for its arrival: buy some batteries, order some film, find a developing reel... And that's where I ran into trouble! As hard as I tried, I couldn't find a reel to develop 110 film, anywhere! So I had to pull up my sleeves and get dirty.
No exposure meter, no batteries, no problem; make perfectly exposed photos with this handy DIY exposure calculator.