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  • La Sardina Nuri: Perfect for Sardine Fans!

    written by ilkadj on 2012-11-02 in #news

    As you may have already heard, Lomography and the NURI brand, famous for their Portuguese spiced sardines in a can, has launched a joint product, the La Sardina Nuri! These two products were really meant to complement each other: they have both convinced thousands of fans of their exquisite fishiness!

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  • LomoAmigo Slinkachu Shoots the Streets of Moscow With the Diana F+

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-31 in #people #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigo Slinkachu Shoots the Streets of Moscow With the Diana F+

    Imagine yourself shrunk down to a size of a peanut. What would you do? How would you avoid yourself from getting stepped on by your giant friends? Slinkachu from the UK uses plastic models of people to depict various scenes using everyday things that we use as the background and props. Check out the creative shots after the jump.

  • DIY Project #58: Travel Journal

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-27 in #competitions
    DIY Project #58: Travel Journal

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a tutorial on how to make a homemade travel journal by jessica. Have fun!

  • DIY Project #51: Suitcase Side Table

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-19 in #competitions
    DIY Project #51: Suitcase Side Table

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a a tutorial on how to build your own side table out of suitcases by Lana. Have fun!

  • La Sardina Nuri: The Camera for Sardine Fans!

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-18 in #news
    La Sardina Nuri: The Camera for Sardine Fans!

    This is it! Sardine fans, get yourself ready for this awesome joint product launch. This is the day that both sardine fans and La Sardina fans get together and celebrate. Please welcome the newest edition of the La Sardina family, the La Sardina Nuri camera! The first real sardines tin that made it to a La Sardina camera!

  • DIY Project #53: Cookie Cutter Notebook

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-17 in #competitions
    DIY Project #53: Cookie Cutter Notebook

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a a tutorial on how to decorate a notebook with the help of a cookie cutter by Heather. Have fun!

  • DIY Project #52: Homemade Lollipops

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-15 in #competitions
    DIY Project #52: Homemade Lollipops

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a tutorial on how to make homemade lollipops by Jodi. Have fun!

  • DIY Project #50: Newspaper Flower

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-13 in #competitions
    DIY Project #50: Newspaper Flower

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a tutorial on how to make a cool flower decoration from newspapers by jessica. Have fun!

  • DIY Project #49: Yarn Wreath

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-09 in #competitions
    DIY Project #49: Yarn Wreath

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a tutorial on how to make a yarn wreath by Whitney. Have fun!

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  • DIY Project #48: Mousepad Coasters

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-07 in #competitions
    DIY Project #48: Mousepad Coasters

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a tutorial on how to make a coasters out of mouse pads by Onel. Have fun!

  • A Little Different from Surf Photography

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-05 in #lifestyle
    A Little Different from Surf Photography

    Mark Tipple's approach to surf photography is a little different than your usual surfer hunk riding the wild waves. In his photography series, The Underwater Project, Tipple captures swimmers' emotion and reaction as they hit the ocean water and struggle to emerge from the waves.

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  • DIY Project #47: Camera Wrist Strap

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-05 in #competitions
    DIY Project #47: Camera Wrist Strap

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a tutorial on how to make a camera wrist strap by Beth. Have fun!

  • Creative Road Markings on Shelly Bay Road

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-03 in #lifestyle
    Creative Road Markings on Shelly Bay Road

    If you've read the Wellingtonian some time ago, you would know about the weird scissor markings along Shelby Bay Road. A woman reported it to the Wellingtonian and asked what they were, but no one seemed to know who made these.

  • DIY Project #46: Perler Beads Bowl

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-03 in #competitions
    DIY Project #46: Perler Beads Bowl

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a tutorial on how to make a colorful bowl out of perler beads by Jodi. Have fun!

  • Movie Quiz #5

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #competitions
    Movie Quiz #5

    Hey movie fans! Ready for the fifth and final Movie Quiz? We had four Quizzes already, all carried a heist/robbery theme. So get yourself ready to remember criminal names and missing valuables. Answer all the questions correctly and win yourself a coupon that you can use in our online shop!

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  • Keep Your Chemicals Fresh

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #gear #tipster
    Keep Your Chemicals Fresh

    The initial start when you want to process your own film at home might be a bit expensive, but it's cheaper in the long run. You are able to reuse some of the chemicals that you bought, as long as you maintain its freshness. Check out the article to find out how!

  • Film Processing Quick Tips

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #gear #tipster
    Film Processing Quick Tips

    To avoid simple mistakes that almost every newbies does when developing film at home, here are a couple of tips and tricks! Make sure you read these first before you start your film processing session.

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  • Movie Quiz #4

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #competitions
    Movie Quiz #4

    Hey movie fans! Ready for the fourth of five series of Movie Quizzes? These Movie Quizzes will carry a heist/robbery theme. So get yourself ready to remember criminal names and missing valuables. Answer all the questions correctly and win yourself a coupon that you can use in our online shop!

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  • Movie Quiz #3

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #competitions
    Movie Quiz #3

    Hey movie fans! Ready for the third of five series of Movie Quizzes? These Movie Quizzes will carry a heist/robbery theme. So get yourself ready to remember criminal names and missing valuables. Answer all the questions correctly and win yourself a coupon that you can use in our online shop!

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  • Movie Quiz #2

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #competitions
    Movie Quiz #2

    Hey movie fans! Ready for the second of five series of Movie Quizzes? These Movie Quizzes will carry a heist/robbery theme. So get yourself ready to remember criminal names and missing valuables. Answer all the questions correctly and win yourself a coupon that you can use in our online shop!

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  • Introduction to Cyanotype

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #gear #tipster
    Introduction to Cyanotype

    Cyanotype is, as you may have already guessed it, a photographic printing process that results in a cyan-blue print. It's really quite easy to do them yourself at home as well. Read on to see what this process is all about!

  • Movie Quiz #1

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #competitions
    Movie Quiz #1

    Hey movie fans! Ready for the first of five series of Movie Quizzes? These Movie Quizzes will carry a heist/robbery theme. So get yourself ready to remember criminal names and missing valuables. Answer all the questions correctly and win yourself some Piggy Points that you can use in our online shop!

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  • Avoid Dust and Watermarks on Your Negatives

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #gear #tipster
    Avoid Dust and Watermarks on Your Negatives

    Did you get your first film developed on your own? It must have been a great feeling to see the images developing right in front of your eyes! But did you have dust and watermarks stuck on the negatives? Read this article to find out how to avoid them.

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  • Film Processing Glossary

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #gear #tipster
    Film Processing Glossary

    Here's your personal online glossary that you can refer to anytime at home when you are ready to process your own film! This glossary will definitely make it easier for you once you start reading the instructions on those chemical bottles. Good luck and have fun developing!

  • Quick and Dirty Film Developing Tutorial

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #gear #tipster
    Quick and Dirty Film Developing Tutorial

    So you've bought all of the stuff you need to develop your own film at home. What's next? Take a look at this cool tutorial and you will know what to do with what and when. I suggest watching the tutorial first before you do anything. Then play it again and follow the directions according to the video.

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  • Agitating Your Developer Correctly in the Canister

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #gear #tipster
    Agitating Your Developer Correctly in the Canister

    Many of you have read the phrase, "...inverting and righting the tank with a twisting motion of your wrist. Turn the tank completely upside down, then reverse the process..." But did you know exactly what to do after your first read? You''d probably read it again, right? Well here's a short description of how you would actually agitate your developer in a canister.

  • Editing Your Negative Scans

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #gear #tipster
    Editing Your Negative Scans

    If you have succeeded in scanning your negatives, it might come in handy to know a couple of softwares that can help you edit your scanned negatives. Check out the article to find out which softwares are helpful!

  • Scanning Your Negatives

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #gear #tipster
    Scanning Your Negatives

    Now that you have a whole bunch of developed negatives, what do you do with them? You can always properly store them in plastic sleeves where no dust or light can ruin them. Also a good idea is to scan them and make digital photos! Read the article to find out how you can scan your negatives.

  • Basic Film Developing Chemicals and Their Purposes

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-01 in #gear #tipster
    Basic Film Developing Chemicals and Their Purposes

    Want to know more about film developing before you try it yourself at home? Well here's a list of film developing chemicals that you would be using for film processing and short a short description of what each chemical does to your roll of film.

  • Beginner's Guide to Film Processing at Home

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-01 in #gear #tipster
    Beginner's Guide to Film Processing at Home

    Want to process your own film but don't know where to start? Check out this beginner's guide to get you rolling! Developing your own negatives should not be something complicated. It's easy as 1 2 3!

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  • Tip for Storing Your Developed Negatives

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-01 in #gear #tipster
    Tip for Storing Your Developed Negatives

    Now that you're a master at developing your own film at home, where do you put your developed negatives? Read on for tips on how to store and organize your film strips!

  • Darkroom Health and Safety Rules

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-01 in #gear #tipster
    Darkroom Health and Safety Rules

    Everybody knows that chemicals are bad for your health, but if we stick to the safety rules on how to manage and handle the chemicals we use in the darkroom, it should save you a visit to the doctor's. Anybody who is working in a darkroom should follow these instructions and get themselves familiar with these health and safety rules.

  • The Portable Darkroom

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-01 in #gear #tipster
    The Portable Darkroom

    Some people turn their bathrooms into darkrooms to have the chance to do film developing themselves. Some even sacrifice their clothes and use their walk-in closets as a darkroom. But what if you don't have enough space to have a darkroom in your tiny apartment? Consider the portable darkroom!

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  • Do You Need Your Own Darkroom?

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-01 in #gear #tipster
    Do You Need Your Own Darkroom?

    Having your own darkroom is not as complicated as some people think it is. The darkroom doesn't even need to be a room. It can be a dark area where you can still carry on darkroom activities. But why does someone like you need your own darkroom? Is it cheaper to develop your film at home? Is it worth the effort? Read on to see if you need a darkroom of your own.

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  • How to Handle Your Development Chemicals

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-01 in #gear #tipster
    How to Handle Your Development Chemicals

    If you're working in a darkroom, you should know that those chemicals that you use should be properly managed. From the day you bought them to the day they are used up, you should always take good care of those liquids and powder. Read on to see how to safely store, manage, and dispose your darkroom chemicals.

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  • Intern Diary: Last Post by Yours Truly, ilkadj

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-01 in #lifestyle
    Intern Diary: Last Post by Yours Truly, ilkadj

    So here it is, my last entry for the Diary of an Intern Series. Hopefully they will continue this series, so that Lomo friends will still be able to get the feeling of how fun an internship at Lomography can be. So without further ado, this is my farewell post to all of you loyal readers.

  • Staying on the Safe Side of Film Processing

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-01 in #gear #tipster
    Staying on the Safe Side of Film Processing

    Everyone who processes their own film is familiar with that characteristic smell when they start mixing the development chemicals. The smell is nostalgic, but it's also not healthy. Here's a couple of tips to keep the area you are working in well ventilated and safe!

  • Lightproof Your Darkroom

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-01 in #gear #tipster
    Lightproof Your Darkroom

    Light can be a photographer's best friend when it comes to capturing scenic panoramas. But when it comes to processing films in the darkroom, you should consider light to be your worst enemy! Make sure your lightproof your darkroom so that there is not a single light that can sneak up and ruin your photos.

  • Almost There For a Chance to Win The Lomography Fun Bag!

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-01 in #news
    Almost There For a Chance to Win The  Lomography Fun Bag!

    Yeap! You are a quarter of the way to your goal for a chance to win a Lomography Fun Bag! That's right, the prize is a Lomography Fun Bag. Now that the mystery is a mystery no longer you should be even more motivated to share and win!

  • Darkroom Checklist

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-01 in #gear #tipster
    Darkroom Checklist

    If you're ever thinking of making your own darkroom, you should consider this checklist and make sure that you all the basics covered in order to develop and process your own film rolls at home.

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  • DIY Project #45: Animal Magnet Frames

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-01 in #competitions
    DIY Project #45: Animal Magnet Frames

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a creative tutorial on how to make animal magnet frames by Sofia. Have fun!

  • Celebrating the Best of 2 Tasty Sardines!

    written by ilkadj on 2012-10-01 in #news
    Celebrating the Best of 2 Tasty Sardines!

    We have two things to celebrate this October. One of them, you are probably familiar with, is Lomography's 20th anniversary. The other one is Nuri's anniversary. That's right, the importer of Austria's most popular sardines in a can brand is having its 120th birthday. And, of course, we just have to do something cool to celebrate these two anniversaries, as we are both truly big sardine fans!

  • DIY Project #44: Jean Camera Strap

    written by ilkadj on 2012-09-29 in #competitions
    DIY Project #44: Jean Camera Strap

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a tutorial on how to make a camera strap from your old useless pair of jeans by Madeleine. Have fun!

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  • DIY Project #43: Tape Marker Monster

    written by ilkadj on 2012-09-27 in #competitions
    DIY Project #43: Tape Marker Monster

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a tutorial on how to make a tape marker monster by Onel. Have fun!

  • Sydney Open 2012

    written by ilkadj on 2012-09-26 in #lifestyle
    Sydney Open 2012

    Sydney Open 2012 is returning soon! No, this is not a tennis match. This is the time of the year when Sydney opens the doors of the many buildings that are usually ‘off limits’. Visitors will be able to explore award-winning contemporary designs, much-loved heritage buildings and architectural icons.

  • DIY Project #42: Time Traveler's Necklace

    written by ilkadj on 2012-09-25 in #competitions
    DIY Project #42: Time Traveler's Necklace

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a a tutorial on how to make a time traveler's necklace by Heather. Have fun!

  • Intern Diary: Black and White Memory

    written by ilkadj on 2012-09-24 in #lifestyle
    Intern Diary: Black and White Memory

    The cool part of working in Lomography is that you get to play with some awesome analogue cameras! I got to test a Lomo LC-Wide over the weekend, but I didn't manage to finish the whole roll! So I took some pictures on my way to work. Check it out!

  • DIY Project #41: Industrial Art Pieces Made From Rubbings

    written by ilkadj on 2012-09-23 in #competitions
    DIY Project #41: Industrial Art Pieces Made From Rubbings

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a sweet and sour tutorial on how to create industrial art pieces from rubbings by April. Have fun!

  • Hobbiton: The Tour

    written by ilkadj on 2012-09-21 in #lifestyle
    Hobbiton: The Tour

    Many Lord of the Rings fans are excited for the release of The Hobbit movie later this year. But if you're a true fan of the Lord of the Rings, you should know that the movie was shot in a farm in New Zealand. And guess what, that farm is now giving tours of the movie set!

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  • DIY Project #40: How to Make Print Using Freezer Paper

    written by ilkadj on 2012-09-21 in #competitions
    DIY Project #40: How to Make Print Using Freezer Paper

    Along with our La Sardina DIY camera we’d like to present several DIY projects to inspire you. This project is a sweet and sour tutorial on how to make print using freezer paper by Yvette. Have fun!

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