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LomoChrome Purple 35mm Update

When we first launched LomoChrome Purple, the first 3500 rolls of 35mm film sold out in less than 2 days. We knew you all were super-excited for a new film similar to the classic Aerochrome emulsion, but were still absolutely blown away by your response to the launch. Based on this, we are now working hard to try and secure some additional rolls of LomoChrome Purple 35mm. Read on for details of how you can sign-up and hear the latest developments on this!

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Shoot with Redscale in Overcast Weather!

Do you like overcast weather? I prefer sunny days for going out and shooting films, however, I also do like overcast because it's the best time to shoot with redscale! I love shooting in redscale, and in this article I'll let you in on secrets for how to master shooting in redscale in overcast weather!

How to Make Homemade Red Scale Film

This is an article introducing how to make homemade red scale film. There are already some fabulous articles about how to make red scale films out there, however I decided to make one with my method. This method keeps film frames in order, and it is useful for EBS (Exposing Both Sides of film) trick as well ☺

Let's 'Cook' the Film: The Recipe of Film Soup!

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!

How to do C41 at Home

After almost two years of nonstop shooting film and more than $1000 worth of expenses on processing and prints, I needed to reconsider my budget and find a way of being able to shoot more and pay less. And then I started to process my rolls at home. It is as easy as it could be and I‘ll show you today how to do it, step by step.

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How to Make Your Facebook Profile Smokin’ Hot with a LomoWall

With the new timeline format being rolled out all over facebook there are lots of grumbles and groans as people get used to the changes. Leap ahead of the crowd and use your cover photo to show off your very best LomoWalls in three easy steps, then sit back and enjoy the compliments from your 10,000 friends!

Noir Photography with Ilford Delta Professional

Looking for a film you can use in low-light conditions? Let me show you how to shoot and hunt into the night with a camera loaded with Ilford Delta 3200 film.

Develop Films by Yourself

I finally decided to try and develop my film rolls by myself. I did this since I wanted to try and cross-process my films easily. Find out how I did it!

Introducing The LomoKino - The 35mm Movie Camera From Lomography

With the LomoKino, you can create experimental movies of 144 frames on any 35mm analogue film. Load it with regular color negative, black and white and even redscale or slide films - Then simply wind the advancing crank to shoot! The LomoKino is here to reawaken the magical world of analogue moviemaking in the 21st century, get yours today!

A Guide for Newbie Shooters Who Want to Become LomoStars!

Sometimes, when browsing through all the Lomohomes, I see some Newbies who don't have any pictures uploaded yet. They complain that they do not have enough experience or money to choose a Lomo cam, sometimes even upload digital pictures. But it could be that easy to start immediately! Here's a quick guide for new people for the first steps into the world of anaolgue photography.

Multiple Exposure Cheat

Do you have a collection of negatives that really aren't doing much, and quite frankly never will? The type that originates from before you discovered the Lomo world and now make you wince at the blandness of their content? Don't fear, I have a solution.

DIY: C-41 Film Process with Coffee

If you ever want to try to self develop your film with coffee, here is a good tip!

The One-Photo-Development

Lomohead Erk tells you how to develop one single photo without wasting film and chemicals!

B&W Darkroom Paper Bible

It's time to go all the way. Your digital camera has been on the shelf for months, entombed in dust. When it comes to loading your film camera, you're like a well-trained photographic assassin loading your sniper rifle. Your bathroom has a lingering odor that can't quite be identified by your friends, but that smell of fixer during your morning shower is like your first cup of coffee: necessary and refreshing. You're a film nut and you're proud of it. But once those negatives have dried, you're again stuck behind a screen while you scan and tone your images. It's time for that to change, and the first step in moving toward a full darkroom is understanding photographic paper.

Not Just Any Paper Pinhole Camera, It’s a Paper Pinhole Hasselblad!

As the DIY movement picks up the pace, another paper pinhole camera is here for the making.

Film development with Coffee and Vitamin C

Develop film with coffee and vitamin C - it really works!

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Oliver Morris Goes Analogue All the Way!

Marvelous multiple exposures and haunting silhouettes, these describe Oliver Morris' figments of film. He is thinking with each frame and is going analogue all the way.

Tipster of the Week: Tastes Like a Decaf

Most of us use a variety of cameras and different films in order to actualise whatever that is we have perceived or, at most times, to surprise ourselves. Intentional or not, either way, it doesn’t matter because there is love in analogue! – And this is what our Tipster has to share with us this week!

Dr. Lab's Tipsters Using Organic Materials

How do you bring back overtones, nuances, smells, shades, dirt and dust in your analogue pictures? A bunch of experimental Lomographers (there are a lot of you!) has been keeping us busy with Do-It-Yourself techniques for quite some time now. Now we present to you a compilation of some of the best Tipsters using organic materials!

The Anatomy of a Camera

Curious as to what is exactly inside your camera? As in every little nut and bolt inside? Well, artist Todd McLellan shows you just what's under the hood!

Scratch It when It's Crap!

You've got pictures that you sorted out, but you don't have the heart to throw them away? Then here comes a dead right tipster for you!

A Beginner's Guide to Tilt Shift Photography Part 2

If you want some crazy tilt to your photography you have two choices - spend a fortune on an expensive professional lens or build your own. It's easy, honest!

Organic to inorganic

No, not the rallying cry of Monsanto and other big bio-tech companies who want us to eat genetically engineered food, but a simple tip for creating eye catching multiple exposures.

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