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  • Doubles with Love: Ron and Evie, the Curious Furballs

    written by jojo8785 on 2013-02-15 in #lifestyle
    Doubles with Love: Ron and Evie, the Curious Furballs

    Disillusioned by the monotonous expression of a wooden feline party animal, a lomographer moves two furry sisters into her home in search of fresh multiples of movement, whimsy, curiosity, and fur.

  • First Impressions: Belair X 6-12 Review

    written by jojo8785 on 2013-02-06 in #reviews
    First Impressions: Belair X 6-12 Review

    In the past, I've missed jumping on the new camera or film bandwagon, meaning I’d miss the exciting frontier of trying out a product that everyone didn't already own. However, I recently jumped onto the new Belair X 6-12 bandwagon and below are my first thoughts of owning and shooting with this new and unique camera.

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  • The Land Down Under: Australia Day on the NSW South Coast!

    written by jojo8785 on 2013-01-17 in #world #locations
    The Land Down Under: Australia Day on the NSW South Coast!

    For Australia Day in 2012, we had a big celebration in a local park – lots of food, drinks, esky’s, sea baths, flags, sun-baking, rain-dancing, music, laughter, and most importantly cricket -- and this year we intend on doing it all over again!

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  • Marvellous Melbourne in Black and White

    written by jojo8785 on 2012-04-26 in #world #locations
    Marvellous Melbourne in Black and White

    Melbourne, my home city, is a mesmerising collection of landmarks and cityscapes. Thanks to the gold rush of the 1880s, much of inner Melbourne's architecture has a distinct Victorian character. Let me give you a snapshot of Melbourne's character through the wonderful Ilford chromogenic B&W.

  • Analogue Photography in the Fashion Scene: Louis Vuitton: Double Exposure

    written by jojo8785 on 2011-09-12 in #news
    Analogue Photography in the Fashion Scene: Louis Vuitton: Double Exposure

    Louis Vuitton has an innovative film project entitled Double Exposure, where one of the oldest forms of photography,the collodian process, is combined with digital media to create short films focused on a cultural innovator or creative leader. For the second series, the subject is actress Thandie Newton.

  • Falling for Fall: Walhalla

    written by jojo8785 on 2011-09-12 in #world #locations
    Falling for Fall: Walhalla

    Although it is early spring here in Australia, I managed to have quite a nice trip to a tiny old gold-mining village in the Victorian highlands when it was autumn (fall) here a few months ago. If you’re after a romantic picnic trip sprinkled with a dash of amazing history, Walhalla is the place to visit.

  • Escape from Sydney

    written by jojo8785 on 2011-08-15 in #world #locations
    Escape from Sydney

    Without bragging (ok, maybe a little), the NSW coastline has many amazing beaches, coves, cliffs and crashing waves – basically you are never short of an amazing ocean view. However it can be hard to remember that when you're stuck in Sydney. Yes, yes, the city is situated on the beautiful Sydney Harbour but it is also among the momentous tangle of city traffic, noise, and crowds. Let’s escape from the city!

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  • Open Wide! Diana 35mm Back + 38mm Super-Wide Lens

    written by jojo8785 on 2011-07-16 in #reviews
    Open Wide! Diana 35mm Back + 38mm Super-Wide Lens

    Open Wide! For this review, I also need to explain why it matters to use the 38 mm Super-Wide Lens along with the Diana+ 35mm Back. So, it will be kind of a review-tipster hybrid article…but stick with me!

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  • Agfa Isoly Junior - 50 Years On and Still Fabulous!

    written by jojo8785 on 2011-07-09 in #reviews
    Agfa Isoly Junior - 50 Years On and Still Fabulous!

    So there it was. A vintage German camera sitting at a flea market stall. It had a brown cover and not much else. It reminded me of my Diana in an eerie metallic kind of way. The seller could not guarantee it still worked. For $8, I thought I'd find out.

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  • Fisheye + Diana F+ = Distorted Love

    written by jojo8785 on 2011-06-04 in #reviews
    Fisheye + Diana F+ = Distorted Love

    I have to be honest, when I first pooled my funds to buy a Lomographic camera I had already decided that I was buying a Fisheye 2. But right before making my purchase I discovered the Diana F+ and all her delightful accessories INCLUDING her fisheye lens, and as they say, I was hooked!

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  • Do you require light leaks? Come Down Under!

    written by jojo8785 on 2011-05-17 in #gear #tipster
    Do you require light leaks? Come Down Under!

    For a different take on light leaks, I present: The hole in the ozone layer! There are many tipsters floating around about creating light leaks with your camera for some awesome burnt effects on your film. You may also find tips about embracing accidental lights leaks or fixing that god damn leaky camera to eliminate them all together!

  • Lake Rotoiti, Tasman Region of New Zealand

    written by jojo8785 on 2011-05-14 in #world #locations
    Lake Rotoiti, Tasman Region of New Zealand

    In my top ten favourite lakes, Lake Rotoiti within Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand is just simply gorgeous – and yet I’ve only seen a fraction of its beauty!

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  • Royal National Park - A Beautiful Secret

    written by jojo8785 on 2011-02-28 in #world #locations
    Royal National Park - A Beautiful Secret

    The Coast Track walk of Royal National Park offers one of the most pristine coastlines of eastern Australia. With stunning coastal cliffs, big crashing waves, and isolated beaches, you'll need plenty of film to satisfy your eyes here!

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