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A 10 Step Guide to Superb Minimalist Photography

Whether you're someone who wants to venture into a new photographic technique or someone far along into minimalist photography, you might want to read through this very informative and inspirational article from PhotoTuts+ author Simon Bray.

Back To Basics: Cross Processing

Often intimidating to new Lomographers, Adam shares his experience with cross-processing slide film.

Exposure Perfection with the Sekonic L 508 Light Meter

Say good bye to shutter speed and f/stop guess work with the help of one of the finest light meters available, the Sekonic L508. When you have a fully manual camera without a meter and you want absolutely predictable exposures, you need to go with a light meter that nails it every time.

Recesky 35mm TLR: Fun All Day with My Plastic Companion

The Recesky is probably the smallest 35mm TLR camera out there, and for sure the cheapest. This is a fun, DIY (do it yourself) kit that takes about 1-3 hours to assemble, after which you can have a ton of fun shooting with it.

Pinhole Papercams by Thomas Hudson Reeve

Pinhole photographer Thomas Hudson Reeve has come up with an interesting concept for shooting: he doesn't use a camera and he doesn't even use film! Instead, he uses Papercams, pinhole cameras made entirely out of photo paper! Check out the awesome results below.

The Pinhegg – My Journey To Build An Egg Pinhole Camera

Since I started pin-holing the world, I have had the strong desire to make a special camera, with the purpose of shooting just one photograph. The purpose was to sacrifice the camera in the process of photo creation – I wanted the camera to become the photograph. To let you understand, the process from the camera to the photograph is the same that ties the baby bird to the egg: the bird grows protected from the shell and when it's ready breaks it and comes out. This is why I decided to create the Pinhegg – An Egg Pinhole Camera.

Another Way to Play with Light

Here's a trick on how you can get light leaks without opening your camera! Read on for the steps.

The Love Story That Changed History

Just 45 years ago, marriage between two people of different races was illegal in America, this exhibition in New York, documents the marriage between two people, Richard and Mildred Loving, who helped change this law and America for good.


Zeiss Ikon Nettar

I bought this really old German Zeiss Camera on Ebay for only 25 Euros. It was built about 70 or 80 years ago in Stuttgart/Germany, and it still works perfectly! Read more about it and see some sample photos after the jump.

Big Beach, Little Kid
Holga 135bc

PYHOF: Johnny Cash, The Man In Black

In honor of the two latest additions to the expanding La Sardina clan - the Wild West Editions, Belle Starr and Coyote - here's "The Man In Black" for this week's playlist!

Heart Shaped Film Mask

Looking to put a little Love into your photos? Cutting a custom heart-shaped mask for your camera will frame everything you adore nicely. A simple mod that works on almost any film camera.

No Tripod, No Worries!

I realize this is probably obvious to a lot of experienced lomographers, but I had been shooting for over 8 months before realizing I could easily do long exposures without a tri/mono pod. So for any newbies out there - don't be afraid to long expose without any other equipment.

Using Lomography Redscale XR With Cameras That Can't Rate ISO

Some of the lomographers might have experienced this: they got these really intense red photos from the Lomography Redscale XR when shooting with their Holga or Diana. Some of them like it, but what to do with those who don't? Read on to learn how to get vintage-looking photos from this film with cameras that can't rate ISO.

Smena Symbol - An Unbiased Review.

An odd but pleasing combination of battery-free all manual controls and a small size (fits in large pocket). made in the USSR in the 1980's.

The Symbol of Lomographic Power

Komrades! Remember the Lomographic awesomeness of the ancient Lomo artifacts! The Lomo Smena Symbol is truly symbolic for it!

Saran Wrapped

Tired of boring photos? Grab some saran wrap from your kitchen cabinet and mask it! Read more after the jump!

Knockout Shots That'll Pack a Punch!

Try out this quick and easy tipster that would spice up your photos with colour and contrast, making it even more unpredictable than before! Juxstapose two images in a unique way by double exposing your film with two completely different images!

Doubles to Get You Up in the Clouds

Double exposure shots with clouds as background has been my signature shot simply because I love shooting clouds and walking around the city. I love how cloud formations have such a nice contrast against the blue sky. Thanks to film photography and Lomo cameras, I now have a way of immortalizing this wonder of nature and at the same time, double exposing it against ordinary things I encounter.

Taking Back Tipsters: Double Exposures

For this new series, we’ll be taking a look back at some of the best Tipster articles. We scoured our archives and found some cool double-exposure techniques that you might want to try out on your next roll of film. Read on!

Folding Cameras: Medium Format in the Pocket

Folding cameras have been popular from the beginning of the 20th century to the 50s. How usable are they today ? What are the benefits and what are the drawbacks ?

Every Lomographer's Best Models: Cats!

We lomographers adore cats. They are always the best models for our lomographs. Their eyes, their whiskers, their fur--all are so good-looking in their own ways. Below are some fun facts about cats I found on the internet and some awesome lomographs taken by our fellow lomographers and me myself. Read on after the jump.