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Diana F+ Modification: Exposure Timer

Normal mode on Diana is a fixed exposure time of 1/100 or "as long as you hold down the button". with this mod you´ll get a timer, which is ideal for long night-time exposure and evening/indoor pinhole exposures. This means it only works in "b" mode. It´s pretty easy to do….

Diana F+ Modification: Macro Shooting

A great mod to get sexy close-up pictures of your favorite fruits (and a load of other things too!). With this easy tipster, you'll be able to take great macro photos with your Diana F+. Read on for details!

Diana F+ Modification: The String-A-Long Tripod

A quick and easy way to get rid of the shake from your snapper. Anyone can do it and it opens up loads of new shooting possibilities too. Read on for the details!

Get Some Color From Your Black and Whites!

Here’s a tipster that virtually anybody can do! All you need is some black and white negatives and some way to scan them, whether you do it yourself or you send your film out to a lab.

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!

Quickie Tipster: Dry your film

This is just to show you guys how I dry my film. Well a lot of people use squeegees when processing film. This however can cause the film to get scratched. But if you don't use a squeegee and hang your film up to dry the water running down the film might leave some spots or lines. - This is charming, yes and this IS the Lomo Site - I know.

Easy Vintage Effect

Some days ago, I've scanned some negatives which were in a pergamyne cover, and the effect looks, upon closer examination, very interesting that I decided to tell you about it.

Putting the Strip on the Strips

What to do with those film leads or film strips from rolls that didn't turn out well (aka screwed up)? Grab some short strips of film and place them in all sorts of places. Take photos of them ... bearing in mind that this will be the first exposure. I used an old SLR and set the exposure compensation to -1.

The Washi Tape & Sharpie Film Discovery Solution

I've had my Diana Mini for about a year and a half now, and I only recently realised that it would be a good idea to try & remember what film I had in her. Since I have a big love for high speed films I thought it would be handy to know what kind of light to be looking for when out & about.

Easy, Fast, and Precise LomoKino Scanning With Photoshop

As you might know, scanning your films by yourself is always tricky and tedious. This method is aimed at high quality scanning but with little effort, it's not completely automated but it's very fast and lets you control framing. A good balance between precision and ease.

Sprocket Hole Scanning with EPSON Scanners

If you have a scanner with a backlight then you should be able to use the DigitaLiza scanning mask to scan sprockets - examples are the V330 and V500 models. To get a correct exposure though you'll need to tweak the EPSON Scan software. Read on to find out how.


Oh hi Mr. Postman, would you like to take a few pictures for me on your way please?

Paper Light Meter and Zombies

A (Lomo) prophecy is being fulfilled! In a zombie apocalyptic world, you will have to leave all the modern day comforts behind. Are you ready to say goodbye to electricity and battery-powered electronic automation? Paper Light Meter will help you get properly exposed shots until the end of days.

Plaster to Label Film

I think we all had times when we've forgotten the film we put in our cameras. I would like to offer a simple and interesting way by which you cannot forget the film you are using in the camera.

Light Leaks with the LomoKino

What else can you do with the LomoKino? What other tricks can you experiment with for the movie maker of Lomography? Light leaks? Sure, why not?