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  • Portraits of Strangers: Click and Walk Away

    written by reneg88 on 2012-03-22 in #lifestyle
    Portraits of Strangers: Click and Walk Away

    I made it a 2012 New Year's Resolution to "Learn to fearlessly approach strangers" so that I could photograph these peculiar persons whom I know nothing about. But for the time being, I can sum up a few shots I've managed to get away without being noticed.

  • Tribute to My Father

    written by reneg88 on 2011-07-06 in #lifestyle
    Tribute to My Father

    A man who at the age of 64 looks like he's in his 50's, rides a motorcycle everyday to work, and rocks the karaoke like no one else, is definitely worthy of a tribute.

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  • Urban Adventure: Washington Square Park, NYC

    written by reneg88 on 2011-06-28 in #world #locations
    Urban Adventure: Washington Square Park, NYC

    I’ve been lucky enough to visit the Big Apple around three or four times. On one of those trips I stumbled into a park that made me re-visit it almost every single day that was left of my vacation. Read on to find out why.

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  • Lomography in a New Photography Book

    written by reneg88 on 2011-06-27 in #news
    Lomography in a New Photography Book

    Late last year, I received an e-mail from author Matthew Bamberg asking me to use some of my Lomographs and maybe interview me for a new photography book he was writing. Now, a few months later, the book is finally out, and with a whole chapter dedicated to Lomography!

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  • Lomography X-Pro 200: Grainy Saturation

    written by reneg88 on 2011-03-31 in #reviews
    Lomography X-Pro 200: Grainy Saturation

    I remember when this film first came out I was very much excited to try it out and soon enough placed an order for the first pack. When the results came back from the lab...well just read along to find out.

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  • Nikon N6006: The Beast from '91

    written by reneg88 on 2011-03-30 in #reviews
    Nikon N6006: The Beast from '91

    For 1991 this camera had all of the new technologies of the top of the line cameras. Today, 20 years later, it still is a spectacular and dependable camera.

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  • Minolta SR-T 102

    written by reneg88 on 2011-03-23 in #reviews
    Minolta SR-T 102

    Let's talk about the perfect camera for all of us obsessive compulsive lomographers who always need to get the perfect exposure, focus and depth of field in every picture. There's no way to not get the results you want with this camera.

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  • Keeping Spinning Around

    written by reneg88 on 2011-03-18 in #reviews
    Keeping Spinning Around

    Put your hand on the ring, pull the cord and watch the Spinner magic unfold before your eyes!

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  • The Perfekt Horizon

    written by reneg88 on 2011-02-24 in #reviews
    The Perfekt Horizon

    If you're looking around to see if this camera is worth buying, before you read what I have to say, I must tell you...YOU NEED TO GET THIS CAMERA!

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  • A Hint of Red

    written by reneg88 on 2011-02-23 in #reviews
    A Hint of Red

    I had hoped for something like this when I put the film inside my camera. But when the results came in, boy was I glad how they turned out!

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  • My First Lomo Year in Review 2010

    written by reneg88 on 2011-02-09 in #lifestyle
    My First Lomo Year in Review 2010

    I met Lomography in the beginning of 2010, and with my year anniversary as a Lomographer coming around, I thought I'd look down memory lane for my first year.

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  • Doubles with a Museum

    written by reneg88 on 2011-01-26 in #gear #tipster
    Doubles with a Museum

    Have you ever been to a Art Museum were you just feel like you've already seen every painting and every work of art they're offering? Well it's time to spice things up a bit.

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  • Café Urbano

    written by reneg88 on 2010-12-09 in #world #locations
    Café Urbano

    At the heart of Aguadilla is where you can find the most comfortable place to hang out in the city. Brace yourselves for evenings filled with funny moments, spontaneous activities, and a little craziness. Fellow Lomographers, I welcome you to Café Urbano.

  • LomoPeople: Irina Pizarro

    written by reneg88 on 2010-11-18 in #lifestyle
    LomoPeople: Irina Pizarro

    When I was recently asked on what inspires me to grab my camera everyday and shoot like there's no tomorrow, it took only 1/250's of a second for the answer to pop in my head. Let me share to you the story of my muse: Irina.

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  • Out with Stickers, In with Lomographs!

    written by reneg88 on 2010-11-11 in #gear #tipster
    Out with Stickers, In with Lomographs!

    I bet that when we were kids, we used to have our bedroom doors full of stickers... Now we're not so young... and it's time to change stickers for our own Lomographs!

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  • Sidekick Canvas Bag - Charcoal

    written by reneg88 on 2010-10-12 in #reviews
    Sidekick Canvas Bag - Charcoal

    This is the perfect bag to carry all your favorites Lomographic cameras. You can wear it not only one, two, but three different ways for the most comfortable and convenient Lomo experience! Once you throw it on, you'll never take it off!

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  • Logan's Irish Pub

    written by reneg88 on 2010-10-06 in #world #locations
    Logan's Irish Pub

    After a hard day of work, there's nothing better than hanging out with your friends to release some pressure, meet new people and simply have a good time listening to live music and playing some pool. You can get all of this in Logan's Irish Pub!

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  • Urban Café (Aguadilla, Puerto Rico)

    written by reneg88 on 2010-09-20 in #world #locations
    Urban Café (Aguadilla, Puerto Rico)

    In the heart of Aguadilla is the coziest venue you'll find around. Full of fun, crazy, comforting times. Step right in! A mother is probably the most special person you'll ever meet. She will always support, love, and be there for you. That is why when my mother's birthday came around this year, I had to gift her with photos from her special night, so into the town's smallest venue we went!

  • Make a Splash! With your Lomo LC-A+

    written by reneg88 on 2010-09-19 in #reviews
    Make a Splash! With your Lomo LC-A+

    There is no better way to spend your summer than splashing in the water, washing away the heat. And just when you thought it couldn't get better, along comes the Lomo LC-A+ Krab to let you take your favorite Lomo camera in the water with you!

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  • Piñones (Puerto Rico)

    written by reneg88 on 2010-09-13 in #world #locations
    Piñones (Puerto Rico)

    Close to one of the most touristic spots in Puerto Rico, is one of its biggest and beautiful coast line beaches: Piñones. Get ready for a real Puerto Rican summer treat. The words 'alcapurria, bacalaíto, pastel, empanadilla, relleno, and pincho' probably don't mean much to you. But in Puerto Rico, they are the heart of beach snacks.

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  • DIY Square Format on Holga 135 BC

    written by reneg88 on 2010-09-10 in #gear #tipster
    DIY Square Format on Holga 135 BC

    We all love the beauty of the square format in 120mm film cameras, and as of late, the wonderful Diana Mini was given the feature to produce a square format. So I thought I should give this a try myself. And here it is.

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  • My Lomo Story by reneg88

    written by reneg88 on 2010-09-04 in #lifestyle
    My Lomo Story by reneg88

    It is said that one should not judge a book by it's cover, but in this case, the camera that was staring at me was too beautiful to assume the contrary. It was because of Rob Ryan's Fisheye design, that I am eternally addicted to Lomography.

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  • Wilderness Beach

    written by reneg88 on 2010-09-03 in #world #locations
    Wilderness Beach

    Going down the hill of Punta Borinquen Golf Club is where you can find one of the most private, most beautiful beaches of my island, Puerto Rico, and it's time you get to know about it. But don't go and tell everyone about it - it's just our little Lomo secret!

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  • Crash Boat Beach

    written by reneg88 on 2010-08-26 in #world #locations
    Crash Boat Beach

    Crash Boat is the most famous beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Everyone who visits Puerto Rico must come to Crash Boat, and YOU are no exception. It is definitely one of the country's best beaches so what are you waiting for? Visit and take a swim now!

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  • Rob Ryan's Fisheye Masterpiece

    written by reneg88 on 2010-08-26 in #reviews
    Rob Ryan's Fisheye Masterpiece

    This little camera was my very first Lomography camera. She's to blame for this obsession that has befallen me after seeing the magic that can come out of such cute and deceitful cameras.

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  • Old San Juan Graveyard - Death By the Sea

    written by reneg88 on 2010-08-05 in #world #locations
    Old San Juan Graveyard - Death By the Sea

    I decided to make a location of one of the most important graveyards in Puerto Rico - the Santa María Magdalena Graveyard. Though it never even occurred to me that by being so close to death, it would take the life of my precious Diana F+.

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  • Home Made Holga Splitzer

    written by reneg88 on 2010-07-03 in #gear #tipster
    Home Made Holga Splitzer

    Sometimes you just have to make the most you can with what you've got. So here we go, creating a home made splitzer for the Holga, for control over those ever so lovely multi-exposures.

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  • Patience Is Virtue

    written by reneg88 on 2010-06-16 in #gear #tipster
    Patience Is Virtue

    There is nothing more exciting than getting a package containing a brand new lomo camera, awaiting to explore the world in your hands. So here's a few tips before snapping away.

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  • Castillo San Cristobal

    written by reneg88 on 2010-06-14 in #world #locations
    Castillo San Cristobal

    Back in 1539 the Spanish Empire spent over 250 years fortifying this location in Puerto Rico as part of their defensive system. Now, it's one of the most visited spots in the beautiful island.

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  • Ghost Town

    written by reneg88 on 2010-06-14 in #world #locations
    Ghost Town

    A small community of Villas for the Air Force Base, swept empty because of exposure to asbestos in the construction of the homes, now better known as Ghost Town.

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  • My Lomo Story: Chapter 1. by reneg88

    written by reneg88 on 2010-06-02 in #news
    My Lomo Story: Chapter 1. by reneg88

    It is said that one should not judge a book by it's cover, but in this case, the camera that was staring at me was too beautiful to assume the contrary. It was because of Rob Ryan's design, that I am eternally addicted to Lomography.

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  • Puerto Rico's Botanical Garden

    written by reneg88 on 2010-05-09 in #world #locations
    Puerto Rico's Botanical Garden

    [Asset:195878] Get your blankets and your baskets, we're going picnic in the garden!

  • The Window Cave

    written by reneg88 on 2010-04-11 in #world #locations
    The Window Cave

    Get ready for some straight out of the edge, breath taking views, from a wonderful cave in the depth of Puerto Rico.

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