Tipster of the Week: Plastic Tattoo

5

Put on a little something different on your square shots for that interesting results! Our Tipster here will tell you how.

Fantastik Plastik Mask by pixiecorpse

  • Grab some dry transfer letters/graphics (available in sheets at stationary and craft stores) and a sheet of acetate used for ohp’s.
  • Cut the acetate in the same size as the holga’s 6×6 mask.
  • Rub your desired letters/graphic from the dry transfer sheet onto the acetate.
  • Tape the acetate mask (the finished product) on the 6×6 mask then replace it in the camera.

Make sure that the acetate mask is free of dust & fingerprints. Load with a 120 roll and start shooting! works best in daytime and with colourful subjects.

It is true then that the Holga has different masks for its variety of personalities one reason it is one of the most mysterious analogue cameras around and the reason why we love it so much.

We are always on the lookout for new Tipsters and you could have a stuffed Piggybank if any of your submissions is selected for next week! If you haven’t, then upload your tips here.

written by pixiecorpse on 2009-03-29 in #gear #tipster #tipster #holga #tipster-of-the-week #plastic #mask

5 Comments

  1. stouf
    stouf ·

    Cool tip ! Nice result !

  2. olique
    olique ·

    wow!:)

  3. mattcharnock
    mattcharnock ·

    nice idea - with some cool results!

  4. kirri-joy
    kirri-joy ·

    ooh nice

  5. tiara79
    tiara79 ·

    Thanks for the tips man. I never thought about that and going to try it soon :)
    Fake tattoos

More Interesting Articles

  • Tattooed Women's Legs and Medium Format Photography in Patrick Dinkfeld's 'Tattoos : Legs : Females'

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-02-23 in #people #news #lifestyle
    Tattooed Women's Legs and Medium Format Photography in Patrick Dinkfeld's 'Tattoos : Legs : Females'

    With just a little over a week left before his Kickstarter project ends, the photographer opens up about his upcoming coffee table book that centers on a collection of medium format snapshots of tattooed backs of legs of women captured with Diana cameras.

    3
  • My Lomo’Instant Quick Tips

    written by tomas_bates on 2014-11-12 in #gear #tipster
    My Lomo’Instant Quick Tips

    I backed the Kickstarter project for the Lomo’Instant earlier this year and was thrilled to receive it last week. I love how the camera naturally encourages you to experiment with its different features, whether it’s through flashing your multiple exposures with different colors or trying different creative techniques after your shots has been ejected. Here are a few tips from what I’ve discovered from playing with the camera so far (and a couple of tips I want to try out in future)!

  • The New Petzval Lens Is Now Available For Regular Purchase!

    written by tomas_bates on 2014-08-14 in #news
    The New Petzval Lens Is Now Available For Regular Purchase!

    The day has finally come! We are very excited to tell you that you can now order the Lomography New Petzval Lens for immediate delivery from the Online Shop or purchase it in your hands at Gallery Stores. To put full focus on our favorite portrait lens, soon we will be hosting special launch parties in our Gallery stores all over the globe! So do not miss an opportunity to become part of the sensational New Petzval Lens family today.

    1
  • Shop News

    Standard Photo Development Services

    Standard Photo Development Services

    Done shooting and want your films to be processed? We can process your colour and black & white 35mm, 120 or 110 films! Development, prints and scans are also included. (Service availability depends on your markets)

  • LomoGuru of the Week: kleinerkaries

    written by icequeenubia on 2014-03-30 in #lifestyle
    LomoGuru of the Week: kleinerkaries

    Her LomoHome name, kleinerkaries, is a combination of two German words that mean "little" and "caries." Well, sounds a bit peculiar but this has nothing to do with the state of her teeth! Read on to find out how our LomoGuru of the Week got this interesting moniker!

    9
  • I am a Mad Analogue Scientist: New Experiments with 35mm Films and Chemicals

    written by blackfairy on 2014-08-07 in #gear #tipster
    I am a Mad Analogue Scientist: New Experiments with 35mm Films and Chemicals

    Unfortunately, it happens sometimes that your resulting pictures are not what you expected - the image doesn't look that good, the colors are bland, and the subject is banal. Indeed, it couldn't be picture of the year! Herein I propose a second chance for your pictures by modifying your 35mm negatives. Just pick up some ideas from here, experiment, and scan your negatives with the Lomography Smartphone Scanner. Anything is possible: burning, scratching, putting on hydrochloric acid, balsamic vinegar, nail polish, bleach, or raspberry juice... use your imagination and write down your new film soup recipe! You can find a sample of the effects in this article.

    13
  • Flower Fest

    written by stratski on 2014-04-14 in #gear #tipster
    Flower Fest

    Springtime is for flower photography. But how do you stand out in the sea of flower pics? Here are three tips for something different.

  • Shop News

    the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

     the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

    Let your loved one pick the gift of their dreams. Lomography Online Shop Gift Certificates are the perfect present for every analogue devotee on your gift list

  • Assembling The New Konstruktor F Flash Accessory Kit!

    written by hembot on 2014-08-11 in #gear #tipster
    Assembling The New Konstruktor F Flash Accessory Kit!

    Hurray for the new Konstruktor F camera and Flash Accessory Kit! Here's a little tipster on how assemble it for flashier times.

  • Painting Delights: Going Wild with the Pixelstick

    written by jennifer_pos on 2015-03-17 in #people #news #lifestyle #tipster
    Painting Delights: Going Wild with the Pixelstick

    Ever since light painting was invented, it inspired artists from all around the globe to magical creations that capture hidden movements and reinvent the world we live in. "Life is a fairy tale, stay wild little child!" is what they want to tell us. Bringing light to life became the next challenge for anyone rigged with a film camera and a creative mind. Now, how can you take your analogue light paintings from the ordinary to the outstanding? After the carriage came the car, so we definitely need some spacy inventions to follow the old school light pen. So here it is, our new best friend: The Pixelstick!

    7
  • How to Break the Ice with the Lomo'Instant

    written by antoniocastello on 2014-11-20 in #lifestyle
    How to Break the Ice with the Lomo'Instant

    New York is full of interesting people. Everywhere you look you, will find good-looking, smart, and powerful characters; models, actresses, entrepreneurs, managers, artists. Because of this sometimes it can be a little intimidating for a regular guy in the Big Apple to step up, talk to the girl you like, or make new friends. So here are a few tips, courtesy of the Lomo'Instant, that will help you to break the ice.

  • Shop News

    Show Off your Pics with Style!

    Show Off your Pics with Style!

    Build vivid hanging LomoCurtains, robust free-standing LomoCastles, and dazzling mounted LomoMosaics! Just click them together with the Lomography Photoclips!

  • LC-Wide : Three Frames, One Film!

    written by alexintheskywithdiamonds on 2014-11-11 in #gear #tipster
    LC-Wide : Three Frames, One Film!

    If you're the happy owner of a Lomo LC-Wide, you are probably overwhelmed and frustrated at not being able to use your three different frames on one film. But this tipster will let you make magic happen!

  • Total Eclipse of the Sun Competition

    written by jacobs on 2015-03-20 in #gear #news #competitions
    Total Eclipse of the Sun Competition

    Did you catch the solar eclipse that happened recently? Word on the street is that it even resulted in a total eclipse in some areas of Europe, making it a pretty rare occasion for the folks that got to see it! We're guessing that some of you even had your cameras to catch the whole shebang on film — which is why we're throwing a competition for the best eclipse and sun inspired shots out there. Come on in and check out the details!

  • The Magic Yet To Come: Part 5

    written by Lomography on 2014-09-06 in #news
    The Magic Yet To Come: Part 5

    Last week, I received the strangest thing through my letterbox. It was a postcard with this photograph on 1 side. The photo is of me sitting by the sea whilst I was on vacation last year. But I have literally no idea who took this shot – That’s why I came here, to ask for your help on my search for my mysterious photographer and to try and get to bottom of the riddle they wrote me. Please help me if you can!

    10