Digitalizing Your LomoKino Movie in 5 Minutes (Or Even Less)!


WOT? Is this serious? And I can tell you it's super simple, almost everyone can do it with a cellphone in their pocket.


  • LomoKinoScope (Pre-Loaded with a roll of Slide film (E6 processed)
  • A Digital camera / smart phone with video recording function
  • A Lightbox or simply your laptop
  • Some blu-tack


1. Remove the rubber ring from the LomoKinoScope Viewer.

2. Re-shape the blu-tack into circular shape like this.

3. Put Blu-tack onto the viewer.

4. “Stick” your phone / camera onto the viewer.

And yes, this is how it should look like.

5. Set your desktop as white background, and use the brightest screen setting.

6. Point the viewer to the light, roll the film manually & begin recording.

This is so easy!

Done! Yay! And here’s the result (it’s a video made by the Lomography Hong Kong Team, filmed in front of the Lomography Gallery Store Hong Kong - Sheung Wan ) Pretty cool huh!


  • Analog looking
  • Cheap (You can skip the cost of scanning)
  • Time Saving (Can save the Cut & Copying jpg, video rendering time etc)
  • Recording the ‘flipping’ sound
    (Not sure if you think it’s a Pro too, but I just LOVE it so much <3)


  • Video Quality not as good as export with jpg
    (Also affected by light source, distortion etc)
  • No Sprocket Holes
  • E6 Process Slide FIlms Only
    (In fact I believed there’re some software can invert the negative film color
    If you figure out how, please let me know)

It’s true that this tipster is not perfect, but it’s an easy tipster for lazy people (like me), And a solution for large amount of video digitiizing. You can save the time for another few more rolls of Kino Video, doesn’t it sound great? ;) And most importantly for people who’re limited by the service provided by the Lab they go to.

So if you like this tipster & found it useful, please Click LIKE and Share with your friends! Hopefully more people can enjoy the fun of LomoKino!

Bringing analogue back to the movies with a bang in the 21st century, the LomoKino is a Lomography movie camera that shoots spectacular, creative movies on all kinds of 35mm film. Head to the Microsite, watch some Movies and begin your analogue movie-making journey today!

written by edwinchau on 2011-11-15 in #gear #tipster #kino #movie #digializing #digialize #video #lomokino #lomokino-top-tipster


  1. vgzalez
    vgzalez ·


  2. isabel_mebarak
    isabel_mebarak ·

    Great!!!! :D

  3. bobby_sekeris
    bobby_sekeris ·

    So inventive :-)

  4. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    almost every video editor can reverse a negative film to positive or viceversa.

  5. gvelasco
    gvelasco ·

    Interesting, but too low rez for me.

  6. stouf
    stouf ·

    Ahaha nice !

  7. wil6ka
    wil6ka ·

    will do that - very witty!

  8. yippeeable
    yippeeable ·

    very smart way and easy to do~

  9. strummy
    strummy ·

    like superlighter said... iMovie has a "negative" effect, so negative film could work as well as positive film.

  10. anushreegavas
    anushreegavas ·


  11. li4mc
    li4mc ·

    Brilliant idea!
    i especially like the clicking sound to accompany the film!

  12. johnccc
    johnccc ·

    Great idea !

  13. ereen
    ereen ·

    this is brilliant!

  14. weaver
    weaver ·

    for some reason it makes me want a blink a lot while watching haha. but very smart idea!!

  15. klaasvanderlaan
    klaasvanderlaan ·

    That's it. Now I really want a lomokino.

  16. jpfdiv
    jpfdiv ·

    I've found my own means of digitalizing... Just getting film developed at CVS or online places and then having them put it on a CD. But do you have any methods for loading the film in order to eliminate the little half films you get when a picture is taken in-between slides? I hope that makes sense... Any tips appreciated!

  17. cameratalk
    cameratalk ·

    WAIT PLEASE TELL ME LOMOGRAPHY IS GIVING YOU MONEY FOR THIS! I mean the smart phone thing is like totally your idea???

  18. flashstalker
    flashstalker ·


  19. marcustegtmeier
    marcustegtmeier ·

    This is pretty sweet!

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