Here's a quick tipster on how to create a Christmas letter or card using an empty roll of film.
What you’ll need:
Unused negative roll of film (you may also use gift wrapping paper)
Am empty roll of film.
Magazine / Colorful papers
Step 1: Trace the film pattern on a negative roll or gift wrapping paper with a pencil. Use an unexposed roll to trace out the tongue part of the film. Length of the strip depends on how long the message you want to paste on it. Cut between the lines. I used a blank roll of exposed negative so don’t call me mad.
Step 2: Cut out letters from a magazine. Decide on the message you want to express and once dress up that negative film in time for the season. As you can see in the image, I used different materials in dressing up the strip of negative film. Stick them on the negative roll with double sided tape.
Step 3: Tape the end of the negative film to the film sticking out on the empty roll, wind the roll.
There you go! You may now give it to your friend. (And take it back if they’re done reading it for DIY Redscale purposes. Haha!)
Halloween fever is in full swing. Everything ghostly, scary or freakishly extraordinary are either on display or being spoken of in hushed voices through spine-chilling tales. Apart from wearing the scariest costumes and taking photos of of your petrifying selves, why not amplify the Halloween spirit a notch higher by using Halloween-themed aperture plates with the New Petzval Lens? Here's a quick tipster that'll teach you how to make special aperture plates and make the most out of them this Halloween!
It's really amazing how simple plastic bricks can be assembled to create or, in this case, imitate works of art. Have a look at Veronica Watson's rendering of a famous Picasso painting using Legos after the cut!
A lot of lomographers have experienced using and even writing about the greatness of the Lomography Earl Grey black and white 35mm ISO 100 film. However, no one has written about using an expired Earl Grey film yet. How does it fare when it is used expired? Read on to find out more.
Turn your instant photos into bizarre snapshots with this super-easy tip, using the Lomo'Instant Camera with the Lomo'Instant Splitzer! This Tipster will show you how to create fun, sliced-and-diced instant photos with vibrant splashes of color. Try it on your next party - your friends will love it!
This article is a tribute to the great Portuguese film director Manoel de Oliveira, who died last April 2. With an old Praktica loaded with a roll of black and white film, I captured so enthusiastically his city Oporto (Porto) with its famous Ribeira district, the most characteristic of the Lusitanian town. It was here that more than 70 years ago, Manoel De Oliveira created a timeless masterpiece: "Aniki-Bòbò"!
The next time you find yourself wandering around town with your Lomo'Instant camera, here's a neat trick that you can do: choose a specific area and quickly snap an instant photo. Once it develops, hold it in the exact position or angle where you took the instant photo, and take a standard photo using your favorite camera. Does it sound confusing? Ah, well ... let's just show you how it's done! Check out the photos after the jump.