After rewinding the entire spool of your 120 film, take it out and shake it a bit until the rolled layers became loose. Just be careful because much of your shots especially the few frames of the roll will be completely burnt. Hold the film in one hand and shake it again but this time under the sun or any artificial bright source and just have the loose layers of the backing paper absorb some of the light quickly like for a few seconds, this just is enough to get that leaks you wanted without completely washing out your shots and that’s it!
Enjoy trying and share some of your leaky 120 shots when you’re done!
The chance to have the entire numbers on you shot is bigger, when you have bigger frame sizes (6×9 or 6×12).
Light painting is such an intriguing and fascinating technique. Using your Lomo'Instant, you can actually use common household objects to create stunning and colorful light painted pictures while having lots of fun!
Duncan Frazier and Stephen McGuigan are focused on creating niche technology that inspires. Founders of Bitbanger Labs, a Brooklyn-based outlet for their ideas, the two friends developed a revolutionary light painting device — Pixelstick. We talked to them to find out more about their work and about this unique and beautiful way to take photos!
Have an intimate look at the beautiful and fascinating illustrated letters penned by some of the art world's most influential personalities through the book, "More Than Words: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art," which is now available on paperback.
Pixelstick is exactly the must-get tool to create mind-blowing light paintings with different colours and patterns: 1.8 meter long, 200 full colour and high fidelity LEDs! Grab your camera with long exposure mode and a tripod, and you can create dozens of dreamy pictures just by moving your Pixelstick in the dark. Take a peep at our friends from Lomography Hong Kong’s shots with the Pixelstick!
Pssst, have you heard the latest? We're unveiling a brand new product very soon, and while we can't give you any strong clues right now, we hope that you can still try to guess what it is. In honor of this mystery product, we'd like to reiterate why Lomography's 10 Golden Rules is perfectly applicable to street photography.
Shooting with film can be considered a labor of love. From carefully loading the film and adjusting for lighting conditions to the darkroom process, it’s a laborious process but certainly a fulfilling experience. What more if you created your own cameras?
Perhaps you’ve already had chance to try light painting, multiple exposures and long exposures with your Lomo’Instant, but what can you experiment with next? Well, that’s exactly the thought I had which led to giving this Tipster a go. I wanted to shoot Lomo’Instant photos which felt a bit “messier” than what I’m usually used to and to use a technique which would open up new possibilities with the kinds of images I could create with my favorite instant camera. Well, here I go!