We stumbled across an extremely cool DIY. It's green, exciting, experimental, and contains all the potential to unleash your inner creative beast! So, ever wanted to graffiti but feared the damaging effects spray paint cans have on our atmosphere? Learn how after the jump!
Check it out Lomographers! Your very own how-to, to administer environmentally friendly graffiti, brought to you by imgur.
Ingredients for paste
3 handfuls of moss
700 ml/3 c of lukewarm water
2 tbsp of water-retention gel
120 ml/1/2 c of buttermilk
1 sturdy blender
1 medium sized bucket
1 decorators’ brush
1 spray bottle of water
Crumble moss into blender and pour water over top.
Add water-retention gardening gel to mixture.
Proceed to add buttermilk.
Pulse blender for 2-5 minutes until the magical mixture forms into gel.
Transfer to a bucket.
Paint whatever you so desire onto wood or rough concrete.
Mist weekly and watch your creation grow… just look for inspiration below!
This fantastic Do-It-Yourself reminds me of French botanist Patrick Blanc's vertical gardens. What splendid fixtures they are, to the concrete jungles they grace! So, get on your green-thumbed graffiti bandanas er… dungarees and get to work!
Back in the 1990s, Gilbert Blecken was a big music fan and wrote for his own small music fanzine. He would interview bands in between sound checks and take photographs of them. He was never a professional photographer or worked for a company; he simply did it for his fanzine. Twenty years on, Gilbert’s photographs have matured into an amazing documentation of some of the biggest music icons of that era. We caught up with Gilbert to ask him about these photographs and the fascinating story behind them.
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Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.
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A few months ago, Lomography made available a whole range of pinhole cameras made out of premium wood. Interested on knowing how good they are, I brought the medium format one on my last trip to Germany.
As a professional photography graduate, Fernando never goes out without carrying at least one camera and treats it as an integral part of his body. Although he uses both digital and analog gears, he still regards using film as a more intimate way of creating images. Let's all welcome our newcomer from Brazil, Fernando Monteiro.