Let's do something fun that everyone can take part in for this installment of the Analogue Reader. I'm not sure if this is familiar to you, but let's do 15 Books, where you share with the community 15 books that you've read that will always stick with you. Are you ready?
The rules are simple:
In the comments, name the first fifteen books (in no particular order) that you can recall in no more than 15 minutes. Don’t take too long to think about it.
If you like a series, you can count them as one book.
Do you know of a bookworm lomographer who likely has something interesting to share for this little game of ours? Go ahead and tag them along (with @[username]) at the bottom of your comment!
Allow me to start:
1. The Tokyo Zodiac Murders by Soji Shimada (The book that sparked my interest in detective fiction and Japanese novels)
2. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas (Spent sleepless nights reading it when I was in high school!)
3. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (One of the best books I’ve ever read)
4. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux (Another awesome classic)
5. Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho (Makes you think about what is considered “normal”)
6. Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami (My first Murakami experience)
7. Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel (Love story + Recipes = Interesting)
8. Ring by Koji Suzuki (Yes, as in the SADAKO Ring.)
9. Spiral by Koji Suzuki (continuation of Ring…great book too!)
10. Ardor by Lily Prior
11. The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier (I’ve written a review here)
12. The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland
13. Lives of the Mayfair Witches Saga by Anne Rice
14. Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice
15. The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
Hi, everyone! I'd like to share with you my 2014 summary on analogue photography. Some things I did were completely new, while some were my good old habits. This year I learned how to develop black and white film, which I consider my greatest milestone. But the most important thing is that in 2014, I remain in love with Lomography! And the rest? Well, let's see...
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There's nothing more satisfying than taking fantastic photos with a camera that you built yourself. If you've always wanted to impress your friends with your mad DIY skills, pick up a Konstruktor Camera Kit and show them what you've got! It's also a cool way to get them into Lomography, because as you build the camera you'll discover how analogue photography works. Oh, and the Konstruktor takes gorgeous photos, too - check out the gallery and see what we mean!
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In this article I’m going to review the LomoKino's key features, show you how to load the film, and share some tips on shooting and editing a movie. I will also show you a short stop motion movie that I made with this camera.