Romantically Passionate, LomoKino LomoAmigo Biondapiccola

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Her intense passion for Lomography has brought her to greater heights not only when it comes to taking lovely Lomographs but also when it comes to rolling brilliant LomoKino movies!

A Community member for already three years, here we meet Silvia or more known as biondapiccola in this crazy yet fun world of analogue photography. And as she build a good relationship with her glorious analogue movie maker, it’s fine time she becomes our LomoKino LomoAmigo!

Credits: biondapiccola

Name: Silvia Ianniciello
Lomography Username: biondapiccola
Location: Rome/Berlin
Number of years as a Lomographer: 3
Number of years in the Community: 3

Tell us about yourself. What do you do for a living? What are your interests?

Hi everyone! I’m Silvia and I’m 26. I’m from Rome, but I’ve just moved in Berlin. I’m a dreamy girl, totally in love with analogue photography. Two years ago I started writing on my blog about my experiences with film and toy cameras. It all begun with a Diana Mini back when I didn’t even know what a shutter or a film speed was. Now I can process film by myself. That’s a big turn, isn’t it?

Silvia’s an awesome Lomographer, too!

Describe the LomoKino in five words.

It is so very romantic!

How did you like shooting with the LomoKino?

For me, the LomoKino is one of the easiest way to make an analog videoclip! That’s great because you don’t have to buy old 8mm video-cameras, nor the ones with videotapes. I also like that LomoKino movies are always very short , never boring, straight to the point!

Before the LomoKino, I didn’t make any videos, because I don’t like using digital stuff. Once I tried with my Holga, inspired by this tutorial and by leatherheart’s works, but it was a little bit too hard for me!

What or who has inspired you to purchase and use the LomoKino?

Actually, the main reason is my passion for stop-motion that’s why I decided to use the LomoKino especially with this technique. I’ve just found out how to use it with my beloved Lomography Ringflash for a perfect combination with close-up/macro lenses.

[Movie:2316]
Scribble

Any funny or strange encounters you’ve had with it?

Nope, I use it usually in my place. But sometimes when I use it outside, everybody stares at me as if I were a fool! They don’t have a clue that I’m making an analogue video and they always ask me what the hell I’m doing!

If you could shoot any person alive or dead (or imaginary) with your LomoKino, who would it be and why?

I would like to shoot the amazing artist blu while he is creating. That would be great.

Kindly share to us any LomoKino movie you love the most.

This is the first LomoKino movie that I’ve made using the stop-motion technique. I wasn’t sure that it’d work but it did! I made it with the Holga’s macro lens and a musical box.

[Movie:1722]
Blue

Any future plans with your LomoKino? More shoots or a full-length film perhaps?

Yay! I’d like to create my version of Scorsese’s “The Big Shave” with fake blood and all! I know that it will be really ambitious and I’m still going over it. Maybe I have to wait ‘til next Halloween to find all the stuff I need! Any volunteer for the main character? ;)

Your advice to future LomoKino users.

Be creative and get closer!

More LomoKino flms from Silvia are down here!

[Movie:1721]
Morning Carillon

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Das Ende

Do you have something to say about your LomoKino experience? Then drop me a line at mayee.gonzales@lomography.com and you might be our next LomoKino LomoAmigo!

Enter a new analogue dimension with the LomoKino. Lomography’s own 35mm analogue movie camera allows you to capture action and immortalize your story on film! Shoot 144 frames on any 35mm film and create your own cinematic masterpieces. Want to watch your movie the old-school way? We also offer the LomoKino and LomoKinoscope package!

written by mayeemayee on 2012-12-22 in #people #lomoamigos #lomoamigo #lomokino-lomoamigo #lomokino #biondapiccola

3 Comments

  1. minchi
    minchi ·

    @biondapiccola Go Silvia GO! :D

  2. biondapiccola
    biondapiccola ·

    @mayeemayee :O thank you!
    @minchi grazieeee :3

  3. mayeemayee
    mayeemayee ·

    Thank you too, @biondapiccola! Happy holidays! :)

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