A New Year Means New (Analogue) Resolutions!

2

This year, I have a million things I want to achieve in life, and my Lomo life is no different. Read on after the jump to see what I have promised myself I will do this year!

Credits: kneehigh85

1. Get more organized.

The first thing I am going to do this year is get more organized. This will involve cataloging my negatives (not 8 months later but as soon as I get them developed), keeping my articles spreadsheet up to date (yeah I am a loser with a spreadsheet), printing my photos and filling albums like I used to and getting my films developed, scanned and uploaded in a more timely fashion (I currently have lost 2 rolls of Horizon shots that need scanning, I have 2 B&W rolls in a dev tank as my developer went bad and 5 rolls part used in cameras)

Credits: kneehigh85

2. Do more film experiments.

I have to confess that even though I have been a community member for years, and I love the lab rat articles, I have NEVER (well, not intentionally anyway) done any film experimentation, or any experiments really. Hell, I haven’t even had a go at making my own redscale. This year, I want to do masks, stick my film in the dishwasher and carry out doubles projects with other people. I already have a bit of this line up with crevans27 so a good start to 2013 with this I feel.

Some film accidents I have had where things have not gone as normal

3. Use more of my lovely accessories.

I have had a Fritz the Blitz Adaptor Kit for a year and never used it. I have had a Ringflash for almost 2 years, had a go with it, loved it and never used it again. I have never put a frame into my LC-Wide, or tried a Sprocket Rocket without Sprockets. I haven’t used my LC-A lenses on my LC-A apart from the day I got them. This year, I need to use all these wonderful accessories and see how I get on with them. They might make me a much better lomographer and I am wasting all these opportunities by not trying them out.

Some photos taken with some accessories

In addition to the above I also want to complete all 52 weeks of my #project52, develop some more rolls of my own film at home and get me a record player — phew!

written by kneehigh85 on 2013-01-28 in #lifestyle #annual #vows #requested-post #year #plans #lomography #achievements #2013 #analogue-lifestyle #resolutions

2 Comments

  1. dona-marocas-kemper
    dona-marocas-kemper ·

    Fun posts, wish I could be more organised too!

  2. dona-marocas-kemper
    dona-marocas-kemper ·

    PS: Loved your cameras

More Interesting Articles

  • My Year in Analogue: 2014 is Not a Bad Analogue Year at All

    written by hervinsyah on 2014-12-05 in #lifestyle
    My Year in Analogue: 2014 is Not a Bad Analogue Year at All

    This year, I faced many things both good and bad. Check out my year in analogue after the jump.

    6
  • New York - The Best City for Testing LomoChrome Turquoise

    written by zonderbar on 2014-11-11 in #reviews
    New York - The Best City for Testing LomoChrome Turquoise

    Two years ago I swore to myself, I'll be coming back soon!" This October my chance finally came and I flew for the second time to New York City to visit my dear colleagues in the Lomography Gallery Store New York. What I didn’t see coming, though, is the opportunity to test a new secret film during my trip.

  • My Analogue Bucket List: Faster Than a Speeding Cannonball

    written by bloomchen on 2015-01-22 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Bucket List: Faster Than a Speeding Cannonball

    The new year is still young, but it seems as if it'll be over quickly. My organizer is already filled with entries until June. 2015 will probably be worse than 2014 when it comes to having time off so I could take some analogue shots. Anyway, there are some photography-related things that I really want to get done. It is probably best to set some goals if I only have very limited time.

  • Shop News

    Fuji Instax Wide 300 & 10x Fuji Instax Wide Film

    Fuji Instax Wide 300 & 10x Fuji Instax Wide Film

    With this bundle you are ready to shoot with the Fuji Instax Wide 300 and dig in to the instax world – on top you save 20% on Fuji Wide film!

  • My Day in Analogue: Lazy Summer Days at Home

    written by jokelangens on 2014-08-27 in #lifestyle
    My Day in Analogue: Lazy Summer Days at Home

    Every summer, my soul screams for a lazy, hot day back at my parents' home, for some good food, relaxation, and catching up with childhood friends. This year is no different, so I went back down to my small hometown in the very northeast of Belgium to enjoy a perfect laid back day doing nothing and everything. And of course, I brought my analogue cameras along to eternalize all of these small but grand moments in life.

  • My First Film Swap with Fellow Lomographer Mrtall

    written by Wessel de Haas on 2015-05-12 in #gear #lifestyle
    My First Film Swap with Fellow Lomographer Mrtall

    Sometime ago, I was invited to do a film swap. This means a roll of film is exposed two times by different people. As I had never done this before, I was enthusiastic to explore this new field of Lomography.

  • My Year in Analogue: A Visual Diary

    written by jadeberryphotography on 2014-12-23 in #lifestyle
    My Year in Analogue: A Visual Diary

    Every year I get the winter blues. I start imagining the feel of the sunrays, ice cold beer after a long summer day, and the endless hours spent on the beach. I have captured moments, memories, and dreams this year, which is my favorite thing to do. This is a short version and visual diary of my year 2014.

  • Shop News

    Feed your LC-A 120 the finest emulsions and save!

    Feed your LC-A 120 the finest emulsions and save!

    Shoot more with LC-A 120 without breaking your budget! The Phoblographer Editor’s Choice Award Winner now comes in a Bundle with 120 format film at 15% off!

  • The Gevabox of Wonders

    written by stratski on 2014-11-18 in #reviews
    The Gevabox of Wonders

    Sometimes you see a camera and you just have to have it. I felt that way about this lovely little box camera. Looks don't mean a thing, I know, but in this case, the looks didn't deceive me.

    1
  • Creativity means Connecting Things - A Splitzer for the LC-A 120

    written by jennifer_pos on 2015-03-07 in #gear #lifestyle #tipster
    Creativity means Connecting Things - A Splitzer for the LC-A 120

    I don’t like to split. A split means distance, separation, it means categorical divergence. We split hairs, we split incomes, we split up. So the first thing we have to know here is that a Splitzer – different from what you might have thought - is not at all a nasty boy splitting things up.

    4
  • My Lomo’Instant Quick Tips

    written by tomas_bates on 2014-11-12 in #gear #tipster
    My Lomo’Instant Quick Tips

    I backed the Kickstarter project for the Lomo’Instant earlier this year and was thrilled to receive it last week. I love how the camera naturally encourages you to experiment with its different features, whether it’s through flashing your multiple exposures with different colors or trying different creative techniques after your shots has been ejected. Here are a few tips from what I’ve discovered from playing with the camera so far (and a couple of tips I want to try out in future)!

  • Shop News

    LC-Wide Elite Kit

    LC-Wide Elite Kit

    The LC-Wide Elite Kit gathers all the accessories you would ever need for your Lomo LC-Wide.

  • Camera Summer: What is 'Sunny 16'?

    written by dopa on 2014-08-12 in #gear #tipster
    Camera Summer: What is 'Sunny 16'?

    As an analogue photographer, you have probably already heard someone speak about the "sunny 16" rule when it comes to determining the correct shutter speed and aperture combination. But what's this about? Read on and I will tell you.

    5
  • Oldest Film Featuring Black Actors to be Showcased at the MoMA Beginning Next Month

    written by chooolss on 2014-09-25 in #news
    Oldest Film Featuring Black Actors to be Showcased at the MoMA Beginning Next Month

    Between this October and March next year, the public will finally be able to see for the first time what is now believed to be the oldest existing movie starring a cast of black actors. Details about the exhibit after the jump!

  • The Magic Yet To Come: Part 4

    written by Lomography on 2014-09-05 in #news
    The Magic Yet To Come: Part 4

    Read on dear friend and I will weave a story for you. There may be more questions than answers raised by this peculiar tale. But if it’s clarity you seek, have no fear, things will become clear in time (they always do, don’t they?). So rub the Sandman’s dust from your sleepy eyes and take a journey with me. If you think you have an answer when we reach the end, please do share it in the comments!

    8