How cool is it to master a developing technique that’s been around since 1891? Check out this tipster to find out!
Rodinal is one of the oldest black and white developing solutions in the photography books and it’s been around since way before any of us. What’s good about it is that we still get to use this agent when it comes to doing our own black and white processing at home.
Here’s what you’ll need to make your own homemade brew of Rodinal:
500mg Tylenol tablets
A hammer to crush the Tylenol with
Frankenfilm goes into detail on how you can do this single-use formula to develop your own black and white films. What’s good about this quick tipster is that you’ll get to know film photography more with every session. Do a bit of mixing here, diluting there and before you know it, you’re already a self-proclaimed lab rat like many of our fellow Lomographers here in the community.
Click here to see the detailed tipster from Frankenfilm.
The next time you find yourself wandering around town with your Lomo'Instant camera, here's a neat trick that you can do: choose a specific area and quickly snap an instant photo. Once it develops, hold it in the exact position or angle where you took the instant photo, and take a standard photo using your favorite camera. Does it sound confusing? Ah, well ... let's just show you how it's done! Check out the photos after the jump.
Do you know the best way to celebrate the biggest shopping day of the year? Stay at home and marvel at these gorgeous black and white photos from the legendary LC-A+! There's no reason to stand in line for hours either, when you can get incredible deals here at Lomography without ever leaving the comfort and warmth of your own home. Check out these radiant shots from the LC-A+ and then head over to the Online Shop to save a fantastic 30% on this incredible camera and more!
The founder of The Pop-Up Pinhole Co., Kelly Angood, has been handcrafting pinhole cameras from scratch since 2010. After developing a huge online following from one of her early pinhole designs, she embarked on a mission to design an affordable, functional pinhole camera that could be constructed all in the comfort of your own home — and it had to look great too! Following an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign, her mission was realized. Read on to see how it happened and what's next for Kelly and The Pop-Up Pinhole Company!
Summer is full of color so using black and white film might not be the first thing that comes to mind. Yet the summer sun works out beautifully on black and white film. Like to give it a try? I've come across the best light at the train station during rush hour!
Classy, moody photographs in monochrome and with fine grain - what more could you ask for from one of Lomography's very own black and white emulsion for standard 35mm cameras, the Earl Grey? Find out how this film fared among six of our community members in this Reviews on Rewind installment!
Ever since the Pixelstick came out, I've been dying to try it out. This past week, I finally got my chance! With one goal in mind — getting some super cool light-painting shots — I grabbed some friends for an amazing session with my Lomo'Instant and the Pixelstick. Take a moment and have a look at these priceless pics!
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!
Do you like to experiment with your instant snaps using weird and wonderful techniques? Then you should totally check out this awesome effect we recently discovered on how to trash your Lomo'Instant snaps in the best possible way!