Prepare a glass of lemon juice and a dash of salt. Add a little bit of bleach and a cup of earl grey tea. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly before dipping your films in.
That’s how some of our entries for the Bowl of Film Soup Rumble got their funky, outrageous effects! Others went a bit overboard and washed their films along with their dirty dishes and reeking clothes, completely wiping out the image that they took. Nonetheless, this has been one of the most memorable rumbles so far as it clearly showed what it means to be a die-hard Lomogapher and ushered in infinite ideas of how else we can make analogue photography our own little piece of crazy, artistic expression!
I know you are all raring to know what recipe made it to the list of winners. So, here are our best film cooks who served nothing but the best bowl of film soups:
An Argentinean writer and photographer living in the Pacific Northwest, Lorraine Healy is a long-time fan of plastic cameras and is the author of "Tricks With A Plastic Wonder," a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera, available as an eBook from Amazon.com. In this article, Healy shares her experiences photographing in Cuba in early 2013.
Dora Kontha makes the familiar worthy of a tribute. She frames icy weather or glinting water so that it looks boundless, more than a spread of pretty blue. Analog photography, her medium of choice, makes these everyday sights as intimate as memory itself.
Heads up, Metro Manila-based Lomographers! A film photography workshop to be conducted by Meerly, former general manager of Lomography Singapore, featuring the Diana F+ will be held this month at Common Room in Quezon City, Philippines.
Done shooting and want your films to be processed? We can process your colour and black & white 35mm, 120 or 110 films! Development, prints and scans are also included. (Service availability depends on your markets)