As we mature in our Lomographic lives, we forget about what it is like to be young and innocent. Remember when you didn't know what an aperture was? This is a short tutorial on some easy MX projects anyone can do.
Taking Multiple Exposures (MX) can be done many different ways. Each one can satisfy your lomoraphic desires. They can induce strange colors, scary emulsions, and surreal pictures. Drive deeper into lomography and see what results you can get.
What you will need
camera with B setting (like Lomography’s Diana Mini)
Film of any kind
Flash with color gels (Lomography’s Colorsplash Flash)
Shutter cable with a lock
Set up your location. The best MX pictures come out better on a dark background. Lighter colors show up more than darker ones. Set your camera on a tripod and hook up your shutter cable. Set the camera to B setting. Get your colorsplash flash and pick the colors you want to use for your picture. Turn the lights off and get the room completely dark. Find the shutter release cable and press it down and lock it in place. The shutter is now staying open. Stand in front of the camera, hold the flash out and point to toward yourself. Move to another area, turn the color wheel and splash yourself with another color of flash.
Or If you have a Lomo LC-A or a Diana Mini you can just keep triggering the shutter without winding the film. Usually more then 3 times over exposes the film but only your experimenting can tell you for sure.
One of the great things about the Lomo'Instant Camera is how versatile and creative it is, yet super easy to play with. Want to create beautiful unexpected multiple exposure shots? No problem — hit the MX switch and a ta-da! Your analogue experience instantly has a brand new world of possibilities!
Ever since light painting was invented, it inspired artists from all around the globe to magical creations that capture hidden movements and reinvent the world we live in. "Life is a fairy tale, stay wild little child!" is what they want to tell us. Bringing light to life became the next challenge for anyone rigged with a film camera and a creative mind.
Now, how can you take your analogue light paintings from the ordinary to the outstanding? After the carriage came the car, so we definitely need some spacy inventions to follow the old school light pen. So here it is, our new best friend: The Pixelstick!
Branded as "The Reanimated Film," KONO! Film is hand-rolled and made of special materials which are rarely (or never) produced for "normal“ photography. Rather, the materials were intended for the motion picture industry and the results can vary depending on how the film is used. Learn more in this interview with the founder of KONO! Film, Uwe Mimoun.
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)
Whether it embodies something that's light as a feather or dreaming on cloud nine, show us your best analog shots in relation to the theme "lightness" and be rewarded with great products from the creative start-up Crispy Wallet as well as prizes from Lomography.
Mel Brackstone introduced herself as an "old woman with a love of the surreal." Her energy is palpable; with the soft delicacy in her photos, she comes across as an old soul that sees through young eyes. She is self taught and lives in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, She discovered the Petzval Lens in 2014.
On the last Saturday of July, the old district of Borgo Vico hosted an art and music festival. There was also a graffiti contest, and the winner will exhibit his work at the Como Business Center for Expo 2015. I used my Zorki 4 loaded with an Ilford FP4+ film to document the event. I focused on the young artists who, amid the swirl of activity, had to concentrate on their large-scale pieces.