Tipster Of The Day: Your Plastic Impressionist

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We always thought capturing an image of reality in life is about seeing everything in its right place, in a manner of photographic perfection. But then again we are always confronted by the fact that life is indeed an imperfect situation we are in...

We always thought capturing an image of reality in life is about seeing everything in its right place, in a manner of photographic perfection. But then again we are always confronted by the fact that life is indeed an imperfect situation we are in…

SLOW SHUTTER IN DAYLIGHT by zoe191

These pictures were made with a broken Holga 120S (the spring was worn out and slow). If you have a newer Holga, you might be able to get a similar effect by using the bulb setting and shooting outdoors in daylight. Use slides and cross process them to get more interesting images.

This explains why we always love the randomness, newness, chaos and flow that we all do here… because this is the only way we can get closer to absolute truth that we all know: life is analogue, thus we embrace its imperfections.

And in every analogue life, we need more LomoTips to survive!

written by zoe191 on 2008-09-21 in #gear #tipster #holga #film #accessories #tipster #tips-tricks #lomotipster #broken-shutter

7 Comments

  1. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    like paintings....

  2. taranoia
    taranoia ·

    this is beautiful! makes me wanna smash up my holga ... but i won't. nice one zoe! :)

  3. zoe191
    zoe191 ·

    wow thanks for featuring this! :)

  4. kylewis
    kylewis ·

    beautiful images, as you say thank goodness for happy accidents!

  5. louvetau
    louvetau ·

    super!

  6. klingsor
    klingsor ·

    FANTASTIC TIP!!!!

  7. kdstevens
    kdstevens ·

    Beautiful photos, Zoe! What slide film did you use?

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