As I look forward to the rest of 2011, I have thought of an excellent resolution that I would really like to put into practice. I think that if I manage to carry out the resolution, it will massively improve my lomographs and the quality of my shooting through both better context and more practice.
Today it was Sunday, and I have been massively busy at work all week. I woke up all geared up to go out in the bright sunshine like we have had in Leeds for the past couple of days and shoot a few rolls of film. Imagine my disappointment when I looked out of my curtains to see bug grey clouds and no sun whatsoever. Not that I was surprised but in the UK, this is a common problem for me and my photography. Some of my favourite cameras and films need a bit if good ole sunshine to get the best out of them.
Today, I decided to venture out with my trusty camera bag anyway and take a few photos at my local park. I don’t know how they will have come out yet but now I feel like even though I haven’t done much else, my weekend hasn’t been wasted as I went out and did that little bit of lomography. I realized then that last year some of my best pictures were taken on holidays, seeing places I have never seen before through a plastic lens.
This year, although I am fortunate enough to be going on 2 lovely holidays in 2011- Krakow and New York, I can’t afford to go somewhere exotic every weekend. I am lucky enough however to own a car, have a job good enough to buy petrol and own a fair few cameras. I am therefore going to make sure that I go somewhere to take some photos each and every weekend. It doesn’t have to be far or expensive, it just has to be somewhere. I only live an hour away from the seaside and the lovely lake district so I will probably start there. And even if the weather isn’t great, I will do what I did today, wrap up warm and make the most of it with a flash.
My list of resolutions for 2015 consists of 12 projects, one for every month. In January, I tried some camera add-ons. If you want to add a bit of extra bling to your pictures, you can put something either in front of or behind your lens. In this case, I did both.
Perhaps you’ve already had chance to try light painting, multiple exposures and long exposures with your Lomo’Instant, but what can you experiment with next? Well, that’s exactly the thought I had which led to giving this Tipster a go. I wanted to shoot Lomo’Instant photos which felt a bit “messier” than what I’m usually used to and to use a technique which would open up new possibilities with the kinds of images I could create with my favorite instant camera. Well, here I go!
I have good memories of Tagaytay Highlands. There had been times when some of my friends and I would spend the weekend there, playing all sorts of sports and having our bodies healed in the warm and lapping jacuzzi pool. But those were distant memories. I was able to go back to this place, but only for an afternoon, and tried to remember the good old days.
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The alphabet is composed of letters that form words when they're put together. But I've given a different meaning to the alphabet by creating an analogue alphabet. I'm sure you'd have other words to represent these letters, but these are the ones I've chosen. Which one do you think is my favorite?
In April of this year I had the chance to test the Petzval Lens and to write a review on it for the German photography forum Kwerfeldein. The lens excited me from the very beginning, at the time it was introduced on Kickstarter. I was afraid that once I had tested the lens, I would want to have one of my own! Well, that’s what happened; a year later, I finally bought my very own Petzval lens.
Before moving to New York City, I was told that people keep to themselves. Thus, I set forth to put myself out there and create connections with the people in my community, using the Lomo'Instant as an icebreaker! I was proven wrong—if you show an ounce of kindness to anyone, they will overflow in return.
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The story between the Spinner 360 and I goes way back to the year 2010, when Lomography decided to send me a beta model of the Spinner 360 to test. It was a complete surprise! I thought, "What the hell is that?" as I first took this camera out of the package. Then, when my little brother grabbed it from me and pulled the cord, it buzzed and turned 360°! We all had the same expression: "Whoa..."
If you want to know the heart of a person, peek inside his/her wardrobe! And no, nobody famous said that; I only just made it up. But really, don't you think it's true? After all, the way we dress screams our personality; at least for most of us. And that is why, as soon as I land on a new city, one of the things I absolutely must do is find the local boutiques. Sure, I love the fancy chain boutiques as much as the next person, but there's just something else about a local clothing store. It's unique!
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