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What fascinates us all about Lomography? I think it is a lifestyle that one can live unrestricted (outside the borders).. even at home! Here I give you a chance to make your home more beautiful.

So, I’ve just moved and somehow, despite the new furniture, it is still uncomfortable!
A little more indirect light would of course be great, and I’m a fan of pretty light features…I thought to myself: Well you have plenty of time.. get to the hardware store! No sooner said than done, i went!

At the hardware store i wasn’t sure what i was looking for…but then I got an idea! To brighten my hallway i need a large lamp and after about 15 minutes I found what would soon be my new project.

At home, after i had unpacked the lamp shade and discovered the perfect place for it… it just didn’t seem right

So, I disposed the lamp shade, turned on my PC and started to print out some photos: 10 cm × 10cm

After about an hour I had adapted this format and i had about 45 photos printed on photo paper.
All i had to do now was cut out the photos because I had printed them on paper at 10 × 15 paper!

Then, I unpacked my Lomography photo clips and started putting together my creation linking together all my photographs.

I had a problem trying to mount the photos onto the lampshade so i looked to my tackle shop and bought fish bait hooks! A bag of ten cost about £1.54.

I divided the photos by putting a clip in the middle of the photo so i could gain access to the small hole in the clip.

Then it was completed!

The whole process was so much fun! and i am really pleased with the result. Not only do i have a pretty light feature in my apartment but i have something that is Lomo lifestyle.

Here is a list of parts required:
- A Lamp of Scandinavian furniture store for £6.16
- A packet of Lomoclips from the Lomography shop £7.00
- 6 Fish bait hooks from the fishing shop £1.54
- And of course your Lomo pictures about £12.31

I hope I have given you an idea to try yourself so you too can have a piece of Lomo-style at home (like your very own LomoWall)

Lomo on!

Your Lomotony

written by lomotony on 2011-06-09 in #gear #tipster #lomowall #diana #lomography #light #lomotony
translated by zoezo

11 Comments

  1. emkei
    emkei ·

    nice idea :)

  2. lighttomysoul
    lighttomysoul ·

    Great ! But isn't there a firehazard to it? With paper so close to light...

  3. jojo8785
    jojo8785 ·

    Looks great! I was keen to try this myself but then I noticed @lightmysoul comment...they have a point....

  4. zoezo
    zoezo ·

    I don't know, maybe?! .... Ask the person who made it to see what they say?

  5. vanecorp
    vanecorp ·

    just use the lamp for special occasions... :P

  6. gm_mcleod
    gm_mcleod ·

    I think that I have just the right stuff to make this! I should probably go to bed but....

  7. leela_dark
    leela_dark ·

    supercool idea, I love your lamp!!!

  8. sharktopus
    sharktopus ·

    I love lamp!!

  9. sprofishgel
    sprofishgel ·

    Great idea ! Lomo on

  10. chucknoz
    chucknoz ·

    May be worth protecting/laminating the photos in the first place - and as for the fire hazard, you should all be using eco bulbs anyway THINK OF THE PLANET :)

  11. lightblue
    lightblue ·

    wow! love it! great ideia!

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