Pop Art with the Pop 9

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When you find that your portraits are becoming dull, liven them up by adding texture! I find that the best way to do this is to shoot doubles with a Pop 9 first then your trusty LCA after, the results of which are absolutely mind-blowing!

When you find that your portraits are becoming dull, liven them up by adding texture! I find that the best way to do this is to shoot doubles with a Pop 9 first then your trusty LCA after, the results of which are absolutely mind-blowing!

This little plastic camera sure packs a punch! 9 identical photos in 1 frame give it its Warhol-ish appeal. It also includes a built-in flash but I always use it with ambient light, which is perfect for giving your doubles texture. Get your favorite film preferably one with low iso so that it’s easy to underexpose. Load it up and think of a theme to shoot like signs, letters, numbers, or anything that catches your fancy. Don’t forget to shoot with the Pop 9 upside down so that it will be in the correct orientation when you double it.

Rewind, take care not to wind it all in unless you have a film picker handy! Shoot around and be pleasantly surprised with portraits that pop out and come alive! If you’re feeling extra adventurous and daring, you can go with triple exposures for triple the fun! Just take care not to overexpose it too much so that everyone can see your Pop 9 art in all its glory!

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written by cruzron on 2008-12-03 in #news

8 Comments

  1. northwardnimbus
    northwardnimbus ·

    hello ron! great lomos!

  2. strangelilgirl
    strangelilgirl ·

    wow! truly awesome!!!

  3. dogma
    dogma ·

    Nice :)

  4. gemma81de
    gemma81de ·

    Nice one! I especially like the header pic and the first one in the gallery.
    I've tried Pop9/Smena-Doubles once but most often one camera was stronger than the other so I got lots of pure Pop9- and pure Smena-shots. Of course also some nice doubles that I really like. Well, I should try it with my LCA again.

  5. selloutboy
    selloutboy ·

    Ron! Nice one!

  6. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    cool tip
    doubles with pop9 and another camera are always interesting...

  7. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    cool one :D

  8. emonemo
    emonemo ·

    Really great fun idea indeed!

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