After developing my 20th roll or so I realised I would need to come up with some sort of system for having some kind of order to my negatives! After a bit of searching and asking around I found negative sleeves to solve my problem.
I had been searching for a method to archive my growing number of negative rolls when at long last I stopped in at one of my favourite little camera shops that has all sorts of weird and wonderful things. The owner named Cas showed me sleeves for negatives that have punch holes and are therefore file-able.
This changed my world, at the time I had only 35mm cameras so bought 60 sleeves and went straight to the a stationary shop to get a file and some dividers and sat at home for the about another hour placing all my negatives into the sleeves and dating them and giving them each a little description.
Not a long time passed and I bought a 120mm camera and I was running low on my 35mm sleeves, so it was back to the shop and luckily the had a bunch more 35mm sleeves and 120mm sleeves. I now have a full functioning system and can get to my negatives in 2 minutes if I need a specific bunch.
So if you didn’t know they existed now you do, they come in all sizes and a variety of layouts.
What exactly do I feel while waiting for my Lomo'Instant photos to be developed? I have to say I get a mix of "Surprise me, dear Lomo!" but also some "Did I capture it as I wanted?" kind of thought. No matter the school of thought, with the Splitzer you can add so many cool effects to your photos you'll definitely embrace it!
I'm Nick Page, a graphic designer based in the UK. After 20 years of working in advertising, I returned to film photography five years ago and found that the analogue life was just what I needed to get away from the "pixel perfect" images I deal with every day in my job.
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!
Last Sunday, the local rugby team Rugby Como played the first match of the 2014-1025 season. Rugby is my favorite sport to photograph, and for some years I've been documenting almost every home match of this young team. This time I used a 1959 Zorki 5 camera with a vintage 1958 Industar-50 lens loaded with a timeless film, the Ilford HP5+ developed in a century-old developer, the mythical Rodinal. Take a look after the jump!
An Argentinean writer and photographer living in the Pacific Northwest, Lorraine Healy is a long-time fan of plastic cameras and is the author of "Tricks With A Plastic Wonder," a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera, available as an eBook from Amazon.com. In this article, Healy shares her experiences photographing in Cuba in early 2013.
Dora Kontha makes the familiar worthy of a tribute. She frames icy weather or glinting water so that it looks boundless, more than a spread of pretty blue. Analog photography, her medium of choice, makes these everyday sights as intimate as memory itself.
Heads up, Metro Manila-based Lomographers! A film photography workshop to be conducted by Meerly, former general manager of Lomography Singapore, featuring the Diana F+ will be held this month at Common Room in Quezon City, Philippines.