If like me you are new to the world of pinhole photography, and don't want to waste the more expensive 120 films in your collection, then try the Diana Multi Pinhole Operator with the Diana 35mm Back+ for more practice shots per roll!
I want to get better at pinhole photography and the easiest and most creative way of doing this seemed to be by using the Diana Multi Pinhole Operator. I like the idea that you can choose a number of pinholes, and also the cute color gel filters that come with it. I haven’t experimented with all this too much yet, as I am still trying to get to grip with exposure times and where best to position the camera at the moment.
Given how much more it is to buy and develop 120 film in my locality, I had been reluctant to experiment too much with this camera with the original medium format back on it. I decided that for my first few attempts I really ought to be using the Diana 35mm Back+ that I got for my Diana F+. This is a great idea, especially for a newbie such as myself because it allows you to get treble the shots per roll for your practice. It also is a lot cheaper if you happen to have a disaster (I have had a couple so far). And it means that you can have exposed sprockets, and different masks in the back so you get a variety of options.
I think that these 2 items go perfectly together and I will continue to use them in this way until I become better rehearsed in the art of pinhole photography.
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Get ready to think fast and shoot faster! Today, we are thrilled share with you news of the brand new LC-A 120 Camera. Load it with any 120 film roll and experience the thrill of medium format photography. You’re sure to soak up all the action in every square shot with its fantastic 38mm f/4.5 wide-angle lens (equivalent to a 21mm lens on a 35mm film camera). It's available for Pre-Order: Extremely limited first batch stock of only 500 cameras!
It's been a little while since we've shared the latest shots taken with the brand new LC-A 120 with you. But that just means we have a fantastic collection to show you today! Our testers from around the world have been shooting from the hip and with the heart to capture their daily lives with this medium format master. Skip past the jump to spy into some Lomographic lives!
Are you ready for an adrenaline rush? A little while ago, we teamed up with the snowboard and film-making collective Yougofirst and gave them a LomoKino and some film rolls to play with. After a season of crazy riding, jumps and tricks, they have finished their latest movie HETEROTOPIA which features footage shot with our 35mm movie-maker. We had the chance to catch up with Vid and Matic from the collective about the new movie and their experiences shooting analogue on the slopes. It's also our pleasure to showcase the movie here!
I backed the Kickstarter project for the Lomo’Instant earlier this year and was thrilled to receive it last week. I love how the camera naturally encourages you to experiment with its different features, whether it’s through flashing your multiple exposures with different colors or trying different creative techniques after your shots has been ejected. Here are a few tips from what I’ve discovered from playing with the camera so far (and a couple of tips I want to try out in future)!
In the wake of the news that Microsoft no longer supports the Windows XP operating system, people have started to look back at the serene photograph that became iconic for adorning computer screens around the world. However, perhaps, not many know that this famous photograph was shot on film and not digitally manipulated in any way.
Looking for a chance to share your best Lomo'Instant snaps with the world and win seriously cool prizes? Then we've got good news for you — The Great Lomo'Instant Tag Competition of 2015 is on! And even if you don't have a Lomo'Instant yet, now is the perfect time to get one. Pick one up now so you can join in on the fun!
Trace the Diana’s roots back to where it all began: learn how the camera has affected trends and become a classic artistic tool for several generations of photographers. Then learn how the Diana F+ ticks and hit the streets to test your knowledge!