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Dr. Lab's Tipsters Using Organic Materials

How do you bring back overtones, nuances, smells, shades, dirt and dust in your analogue pictures? A bunch of experimental Lomographers (there are a lot of you!) has been keeping us busy with Do-It-Yourself techniques for quite some time now. Now we present to you a compilation of some of the best Tipsters using organic materials!

Get your hands a little dirty with some amazing analogue techniques that you can try, to achieve surreal and unpredictable effects in your photographs! Here’s a collection of the best Tipsters that make use of organic materials. Check your cupboards! Prepare your tools! Let your DIY spirit take over!

Lemon-Aid Tipster

Here’s what a citrus squeeze can do!

“For subtle speckles and washes of colour, all you need is a little lemon juice.” from the Lemon-Aid Tipster by cumella

Spice Up Your Life!

Take this tip with a grain of salt.

“You all have it at home – and it will spice up your photos!” from the Spice Up Your Life Tipster by mephisto19

Tastes Like a Decaf

A coffee flavoured photograph.

Stain your photos with coffee! How do you do that? Try the Tastes Like a Decaf Tipster by satomi

The Urinvestigation

Drenched in pee. Yep, you read that right.

And now, for something more extreme – the Urinvestigation Tipster as suggested by xbalboax, and conducted by an anonymous Lab Rat.

Polite Warning: If you ever want to develop film in your town again… we would STRONGLY suggest you develop this little film surprise yourself!

Any more analogue tricks using organic materials that you’d like to add? Submit your ideas to Tipster today. Need more inspiration? Browse the Tipster section!

Want to learn more about the analogue future? Head to the Microsite, take part in our Shoot Your Prophecy Competition and download the Future is Analogue posters!

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