How do you make a dull day into a bright joyful photo? Load some Provia into your chosen weapon and let loose some wild colours.
My first forays into Lomography were filled with wonder as I looked at other peoples’ bright, colourful, wildly saturated shots and I soon learned that they were the result of cross processing colour slide films in C41 chemistry. I first tried with Fuji Provia and really loved the bright colours I got.
I soon grabbed myself another 5 pack of Fuji slide film without realising I’d picked up Provia instead of Velvia. However I absolutely fell in love with the gorgeous bright tones of the cross processed Provia pics. It was my first choice of film when I went to the Perhentian Islands in Malaysia and the results definitely didn’t disappoint. This film also makes a fairly ordinary day in Wiltshire look bright and exciting.
The results always make me smile and somehow make my memories of the time that I took that photograph more vivid and fun!
Tipster of the Week: Fashion is for Fashion People They say to shoot film these days is back in fashion! So why not level up your hipness factor just by using everyone's favourite analogue muse - The Holga! And get to know how to be a fashion leader at a click of the shutter button!
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Chemical Manipulations with the Lomo’Instant 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!
Photo of the Day by sadiestoker A quick afternoon stroll is not only good for your health. It's the perfect moment to relax and bond with your best bud, too!
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