If you've tried everything that your camera can do and almost gave up because you can't think of inventive tricks anymore, well at least I am thankful it's not happening to me just yet because I got this tip for you!
Set the shutter of your Diana+ to “B” (bulb) and the best aperture for your current lightning conditions (I’ve tried it at night)
Open the shutter, wait several seconds to capture the image
Promote to the next frame, but DO NOT close the shutter! Make your scanning lab crazy – there will be light leaks also in between the frames :) Have fun and find yet another button you had never pressed before :)
Phreaky Essays: Xi'an Breakphreak's next stop on his travels through China took place in Xi'an. Read on to find out more about this wonderful city, and learn a bit of Chinese while you are at it!
Phreaky Essays: Kung-Fu and Dragon Gate Caves Today let's start for looking at the compass: the well-known fact is that Beijing (西京) is translated as "Northern Capital" and that Nanjing (南京) was "Southern Capital" (and still carries the name). If we'll continue to turn upon we'll find Tokyo - Dongjing (东京), which is "Eastern Capital" (the name also belonged to Kaifeng once upon a time). What is missing?
Peace, Love, Rock-n-Roll! (Berkeley) If you'll stay in San-Francisco for a few days, this way or another you'll find yourself in Berkeley, the cradle of hippies - till nowadays you can see (and hear) the spoken word poets on the central Telegraph street. The peace-fighting atmosphere of sixties is naturally preserved till today - and you easily find some commercialized hippie-culture artifacts such as stickers, tie dye t-shirts and bijouterie.
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LomoGuru of the Week: marcel2cv Aside from film photography, Marcel has a deep obsession with his Citroen 2-CV. Well, if it isn't obvious enough, its in this car model where he got the other half of his LomoHome name! Get to know more about marcel2cv - our LomoGuru of the Week!
Lomopedia: Voigtlander Bessa R2A Introduced in 2004, the Bessa R2A and R3A are 35mm autoexposure rangefinder cameras that belong to Cosina's line of Voigtlander revival cameras. Find out more about these luxurious-looking analogue rangefinder snappers in this installment of Lomopedia!
Flower Photography Tips Spring is the perfect time to load up your camera and head out looking for flowers to shoot. Let me share some personal experience on how to improve your shots.
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