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Being Beautiful with the Lubitel 166+

Ever wanted to take self portraits but is camera shy? Worry not because I just got the solution!

This method will not only help you take self portraits but at the same time add elements that might distract viewers from the main subject (oh yeah … that’s you!).

The Lubitel 166+ is a great tool for this with it’s rewind capability for 120 film and that means double exposures! Fill up the first exposure with some highly distracting elements. For this case, I chose an old wall with flaky paint and stuffs. Once you are at the last exposure, do not advance further. Just rewind the roll of 120 and now take the ‘portrait proper’ shots.

The last step is to pray that the first exposure with distracting elements will ‘cover up’ most of your face while leaving just enough for the viewer to recognize you. Show friends the final results and if they still can recognize the subject (again … you!), try again perhaps with a messier first exposure.

written by ndroo

16 comments

  1. vicuna

    vicuna

    Really interesting doubles and the texture of this wall is great! :)

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  2. dogma

    dogma

    :) ha ha nice self portraits collection :)

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  3. yoscolmi

    yoscolmi

    yeah! love the texture! well done!

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  4. stouf

    stouf

    Super ! I like the mafioso look in the last one !

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  5. northwardnimbus

    northwardnimbus

    excellent!

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  6. northwardnimbus

    northwardnimbus

    its like wheat paste graff. can i borrow your lubi ndroo? haha.

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  7. grenoouille

    grenoouille

    Brilliant! Your self-portraits are fantastic!

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  8. rater

    rater

    he he, great doubles!

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  9. ndroo

    ndroo

    @everyone : Thanks :D

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  10. mephisto19

    mephisto19

    WOW! cool effect!!!! will try it

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  11. mephisto19

    mephisto19

    tried it with diana and a friend

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  12. mephisto19

    mephisto19

    shots are online now...

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  13. ebolatheelectricmonk

    ebolatheelectricmonk

    Great job you did there, ndroo!!

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  14. badberry

    badberry

    Great, I'll remember this one :)
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  15. quaisoir

    quaisoir

    ndroo, some look like mug shots!lol...great stuff!

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  16. stickyvinny

    stickyvinny

    This is great! :D

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