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One of Lomography’s golden rule is to Try The Shot From The Hip. I guess we should not stop at #10, or go lower than the hip, ya?

Lomography shots has always included the Shoot From The Hip concept as one of its signature shots. Why not go lower?

Chinscraping, ant’s eye view, rat’s eye or simply floorshot – this enables your photos to capture a different perspective taken from the ground. Simply flat down your LC-A, Holga, or even Horizon Camera base on the ground, point your viewfinder to your desired subject… and push that lever!

I recommend using this technique in reflective surfaces, like airports, malls, or even washed out roads after a heavy rain. It’ll sure pop interesting angles and viewpoints on your shots. Capture a series of images from the ground, literally how a rat sees predators going its way. Look out for people on bicycles, busy streets , tires of a moving bus, a subway tunnel, or even somebody’s colorful boots!

So, here’s your next assignment – on your next roll, remember the Ten Golden Rules… and bend those knees!

written by panelomo

19 comments

  1. adi_totp

    adi_totp

    loveee it!

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  2. superlighter

    superlighter

    one of the finest lomographic experiences!

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  3. dazb

    dazb

    Love a bit of chinscraping :)

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  4. paramir

    paramir

    wow, amazing gallery! and nr. 13 is extra beautiful...

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  5. grad

    grad

    i like this style too!

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  6. stouf

    stouf

    Awesome panelomo !!! All the shots are great !

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  7. cinzinc

    cinzinc

    Shawty got low low low low panelow mo! That song can help us remember panelomo tipster =) while singing than, we slightly bend our knees each time til the camera is set on the floor =) is that an added tip to this one?hehe

    great job panelomo! amazing shots! =D

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  8. vicuna

    vicuna

    Great gallery and true, there's always something great to see from the ground! :))

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  9. nicolas_noir

    nicolas_noir

    I've done this recently and my friend thought I was taking pictures up girl's skirts! Be careful or you might end up getting slapped for that rat's eye view!

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  10. lisipisi

    lisipisi

    the gallery is awesome!! love #13 :)

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  11. little_porcelain

    little_porcelain

    Beautifull pictures !!! Congrats!

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  12. Sweet! Really beautiful colors!
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  13. takuji

    takuji

    wow nice!

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  14. scede

    scede

    amazing :) which film did you use?

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  15. panelomo

    panelomo

    @scede i mostly used kodak elitechrome, EBX, and provia for this gallery.

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  16. anelfandhiszippo

    anelfandhiszippo

    Mmmm i love shots taken from "ground level"

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  17. renaishashin

    renaishashin

    I love floorshots too :DD

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  18. basterda

    basterda

    Did you use a flash for these shots? :)

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  19. smbilgin

    smbilgin

    Awesome :)

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