It’s that time of that time of the year again when our houses and streets are adorned with colourful Christmas lights to add cheer to the season! One of the things that you probably want to try, or do again, is to capture beautiful bokeh shots of decorative lights. However, if you are using your Lomo LC-A+ you are likely to get out of focused light shots such as the one above?
Not pretty enough, right? So how do we achieve bokehs like those that come out of SLRs with 1.8 prime lens, when what we only have is our trusty LC-A+, or other compact cameras?
All you need to do is to buy or find a cheap magnifying glass. Set your focusing at 0.8 meter, place the magnifying glass right in front of your LC-A+, point towards the lights, at about 0.5 to 2 meters, and shoot. If all goes well, you should be able to get gorgeous light bokehs! Go ahead and try it!
The Lomo LC-A+ is known worldwide for its amazing features: automatic exposure, extended ISO range, and multiple and long exposure capabilities. Get your own Lomo LC-A+ now!
Shooting in Malls Rule #2 of the 10 Golden Rules urges us to shoot day or night; and might I add, indoor as much as outdoor. Here are a few things that you might want to consider when shooting in malls!
Alternative Uses of Film Canisters I am sure that a lot of you have film canisters gathering dust in the corners of your rooms. Here are some things that you can put inside them so that we may extend their purpose.
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Meeting a Petzval Pioneer: An Interview with Geoffrey Berliner Geoffrey Berliner is the executive director of the Penumbra Foundation and the Center for Alternative Photography in New York City. He has an astounding collection of over 2000 vintage Petzval Lenses and it was an honor for us to ask him about the Petzval and why the lens means so much to him. Head past the jump for our interview with this true Petzval Pioneer!
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