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The First Roll of Film

You just entered the world of Lomography. You finally bought a Lomography camera or you could not resist temptation and bought an analogue camera on ebay.com. But after years of digital photography: "What to do with your first roll of film?!" Here are some tips.

Photo by dkersbergen

1. All alone in the world of Lomography and nobody to help you? Ask Google, on how to fit the roll of film in your camera!

2. Don’t be afraid to fill the roll with randomness and without lots of thinking.

3. Try all settings on your camera. You have to get used to all new things, even Lomography, so just make this your “test-roll.”

4. And then the Lomo-rules apply, in particular: “Don’t worry about any rules.”

And I am sure that after the first roll, lots will follow. Maybe some more “test-rolls” or maybe some piggie-winning pictures.

Ohhhh…. one last thing, please don’t forget to rotate your pictures, before uploading them to your LomoHome, otherwise they will look like mine! (see above)

written by dkersbergen and translated by dkersbergen


  1. tall_bastard


    my first roll ;) nice article! ;)

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  2. dkersbergen


    Looks great!

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  3. farahn

    Pretty good pictures for a first roll!!!
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