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Tips and Tricks! Here are the ones you absolutely must read, so we've selected them for you. The main magazine Tipster Section awaits you for more how-to tipster fun.

  • DIY Color Gels with a Twist!

    DIY Color Gels with a Twist!

    Did you lose your color gels for your Colorsplash Flash? Or are you just getting a bit bored with your same old color gels? Read on to see how to make your own color gels with a bit of twist on it!

  • How to Achieve Perfect Silhouette Doubles

    How to Achieve Perfect Silhouette Doubles

    Lomographers from all over the world love doing doubles but have you tried silhouette doubles? All you need is your favorite camera, some sun, and a bit of imagination. Read on to find out how to create perfect silhouette doubles every time even if your camera doesn’t have an MX button, like the Polaroid Spectra.

  • Underwater Photos with Diana F+

    Underwater Photos with Diana F+

    A quick and easy way to take pictures underwater with your Diana F+, with just a plastic bag, some rubber-bands, and maybe some duct tape.

  • What to Avoid When Doing Light Painting

    What to Avoid When Doing Light Painting

    For some of us light painting could make our eyes stop blinking. Also, it can push our creative intuition to the edge. But, there are several that I would consider as mistakes when doing it. As a result, there are only tired and weird pictures, that had many annoying element on its. So based on my shots here goes things that you need to avoid while doing light painting.

  • Shooting Doubles With Opposite Themes

    Shooting Doubles With Opposite Themes

    There is no doubt that doubles are fun when shot randomly. The thought that you don’t have any idea on what you are shooting adds surprise that we lomographers love. But sometimes, experimenting and having themes or concepts when shooting doubles helps in producing beautiful results.

  • US City Slicker sixsixty: How to Fake Summer in San Francisco

    US City Slicker sixsixty: How to Fake Summer in San Francisco

    Don't let the famous San Francisco fog put a damper on the colorful Summer photo scrapbook you were planning. Fake it 'till you make it with these colorful tips.

  • Make a DIY Felt Bag for the La Sardina!

    Make a DIY Felt Bag for the La Sardina!

    I had always worried about my beautiful La Sardina when I put it in my pocket without protection. So, I finally sewed a bag made ​​of felt. It's not perfect, but that's the way sometimes with analog stuff! Read on to learn how I did it!

  • Let Your Cameras Shine!

    Let Your Cameras Shine!

    Too bad, your vintage cameras are only collecting dust in your drawers. Well, we've got a Tipster for you, how to let your cameras shine brighter then ever.

  • Another Side of X-Pro

    Another Side of X-Pro

    How come usually X-Pro means crossing slide film instead of crossing color negative film? Good question considering the outcome I got of a regular color negative film, I had developed as slide film – they're amazing. I love this soft vintage colors!

  • DIY Rainbow Polka Dot Filters: Pot of Gold Not Included

    DIY Rainbow Polka Dot Filters: Pot of Gold Not Included

    Add some color and design to your photos with these easy-peasy, printable DIY Rainbow Polka Dot Filters. All the steps, tips, and tricks from someone who's made it to the other side of the rainbow.

  • Shooting Portraits: A Few Tips And Stuff

    Shooting Portraits: A Few Tips And Stuff

    This is an article to help those few and indeed others who want to know a few tips and tricks on how to go about shooting portraits and making it more interesting.

  • Make Your Own Color Filter!

    Make Your Own Color Filter!

    Would you also like photos with amazing red, green, blue and yellow shades? You can easily make ones to put behind and in front of your lens on your own!

  • Bicycle Travel Ideas with Clamp-Tripod

    Bicycle Travel Ideas with Clamp-Tripod

    Looking for a fun way to capture your travels this Summer? Check out a super simple idea after the jump!

  • 6 Elements of Design for Striking Photographs

    6 Elements of Design for Striking Photographs

    What makes a striking photo? Often, it’s merely ordinary things composed in an ordinary manner. That’s because they always tend to have a single theme or idea, and because clutter is kept to a minimum. They are simple, true, and sincere. Today, we’re looking at the elements of design (line, shape, form, texture, color etc) that can turn a simple subject into a striking photo.

  • Creative Corner: Instax Albums

    Creative Corner: Instax Albums

    Inspired by my heightening stacks of instant photos, I decided I needed more places to put them than just in a box somewhere in my closet. So gather up some of your favorite instax photos and read on for how to make your very own photo album!

  • Neutral Density Filter for the Diana F+ Instant Back and Diana Mini

    Neutral Density Filter for the Diana F+ Instant Back and Diana Mini

    Because I've noticed at first that Diana F+ Instant images are very bright in the sunshine, and thus, no double exposures are possible, I set to work immediately and made a gray filter. Since I was at it, I did the same for the Diana Mini. I also had the same problem in sunny conditions, and in particular, cross-development often problems with overexposure.

  • Controlling LC-A+ Exposure with Ease

    Controlling LC-A+ Exposure with Ease

    When using LC-A+ in a backlighting situation, the main subject will be underexposed and all you get is a dark silhouette. When shot at night or in low light conditions, the results are overexposed and blurry. I believe many folks have similar experience. You can now improve things with a minor adjustment.

  • Splitzer Technique: The Timezone

    Splitzer Technique: The Timezone

    The Splitzer is a great tool for taking control of your shots. Now, you can also start taking control of time! Find out how after the jump!

  • Playing with Color Like adi_totp!

    Playing with Color Like adi_totp!

    What is Lomography to me? LIVING A HAPPY, COLORFUL LIFE! I just can't imagine we humans living without these bright lively colors around us. To document and enjoy every moments, I always put my trust in my cameras. That's why I always bring at least one camera everywhere I go because you never know what will happen. Let loose and play with colors around you. Now, it's time to play colors with adi_totp!

  • Shooting Beautiful Double Exposure Photos

    Shooting Beautiful Double Exposure Photos

    Doubles, collaborations, MX shots. These are among of the famous features about Lomography. Lomography cameras such as LC-A+, LC-Wide, Fisheye, La Sardina, Fisheye 2, and many more are one of the few cameras which has the ability to shoot multiple exposures. Sometimes MX shots are nice and sometimes it is not. So in this article, I would like to show everyone a simple way to shoot well-exposed MX shots!