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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.

  • CameraSim: A Handy Simulator to Help You Perfect Your Exposure

    CameraSim: A Handy Simulator to Help You Perfect Your Exposure

    Have you ever had this thing where you plan for a photoshoot somewhere, but suddenly the weather changes and you have no idea what settings to use now with the equipment you have? Or did you ever ask yourself if you'd need a flash or a tripod with ISO100 film while being indoors? Well this handy simulator will answer all your questions for a perfect exposure!

  • Create a Stylish Bookmark with 35mm Film

    Create a Stylish Bookmark with 35mm Film

    If you have some 35 mm snippets left which you doesnt need any more, dont throw it away. I will show an easy and fast way to create a bookmark

  • How to Shoot Pinhole Movies with The LomoKino

    How to Shoot Pinhole Movies with The LomoKino

    Did you know it's possible to shoot pinhole LomoKino movies? Just read on to find out how!

  • Heart Shaped Film Mask

    Heart Shaped Film Mask

    Looking to put a little Love into your photos? Cutting a custom heart-shaped mask for your camera will frame everything you adore nicely. A simple mod that works on almost any film camera.

  • Film Canister Amplifier

    Film Canister Amplifier

    I'm pretty sure you've heard enough of tipsters about reusing and recycling empty canisters. To some, empty canisters are nothing, but to many, they are always something. Here's another something from nothing.

  • Protect Your Film from X-Ray Damage During Air Travel

    Protect Your Film from X-Ray Damage During Air Travel

    Traveling by air with film is an adventure in and of itself, but well worth it. You will need to prepare for your trip though. This article offers tips for a successful photo expedition; most importantly, getting to your destination and back without x-ray damage to your film.

  • Show Your Films by Candlelight

    Show Your Films by Candlelight

    If you have some film negatives in your drawer that didn't make you very happy, it's time to bring it to the light. You can create a very analogue environment with this tipster!

  • Making the Most of the Bulb Setting

    Making the Most of the Bulb Setting

    Want to experiment more with that bulb setting on your camera? Want to take some awesome, easy to achieve light trail snaps! I'll show you how! perfect for beginner or expert!

  • Anthotypes – Making a Print Using Plants

    Anthotypes – Making a Print Using Plants

    It is possible to print photographs using nothing but juice extracted from the petals of flowers, the peel from fruits and pigments from plants. In this great tipster from Malin Fabbri of alternativephotography.com, you can find out how!

  • Valentine’s Day Photography Tips

    Valentine’s Day Photography Tips

    Romance is in the air as Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! You have your film rolls and cameras ready. Now what? Read on for some Valentine’s Day film photography tips!

  • Holey Hats

    Holey Hats

    Here's a fun idea for easy bokeh! Dust off that hat and take it out for a lomowalk.

  • A Little Guide for All Diana F+ Lovers

    A Little Guide for All Diana F+ Lovers

    A guide of what? Well, its a little guide that I'm sure every Diana lover will find very useful.

  • Saran Wrapped

    Saran Wrapped

    Tired of boring photos? Grab some saran wrap from your kitchen cabinet and mask it! Read more after the jump!

  • The Theory and Psychology of Framing Your Image

    The Theory and Psychology of Framing Your Image

    Today, we’re taking a look at the theory and psychology behind the size, framing, and visual weight of different elements in your photographic composition. You’d be surprised how much there is to learn about this choice, and the impact your decision can have!

  • How to Use the LomoKino Smart Phone Holder

    How to Use the LomoKino Smart Phone Holder

    The LomoKino Smart Phone Holder is a brand new accessory for the LomoKino. It allows you to digitalize your LomoKino movies directly from the LomoKinoScope using any smartphone. Read on to find out exactly how to use it!

  • Sprocket Holes: 135 Film in a 120 Roll

    Sprocket Holes: 135 Film in a 120 Roll

    There are many ways of shooting with 135 in a 120 camera to sensitize the sprocket holes. This is an option in wich you can use the paper protection roll of 120 films.

  • Hanging Your Photos Loose

    Hanging Your Photos Loose

    Here is an idea on how to display your photos. It’s about filling all corners of your house with the photos that you took. My next thought when the word “photo” comes in mind is the word “frame”. That’s getting kind of old. Learn more after the break.

  • Mimicking the Masters: Henri Cartier-Bresson

    Mimicking the Masters: Henri Cartier-Bresson

    Henri Cartier-Bresson was a French photographer who is well-known as the ‘father of modern photojournalism’. He was also one of the pioneer photographers who developed street photography. Learn more techniques from this master photographer.

  • Mixing Words With Reality

    Mixing Words With Reality

    Some time ago, I read an article of cohetesnaranjas about a failed experiment of mixing words with landscape. I thought it was a wonderful idea so I kept it in my mind so that I could try it someday, maybe with something more.

  • Tips for Taking Firework Photos

    Tips for Taking Firework Photos

    Taking photos of fireworks may sometimes be tricky. I'll be giving you a few tips that will help you when you want to capture fireworks. Learn more after the break.