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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.

  • Splitzernister

    Splitzernister

    Use film canisters to create a splitzer for your DianaF+.

  • Stars and Moon Shots

    Stars and Moon Shots

    I love stars and the moon. Taking a pictures of it might be the most beautiful thing one might perform, so here's a tutorial on how to do it with any camera.

  • DIY Glow Sticks From Film Canisters

    DIY Glow Sticks From Film Canisters

    Most of us, if not all, have accumulated a boxful or two of those empty film canisters after months of being Lomographers. I keep those canisters hoping that someday I can make something out of them. Then, after a failed light painting project, I realized I can make my own light sabers instead of buying another set of disposable glow sticks.

  • The Ultimate Guide to Create Your Own 35mm Pinhole Camera

    The Ultimate Guide to Create Your Own 35mm Pinhole Camera

    For October's feature from PhotoTuts+, we'll be learning how to create our very own pinhole camera in detail!

  • Developing Negatives for Beginners

    Developing Negatives for Beginners

    Developing your own black and white negatives can be cheap and deceptively simple with a little help. I have just learned how and will share my experiences here.

  • Making the Most of Kodak Aerochrome

    Making the Most of Kodak Aerochrome

    Since I published my Aerochrome albums, I have been swamped with questions about various aspects of this incredible film. Several Lomographers have asked me to write an article explaining how to make the most of it, so here it is.

  • DIY Project: Film Canister as Flash Diffuser

    DIY Project: Film Canister as Flash Diffuser

    As most of us know, photography can be an expensive but a very rewarding endeavor. The economy today tells us that we have to do our part and learn the 3 R's. We all need to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Here is a simple DIY project using a film canister.

  • Embrace Your Suburb

    Embrace Your Suburb

    You may think that cool pictures can only be taken in cool places. But that boring suburb where you spend most of your time can be pretty photogenic as well. You just have to open your eyes to it.

  • Lomo T-shirt Printing!

    Lomo T-shirt Printing!

    Nothing feels better than wearing a shirt you designed yourself!

  • Diana F+ Camera Bag: Customized and Hand-Made!

    Diana F+ Camera Bag: Customized and Hand-Made!

    Can't find the perfect bag to keep and carry your favorite camera? Do you find all designs too simple and boring? Why don't you go for it and make your own totally unique and customized bag!

  • Ghosts in my Pictures!

    Ghosts in my Pictures!

    Off-camera lighting and a powerful Lomography flash is the best way to get really spooky, pretty feaky, VERY GHOSTLY images. Find out more after the jump!

  • A Guide to Night Photography

    A Guide to Night Photography

    When doing night photography, it is essential to know some tips and techniques that will help you attain beautiful pictures. Here are some tips that you can follow when doing night photography.

  • Superb Sunsets: Tips for Stunning Sunset Photos

    Superb Sunsets: Tips for Stunning Sunset Photos

    No vacation is complete without a sunset photo. Learn how to capture beautiful sunsets with these simple tips!

  • Quick Tips for Photo Composition

    Quick Tips for Photo Composition

    The proper composition of the subject can affect the overall outcome of a photograph. There are certain guidelines that you can follow in order to come up with effective shots that improve the quality of your picture! Here are some tips!

  • Lasting Impressions!

    Lasting Impressions!

    Having already made multiple prints from my negatives at school with the enlarger, I decided that I wanted to add some sugar and spice to my photos with some cool designs! This idea also works with cyano type paper and other light sensitive papers.

  • 8 Easy but Awesome Beginner Tips

    8 Easy but Awesome Beginner Tips

    Anyone who has spent enough time in the Lomo Society will have a faint idea of some popular tricks people like to do which give you great results! So this Tipster is for all the Lomo-Beginners out there! (Not saying that I am in any way an expert on these! I just happened to see other people doing them and felt like spreading the idea for the newbies!)

  • How to Stay Inspired in Film Photography

    How to Stay Inspired in Film Photography

    Going to the same locations and doing the same things when shooting can sometimes be a drag. When you don’t have inspiration when shooting, your pictures don’t turn out as well. Here are some tips you may want to consider to stay inspired in film photography.

  • Street Photography Tips

    Street Photography Tips

    Street photography captures everyday moments of people that we pass by daily. It’s always interesting to see what you have captured once you have developed your rolls. Here are a few tips for those who want to explore the art of street photography.

  • Shooting Fashion: Posing

    Shooting Fashion: Posing

    Let's face it. Having models, especially new or inexperienced ones like most of our friends, strike different kinds of poses is no walk in the park. Thankfully we now have a guide!

  • Modifying your LC-A+ to Achieve ISO12

    Modifying your LC-A+ to Achieve ISO12

    If you prefer to overexpose your ISO400 redscale film by five full stops in your LC-A+, you would want to override your camera's ISO setting to 12. But how? I have got the tipster for you!