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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.

  • Magnifiying glass lens

    Magnifiying glass lens

    Your SLR don't have a lens? Want to make a cheap lens? well, here come a tipster for you guys who don't have lens for your camera.

  • The Creative Diarist: Mulberry Paper Tipster

    The Creative Diarist: Mulberry Paper Tipster

    Helen from top crafty blog The Creative Diarist is back with another genius (and surprisingly simple) way to make your Lomographic prints even more beautiful!

  • DIY Film Digitizer / Scanner

    DIY Film Digitizer / Scanner

    Do not have a film scanner? You can make one for yourself using just a shoe box, everything you need is LESS THAN $5!!! Believe it : )

  • The Cheapskate Way to Value Negatives

    The Cheapskate Way to Value Negatives

    To those who have no budget on slide films, worry not. This is a suggestion for you to try by using negative films. Most of us use slide films to get strong yet vibrant colours of our pictures. But this way, you might not be having the same vibrant colours but may be able to have some better results even better than slide films do.

  • Lumen Printing

    Lumen Printing

    A simple printing technique that is ideal for using old expired photographic paper.

  • The Washi Tape & Sharpie Film Discovery Solution

    The Washi Tape & Sharpie Film Discovery Solution

    I've had my Diana Mini for about a year and a half now, and I only recently realised that it would be a good idea to try & remember what film I had in her. Since I have a big love for high speed films I thought it would be handy to know what kind of light to be looking for when out & about.

  • Do-it-yourself Monster-magnet-mount for the LC-A

    Do-it-yourself Monster-magnet-mount for the LC-A

    A durable magnetic mount for lenses and filters.

  • The Creative Diarist: Emulsion Transfer Tipster

    The Creative Diarist: Emulsion Transfer Tipster

    Do you have tons of Lomographs and a boring home? Are you looking for alternative ways to print? Helen from top blog The Creative Diarist shares her tips on how to print onto ceramic, wood, teacups, your wall....

  • Why every Lomographer should use a Photoscanner

    Why every Lomographer should use a Photoscanner

    Today a scanner with transparency unit should be part of a Lomographer's standard equipment like the Lomo LC-A and a fridge full of films is.

  • Some Tips on Taking Street Snap Shots

    Some Tips on Taking Street Snap Shots

    For years, I have gone from here to there on foot, with a camera on my hand, collecting stories of everyday happenstance. Here are some lessons the streets have taught me.

  • Quickie Tipster: Shake it!

    Quickie Tipster: Shake it!

    Get kinetic photos shooting twice.

  • Reload Your Old 126 Films with Fresh 35mm Film

    Reload Your Old 126 Films with Fresh 35mm Film

    If you finally got a 126 roll, don't stop reloading it with your favorite 35 mm film and use it with your Agfamatic or Kodak Instamatic camera!!

  • Little Photographer Mermaid

    Little Photographer Mermaid

    How to transform a normal roll into a special effects one.

  • Scratch It when It's Crap!

    Scratch It  when It's Crap!

    You've got pictures that you sorted out, but you don't have the heart to throw them away? Then here comes a dead right tipster for you!

  • A Beginner's Guide to Tilt Shift Photography Part 2

    A Beginner's Guide to Tilt Shift Photography Part 2

    If you want some crazy tilt to your photography you have two choices - spend a fortune on an expensive professional lens or build your own. It's easy, honest!

  • Multiple Your Fun!

    Multiple Your Fun!

    I'll show you some examples of multiple-exposure pictures with detailed descriptions of the cameras, film, and techniques I used to achieve them.

  • A Beginner's Guide to Tilt Shift Photography Part 1

    A Beginner's Guide to Tilt Shift Photography Part 1

    If you've ever wanted to tilt or shift, if you've ever wondered what the hell it was and what would happen if you did it...now's your chance. In Part 1, what is it, what does it do and how. Coming up in Part 2, how to make your own tilt shift lens and what to do with it!

  • Pinhole and Acrylic Paint on Canvas

    Pinhole and Acrylic Paint on Canvas

    Experimental project.

  • Time to Craft - Bring Your Lomo Wall Every Day!

    Time to Craft - Bring Your Lomo Wall Every Day!

    Being a Lomographer, you may always have a camera with you, maybe a notebook as well. A tiny notebook can record your sudden fantastic idea, jot down the contact of new friends, and hold the instant photos you just shot! If you’d like to buy one, how about make one by yourself? Let’s make a unique “Lomo Wall Notebook”!

  • Secrets to a Great Multiple Exposure Revealed!

    Secrets to a Great Multiple Exposure Revealed!

    Multiple exposures or MX is one of the main highlights of lomography. It's fun, creative and often ends up with mind-blowing results. But it's not just all about pressing your shutter more than once. There are also some technical tips that you must keep in mind. This guide is filled with guidelines to help both newbie and the semi-newbie lomographers alike to get that perfect MX shot.