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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.

  • Lomo Vintage

    Lomo Vintage

    If you'd like to give your photos a vintage or expired film look, but you've got your fridge full of film that'll take years to expire, this simple tipster is for you!

  • Just Stickin´ Around

    Just Stickin´ Around

    Are you afraid of asking people for a picture? Well, maybe after reading this article you will become more successful.

  • Quickie Tipster: I Dare You Not to Wind!

    Quickie Tipster: I Dare You Not to Wind!

    Having trouble shooting those weird yet fascinating double exposures? It's really easy, as long as you let your camera do the work. This tiny tip will help you!

  • Quickie Tipster: Cheat the System (and Get More for Your Money)

    Quickie Tipster: Cheat the System (and Get More for Your Money)

    Do you like to stick it to The Man? Are you just super cheap? If you're one, the other, or both, you may want to get extra shots our of your roll of 35mm film.

  • MX = Multiple Exposure. A short How-To for Lomography Virgins

    MX = Multiple Exposure. A short How-To for Lomography Virgins

    As we mature in our Lomographic lives, we forget about what it is like to be young and innocent. Remember when you didn't know what an aperture was? This is a short tutorial on some easy MX projects anyone can do.

  • Process Your Film at Home

    Process Your Film at Home

    I love shooting photos, but hate having to wait for my film to be processed and the cost of getting it processed. There is an easy way to process your own film at home.

  • Dress Your Lomo

    Dress Your Lomo

    I know we all love our Lomo Cameras just the way they are, there's no doubt about that. But wouldn't it be awesome to have your own personalized camera?

  • Long Exposure Any Time of Day

    Long Exposure Any Time of Day

    Are you addicted to long exposure shots? don't limit yourself only to night time. This guide will show you what you need to take those blurry motion pictures even on bright day.

  • The Strobe Effect: Not Only Clubs Like It.

    The Strobe Effect: Not Only Clubs Like It.

    Have you ever wanted mad multi-exposure, strobe-like, shots? well, here you go!

  • Mini Lomo Pinhole

    Mini Lomo Pinhole

    The evolution of a keyring.

  • Secret Messages from a Spool.

    Secret Messages from a Spool.

    A fellow film photographer's birthday coming? Need ideas for the coming festive season? Well giving someone a 120film as a gift just got interesting!

  • Diana Mini - Splitzer Made of Film Canister Caps

    Diana Mini - Splitzer Made of Film Canister Caps

    You can make this tipster even if you are all thumbs. Within a couple of minutes you can tinker a Splitzer for your Diana Mini!

  • Paper-like Frames

    Paper-like Frames

    Here are some of my newly brainstormed ideas for some snazzy frames!

  • Film Canister Christmas Lights

    Film Canister Christmas Lights

    Have you ever had a roll of 35mm film that did not turn out well? Now is your chance to use it! (Or take some shots of different textures.) These are great for your Christmas tree or to put anywhere as decoration.

  • Your Pinhole Ghost

    Your Pinhole Ghost

    How does one photograph themselves to be transparent without doing a double exposure you ask? It's simple! Continue reading and find out how!

  • Display Your Photos with Just Your Negatives!

    Display Your Photos with Just Your Negatives!

    So you just got your prints and are eager to display them for everyone to see. No frame? No problem. You already have what you need in that envelope you got from the one-hour photo. This is an easy way of saying to your non-lomographic friends, "Yes, unlike your photos that are stuck inside the computer, my photos come from an actual roll of film and are already sitting pretty on my shelf."

  • Stutter Steps

    Stutter Steps

    Use your multiple exposure camera to make your images shift and stutter for an otherworldly weirdness.

  • Light leaks on Diana Mini !

    Light leaks on Diana Mini !

    My Diana Mini is my best friend and it produces beautiful little pictures! But only recently have I found a way to get some light leaks on demand into that bad girl, without having to do drastic changes to her...

  • Underexposed Films are Gems. We Can Build a Mask Out of It.

    Underexposed Films are Gems. We Can Build a Mask Out of It.

    The idea is simple, just like creating regular mask only out of our film. There is a good tipster in the past for building a mask. This has the same technique, just different medium.

  • Recycle your 35mm Canisters to Make Home for 120 films!

    Recycle your 35mm Canisters to Make Home for 120 films!

    Actually for a long time I didn’t know that 120 film sometimes comes with a canister, none of the films I had bought over the past 4 years had these. It’s quick and easy to do and helps the environment by re-using stuff instead of discarding it.