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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.

  • Tipster of the Week: Brightness Beyond the Hotshoe

    Tipster of the Week: Brightness Beyond the Hotshoe

    It's that time again when days get shorter and nights grow longer than the usual, but this didn’t affect our beloved Tipster here! In fact he thought of something that will resurrect one of his Lomo tool into something really useful and will give you brilliant effects, guranteed!

  • Choose Your Scanning Lab Carefully

    Choose Your Scanning Lab Carefully

    It might seem that all the scans are the same. Not. Kick inside to see a few differences and tips to understand a bit more about the proper scanning results.

  • PWD - Photographing While Driving

    PWD - Photographing While Driving

    DWIs (Driving While Intoxicated) are bad, but PWDs (Photographing While Driving) can be great!

  • Roll Out Fun with Polaroid

    Roll Out Fun with Polaroid

    All out of Polaroid Time Zero film? Get creative with Polaroid 600 film! I know its tight times for Polaroid lovers but with future prospects looking good for new film. Maybe its time to have a little fun with your film stash!

  • The Square Diana Mini Splitzing Experience

    The Square Diana Mini Splitzing Experience

    The Diana Mini camera is a stunning little toy by itself, but what if you want to make some square splitzer shots with it?

  • Mini Macro, Mini Lomo

    Mini Macro, Mini Lomo

    As I was thinking about how to use the macro lens on my Diana Mini and about what to shoot with it, I saw the Lomo Cameras keychains I just received, and thought it could be interesting to shoot these mini cameras in Diana Mini macro mode!

  • Krab Isn't the End of the Roll

    Krab Isn't the End of the Roll

    I loved my LC-A+ Krab a lot this summer. One thing I couldn't get used to, was the inability to reach my MX switch. I'm a nut for double exposures. So I decided to use it for a layer roll and re-use it out of the aqua.

  • Diana F+ Lens Adaptors - Adjust the View

    Diana F+ Lens Adaptors - Adjust the View

    Diana F+ Lenses can do a whole lot of fantastic things but they won´t overrule physics. Your film or sensor format sets the boarders to the lenses field of view...

  • The Light of the One Trick Pony

    The Light of the One Trick Pony

    Basically this is the one trick that I am really good at: I go to crappy stores, buy crappy light-up toys, set up my thrift store tripod, roll out the long cable release, and get the B setting to work it!

  • The Crazy Mix : Diana F+, MPO and the Instant Back

    The Crazy Mix : Diana F+, MPO and the Instant Back

    So what happens when I put some magic from these three toys together?

  • Lomo LC-A Fake Mega Vignette

    Lomo LC-A Fake Mega Vignette

    Black corners for the advanced!

  • Black Light is Alright

    Black Light is Alright

    Use one of those pen sized black lights for more than checking I.D.!

  • Spooky Halloween Lightpainting with the Diana Instant Back+

    Spooky Halloween Lightpainting with the Diana Instant Back+

    Boo! Time to take those colorful, ghastly shots and develop them in an Instant! Our friends from Hong Kong show you how, just in time for Trick or Treat!

  • Brighten up Your Supersampler Shots

    Brighten up Your Supersampler Shots

    Use your Supersampler with the 5-in1reflector!

  • Half Frame on Full Frame

    Half Frame on Full Frame

    Have you ever asked yourselves what would it like to change lenses from different type cameras? The answer is here!

  • Acetate Mask

    Acetate Mask

    How to get something duplicated onto each image on a film. A piece of text, an image or anything!

  • Smena 8m Pinhole

    Smena 8m Pinhole

    Does your Smena 8m works only on bulb mode? Have you broken its glass lens or you can't adjust the aperture anymore? Hmmm what should you do? Throw it in a bin? Woah! Just stop right here, it still can be useful, you know! How about making a pinhole camera with outstanding clock mechanism design, it's possible!

  • Sweeping the Horizon in a Box

    Sweeping the Horizon in a Box

    It is said that the Olympus XA2 is usually called the poor man's LCA. So I call my experiment camera here as poor man's Horizon. the angle of view is around 115 degrees, but you can make it wider of course!

  • The World Inside a Box

    The World Inside a Box

    Making your own little pinhole camera from scratch is sure fun and most likely will make you feel proud that not only because you built the camera yourself, you'll also manage to produce images with it! But to be inside a pinhole camera? Yes, it is possible with this tipster!

  • Repeat Mode Switched On

    Repeat Mode Switched On

    Tired of running around to find subjects to fill your 36 exposures? How about some food photography?