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  • Surprise Your Valentine with a Film Canister Love Letter!

    Surprise Your Valentine with a Film Canister Love Letter!

    If you have some empty film canisters with a little bit of film sticking out, let me show you what else you can use them for (aside from making DIY redscale films), perfect for this season of love!

  • How a CD Shelf Turns into a Camera Shelf

    How a CD Shelf Turns into a Camera Shelf

    Because I own tiny, old cameras from flea markets or from the 'Bucht', I wanted to present them for visitors and didn't want that they go to seed in a closet.

  • How to Scan your 110 Film

    How to Scan your 110 Film

    In December I was given two 110 films (an Orca B/W and a Color Tiger) at my usual lab. My main concern was not which camera I had to use to shoot them, because when all this 110 comeback started I managed to get a very well preserved Agfamatic in a second-hand market. What really messed with my head was how would I scan such a small film. Finally it wasn't that difficult and now I share my experience...

  • A 35mm film in your Belair?

    A 35mm film in your Belair?

    Yes, this is possible! In this tipster I show you how!

  • Taking Back Tipsters: More LC-A+ Tips

    Taking Back Tipsters: More LC-A+ Tips

    If you've ever missed a tipster article on the legendary Lomo LC-A+, Taking Back Tipsters comes to the rescue with some noteworthy LC-A+ tips for you to check out!

  • Best Usage of your Films

    Best Usage of your Films

    A few tips on what films to use and the best conditions to use them.

  • The Mega Lomo Matrix Tipster

    The Mega Lomo Matrix Tipster

    Golden Rule number 11 by Lomo Amigos Sjaak & Nout: "Just because it's analog, doesn't mean it can't be hi-tech. I agree big time and that's why we decided to make some action out of those words. We upgraded the Lomo Matrix into a Mega Lomo Matrix!

  • Capture the Illusion of Night

    Capture the Illusion of Night

    Long exposure is among the more popular techniques used to capture light, and it can be done so easily and beautifully to capture the illusion of night. There's a wide spectrum of lighting to be found on a street, highway, in a tunnel, factory, during a sunset, and even a heavily lit Christmas scene. So go ahead and capture it! Sound hard? It's actually quite simple really! As long as you know what to prepare, you'll be able to capture extremely cool long exposure shots!

  • Flitetest.com Teaches the Diana F+ to Fly!

    Flitetest.com Teaches the Diana F+ to Fly!

    The possibilities of experimenting with analogue photography are truly endless. The good people at flitetest.com have taken Lomography to new heights. Quite literally. They recently mounted a Diana F+ on a remote controlled helicopter and took some awesome instant photographs with the Instant Back. Read how they did it and watch their great video on the project right here!

  • LomoKino Flashy Transformer Disco Show!

    LomoKino Flashy Transformer Disco Show!

    If the lever on your LomoKino breaks all is definitely not lost. Au Contraire mon amis, that's when the real fun starts! I'd like to introduce to you: The Flashy Transformer LomoKino Disco Show!

  • Long Exposures in Redscale

    Long Exposures in Redscale

    As I had only used redscale film once before, on a sunny day, and it came out under-exposed, I was a bit worried about trying night shots with it. I was pleasantly surprised...

  • Experiment with Two Cameras, Two Color Processes, and Mix Coke

    Experiment with Two Cameras, Two Color Processes, and Mix Coke

    It's the first time I did an experiment. The first time I used the camera Supersampler, I was broken.

  • Silhouette Love

    Silhouette Love

    I think silhouettes are familiar to everyone. I personally love to take the silhouettes of tree branches. Silhouette is full of mystery, mood and emotion. I love silhouettes because they do not give a clear picture of the photos for us to create imagination.

  • Pinhole Rocket: Making a Film Box Panoramic Pinhole Camera

    Pinhole Rocket: Making a Film Box Panoramic Pinhole Camera

    Updating my previous tipster, I'm going to show you how to turn an otherwise useless film box into a super wide panoramic camera! With exposed sprockets too?!! Go grab a film box now!!!

  • Splitzer Fun With the Belair!

    Splitzer Fun With the Belair!

    A fun indoor project to keep your spirits up during the miserable winter weather.

  • Sunglasses are a Filter!

    Sunglasses are a Filter!

    When you were removing summer clothes, I hope you didn't remove your sunglasses, either. Because you will need them as you will be listening to my little tips. If you are ready to walk around with sunglasses in the middle of the winter, I will tell you.

  • Long Exposure: Be fast as LC-A+ can

    Long Exposure: Be fast as LC-A+ can

    Too early to sleep and my favorite series don’t show tonight. Go outside for shooting at night is another good option! Let’s take long exposures, fellows. Clothes up, load film, and night walking!

  • Long Exposure Tips: Jazzing Up Your Nighttime City Skyline Shots

    Long Exposure Tips: Jazzing Up Your Nighttime City Skyline Shots

    Jazz up your nighttime city skyline shots with a few simple tricks!

  • Using Light to Shape Landscape Photography

    Using Light to Shape Landscape Photography

    Landscapes are a favorite of many photographers, but it's often a challenge to make most of the light conditions outdoors. If you want to learn how to work around these various light conditions for striking landscape photographs, we have the PhotoTuts+ article to help you! Read on!

  • The World in 360º

    The World in 360º

    Learn how to make a round Spinner in 6 simple steps with this tutorial!