Tag: holga cfn

  • My Analogue Life: Please Don’t Fix It In Post

    written by pamelaklaffke on 2010-09-29 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Life: Please Don’t Fix It In Post

    If we don’t talk about it, maybe it doesn’t really exist. But we all know it does, so perhaps it’s better to get it out in the open, to be grown-ups about it, to share. I’ll go first and admit to occasional cropping and removing annoying dust particles from scans. And I’ll tell you that my biggest pet-peeve is the term “digital cross-processing” because it’s such a blatant oxymoron. But I’ll also say that my life is so much easier thanks to the Adobe Creative Suite software.

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  • My Analogue Life: Film Freak

    written by pamelaklaffke on 2010-09-15 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Life: Film Freak

    I love film. I don’t just shoot it, I collect it, scavenge for it, hoard it. I’ve sacrificed half of my refrigerator and freezer for it and still, I can’t get enough. I am a film freak and I’m not afraid to say it. I know it’s obsessive and that I’m an addict.

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  • My Analogue Life: Taking Lomography to the Masses

    written by pamelaklaffke on 2010-11-24 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Life: Taking Lomography to the Masses

    It happens with movies. It happens with fashion. It always happens with music. And now, it would seem, analogue photography is poised to take its place in mainstream popular culture. All of the indicators are there: the recent growth and expansion of the brand, the embrace of analogue among influential stylemakers and Hollywood hipsters, and the increased name recognition of cameras like the LC-A, Diana and Holga. (My Mum even pointed out a small item about a Holga as a holiday gift suggestion in a Canadian magazine that’s, well, rather Mumsy.)

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  • My Analogue Life: Share and Share Alike?

    written by pamelaklaffke on 2010-12-01 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Life: Share and Share Alike?

    I was at a dinner party once, a gathering of creative entertainment industry types who I’d been told were the best of friends. I was young — in my early twenties — and just starting my career as a writer. Everyone at the table was older, more experienced and definitely more successful. At first, it all seemed quite normal: small talk, gossip, big hugs and some happy-to-see-you air kisses.

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  • My Analogue Life: Vintage Style Inspires

    written by pamelaklaffke on 2010-11-10 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Life: Vintage Style Inspires

    We each draw inspiration from different sources. For some, it’s a gorgeous view or pretty sunset; for others, it’s the people around them that feed their creativity; and for others yet, it’s a mood thing. For me, more often than not, it’s an object or a piece of clothing that triggers the idea for a photograph — or sometimes an entire series — and that certain something is almost always vintage.

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  • My Analogue Life: My Favourite Mistake

    written by pamelaklaffke on 2010-09-22 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Life: My Favourite Mistake

    Surprise and anticipation are two of the very best things about analogue photography. It’s exciting, fun, and a thousand things digital photography can’t possibly be. But sometimes the surprises aren’t so super, like when an alternative processing experiment goes horribly wrong, or the back comes off your camera and exposes the film inside. And then there’s that occasional roll of damaged film that’s too damaged and the negatives end up being a long strip of nothing at all.

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  • Love at First Sight ... Twice

    written by blueskyandhardrock on 2010-03-25 in #news
    Love at First Sight ... Twice

    Falling in love with the Diana and Holga is one of the best things that has happened to me. Here are my first two rolls with my new Holga CMY loaded with an inverted 35mm film and a Kodak Portra VC 120.

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  • My Analogue Life: The First Time

    written by pamelaklaffke on 2010-09-08 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Life: The First Time

    I remember my first time. It was late spring, but summer had already set in. I was downtown, excited if not a bit nervous. I wanted to do it right even though I knew from other people that there was no real right or wrong way, that it’s a personal thing — everyone does it differently.

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  • My Analogue Life: Get Masked - A Practical Guide

    written by pamelaklaffke on 2010-10-06 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Life: Get Masked - A Practical Guide

    I get a lot of questions. People email me about cameras and film and how to achieve certain effects with their analogue cameras. But the question I get most isn’t about tips or tricks or technique, at least once a week, it’s: where do you get those masks?

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  • My Analogue Life: Managing Media Overload

    written by pamelaklaffke on 2010-11-17 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Life: Managing Media Overload

    A funny thing happened a few years ago when I left my 15-year career as a journalist to write books and take pictures: I could think again. And I owe it all — or a whole lot of it anyway — to my lack of media exposure.

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  • My Analogue Life: Raiding the Archives

    written by pamelaklaffke on 2010-11-03 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Life: Raiding the Archives

    It never ceases to astound me how much our eye changes. A photograph we may have considered one of our best three years ago may bring us close to a cringe today. Certain shots we may have thought were oh-so-original now seem cliché. But looking back through our previous work isn’t always embarrassing. In fact, a leisurely browse through your personal archives can often yield some surprising — and delightful — discoveries.

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  • My Analogue Life: Best Before

    written by pamelaklaffke on 2010-10-27 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Life: Best Before

    The only film I can find in my home that’s not expired or short-dated is a handful of Lomography brand 35mm and a few packs of Fuji Instax instant film. The rest — all 500-plus rolls of it — is old, sometimes damaged and definitely expired. Some of it has been kept frozen all along or at least refrigerated, while there are boxes full that contain film 10, 15 or 20 years old and it’s those rolls that are often my favourites.

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  • Holgarama: Mystery Squares Rumble

    written by kazarareta on 2009-05-02 in #competitions
    Holgarama: Mystery Squares Rumble

    Take out those mysterious Holga squares out and get a chance to win some Piggy Points!

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  • My Analogue Life: Merry Christmas — To Me?

    written by pamelaklaffke on 2010-12-15 in #lifestyle
    My Analogue Life: Merry Christmas — To Me?

    Everyone is good at something. Some people are naturally co-ordinated and to them, sports come easy. Others sing effortlessly, in tune every time. There are those who can draw almost anything. And then there are people like me who can’t draw, sing or walk six blocks in the snow without breaking my arm for a second time in two months. I do, however, excel at shopping and it’s that time of year when this particular talent is put to the test.

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  • Doubles With You: stouf and rater

    written by rater on 2009-08-04 in #news
    Doubles With You: stouf and rater

    Check out our latest 'Doubles With You' partners stouf and rater, as they embark on an x-pro film swap between Quebec and Halifax.

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  • Things I Learned from Using Holga CFN for the First Time

    written by antibiotyx on 2010-05-05 in #reviews
    Things I Learned from Using Holga CFN for the First Time

    As the old adage says, you learn from your mistakes. Here are a few things I learned from using my Holga CFN for the first time.

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  • Sprocket Like You Mean It Rumble

    written by kazarareta on 2009-05-15 in #competitions
    Sprocket Like You Mean It Rumble

    Show us your Holga love, Sprocket like you mean it and grab some Piggy Points!

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  • Sprocket Like You Mean It Rumble Winner Announcement

    written by kazarareta on 2009-06-02 in #competitions
    Sprocket Like You Mean It Rumble Winner Announcement

    Our three winners (and honorary winner) really puts 'Sprocket Like You Mean It' in full force!

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  • A Basic Guide: How to Make the Most of 120 Film.

    written by amandamjansson on 2012-11-27 in #gear #tipster
    A Basic Guide: How to Make the Most of 120 Film.

    120 film was one of the first Lomo products we came in contact with, and has always been among our favourites, often helping us to publish with magazines such as Vice, Kaltblut, and others. Limited frames shouldn't stop you. We hope to spread love for this format, so here are all the basics you need to enjoy it the most!

  • Maun

    written by tveden on 2009-01-21 in #world #locations
    Maun

    Just under the Okavango delta lies Botswana's 5'th largest city Maun. This is the place to go if you're going to explore the safaris of Okavango, which is very recommendable. Maun is a very lokal and charming city, without the tourism ruining the spirit.

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  • Portraits of a Rock'n SoCal Wedding

    written by dognuts on 2010-09-28 in #reviews
    Portraits of a Rock'n SoCal Wedding

    Over Summer I traveled south to Carlsbad CA. for my cousins wedding. After purchasing a brand new Holga and several rolls of Kodak Porta films, I was ready for an awesome night snapping pics, and partying the night away. As always I was more than surprised at some of the great results my drunk photo skills were able to capture. My family was also stoked to have this joyous occasion captured in these cool pics. hope u enjoiiiii.

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  • Our Irish LomoAmigos Solar Bears shooting with the Holga CFN 120

    written by zonderbar on 2013-01-24 in #people #lomoamigos
    Our Irish LomoAmigos Solar Bears shooting with the Holga CFN 120

    At the beginning of 2012 the Lomography Gallery Store Berlin played an important part in a video shoot by German music magazine 'Electronic Beats'. An interview with the electronic music duo and avowing analogue fans 'Solar Bears' was recorded in the store. After finding out that the guys have several Lomography cameras at home we couldn't resist to ask if they'd like to share some photos with us. Check out the experimental Holga shots from John Kowalski and read more about the band's analogue passion.

  • Hudson Ave Vinegar Hill in Brooklyn, NY

    written by mariadelmar on 2010-03-11 in #world #locations
    Hudson Ave Vinegar Hill in Brooklyn, NY

    Vinegar Hill gets its name from the Battle of Vinegar Hill, an engagement near Enniscorthy during the Irish Rebellion of 1798. Originally settled by the Irish, this community has maintained its 19th Century look while facing modernization and development from all sides.

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  • Camden Town

    written by ghuido on 2011-08-18 in #world #locations
    Camden Town

    A vintage Sunday morning at London's Camden Town.

  • Summer Hot Spots: Blaavand, Denmark (Part Two)

    written by dermanu on 2014-09-22 in #world #locations
    Summer Hot Spots: Blaavand, Denmark (Part Two)

    When I was a child, I regularly went to Blaavand, located at the Danish west coast, with my brothers and parents. I stopped going there as I grew up. In 2012 however, we hit the road again. It was my first return visit in about 20 years. I took the chance and packed as many cameras as possible into my luggage. In part two of my journey log, I'm going to show you the pictures I took with my Lomography cameras.