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There are two ways to do this- one is to use a magnifying glass and the other is to use the close up lens off the Diana+ camera accessories. As you can see from the pictures, the close up lens will just slot straight on to the front of your camera but the magnifying glass will need some modification using the trusty masking tape. You will need to find the focusing distance of whichever method you chose to use, although I found both are around 15cm from the subject.
I’ve found plants to be a good thing to use this effect with as parts of the photo will always be in focus. I really like this close up effect as you still get all same Holga traits such as vignetting, but you also get a kind of tunnel vision lens look similar to the lens for LC-A. And if you accidentally use the wrong lens in the enlarger as I did for some of the prints, anything that’s out of focus get a weird spiral blur look, it’s a good mistake! And there’s no need to worry about any parts of your subject being out of focus because they will still look great!
Bringing an iconic aesthetic to square format instant photography, the Diana Instant Square fills frames with strong, saturated colors and rich, moody vignetting. Built to let your inspiration run wild, our latest innovation features a Multiple Exposure Mode, a Bulb Mode for long exposures, a hot shoe adapter and so much more! It’s even compatible with all of the lenses created for the Diana F+ so that you can shake up your perspective anytime, anywhere. No two shots will ever be the same. Back us on Kickstarter now!
We've finally nailed down the basic colors from primary to secondary; now it's time to study other colors, hybrids, and palettes that make this world more complex and non-binary. Sometimes, we make up our own worlds as we get lost in our heads. Here's a palette for the daydreamers.
The camera is an auxiliary to our sight; seeing things that the naked eye cannot. Everything is not what it seems in the David Lynch-like lens of analogue photographer Grace Gloria Denis as she zooms up-close to seemingly mundane still life.
When we all get caught up in the heat of the summer, things just don't look the same as they were. Gone are the mundane atmospheres and welcome the aroma of passion, dreams, and feelings. Visualize them all with the Lomography Redscale XR 50-200 for medium format.
On the Internet exists more than hundreds of montages showing the cream of the crop shots throughout cinema history to now, but things get a little more specific as CineFix awards titles to shots with the most used camera techniques.
Everyone’s always telling you to shoot with the light source behind you, to position your subject in front of a strong glow in order to emphasize texture and form. Now’s the time to defy that rule completely. Swivel round 180 degrees and tackle that light source head on cos’ it's time to start snapping some seriously insane Silhouettes with the LC-A 120!
“Around the World in Analogue” is your bite-size guide to the most amazing travel destinations across the globe, as documented by the members of the Lomography community. Today, lomographer Rusnė (@ensur) lists down things to look forward to when visiting Malta and Gozo.
This is the perfect time to stock up on film, get out your cameras or book yourself onto one of our fab workshops. This month you can choose from our Meet The Artist evening with or Charlie Phillips & our LC-A+ Street Session!
You stocked up on film and have just come back from a great holiday with a full bag of films. Now all you need to do is process them all! We've got that covered with our super-duper LomoLab online service. Simply post your films to us and we'll do the rest for you! Find out details here.
The 7th Annual Holga & Friends Out of the Box (on creativity that is) International Photography Competition is now under way with guest juror O. Rufus Lovett. It is open to amateur and professional photographers around the globe that use a toy camera or an element of it.