In this tipster, I will share with you on how I scanned sprockets with my Canoscan 5600F. Hope everyone enjoys the fun of sprockets.
Before anything else, I would like to thank the lomographers for sharing their guidelines with me on how to scan the sprockets. Since there are other lomographers asking me about sprocket scanning, I will share what I know. Please refer back on my previous tipster on how to use digitaliza on your Canoscan 5600F. That will make it easier to get better result.
First, press preview and you will see as below.
Delete those unnecessary crops and use only one crop to cover all the areas.But, for sure, the picture is blown out and show as over-exposed. Reduce the crop, cover the areas without sprocket. The picture will look nicer now. Tick the manual expose, and set it as 100%. Clicks apply. Now, cover the sprocket area and the picture will looks in correct exposure.
Now click scan and save your picture. Sprocket scanning is no longer a headache job. Enjoy the fun of sprocket!
One of the things I like the most about the Minitar-1 Art lens is how sharp the focus can be when you shoot with a small aperture. So if you are one of those that like to shoot at night, get a tripod, add this to a late dark winter afternoon, and you will end up with a bunch of beautiful long exposures. This is what I did on my last trip to Europe.
I have always loved the idea of seeing my photos on stone and other natural materials. So, a few months ago, I began googling how it could be done. This is how I discovered (and fell in love with) liquid emulsion. Liquid emulsion is photographic emulsion which you can melt down and paint on any surface. You can then expose an image and develop it using traditional darkroom chemicals. In this article, I would like to explain the process a little, so that if you are also interested in giving this fun process a go, you can!
There is an assortment of applications you can use to scan your film, but I will tell you why you should be using SilverFast over all of the others. Its power is unrivaled, and once you get the hang of it, you will not want to go back.
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What's a sure way to not lose your beloved travel photos? You can bring your instant camera with you! In this article, I'll tell you some of the lomographic moments I collected during my last trip in Cracow.
Get out of your comfort zone and explore your city in a totally different angle - when you try to think more and experiment, you will find that there is always something fun in your everyday life! Let your creativity roam, visit every corner of your city, and share with us your discoveries!
It's Tipstember! For this month, we will be awarding 25 fat piggies to every tipster article that gets published on the Lomography Magazine. You can share tips on composition, lighting, film experiments and camera modifications; or maybe techniques for shooting portraits, landscapes, still life and even wildlife! If you don't have tricks up your sleeve, however, you can still contribute to the Magazine and let your voice be heard. Here are some suggestions.
Browsing through the Lomography website, you can find a lot of redscale shots, which are all done on color negative films. I asked myself if it’s possible to redscale a slide or chrome film and then cross process it. (And yes, it is.) In this tipster I’m going to teach you how to create the bloodiest homemade redscale film I've ever come across.