Going Gaga over GIFs

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As much as we love our photographs, GIFs also have a special place in our creative hearts. These “not-quite photos but not-quite” videos are just simply delightful and addicting! But did you know that you can also create your very own GIFs using your Lomographs? Read more to find out!

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But before anything else, let us share some of the top GIFs and cinemagraphs that tickled our fancy.

What do they have in common, you ask? Why, they’re all about photography of course!


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“Amélie has one friend, Blubber. Alas, the home environment has made Blubber suicidal. […] To comfort Amélie, her mother gives her a second-hand Instamatic camera.” — Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain


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Say cheese! Here’s Jimi Hendrix taking a shot of you using a Polaroid Land Camera!


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A Polaroid SX-70 being unfolded.


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A scene from the 1966 Michelangelo Antonioni-directed masterpiece, Blowup. (Anybody know what camera he’s using?)


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Eadweard Muybridge’s historic motion studies and experiments in GIF form.

Now, curious as to how you can make your own psychedelic GIFs with a distinct analogue flavor? You can achieve this by playing with the frames that you took using the any of the Lomography multi-lens cameras like Pop 9 and Actionsampler! It takes a while to get the hang of the combinations to use, but it’s worth it!

Lomo On!

written by geegraphy on 2013-05-16 #lifestyle #oktomat #lomography #supersampler #actionsampler #pop-9 #analogue-lifestyle #lomokino #cinemagraphs #gifs

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