Do you have Kodak Instamatic cameras that you’re raring to use? Hack ordinary film into 126 cartridges using this tipster!
We’ve talked about retrofitting 120 film into a 620 format camera yesterday so we’ll continue along those lines today! 126 format film was (finally) discontinued by Kodak back in 2008, and that left Instamatic aficionados a little sad. Luckily with some elbow grease, you can use a regular, run-off-the-mill 35mm film on your 126 format camera!
All you need is a changing bag or a darkroom, an empty 126 film cartridge, 35mm film, and a whole lot of practice. Interested? Check out the video below for the whole process!
Think it's difficult to use color infrared film? Think again! Michael Raso of the Film Photography Project tells us how he hacked our Simple Use Camera and made it simply perfect for the usage of color infrared film!
For the majority of the film photography grind, batteries are a must. Batteries are expensive, too, adding along with the pricey films nowadays. However, if you're really tight right now, you might want to check this tipster for emergency purposes.
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.
Classic cameras meet a modern film format. That's the aim of Hong Kong-based camera hackers and reviewers Cam5ra Tribe. Their innovative hacks and modifications enable old cameras to shoot instant film. Here, member Johnny Yau tells a bit about their their fascinating work.
Do you love music? Lomography USA and Columbia Records have teamed up to find talented analog photographers to shoot concerts on film and have the work featured here in the Magazine. Check out this list of cities in which we are searching for a Lomographer, some shows as early as next week!
Get your arts and craft tools this weekend, it's time to perk up and give new faces and pizzazz in to those cameras and gears and put your analogue leftovers to good use! Allow us to guide you what you can spend your time on this weekend.
There are many advantages to scanning your own film: it is cost-effective, you get to control the output, and you're able to scan special formats that most film labs aren't capable of. If you're new to film scanning, here are a few tips to get you started.
A new year means a new set of goals and resolutions. Have you been listing your objectives for 2018? It's time to wake up from the holiday lethargy and be the go-getter you're meant to be. Allow this Monday Moodboard of ours to give you the right push!
We all have our ways of making our cameras our own, making them do what we want, and helping us to remember how to use them. This is my take on making my Sprocket Rocket mine, with marks and hints on making it easier to use.