Got hundreds, even thousands of slides you haven’t bothered to scan yet? If you have a DSLR and a remote, scanning all of those is all within a push of a button!
Scanning old slides are a bit of a hassle but with this technique devised by the folks at Botsmedia in the Netherlands, you’ll never look at scanning the same way again! Here’s how you can automate and expedite the whole process!
Slide projector with remote timer
DSLR with a macro lens
Remote timer for DSLR
Take the lenses out of the projector and put a tranluscent piece of plastic behind the glass and the slides
Set the camera on aperture mode
Set the aperture to a high enough depth of field like f/5 and above.
Manually focus on the slides
Adjust the macro rail to crop the photo without borders
We’re fizzing with excitement to introduce our latest Kickstarter project: the Lomo’Instant Square. We’re talking about the world’s first analogue camera to produce square-format Instax pictures. It features a 95mm glass lens for super sharp photos, an advanced automatic mode that takes care of exposure, all of Lomography’s signature creative features — and a compact, foldable design. The Lomo’Instant Square has launched on Kickstarter. Come join the fun and back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 35% on the planned retail price, and scoop all sorts of extra treats. Be sure to snatch up the deals before they run out. Be there and be square!
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.
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.
Instant photography is on the rise for 2017, so for those who haven't made the jump yet, or beginners of instant film, here are some common mistakes when taking up instant photography and a few reminders, tips on how to avoid them.
Introducing the Lomography Simple Use Film Camera. Forget fiddling with film and settings: this is analogue madness at your disposal, loaded and ready to shoot. Pocket-sized, equipped with a flash, and available in three different films! Get the 3 pack bundle and save 5%!
How do you make your nighttime photos more colorful and exciting? Try light painting! All it takes is a lighting tool of your choice, a steady surface (or better yet, a tripod) and a camera with a Bulb setting, then you're all set.
Isn't it amazing when you got lucky to have your ideal Lomographer partner? Such is possible! In celebration for Valentine's Day, we got lucky enough to round up two Lomographer couples for a small chat with us on how they met.
Monday is here yet again to drag your feet in crowding streets and trains. Unwind, de-stress and care less, for this Monday Moodboard we'll be taking you to a stroll on your favorite scenic and picturesque parks to clear the worrying mind of yours.
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!
Revel in the crystal-clear sharpness, natural colors, and dreamy bokeh of the resurrected Russian masterpiece that is the Jupiter 3+ Art Lens! Purchase your very own brass beauty now while our limited supplies last, and get it shipped to you by the end of June 2017!
Aimless this Monday, unable to start anything at all? What you need is a healthy dose of cat. Just follow nearest purring creature outside your building and you'll find out secrets you've never known along your neighborhood. Here's some Monday Moodboard guide to knowing which cat you should follow.