One of the many gripes of vintage camera gears is the issue of fungus. You may have a classic Russian lens there and yet may be deemed almost unusable due to the presence of fungus on the glass elements.
Some tipsters say you can use hydrogen peroxide and ammonia in removing the fungus; this tipster from photographer Mathieu Stern suggests that your kitchen has all the things you need for DIY lens cleaning: vinegar and dishwasher soap.
Do keep in mind though that if you're about to do this process, better to test it out on your cheaper gears than with your precious camera lenses -- it's much wiser to give it to your trusted camera repairman.
The great thing about being a photographer is that there's always a way to emulate styles and elements. if you're just as resourceful as the guys from the Cooperative of Photography, you'll find this video tipster helpful, applicable to all sorts of photography.
For the wandering Lomographer, we've got some alternative locations and destinations you might want to check out for picture-perfect travelogues. If you're dreaming of being in the French movies, you'd definitely want to visit Square Louise Michel.
Take your lenses off as we celebrate World Pinhole Day! Pay homage to the roots of photography by crafting our own pinhole cameras and taking dreamy pictures through the "tiny eye". To jumpstart this all-analogue experience, let's revisit some tipsters and interviews about the pinhole movement.
It's just a few nights of sleep away for Halloween, yet Monday continues to drag. This week's no special, but if you're at your wit's end and can't wait for the month-ender celebrations of extravagant horror and garb, start the madness with a zany hat to top it off now.
Monday's here again. Here's a tip to force yourself out of the weekday rut: how about starting the grind wearing your favorite get-up? Fake it 'til you make it with that swagger and you'll be cruising the days to Friday in no time. Here's this week's inspirational Monday Moodboard.
The Spectacular Sprocket Rocket just got a teal and steel makeover. This panoramic prophet is back and better than ever before — stick around for your chance to win the dream machine! What are you waiting for — start chasing the horizon in sprocket dotted style.