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.
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.
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.
If you're in Singapore between 28 June to 9 September, you might want to check out the Singapore International Festival of Arts. This year, SIFA's curatorial theme is "Enchantment." Prepare yourselves for an inspiring immersion in art and culture!
Still life photography may be one of the most undermined genres in photography, and it's easy to see why -- it seems easy, but it's truly difficult to nail it. You have to plan your photograph, instead of merely snapping here and there. Watch this video for seven tipsters.
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.
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!
If the daydreamy Diana F+ isn't surreal enough for you, you might want to try out pinhole photography with its pinhole counterpart, the Diana Multi-Pinhole Operator. Tack it on a corner as this fashionable camera turns into a serious spectator.
Lomography’s leading lady is making a triumphant return with a special new anniversary look! Inspired by classic 1960s American diners, our darling new Diana F+ 10 Years of Diana Edition comes in a funky matte red and pastel blue design, complete with a rockin’ retro gold lens.