By a several special requests, here’s how the fractal doubles were made. This really too simple for a Tipster!
The fractal doubles were made by generating some fractal graphics with Chaos Pro 4.0 (downloaded from www.chaospro.de), photographing them off my old CRT monitor with the brightness set at “painful” with an old SLR camera, rewinding back to beginning, then going about the neighbourhood shooting flowers and things.
The film was developed and scanned at a CVS Photo Kiosk. The negatives came out rather dense. The girl at CVS said that, when they scanned the negatives, their machine (a Noritsu) applied “auto correction” to the .jpg files. The results are as you see them. Those of you who have your own scanners can scan and correct to your own tastes, which is much better. However, I love the results. The CVS girls did a good job, but I think I need to get my own scanner as well.
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.
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Lomography Gallery Store Soho is thrilled to announce a new exhibition of stereoscopic prints taken from Brian May's personal archives. You'll get the opportunity to view some exclusive snapshots through the specially made OWL glasses, designed by the man himself.
For this very special LomoWalk we are teaming up with our friends at Strand Books and will take you and your Lomography Simple Use Camera on a beautiful NYC walk that combines photography and literature. Inspiration will be provided by author Eileen Myles.
One of the many gripes of a film photographer is how difficult it is to take the perfect indoor shot -- it's either over or underexposed. You've tweaked the settings too many a time and it still doesn't work. So here's David Hancock on his own tips for shooting indoors with film.
"The series speaks of guilt caused by my selfish absence from my family for the past eleven years. I chose to further pursue my career far away from them. Many times I have been asked if I will return, my answer is a simple I can't."
On the fourth day of Residency Week in Vienna, Lomography organized a day trip to Bratislava for us. The capital of Slovakia is only an hour away from Vienna by train so the trip turned out to be a wonderful idea. We were supposed to meet on the main railway station Hauptbahnhof.
In the 70's and 80's, flower arrangements were a trendy aesthetic, subjects of classic, timeless beauty. In a book by IDEA are some carefully photographed and arranged florilege for the picture-taking.