How do you bring back overtones, nuances, smells, shades, dirt and dust in your analogue pictures? A bunch of experimental Lomographers (there are a lot of you!) has been keeping us busy with Do-It-Yourself techniques for quite some time now. Now we present to you a compilation of some of the best Tipsters using organic materials!
Get your hands a little dirty with some amazing analogue techniques that you can try, to achieve surreal and unpredictable effects in your photographs! Here’s a collection of the best Tipsters that make use of organic materials. Check your cupboards! Prepare your tools! Let your DIY spirit take over!
“For subtle speckles and washes of colour, all you need is a little lemon juice.” from the Lemon-Aid Tipster by cumella
Helen M. Stummer is a documentary photographer who began her career by capturing street life in New York City. She is now exhibiting her black and white silver gelatin photographs in the ICP gallery at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City until June 29, 2018.
Laura Allard Fleischl is a London based photographer who uses natural light and soft backgrounds to create dreamy, sundrenched photos that are reminicent of a Californian summer. She has worked with Hunger, Elle and Vogue. We sent her a Lomo'Instant Square Glass to try out.
This lightweight and compact Art Lens System is three prime lenses in one. Shoot with a fixed focal length of 35mm, 50mm or 80mm and experiment with a wide range of f/stops and special aperture plates to achieve countless creative styles. Available in Canon EF, Nikon F or Pentax K mount! Now available for regular purchase!
Colors mean differently for all walks of life. The color Qing is a special color in China, one of the original traditional colors of the mainland. Lomography tries to understand the meaning of each complex color found in the gradient and what it means for most of us photographers.