What is wrong with my scanner? It doesn’t matter – I love the results!
I started an experiment by spraying some alcohol-based glass cleaner on the film in my black-room. I went out with some friends and shot some pictures of the evening with my Sprocket Rocket.
The next day I went back to the lab and after developing the negatives, I started to scan them. But what was wrong? This was the first result:
At first I thought, the glass cleaner had a cool effect. Then I got the idea that my scanner was part of the mistake, so I scanned it again. But the second and third scans brought out the same strange-looking pictures. It must have been something with the film, so I tried another one to be sure – the other negatives worked perfect as usual. What was wrong with the film? Does glass cleaner change the film in that way, or is the scanner not able to work properly with this chemical on the negatives? I don’t know but I like the results:
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It's one Monday nightmare away 'til we can say hello to our friends from the other realm. Tomorrow will be Hallow's Eve, and everything is not what they seem. No matter if you're not from a wizarding school or if your pet cat can't talk. You can be as witchy and magical with this Monday Moodboard.
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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.
It's been over a month since I left Vienna after spending a fantastic week with all the 2016 TEN AND ONE winners. Looking back at the photos I captured brings a smile to my face as I remember the fun memories of the experience I had with my fellow Lomographers.
I have come back after a week of my TEN AND ONE Artistic Residency at Lomography HQ in Vienna with my head full of ideas and projects that I would like to start and try out. By the end of the week I have a book (almost) full of tips, anecdotes and pure Lomographic love.
The beauty of having different languages is that some concepts are estranged from us. That doesn't mean we can't relate to it, though. Let's put a name on the feeling of being overwhelmed by the universe with ‘degrassé’.
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As the founder of The Creative Exchange, Charles Etoroma reached out to Lomography USA wanting to help us tell the world about Lomography. He shot with the classic Diana F+, and offered some thoughts on making your own path with no limits as a creative, no matter what.
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Throughout the year it's easy to get distracted away from what really matters: friends and family. Remember the most important people in your life this holiday season for a one-off chance to win a special Lomography Hamper, which includes the iconic Lomo LC-A+!
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy shares her images of the Seattle’s Women’s March of 2018 and her thoughts on what goes into photographing huge groups of people.