After the first try to prepare the film with coffee i gave it another try. It was nice at first but I wanted to improve it further.
The second round i tried to prepare a B/W film. It went a bit different then i wanted it to I forgot the canister in the boiled coffee and instead of 10 minutes the film was bathing for about 45 minutes. There were just 2 photos which came out and it was even blurry – but i love that one:
The third time I thought to prepare a slide film. That time I was quite curious about the time of the bath and took out the film after about 10 minutes. dried the slide pulled out in a dark room and loaded my camera.
Here the results from my sprocket rocket on a quite sunny day with the coffee-slide:
UK-based fashion photographer Bhavini Patadia gave us this inside look at New York Fashion Week this past spring. She used the Petzval 85 along with the Lomo'Instant Wide to give her work a unique look, and further reflects on her process with us in this interview.
With my visit to the polar station of Ny Ålesund I already got a taste for the far north. But eventually I wanted to get a piece of the real thing. So I went on a journey straight to the North Pole, 90° latitude and a point, where every compass goes cuckoo crazy. It was remarkable.
You've finally loaded your first roll, and exposed all 36 frames. What's a better way to spend the summer by adding your know-how with film developing? Try it with black and white. This video article explains it all.
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!
When I went to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone I was deeply impressed by Pripyat. The city was home to most of the workers of the nuclear power plant and evacuated two days after the disaster. Now it's a larger than life museum about the Soviet Union. It is the last city of the CCCP.
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.
Mitchell Wojcik is based in Brooklyn, New York. He likes "Ghostbusters, and to make whatever comes to mind and document my life as I go." He used to put a lot of thought into things, but now prefers to have fun and not think about it at all. Hmm, sounds like a perfect match for the Lomo'Instant Automat Glass!
At face value, it seems like no one could ever go wrong with taking a landscape photograph. Anyone can do it, so long as the subject is visible. But how do you rise above the mediocrity that plagues landscape photography?
Brooklyn-based photographer Chellise Michael shares with us her experience as anything but a typical wedding photographer. We are excited to feature her work with the Petzval 85 soon, but first she shared a wild night of shooting at this "Best Wedding Ever".
Once upon a time, when the Cold War began, the West was on the mission to inhibit all influences and culture from the Eastern Bloc. Years after, we finally get to see what it was like at the other side through youth culture.
"I have been living in Portland for about 8 years now, off and on and it does feel like home. It is a great place to come back to after traveling. But I think I am happiest on the road or traveling, it feels kind of second nature to me," explains Portland-based photographer Jeff Luker.