Tag: hand-craft

  • DIY Glow Sticks From Film Canisters

    written by icuresick on 2011-10-24 #gear #tutorials
    DIY Glow Sticks From Film Canisters

    Most of us, if not all, have accumulated a boxful or two of those empty film canisters after months of being Lomographers. I keep those canisters hoping that someday I can make something out of them. Then, after a failed light painting project, I realized I can make my own light sabers instead of buying another set of disposable glow sticks.

  • How to Make Your Own Color Filters at Home

    written by dainy on 2012-07-04 #gear #tutorials
    How to Make Your Own Color Filters at Home

    Would you also like photos with amazing red, green, blue and yellow shades? You can easily make ones to put behind and in front of your lens on your own!

  • Knockout Shots That'll Pack a Punch!

    written by rjk_89 on 2011-12-02 #gear #tutorials
    Knockout Shots That'll Pack a Punch!

    Try out this quick and easy tipster that would spice up your photos with colour and contrast, making it even more unpredictable than before! Juxstapose two images in a unique way by double exposing your film with two completely different images!

  • A Little Guide for All Diana F+ Lovers

    2012-02-01 #gear #tutorials
    A Little Guide for All Diana F+ Lovers

    A guide of what? Well, its a little guide that I'm sure every Diana lover will find very useful.

  • Beat the Blues: Making Cyanotypes

    written by kdstevens on 2011-09-05 #gear #tutorials
    Beat the Blues:  Making Cyanotypes

    Cyanotypes are fun and easy and are the perfect way to begin your exploration of alternative and historical photographic processes. The chemicals involved are inexpensive and relatively safe and most of the preparation can be done under normal room lighting. So what’s not to like? Let’s beat those blues! Many places sell readymade cyanotype kits or even pre-sensitized paper (remember SunPrint?). Look for them online or at photo shops that cater to analog photographers such as Freestyle Photographic Supplies in Los Angeles or Bostick and Sullivan in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It’s by far the easiest way to go but if you are more adventuresome and want to do it yourself then I’ve got you covered there, also.

  • Make Your Own Photo Coasters

    written by lislisdotnet on 2012-01-03 #gear #tutorials
    Make Your Own Photo Coasters

    Show off your photos, or give them as a gift, with your own DIY photo coasters!

  • Beyond the Blues: Van Dyke Brown Printing

    written by kdstevens on 2011-09-07 #gear #tutorials
    Beyond the Blues:  Van Dyke Brown Printing

    Many of the most popular alternative processes in use today are variants of the non-silver processes developed by Sir John Herschel in 1842 and they are among the oldest of all photographic processes. The first of these, cyanotypes, was previously discussed in a recent tipster -- "Beat the Blues: Making Cyanotypes". Another process, Van Dyke Brown Printing, is nearly identical in simplicity, low cost technique but yields a rich brown color as opposed to the blue of cyanotypes. But, if you'll ask me, why not do both? Check it out.

  • DIY Instax Frame

    written by candy_1006 on 2012-01-12 #gear #tutorials
    DIY Instax Frame

    Recycling is always a good idea for our planet. Let's make some gifts for our friends using Instax cartridges! Learn how I did it after the jump.

  • DIY Recyclable Lens Cap

    written by jojothemonkeyy on 2011-08-28 #gear #tutorials
    DIY Recyclable Lens Cap

    Nobody likes losing their lens cap but as we all know, that small little piece plastic is so easy to misplace! Well, fret no more because the DIY lens cap is here to save the day!

  • Like a Splitzer on a Wire

    written by pandaisdead on 2011-11-24 #gear #tutorials
    Like a Splitzer on a Wire

    How to avoid losing your La Sardina DIY splitzer and lens cap? Put them on a wire!

  • Plaster to Label Film

    written by mcrstar on 2011-09-26 #gear #tutorials
    Plaster to Label Film

    I think we all had times when we've forgotten the film we put in our cameras. I would like to offer a simple and interesting way by which you cannot forget the film you are using in the camera.