Tag: slr

  • Back To Basics: Film 101

    written by adam_g2000 on 2012-03-27 #gear #tutorials
    Back To Basics: Film 101

    Good negatives make good prints. Bad negatives make prints that are too dark or are all blown out. This tipster is all about getting the balance right.

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  • Presenting the Diana F+ SLR Lens Adaptors by Lomography

    written by kazarareta on 2009-09-16 #news
    Presenting the Diana F+ SLR Lens Adaptors by Lomography

    And you thought the Diana Mini was the last of the big announcements this year? You got that entirely wrong - as analogue SLR fiends could now grab a bite of the Diana's signature effects with the new Diana F+ Lens Adaptors!

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  • Freelensing Frenzy

    written by stratski on 2013-07-04 #gear #tutorials
    Freelensing Frenzy

    Let me introduce you to the wonderful world of freelensing. Freelensing is a technique where you hold the lens of your SLR loosely in front of the camera when taking a picture. The result? Selective focus and a dreamy look.

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  • Canon AV-1: Your Introduction to the Basics of Photography.

    written by minty on 2010-06-02 #people #gear
    Canon AV-1: Your Introduction to the Basics of Photography.

    Don't turn your nose up just because this isn't a "Lomo" camera, this SLR might just be the start of something beautiful...and it will teach you a thing or two in the process!

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  • Custom-Bokeh Multiple Exposures

    written by dazb on 2011-04-12 #gear #tutorials
    Custom-Bokeh Multiple Exposures

    This is a great technique for doing multiple-exposures. First of all, I shot a roll of film through my SLR using a custom bokeh mask. The basic idea behind the mask is that it changes the out-of-focus areas from standard circle-ish shapes to fancy shapes such as stars, faces, hearts etc.

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  • Back To Basics: SLR Walkthrough

    written by adam_g2000 on 2012-09-24 #gear #tutorials
    Back To Basics: SLR Walkthrough

    As back to basics draws to a close we look at a true sex object of the 1960's. Capturing everyone from Jean Shrimpton and Twiggy to Mick Jagger and The Beatles. The fully manual SLR.

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  • Zenit 412LS - A Review of a Smart Sultry Russian SLR

    written by neanderthalis on 2013-02-13 #gear
    Zenit 412LS - A Review of a Smart Sultry Russian SLR

    An intelligent and alluring offering from Zenit could adorn your camera shelf or occupy your camera bag. A sweet price for this SLR makes it very tempting.

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  • Rare and Funky: The Great Wall DF Camera, a True Lomo-Jewel

    written by gauthierdumonde on 2012-12-24 #gear
    Rare and Funky: The Great Wall DF Camera, a True Lomo-Jewel

    Last week I bumped into this Chinese camera. I vaguely knew about it and despite being a bit expensive I bought it anyway. I am so glad this camera is in my collection now. It is the most allround Lomo camera I have. Trust me, I have a lot of of cameras and this one is just a true Lomo-Jewel

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  • Magnifiying glass lens

    written by fad on 2011-04-20 #gear #tutorials
    Magnifiying glass lens

    Your SLR don't have a lens? Want to make a cheap lens? well, here come a tipster for you guys who don't have lens for your camera.

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  • Praktica MTL3: The Camera That Goes CLICK!

    written by stratski on 2012-09-06 #gear
    Praktica MTL3: The Camera That Goes CLICK!

    When you really want to feel you're carrying a camera, one that goes click in a loud, proud voice, one that you could use to beat up a robber that tries to take it from you, the MTL3 is your number one choice. This metal and glass machine is the opposite of all those newfangeled plastic baby cameras.

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  • My New Love: Canon EOS 3000N and its Perfect Bokeh

    written by kneehigh85 on 2012-06-14 #people #gear
    My New Love: Canon EOS 3000N and its Perfect Bokeh

    At a recent camera fair in Boston Spa, UK I was encouraged by my friend nicolas_noir to get a couple of Canon SLRs for a bargain price. I have recent been using the Canon EOS 3000N and I am loving it!

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  • Back To Basics: Aperture and Depth of Field

    written by adam_g2000 on 2012-05-15 #gear #tutorials
    Back To Basics: Aperture and Depth of Field

    Get control over your aperture and you can be more creative, plus, how aperture affects photographies most common misconception, bokeh.

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  • Lomography Most Popular Photos of 2010: July

    written by cruzron on 2010-12-24
    Lomography Most Popular Photos of 2010: July

    The second half of our banner year of 2010 sure showed no signs of slowing down! Here's a brief look back on the month of July and all of the most popular photos that we've been graced with during those 31 days!

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  • The Konstruktors: An Interview With Ccwu

    written by tomas_bates on 2013-06-13 #news
    The Konstruktors: An Interview With Ccwu

    He's one of the most popular Lomographers, famed for his beautiful portraits and daily-life photography. Now he's taken a new challenge as a Konstruktor!

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  • Tipster of the Week: It Fits Perfectly!

    written by stouf on 2010-01-03 #gear #tutorials
    Tipster of the Week: It Fits Perfectly!

    We Lomographers always shiver whenever we hear this acronym: SLR. It's a big and heavy chunk of a camera that boasts precision and control. Maybe by now, out of disgust, you’re so ready to run away from here. But not after you read this week’s Tipster and for sure, you’ll realise it’s not that bad after all!

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  • DIY Psychedelic Filter for your Cameras / Lenses with Filter Thread

    written by freakoftheweek on 2013-11-20 #gear #tutorials
    DIY Psychedelic Filter for your Cameras / Lenses with Filter Thread

    You may know this funny psychedelic glasses from the toy store or a funfair, that makes all the things look like you see them through a crazy kaleidoscope. I just thought, hey when I can see all the lights so flashy, then my camera must see it the same way.

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  • Canon AE-1: A Heavyweight Champ!

    written by lighttomysoul on 2012-03-23 #gear
    Canon AE-1: A Heavyweight Champ!

    The Canon AE-1 is definitely not heavy on the eyes, but maybe a bit heavy on the shoulder. Completely worth it though. Let me tell you why after the jump!

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  • My New Old Flame: Zenza Bronica S2A

    written by smu on 2011-11-17 #gear
    My New Old Flame: Zenza Bronica S2A

    My Diana introduced me to the Mid-format. I liked it that much that I tended to buy another 6x6 camera. I recently found my Bronica S2A in a local camera Store. Since then we learn to know each other better...

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  • The Canon EOS 650

    written by droogieboy on 2011-03-26 #gear
    The Canon EOS 650

    Chunky, clunky, but really quite funky. I have lots to thank Lomography for - but letting me rediscover my analogue soul is top of the list. Through Dianas and other toy cameras, I reconnected with the joy of film photography once more.

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  • Asahi Pentax S1A: Hidden Depths

    written by lokified on 2013-01-15 #gear
    Asahi Pentax S1A: Hidden Depths

    A bargain-bin at a Blue Mountains junk shop leads to starred-out lights, long exposures, and shallow depth-of-field.

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  • Minolta X-700: My Favorite 35mm SLR

    written by brandkow93 on 2012-03-30 #people #gear
    Minolta X-700: My Favorite 35mm SLR

    The Minolta X-700 is a compact SLR, with all the features you need and a few extra ones. Probably my favourite SLR of all time and nearly my favourite camera of all time. I will try to explain why in this review.

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  • The Canon AE - 1

    written by mattcharnock on 2011-04-23 #gear
    The Canon AE - 1

    When I first moved to Denmark my in laws seem to think that I like cameras and to them this meant I could be a dumping ground for all their old junk. In my first week I inherited 4 cameras A canon AE 1, Nikon F5, Minolta SRT 3o3 and a canon canonette- I like my In laws. SO I decided I will review them all in a four way battle royale for the coverted award of “Best Camera From An In Law” I will be judging the cameras on 4 elements (each with a maximum available score of 10 Woops). The elements are: 1 Aesthetics, 2 Functionality and practicality, 3 image quality, 4 Mattness ( I am not really sure what this is yet) and to help me out I have called in some top quality A list celeb judges. So: LETS GET READY TO RUMBLE!!!!!!

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  • Zenit E: All it's Cracked Up to Be

    written by ipdegirl on 2009-11-09 #gear
    Zenit E: All it's Cracked Up to Be

    The Zenit E with the standard Helios lens lives up to it's reputation as not only a great camera, but also a technical nightmare.

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  • Nion FM3a - Nikon Analog at it’s Best.

    written by lomomanolo on 2009-08-31 #gear
    Nion FM3a - Nikon Analog at it’s Best.

    The FM3a is the last film SLR designed by Nikon, back in 2001. It is an hybrid camera, which features a complete set of detailed manual controls with a few extras like an automatic aperture priority mode and the possibility to do TTL (Through The Lens) automatic flash photography. It can do just about anything, including multiple exposures. it's rugged, and it's fully operational lifetime is measured in decades, not years!!

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  • Nikon N65: A Friendly 35mm AF

    written by clownshoes on 2011-09-09 #gear
    Nikon N65: A Friendly 35mm AF

    Light, quick, plastic, grey and black with that hint of red; the Nikon N65 is a modern, compact and versatile camera for everybody. A great fitting camera for novices and advance users. Not to mention affordable. There are a plethora of these cameras available.

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  • Go Wide and Infrared - Via the Plastic SLR Route

    written by adash on 2013-05-10 #gear #tutorials
    Go Wide and Infrared - Via the Plastic SLR Route

    Single-lens-reflex (SLR) cameras have for decades been on the forefront of enthusiast and professional camera development. Sharp lenses, perfect exposure meterin,g and precise autofocus aren't really features that you would look for in Lomography, but they do come to a great use in Infrared Photography - as long as a few precautions are taken. See below.

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  • Canon AV-1: Photography Made Easy.

    written by don_giovanni on 2011-02-02 #gear
    Canon AV-1: Photography Made Easy.

    Always wanted an SLR camera but you were never quite sure where to begin with? DSLR prices scare you to the bone? You love lomography and live an analogue lifestyle? Introducing Canon's AV-1 SLR camera. A great way to start shooting stunningly beautiful pictures without having to waste hundreds of dollars on modern-day SLRs.

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  • Yashica Samurai X3.0 – Half Format SLR

    written by lomodirk on 2008-11-15 #gear
    Yashica Samurai X3.0 – Half Format SLR

    I don`t know where I first heard of this camera, but it must be something like love at first sight. But it could have also been something like "This thing is so ugly, I got to have it!" Most people will think you have a film camera because of its futuristic look. The film will be transported vertical instead of horizontal, which gives you the normal landscape format. Other half frame cameras must be turned to upright format to get the result of an landscape format. Confused?

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  • Zenit E: Cut-Price Cold War Classic

    written by stephen73 on 2012-04-30 #gear
    Zenit E: Cut-Price Cold War Classic

    The Zenit E is a 1960s survivor; short on features, but solid and tough in a way only Russian cameras can be. Cheap, cheerful, and made in the millions, it's an often-overlooked camera deserving a re-appraisal. Quantity has a quality of its own, after all.

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  • Olympus OM-1

    written by amaan on 2010-04-02 #gear
    Olympus OM-1

    Another review about the Olympus OM-1: one of the most influential cameras of our time!

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