Tag Archives: Lomo

Lomography Introduces an Experimental Lens Kit for Digital Cameras

For the first time, Lomography has introduced a line of lenses in 3 focal lengths for Micro 4/3 digital format. In true Lomography fashion, these lenses include fixed aperture: f/8  with two shutter speeds: 1/100sec and bulb. If you choose to use your camera’s shutter, leave the lens open on bulb and fire away.   Since […]

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Have You Been Sucked-in by The Toy Camera’s Irresistible Lure?

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Fifty years ago, no one could have predicted that a novelty item, given away as consolation prizes at raffles and sold in the back of comic books, would blossom into a bona fide art movement. Although there are many makes and models, the rediscovery of Toy Camera photography can probably be traced to the now […]

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Sticking Your Art Where It Doesn’t Belong; The Big Picture Project

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The Month of Photography is upon us! One of the events in Denver, Colorado for 2013 is The Big Picture street art project. Led by local photo impresario Mark Sink and co-hosted by Art-Plant and Artwork Network, The Big Picture plans to paper the outside walls of buildings around Denver with large format prints of […]

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Professional Drum Scanning – What You Need to Know to Be the Smartest Person In The Room

Drum Scans Color space is determined by the methodology used to create the colors within a file. The most popular of those are: RGB CMYK LAB or a similar space such as YCC RGB is gaining popularity in the graphics output community. RGB colors are “mixed” using values stated in levels instead of percentages. i.e. […]

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Save $1,298.32 by Building Your Camera From a Kit

For this week I’ve decided to tell you about one of my new favorites, the 35mm Do-It-Yourself camera or the Gakken Flex. This is a 35mm TLR (twin lens reflex) that you build yourself. The first thing that drew me to this camera was that it is a TLR, I have always wanted one, but […]

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How to Add More Fun to Your Holga

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Let’s talk about a fun accessory available for your Holga, the Macro and Close Up lens sets. These do have to be purchased separately, and they can be found at my two recommended shops, Four Corner Store and Light Leaks. These lenses just slide onto the front of the Holga lens, it is a tight […]

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He Took a Risk and Landed the Shot

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I have a fun story to share with you this week. I like to go out with a friend of mine and we both love take our Holgas. We always have fun and get some incredible shots. The thing I love most is how we will be at the same place, yet see and capture […]

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1 Easy Choice that Can Add Greater Creativity to Your Toy Camera Photos

Thanks for joining me again in our journey of toy cameras. I am going to answer the question: What are the different options once you have a exposed roll from your toy camera? Due to the fact that these toy cameras use either 120 film or a different aspect ratio on 35mm film you need […]

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Finding Your Toy Camera

Last time we covered what a toy camera is and I know that you are dying to get your hands on one. Therefore, in this blog post I am going to let you know where to find these amazing little things. There are many places to find these little gems. However, my favorite places are […]

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Toy Cameras: Holga and Diana

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There are many different toy cameras out there, the most common ones being the Holga, the Diana, and the Lomo LC-A.  So why are these cameras referred to as toys?  Well, cameras of this class usually include bodies and inner workings made of plastic, often the lenses are plastic too, giving images from these cameras […]

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