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welcome. Lomo lovers has been created by two sisters who have a passion for lomography and want to share what’s out there to fellow lomographers. We are creating monthly “inspiration books”. Different cameras, film, techniques and maybe some specialist features you name it, we just want to share it. We would like to thank everyone who has contributed to this issue, without you the book would be empty! We have also got ourselves a blog where you can reference tips and tricks to make the most of your lomography at www.lomolovers.com We love love love slide film so we dedicated this issue to just that! So here’s some great submissions...
who are we?
we are two sisters from Buckinghamshire who have a passion for Lomography and vintage cameras. We both got our first cameras back in December 2010 and since then our collection has grown to over 40 between us. we love slide film and experimenting with different techniques, and we love being constantly surprised with the results that you just donâ€™t get with digital photography. we are always inspired by the analogue community, and want to share this wonderful world with everyone.
name: Nicola Clark
name: Sam Clark
flickr & lomohome name: nicnocnoo
flickr name: sammiepops
day job: Graphic Designer, London
day job: Power Plate studio owner
thatâ€™s a tough one, but currently have a top 4! LC-W, LC-A+, Holga CFN and my limited ed cream Horizon Kompakt.
Like Nic, itâ€™s hard, but would say my top ones are LC-Wide, Vivitar UWS, Sprocket Rocket or Diana F+.
currently Fuji VelviaF 100 or Lomography chrome 100.
Kodak elite chrome 200 or Fuji Velvia.
a guide to techniques throughout the book we may highlight techniques of how the image was created here’s a rough guide to the terms
rats eye: this is where the camera is placed at ground level, it gives a great perspective and depth.
double exposure: one shot taken over the top of another usually using an mx button or finishing a roll, rewinding, then shooting on top.
home made redscale: take some colour film and put it in your camera the wrong way round, so you expose on the back of the film.
long exposure: using the bulb mode “B” you can create motion blurs. cross-processing: xpro for short. processing your film in the wrong chemicals gives your film more impact and saturated high contrast.
sprocket hole: modifying a medium format camera to use 35mm film, means you will have the image bleeding onto the sprocket holes.
coloured flash: get some coloured plastic gels, place one over the flash and experiment with colour.
panoramas: combining multiple shots of one subject to create one long overlapping image.
camera tossing: moving your camera or throw it in the air as you take the shot. giving a camera shake and motion blur.
microclicks: Overlapping, merging many exposures together so that they create a much more striking, fluid and cohesive panorama.
Inspirational lomographer of the month.... name: Steve Wrigley flickr name: captainbonobo day job: Technician at Brighton Royal Pavilion & Museums which involves anything
from changing light bulbs to handling millions of pounds worth of paintings, lighting exhibitions to fixing hoovers, jetwashing stone ramps to painting cases filled with stuffed birds. It’s pretty varied and by far the best job I’ve ever had!
your favourite picture: I have to say that I don’t think I have taken it yet. If I have to choose now it would probably be ‘Pavilion Waves’ (opposite). This was taken using my Petri Micro Compact loaded with expired Fuji Sensia 100. The wavy layer shot was taken in the Science Museum, London & the second shot is of the office. This was from a roll I shot as if doing a filmswap with myself. No planning involved.
How long have you been into lomography / photography: I was given an Agfa Optima Sensor 335 by a neighbour when I was about 6 or 7 (way back in ‘78/’79) when she saw some pictures I had taken on a family day out. She told me I had a good eye and deserved to have a camera of my own. I started shooting with my Step-Dads LTL-3 slr when I was about 11 (which I still own) and carried on until I went away to university. I have a gap of around 8 years where I grew apart from cameras (other distractions!) until I started shooting digital (Boo!) in around ‘97. It was only when I 6.
title. pavilion waves flickr name. captainbonobo shot with. n/a loaded with. fuji sensia technique. cross processed
moved to Brighton 3 years ago that my thirst for film was awakened once more.
What cameras do you own: Lomo Fisheye 2, Actionsampler, Hanimex 35 FX, Holga 135BC, Vivitar Ultra Wide & Slim (modified for MX), Olympus Trip 35, 2 x Olympus XA2 (one black & one grey), Halina Telewide 110, Holga 120SF, Vivitar IC-101 (modified for MX & home made splitzer added), Olympus AF1, Vivitar PN2011, Vivitar T201 (modified for MX), Pentax Espio 120mi, Yashica Atoron sub miniature, Practika LTL3, Petri Computor 35, Konica C35, Petri Micro Compact, Olympus XA4, Olympus ‘Go 100’, Ricoh 500GX. Plus a few novelty 110 cameras & a Kodak 4000 Disc camera.
Favourite film: Has to be Fuji Astia 100F. Beautiful pinks & subtle shifts when xpro’d.
favourite shooting locations: Wherever I am, that’s my favourite. That said, a lot of my shots are taken on the way to or from work. I’m very lucky to live in such a photogenic place!
Favourite Camera / Film / Accessory Combination: I love my modified Vivitar IC101 with or without the splitzer I made for it, but I cannot possibly ignore the XA2 loaded with Astia. It’s always in my bag. It usually has some company but I never, ever leave home without it. 8.
title. robots in the skies flickr name. captainbonobo shot with. Olympus XA2 loaded with. expired Fuji Astia 100F technique. cross processed
where would you like to shoot where you havenâ€™t so far? Las Vegas, New York, Moscow, Barcelona...the list is endless.
your favourties by others? so hard to pick just one from Marc. I am humbled and inspired in equal amounts by his work. again, impossible to pick just one from 25ThC. I owe Christos a lot in terms of my return to film. He persuaded me to buy an XA2 & I did my first filmswap with him. He is also the first person I ever became friends with through the internet. A true flickr star. I wish I could choose more than 2! There are so many inspirational shooters I have had to leave out...you know who you are...
title. pebbles make me happy flickr name. captainbonobo shot with. Vivitar UWS (with multiple exposure modification) loaded with. expired Fuji Sensia 100 technique. cross processed
title. Bexhill Holga flickr name. captainbonobo shot with. Holga 120SF loaded with. expired Kodak E100G technique. cross processed
title. (223/365) gotcha flickr name. captainbonobo shot with. Vivitar IC101 Panorama loaded with. expired Fuji Velvia 100 technique. cross processed
title. red lady flickr name. captainbonobo shot with. Praktica LTL-3 loaded with. expired Agfa Vista 200 technique.
Your favourites by others:
title. untitled flickr name. marccc1970 shot with. LC-A loaded with. Boots slide 200 technique. cross processed
title. V&A vs NH 6 flickr name. 25ThC shot with. XA2 vs XA2 loaded with. Fuji Astia 100 technique. cross processed
slide film shots of the month
title. Signs everywhere flickr name. begutierrez shot with. LC-A loaded with. Slide technique. cross processed
title. Segunda Sesi贸n flickr name. MAILO shot with. Pop9 vs LC-A+ loaded with. lomo chrome 100 technique. cross processed
title. sunset jump flickr name. haribogreen shot with. Nikon FG loaded with. Fuji Velvia technique. cross processed
title. The Wonder of the World flickr name. Fotobes shot with. LC-A loaded with. Fuji Velvia 100 technique. cross processed
title. Ben in profile flickr name. usestangerines shot with. LC-A loaded with. lomo xpro 200 technique. cross processed
title. Legs flickr name. Fotobes shot with. LC-A loaded with. Lomography Chrome technique. cross processed
title. swan attack name. captainbonobo & Anna shot with. LC-A & Olympus XA2 loaded with. Kodak EBX 100 technique. dishwashed & cross processed
title. untitled flickr name. rachelwislow shot with. holga loaded with. ektachrome lumiere 100 technique. cross processed
title. it is a wonderful world skegness flickr name. nicnocnoo & slimmer_jimmer shot with. LC-A loaded with. fuji sensia 400 technique. cross processed
title. untitled name. for the easily distracted... shot with. superheadz wide and slim loaded with. lomo Xpro technique. cross processed
title. Taxi! flickr name. Fotobes shot with. LC-A+ loaded with. Lomography Chrome 100 technique. cross processed
title. jump! flickr name. tagliatele la testa shot with. n/a loaded with. xpro chrome technique. cross processed
title. Scavengers flickr name. Fotobes shot with. LC-A+ loaded with. Lomography Chrome 100 technique. cross processed
title. Dom flickr name. ruekenwind shot with. Lomography Horizon Perfect loaded with. n/a technique. cross processed
title. untitled lomography name. marcin_kubiak shot with. LC-Wide loaded with. elitechrome technique. crossed processed
title. untitled lomography name. Duk3y shot with. Diana F+ 35mm Back loaded with. Kodak Gold 400 technique. n/a
title. untitled name. MAILO shot with. LC-A+ loaded with. lomo chrome 100 technique. cross processed
title. untitled name. usestangerines shot with. LC-W loaded with. fuji ms 100 technique. cross processed
title. Molten Beach flickr name. captainbonobo & Fotobes shot with. Olympus XA2 & Lomo LC-A loaded with. Fuji Astia 100F technique. cross processed
title. underground overground flickr name. captainbonobo & Fotobes shot with. Olympus XA2 & Lomo LC-A loaded with. Fuji Astia 100F technique. cross processed
title. shadow name. tagliatele la testa shot with. olympus mjull loaded with. kodak elitechrome EB technique. cross processed
title. Street Level flickr name. mike oddhayward shot with. lc-a loaded with. lomo chrome 100 technique. cross processed
title. Una romana a Milano - castello sforzesco flickr name. biondapiccola shot with. LC-A loaded with. Kodak elitechrome EB technique. cross processed
title. untitled flickr name. for the easily distracted shot with. yashica samuria loaded with. Kodak elitechrome 100 chnique. cross processed
title. untitled flickr name. [Marina Faria] shot with. n/a loaded with. Fuji Velvia technique. cross processed
title. ruins VI flickr name. biondapiccola shot with. LC-A loaded with. Lomography X Tungsten 64 technique. cross processed
title. Clock tower II flickr name. margrethe shot with. LC-A loaded with. n/a technique. cross processed
title. untitled flickr name. Du3y shot with. Diana F+ 35mm Back loaded with. n/a technique. cross processed
title. crane flickr name. [Londres] shot with. minolta himatica f2 loaded with. agfa ct precisa technique. cross processed
title. Essen Hauptbahnhof flickr name. espaciovictor shot with. LC-A RL loaded with. kodak ektachrome e100v technique. cross processed
title. Love! flickr name. MAILO & Atria007 shot with. LC-A loaded with. kodak elitechrome 100eb technique. cross processed
title. untitled flickr name. marcin_kubiak shot with. LC-W loaded with. elitechrome 100 technique. cross processed
title. The British Museum #1 panorama flickr name. nicnocnoo shot with. horizon kompakt loaded with. lomo xpro 100 technique. cross processed
title. untitled name. balmox71 shot with. LC-A loaded with. n/a technique. cross processed
title. kitesurf name. santisss shot with. LC-A loaded with. Kodak ektachrome 160T technique. cross processed
title. untitled name. begutierrez shot with. LC-A+ loaded with. n/a technique. cross processed
title. Library Wing of Biltmore name. Red Kiwi Photography shot with. Vivitar ULTRA Wide and Slim loaded with. AGFA Precisa 100 technique. cross processed
title. Hamburg Wide Double flickr name. Ruekenwind shot with. LC-W loaded with. n/a technique. cross processed
lomolovers tipster: film soup
with Silica Gel, Water and Washing Powder
creating film soup nicO (flickr) is fast becoming an expert in creating fantastic photography using film soups. With the help of Nic and inspiring film photography site coolgirlsshootfilm.tumblr. com, hereâ€™s some tips to experiment with. Film Soups are a way of distressing your film so that you get unpredictable effects. There are many ways to distress film, here is one using silica gel, water and washing powder. Materials you need: 1 x large bowl A tablespoon full of hand washing powder A cup full of silica gel A cup full of cold, boiled water You can buy silica gel from Amazon or from some larger craft stores. In these volumes itâ€™s often used for drying flowers for pressing. I bought 500g which is enough for a lot of film soup.
step 1: Make the soup! Grab a suitable container for your Film Soup bath. I use a glass mixing bowl. Add one cup of silica gel and one cup of boiled water to the bowl. Add a heaped tablespoon full of hand washing powder and stir really well.
Step 2: Add the films At this point you want to dunk some films into the mixture and leave them there for a while. You can choose any kinds of film and you’ll get different results depending on the film you choose. Place the films into the mixture and make sure they’re completely immersed in the soup. Cover the bowl so your pets/children/friends don’t drink it by accident!
Step 3: Take the films out After two or three days, take the films out of the soup. Don’t leave the films in for too long, they might get too distressed!
Step 4: Dry the films Leave the films in a warm place for a day or so. Then use a hair dryer and a dark room (or your bathroom with bin bags taped over the window…) to pull the film out and dry it off thoroughly. You might find some of the films don’t spool very well after they’ve been in the soup. Just unspool and respell them until they are running free and easily.
Step 5: Load and shoot! You can shoot these as normal. I usually shoot multiple exposures but experiment and see what happens!
Step 6: Develop, and be prepared Once you’ve shot a roll, drop it in the lab and see what you get back. Be prepared for failure these are experiments, after all! If they’re too blistered or damaged then reduce the potency of your mixture, leave the films in for less time. If there’s not enough warping and weirdness for your taste, try something else, or leave it in the soup for a little longer.
Step 7: Try other soup You can make a film soup out of nearly anything - see the amazing Cool Girls Shoot Film blog for some more ideas: coolgirlsshootfilm.tumblr.com/tagged/film%20soup All photography by nic0 (flickr) (these are all silica gel ones) showing varying amounts of soupiness
title. pier bait flickr name. kenickie56 shot with. lc-a+ loaded with. fuji velvia 100 technique. double exposure
lomo lovers vol..11 instant cameras
We are already planning vol. 11 and we are looking for your best instant camera shots!! visit our lomo lovers flickr group to start posting! special effects/techniques welcome. we are also looking for tipsters, and one special person to be our inspirational lomographer of the month! deadline for entries is Sat 23rd June so I can start editing! contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow us @lomoloversuk on twitter for more information Check out our new blog at lomolovers.com where you can find interesting tips
Lomo lovers has been created by two sisters who have a passion for lomography and want to share what’s out there to fellow lomographers.We a...
Published on Jun 4, 2012
Lomo lovers has been created by two sisters who have a passion for lomography and want to share what’s out there to fellow lomographers.We a...