Easter holiday trip

As a tribute to my trip, I shoot this in the nice restaurant with my family and friends still having dinner.

The sunset is too short. Hope we can do more instant pictures shooting next time.

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Now or Never Award from Lomography

My great honour to win the 2016 Now or Never photography award.

This is essentially an instant photo award. My picture depicts two trams passing quickly along the busy street in the metropolitan. Seems no one paying much attention to them and so I decide to give it a new dimension. I like the surreal feeling of the picture that it looks like the two trams are entering another world.


“The Now or Never Award asks you to share your instant snaps — those moments so precious that you couldn’t let them slip by without turning them into a frame to put on your wall, keep in your wallet, or post to a friend.” – Lomography

https://www.lomography.com/magazine/328809-ten-and-one-annual-lomography-photo-awards-2016-now-or-never-winners

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Interview with Lomography on Lego Instant Camera

Recent interview with Lomography. Discussing the insider stories behind the Lego Instant Camera.

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10155801496375278&id=13615725277

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Lego Instant Camera – A live demonstration !

The magic of Lego Instant Camera

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Family of modified instant cameras

Recently many photographers inquired about how to get a modified instant camera. This post shows part of our collection of the modified instant camera.

We do sell these cameras to passionate people, to share the magic of instant pictures! Feel free to leave me a message through this blog or instagram (cupcakeg2).

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Lego Instant Camera Photo Collection

Recently I have taken the Lego Instant Camera to many places to test. And I felt in love with this interesting camera. It never fail to get attention from the curious people. The camera is a magic trick itself, and it is self-working.

Up to now, the camera’s design has evolved a bit from the first version. The light leak is completely resolved. I didn’t stick the Lego by glue. Hence, sometimes it may slightly cracked when I took out in my filled bag. It needs only a small squeeze to close the gap and it’s good to go again. It appears that even these cracks would not create any light leak, because of the light sealing treatment done inside.

More posts on Lego Instant:

https://instaxmagic.wordpress.com/2016/12/20/world-first-lego-instant-camera/

https://instaxmagic.wordpress.com/2016/12/25/enhancement-to-lego-instant-camera/

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Enhancement to Lego Instant Camera

The Lego Instant Camera was announced last week and I received many interesting messages from both the photography communities and my friends. Sharing the ideas with others will usually stimulate other new ideas. I sincerely thanks for all people giving me insightful comments and sharing their own creation to me.

Shooting with Lego Instant intensively for weeks, I identified some aspects that the camera can improve on. Most of the people I met never used a TLR before. They are very amazed by the surreal viewfinder in the Lego twin lens camera, where you can preview the image like a digital camera.

The transparent ground glass on the top (where the Santa Claus facing) shows the image from the viewing lens

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How traditional TLR preview the image

 

However, the ground glass for preview looks dim in certain occasions, in particular looking at objects in dark area and in certain outdoor situation, mostly due to random light entered into the ground glass.

The solution is simple. To build a preview chamber like a tradition TLR. Here is how the chamber looks like. Effectively blocks all the


And they are always having fun with the new parts

 

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