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Faux-Lomo

Welcome to the Faux Lomo Group. We are a group for people who use graphics programs, filters and effects to achieve images that look like like lomography and other retro-style photography.

Sign up is open.

What is Lomography? - www.lomography.com/about

Submission Guidelines - faux-lomo.deviantart.com/blog/…
Tips, Advice & Resources - faux-lomo.deviantart.com/blog/…

I'm taking volunteers for another admin. If you're interested, and have a little free time, send a note to the club. I do ask that you've been on DA long enough to fairly navigate it, but I'll take you're word for it that you have if you respond. ^^
Greetings fellow Lomo-ers. I know, there are lots of tutorials and whatnot in the internet and of course in the deviantart to create lomo effects on a picture. But then again most of these tutorials use photoshop as a medium and usually consists of four or five steps.

BUT an esteemed colleague from Gimp plugin registry had created an automated process which creates incredible good results with a free, as in free beer, software we all love and adore: Gimp!

The script resides at: registry.gimp.org/node/7870 and installation is fairly easy. "elsamuko-lomo.scm" file goes to the Script folder of the gimp, which conveniently resides in your My Documents folder (I hope because I am a linux user) or under your Home/.gimp folder. The second one "elsamuko-curves.zip" file has 4 curve files and as you can easily guess they'll go to the "Curves" folder in the same place.

Then you can make the magic by going to filter, Lights and Shadow -> Lomo. There are many MANY options which you can monkey around with and the results are often outstanding. But here is a caveat, if you tend to forget the filesizes like me, as in 4000x3000, the effect can take a while to finish. My advice? First scale it down to 1024x768 and then lomoify it.

Questions, advices and other sorts of penumbral thoughts? Send it to me :)

Have a nice day.

p.s.
I also added a package which contains examples to all of the effects done by this script.
darkjericho.deviantart.com/art…
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:iconrichardldixon:
richardldixon Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
Looks like another dead group :(
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:iconrichardldixon:
richardldixon Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011
is this group still active ?

i put some submissions in for the group but these have now expired ?
due to time /
so i was just wondering if the group was still active
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atomagezodiac308 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for adding me to the club!
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runawaygeek Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Any one know a good tutorial or technique for making a photoshop light leak or film burn effect? My Holga Leaks light or on old film, burns a red block of colour on the film would be good to be able to digi this in PS..
MSG me.. Thanks
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TheBlueBus Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for accepting my images ^^
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cicciojus Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm back :dance:
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Magdalena-Mena Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2010  Student
Thanks for accepting... :dygel:
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juhtolv Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
IMHO somebody should create a group for digital toy cameras. Such group would be great affiliate for this group. I am not right person for that, because I just ordered my first digital toy camera from Dealextreme. But I could consider founding such group after I have about five digital toy cameras.
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juhtolv Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Okay! Just made my first contribution here.
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ClareDickerson Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2010  Professional Photographer
Are you accepting affiliates? I would love to affiliate my group with yours! Link is in the signature. :)
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