Coming Soon! Part 5

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Not too long now folks! Soon we’ll be showing you our new mystery product in all its glory – But for the time being you’ll have to make do with this close-up shot – Any ideas what it might be? Keep those guesses coming!

Don’t worry, we’ll have more visual teasers to keep you on the edge of your seats in the next few days – The new product will launch on November 3rd!

Happen to know what the new product is? Lucky you! But please don’t spoil the surprise for everyone else – Let’s keep the secret until launch day!

written by tomas_bates on 2011-10-31 in #news #mystery #four #lomography #coming #product #soon #part #5 #lomography-coming-soon

36 Comments

  1. h3mm1ng1976
    h3mm1ng1976 ·

    some sort of filming devise ? or is it a dragonfly saddle made from humming bird leather ?

  2. awfullysasha
    awfullysasha ·

    It looks like something on board an aeroplane. AHAHAH. Okay but seriously. I hope it's a stop motion camera. Goodness knows what something like that will do to my bank account...

  3. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    defenitively a 35mm movie camera!

  4. johnnra
    johnnra ·

    MOVIE CAMERA!!! I am SOOOO excited I can tell already this will be one of my favorites

  5. panchoballard
    panchoballard ·

    Will it be available online on Thursday?

  6. tomas_bates
    tomas_bates ·

    @panchoballard - Yes it will be available online on Thursday - More specific information about the launch times will be coming in the next few days :-)

  7. jourdanlynch
    jourdanlynch ·

    Yeah I think its going to be some sort of movie camera...
    Just because I am sure I have seen a similar kind of "full - empty" measure on some old 35mm movie cams.

  8. slumbrnghok
    slumbrnghok ·

    Will it have controlled 24fps motor so we can synch sound?

  9. panchoballard
    panchoballard ·

    I'm convinced it's a stop motion camera so I doubt it will be anywhere near 24fps.

  10. freelancer
    freelancer ·

    A working 35mm moviecam in a good condition would cost at least about 3.000 Euros and even more. So I think it´ll be rather a Super8cam. Cos the filmcounter looks exactlly like on my Super8cams

  11. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    @freelancer do you know how does it cost to develope Super8 films? a fortune! and I don't see them anymore in shops for ages. I'll bet it's something that work with common film rolls.

  12. kylewis
    kylewis ·

    @superlighter I agree with you I think and hope they have developed an 'action' camera with a mask that will 'slice' 35mm film (nice and cheap to dev) at least into three panoramic strips and then you can edit after into a lovely film, I can't wait I miss using my Canon super8 so much!

  13. freelancer
    freelancer ·

    @superlighter: in germamy you can get the super8 cartidges here: (www.wittner-cinetec.com/katalog/04_filmm/s8_filmm.php) development included. Common 35mm filmcontainers have up to 36 pictures.
    That means a 1second and some squeezed-movie if you film in 24 or 25fps. Cheap Super8cams use mostly12fps. and one cartridge has about 3minutes of film! So do the math and you need about 100
    35mm-containers for approximately 1,5minutes of movie.
    I think it´s either a action-sample-kinda-thingy or a super8cam. Whilst Lomography bougth tons of tons of Super8 Filmstock (like they do with their rebranded "Lomography Color Negatives and Slides and b/w") and sell them for 30 Euros including developing. That´s what I would do ;-)

    cheers mates

  14. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    looking at the movie www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bEwNgzM… of the previous post it looks like it's a 4fps run, so with a 36exp film (with the actual Supersampler mask) we can archive a 36sec long (or more) movie! file under: guesses, conjectures.

  15. rrohe
    rrohe ·

    may not sync w/ audio, however I'm excited about the prospect of a silent film era style movie!

  16. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    @freelacer Who would buy a tool that can be fed only through the manufacturer? Not me, definitely! :) however, are only conjectures, we just have to wait and see, I'm sure Lomography will surprise us once again! cheers

  17. samwengchern
    samwengchern ·

    Is it a refillable terrorist bomb!? :D

  18. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    @freelancer Who would buy a tool that can be fed only through the manufacturer? Not me, definitely! :) however, are only conjectures, we just have to wait and see, I'm sure Lomography will surprise us once again! cheers

  19. vlotman75
    vlotman75 ·

    I'm telling you it's a videocamera !!! and I will be there the 3rd !!!

  20. freelancer
    freelancer ·

    Your absolutly right @superlighter! We´ll see the big surprise on thursday. Unless then we´re gonna stay excited!! :-)

  21. maxwellmaxen
    maxwellmaxen ·

    it would be so cool if it was a 4fps film camera, that slices 35mm frames into 4 frames. this would make 36 seconds of film onto one roll.
    to digitalize would be a harder part, but it would be cool.

  22. roblarosa
    roblarosa ·

    Probably some kind of Super 8 (or even 16mm) movie camera.

  23. francois
    francois ·

    If they went for 3 frames wide on a roll of vertically traveling 35mm, the frame sizes would be about the same as for 8mm. I'm also reminded of my grandpa's old Bolex which used the Double 8 format. You'd run the film through the camera once, turn the spools around and roll the film back through the camera for a second pass to expose the other side. By putting 3 lenses on the camera and switching which lens is used, every time you get to the end of the roll and change direction, you could probably get enough film for a surprisingly long run on a simple 24 exp. roll.

  24. 2704lorena
    2704lorena ·

    3 days seems an eternity now :/

  25. lborba
    lborba ·

    I think it's a motion film camera. Lomography brought film back to the masses, and now home videos....um...films. Awesome!

  26. cfib
    cfib ·

    maybe some sort of motor-driven supersampler (seeing the frame format of the video in the other thread)

  27. johnccc
    johnccc ·

    I think I've figured it out , but I will keep to my self : )

  28. francesco1
    francesco1 ·

    maybe a camera that runs on fuel?? : )

  29. z
    z ·

    ...am i the only person who doesn't really want a lomo movie camera that badly?

  30. quentinsofio
    quentinsofio ·

    yeah. you suck . ahahahah
    lomo video camera would be beyond awesome.

  31. tahe87
    tahe87 ·

    Would be beyond awesome, as well as awesomely expensive...

  32. aliabaizura
    aliabaizura ·

    oooh mysteries are yummeyh. i hope it is what i think it is or better!

  33. holgadd
    holgadd ·

    what's the name that camera guys?

  34. jean_louis_pujol
    jean_louis_pujol ·

    I know what it is. This is a special camera designed to make chest X-ray. Just what I
    was looking for !!! (heu... not funny, sorry)

  35. duncancreamer
    duncancreamer ·

    Oh no! I hope it doesn't take a different type of film. I don't want an 8mm film camera but one that works on 35mm photo film. That's what I wants.

  36. blue-dog
    blue-dog ·

    Ok so that is a hand crank for a spring, like winding a watch or clock, so could be for advancing film automatically. Also could be a simple crank to advance film like those old fashion 35mm Charlie Chaplin cameras. Than again could just be a auto winder, capable of making sequential photos. Also a camera I will have to have.

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