LC-Wide: My Perfect Lover

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If you have an LC-A already, why would you still want the LC-Wide? Let me tell you the story of how the LC-Wide became my perfect lover.

My very first self-portrait taken using the LC-Wide.

The LC-A has always my best friend ever since he came into my life. We walked and passed by the busy streets of Hong Kong, climbed the windy Broga Hill, visited Hangzhou in winter, and spent a boring, routinary, daily life together. I would say, my LC-A is not just a camera to me, it completes me. I never will leave my LC-A alone when I’m going for a walk or travel. It never will be the same to go out without him. Sounds crazy? I think there will be someone out there who will totally agree with me.

Ever since LC-Wide was launched in May 2011, I’ve always wanted to grab one for myself. The tempting wide angle is something irresistible for a girl like me, who loves self-shooting. Oops! But my financial funds are meant to be for something more important in life in the meantime, so I stopped myself from getting it immediately. But this didn’t stop me from, trying out the camera. I borrowed from a friend of mine instead. Thanks to him, I was able to bring the LC-Wide around, and see the world in a wider perspective. And after testing a few rolls, I can’t help but get one for myself.

It has the similar cool, solid look as the LC-A, candid and light-weight, fitting perfectly even into girls’ small handbags, as well as guys’ pants pockets! I then brought the LC-Wide around for a few months. The first few rolls totally blew me off. I’m speechless. Sounds crazy again? Those who have the LC-Wide understands what I mean, I assume. Some said the price might be a bit expensive, but honestly, it’s worth every penny!

Looking cool like the classic LC-A, it even has 3 different formats! You can shoot as normal, as well as the newly added features, the square format and the half frame format! Being a user of the classic LC-A, there wasn’t any MX feature but now, I can MX with the LC-Wide!

Some MX shots taken by LC-Wide.
Half-frame format shooting without the adaptor.

I enjoyed shooting with different formats and functions with such a wide lens. Now, it really completed my life! But anyway, I will never leave my LC-A alone at home still, because it means even more than just the functions and features or taking good pictures.

So, the LC-A would still be my best buddy, and LC-Wide is my perfect lover. Both of them share the best moments in my life. Those, very close to the heart moments.

Well, Lomo-outing together, anyone?

The Lomo LC-Wide boasts the newly-developed 17mm Minigon Ultra-Wide Angle lens. This 35mm camera wonder is the perfect companion for your photo expeditions. It produces eye-catching splashes of colour with astonishing saturation and contrasts with the added versatility of 3 different formats. Open up to a new photographic experience with the LC-Wide, available in our Shop.

written by eva_eva on 2012-01-10 in #reviews #self-portraits #lomography #wide #staff-review #evaeva #travel #eva_eva #color-slides #lc-wide #love #family #malaysia #people #light-painting #outing #lomo #lcd

25 Comments

  1. erikagrendel
    erikagrendel ·

    very nice photos...well done!

  2. wil6ka
    wil6ka ·

    a beauty!

  3. simonh82
    simonh82 ·

    Nice photos and good review.

  4. k_melancholy
    k_melancholy ·

    Nice review & very good pictures :)
    I wish I could afford it though :(

  5. lawypop
    lawypop ·

    One Perfect WIDDDDE companion :)

  6. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    @erikagrendel @wil6ka @simonh82 Thanks! I love my new lover :) @k_melancholy it worth every penny. :D @lawypop yessssss perfect to bring him out everyday, to everywhere! ;)

  7. renaishashin
    renaishashin ·

    Now you can get your feet shot together with ur knee haha!

  8. tws
    tws ·

    It's really awesome shit!

  9. foodeanz
    foodeanz ·

    i agree with @tws...

  10. nicolasesc
    nicolasesc ·

    Whenever you shoot with the LC-Wide, they're always my favorite photos :)

  11. neanderthalis
    neanderthalis ·

    Fantastic review. :D

  12. jbeischer
    jbeischer ·

    i love mine too! =D

  13. fendyfazeli
    fendyfazeli ·

    nice nice

  14. panjihardjakaprabon
    panjihardjakaprabon ·

    totally agree! LC-A is my best buddy, but i haven't found my lover, yet :D

  15. gladys
    gladys ·

    i love mine too and you are my perfect Lomographer=P

  16. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    I love my LC-Wide! LC-Wide is wild!! Hahahaha.. great shots,buddy!

  17. jorgesato
    jorgesato ·

    brilliant!!

  18. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    @renaishashin yay! hahaha! @tws @jorgesato @fendyfazeli @jbeischer @neanderthalis thanks guys! @adi_totp thanks adi, it's indeed a wild lover! XD @gladys thanks girls, loves ur shots too! @panjihardjakaprabon wait patiently, until your lover is here. ;) @nicolasesc aww , thats really so sweet of you! thankssss everyone ;) i'm happy with both my buddy and lover together now!

  19. jochan
    jochan ·

    I have one too.... it's really WIDEEEEEEEE

  20. yawn
    yawn ·

    "I never will leave my LC-A alone when I’m going for a walk or travel. It never will be the same to go out without him. Sounds crazy?"
    Sounds crazier *not* to take it with you!

  21. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    @yawn, absolutely agree with you! ;) @jochan WIDE and WILD and beautiful! :)

  22. discypher_6
    discypher_6 ·

    Your story has given me insight on the understanding of my love child and the talent that she possesses. Your photos are speechless none the less... I've named mine "Elsie".

  23. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    @discypher_6, that's so sweet of u named her "Elsie"! I just called mine "Datin" :D

  24. camielioo
    camielioo ·

    Which Flash do you use with you LC-W :)?

  25. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    @camielioo, I'm using both Diana flash and colorsplash flash for my LC-Wide. ;)

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