Roberteaton and His Weapon of Choice, the Lomo LC-A+

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Just like anyone of us here, he surrendered to the irresistible bewitchery of the Lomo LC-A with a plus! What else is charming about this camera? Roberteaton will tell you!

Credits: roberteaton

Name: Robert Eaton
LomoHome: http://www.lomography.com/homes/roberteaton
Weapon of Choice: The Lomo LC-A+

Why is this camera your Weapon of Choice?

It’s so small that you can carry it wherever you go and the photos that originally got me into Lomography were photos taken on it so it will always be special to me. I love its strong contrasts and vignettes. It’s so simple too that you don’t have to think about technical details. Probably my favourite thing about the camera (apart from its awesome shutter noise) is its ability to double expose with a simple button/ The double exposures from my LC-A+ have been my favorite from any camera. Cross processing film from the LC-A+ always reveals incredible results

If ever you were told to have background music while taking Lomographs, what type of music would you prefer? Why?

Ah, well this all depends on the mood I’m in and the type of photos I am taking. :) For example a sunny day, double exposing things with flowers, would be chilled out music : The Postal Service / The Shins / Frank Ocean / Mariachi El Bronx / James Blake. However, if it’s freezing and I’m trying to get some night shots, more ‘lively’ music may be necessary just like Sleigh Bells / Skream / N.W.A / SBTRKT.

But if there was one song which sums up my love for Lomography, it would be ‘The Shins – New Slang’

Credits: roberteaton

It could be your favourite film emulsion, a cheap plastic toy camera or the most fun accessory you have and they are your Weapon of Choice! Want yours to be seen here next week? Then just drop us a line at jason.delosreyes@lomography.com and you’ll get to show everyone what your Lomo snaps are made of!

written by fookshit on 2012-02-07 in #lifestyle #community #q-a #weapon-of-choice #interview

5 Comments

  1. samrobson
    samrobson ·

    nice insight into Robs shooting habbits :)

  2. kiri-girl
    kiri-girl ·

    I'd def have Skream and NWA is my background music too :)

  3. 134340
    134340 ·

    such great and fantastic photos with LC-A+ really great weapon indeed : )

  4. rosie-josie
    rosie-josie ·

    I have been wanting to buy a new camera and I have been looking at the the lomo LC-A+... are there any accesories or specific films you use to enhance your photos?

  5. roberteaton
    roberteaton ·

    I used the Splitzer for church shot, and i use X-pro film, like lomography xpro 100, Tungsten and Fuji Velvia 100 :) thanks

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