Meet Fritz the Blitz, Lomography’s Most Awesome Flash Ever!


I have to admit, I wasn’t a big fan of using a flash. I was more the “go out and catch the sunlight” type of guy. That was, until I met Mr. Fritz the Blitz, and he’s been a true game changer. Read more about it after the jump!

Okay, so let’s break it down a bit. The first thing that comes to mind when you see a Fritz the Blitz Flash are those vintage flashes reporters used in the old days. Those that you had to replace the bulb every time you used them, which by the way goes great with the whole vintage thing the La Sardina Cameras are going for! Let’s face it, it kind of makes you look like an old-school journalist.

The flash connector is designed to fit perfectly with your La Sardina camera as you can see in these photos:

That’s where the adapter kit included in the Fritz the Blitz Flash Package comes in. With this small adapter, you can broaden Mr. Fritz the Blitz’s horizons and use it with any camera that has a hot shoe. Don’t worry, most of Lomography’s cameras have one and the Diana F+ comes with an extra adapter for it, and pretty much all SLR, DSLR, and Rangefinder cameras have a hot shoe too! Take a look at these photos and check out how to use the adapter kit with several cameras:

I personally like the fact that the Fritz the Blitz Flash is very powerful, and at the same time, you can adjust it depending on how far your subject is.

Another thing I discovered about this awesome flash is that it has a very fast recharge speed. This means it takes less time to be ready to shoot again, which makes it perfect to use with the LomoKino.

Check out this movie by susielomovitz and see for yourself:

One more thing that comes with your Fritz the Blitz Flash are the snap-on color filters. They come really handy when you want to add some color to your shots, or you want the light blast to expand on a more even way.

So there you go, if you’re thinking about getting yourself a flash, don’t hesitate and get yourself a Fritz the Blitz Flash!

Credits: guanatos

written by guanatos on 2012-03-13 in #reviews #videos #fritz #lomography #guanatos #requested-post #fritz-the-blitz #flash #review #user-review


  1. guanatos
    guanatos ·

    thanks for the likes guys @hxloon @tomkiddo @vgzalez @gelibee

  2. maria_vlachou
    maria_vlachou ·

    great review!!! you say that it recharges fast, but how fast?

  3. guanatos
    guanatos ·

    hey @maria_vlachou thanks!!!
    I can't tell you exactly how fast the flash recharges, what I can tell you it's fast enough that when you're using a lomokino it will blast on every turn of the crank at a "regular speed" hope it's helpful ;)

  4. guinastrapazi
    guinastrapazi ·

    nice review!! :) Just one question: if i buy the package (La Sardina+ Fritz) is there also a adapter included?

  5. guanatos
    guanatos ·

    @guinastrapazi thanks! if you get a La Sardina with the Fritz the Blitz then you can purchase the adapter kit I'd highly recommend it!…

  6. guinastrapazi
    guinastrapazi ·

    okay thanks, that means if i want it, i have to buy it separately, or? :)

  7. guanatos
    guanatos ·

    @guinastrapazi yep if you want the adater it comes with the ritz the blitz flash… or the adapter by itself if you already have the flash plus with the adapter you can use your flax on any camera with a hotshoe including reflex cameras :)

  8. guinastrapazi
    guinastrapazi ·

    okay .. thanks for the info ;)

  9. guanatos
    guanatos ·

    @guinastrapazi sure, no problem!!! :)

  10. madeinabowl
    madeinabowl ·

    So if you by this there is an adapter kit included? Because i didn't read it in the description? I really want to have a flash but i want to be sure that the adapter kit is included, so pleas answer my question :D

  11. guanatos
    guanatos ·

    @madeinabowl hello, yes the adapter kit comes included :)

  12. madeinabowl
    madeinabowl ·

    that's very good news, it's so weird that they don't mension it in the description? Thanks a lot! sorry for my english btw i'm from belguim ;)

  13. guanatos
    guanatos ·

    Don't worry about it, my French and Flemish are not great either ;)
    I'm sure you'll love it as much as I do :) This is (in my opinion) the best Lomography flash!

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