Rule #1 Take your camera everywhere you go. Also, take it in water with the Krab!
The LOMO LC-A+ allows you to take pictures in all light and “life” conditions. Since it is automatic, it is very easy and quick to use. The only thing you have to remember is to change the focus.
Thanks to the Krab you can also bring it to the sea and dunk it up to 20 meters! Sometimes the sandy bottom can be a bit monotonous and photos can be all the same. In this case I recommend you to focus on the surface.
Look at the view from another point of view, from the sea, and even if the view isn’t breathtaking, try to shoot at sunset or take a photo against the light to get the silhouette of your friends or yourself, or shoot waves if the sea is rough.
To make some interesting (self) portraits, try to put your LC-A+ with the Krab half in and half out of the water, or go under and point to your subject that is out of the water.
My favorite subjects are people who dive (or catapulted).
PROS & CONS
easy to use, safe, It floats, and has a wrist strap to keep up with you, you can dive it down to 20 meters, it does not lose definition to your photos. Simple film advance.
You can’t change the focus
You can’t do multi exposures
The glass is delicate
Although there are cons it is easy to find solutions.
Use a film with high ISO even if there is the sun. This will allow you to have a higher depth of field. If you have a LC-wide this problem doesn’t exist.
Rewind a roll after shot normally and then reload it in your lc-a + with krab.
Wash the Krab only with water, without any patch; watch out for the sand and remember to clean after the bath. Sea water and chlorine can ruin it.
If it's your first time to use the Fisheye Submarine Case (with your Fisheye One/Fisheye No.2 cameras) or the Krab Underwater Housing (with your LC-A+ or LC-Wide cameras), you might still feel a liiiiittle bit anxious about taking your favorite cameras underwater. To help ease your worries I gathered some of the most helpful tips, straight from summer-lovin' Lomographers who braved the waves with their cameras!
There's a lot that you can do with a Lomo LC-A+/Lomo LC-Wide and a Krab, besides the obvious (which is take it in the water with you). Get creative by trying various angles and perspectives; you'll be surprised how a slight tilt can make a dramatic difference to your photos. Take a look at the gallery below for some inspiration!
Lubitel for lovers+. You're probably wondering, "Why is there a '+'?" It's to describe and expand a whole new definition of the Lubitel - in this case, this camera is not only for lovers literally, but also for anyone who loves to shoot portraits, street scenes, objects, and the skies. Do you love to take photos of your lover, your dear friend, your lovely family, your pet, or at the streets? This camera can be used in ALL situations. You can shoot everything that you love with it!
Where are you headed to this summer? Where I'm from summer has ended too soon, so I'm still daydreaming of sand and seafoam. I decided to check out the archives for some cool beach-y snapshots and came across a lot of interesting underwater photos! Check out my finds after the jump; hopefully this list will inspire you to grab a Fisheye Sub or a Krab, along with your Fisheye cameras and LC-A+, for some underwater adventure.
It's time to take your Fisheye One or Fisheye No.2 Camera out for a swim! But make sure that it's encased in its swimsuit - the Fisheye Submarine Case. This transparent case allows you to take photos 20m (65 ft) beneath the water surface! See the gallery below to see some cool photos taken by your fellow Lomographers!
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Who says you can't take your Fisheye Camera underwater? Sure you can - as long as you have the Fisheye Submarine Case with you! To demonstrate, check out these fun Fisheye snaps (using Fisheye Cameras and the Fisheye Submarine Case) taken by Lomographers!
Have you ever tried going lens-less when taking a photo? Try shooting with ONDU Pinhole Cameras and see what it's like to take photos through a tiny pinhole. Check out these lovely shots taken by Lomographers; if you do have some ONDU pinhole photos of your own, upload and tag them accordingly so that we can see them!
With features that allow one to be as creative as possible and a size compact enough to bring it anytime, anywhere, the LC-A+ is indeed an embodiment of our 10 Golden Rules. In this week's feature, we list down some of the ways you could up your photography game with this wonderful camera.
It looks like it’s time to get out the cameras and pack your bags. Together with the Shift School Dresden, we offered amazing prizes, including an insider trip to Paris, where you can take part in photography courses and visit the world-famous Paris Photo Tradeshow. Of course, there’s also a ton of Lomography prizes at stake like cameras, accessories and film so that the winner can capture memories from the trip on film. And now to announce the winners!
There's nothing more satisfying than taking fantastic photos with a camera that you built yourself. If you've always wanted to impress your friends with your mad DIY skills, pick up a Konstruktor Camera Kit and show them what you've got! It's also a cool way to get them into Lomography, because as you build the camera you'll discover how analogue photography works. Oh, and the Konstruktor takes gorgeous photos, too - check out the gallery and see what we mean!
"Take your camera wherever you go" is one of Lomography's golden rules that she religiously follows. Her lomographs shows her dedication to documenting even the most mundane moments of her life through beautiful photographs. Meet our newcomer of the week from United Kingdom, Breech!