Bebopbebop and His Weapon of Choice: Lomo LC-Wide

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Bebopbebop got his Weapon of Choice a few minutes before heading to Shanghai for a vacation. It might have given him a hard time at first but now it's his best buddy! Let's find out more about bebopbebop and his Weapon of Choice!

Credits: bebopbebop

Name:Andaru Bebop Waskito
LomoHome: bebopbebop
Location: Bandung, Indonesia
Weapon of Choice: Lomo LC-Wide

Credits: bebopbebop

Why is this your Weapon of Choice?

Lomo LC-Wide is my Weapon of Choice because it is very compact, it has a lightmeter, and it is crazy wide! But, my favorite feature of Lomo LC-Wide is its ability to change shooting format. It can go full frame, square, and even half frame. This offers unlimited creativeness in shooting Lomographs. This is also one of the reasons why I use the LC-Wide when I do filmswaps with my friends across the countries.

Any memorable experiences you’ve had while using this Weapon of Choice?

In 2012, I planned a trip to Shanghai. I didn’t have a Lomo LC-Wide at that time. And I thought it’s a good camera to accompany me during my trip.

I was too careless then. Just a day before my trip, I realized that i haven’t prepared anything to bring to Shanghai. Worse, I haven’t bought an LC-Wide! So, just a few hours before my flight, I rushed to my friend’s store to purchase an LC-Wide and a couple of films. I left the box to my friend but managed to bring the camera to Shanghai safe and sound.

The story is not finished yet! At that time, I am not familiar with the characteristics of the camera yet. I haven’t tried it even once before. I did not know which ISO suits which condition. I did not even know how wide the photos are going to be! But don’t think just shoot, right? In the end, a lot of the photos turned out to be overexposed and out of focus.

Credits: bebopbebop

Would you recommend this to other Lomographers? If yes, to whom do you have in mind?

I would recommend this camera to all selfie-lovers across the universe! Because of its wide angle, I can assure you that your selfie will look a thousand times better!

When using this, what are you favourite subjects to photograph and why?

I love to shoot portrait with this camera. Because of its wide angle, you can get your subjects and their surroundings to fit in the same frame. This camera produces nice underwater photos, too. Just don’t forget to put the camera inside the Krab!

Bebopbebop’s favorite Lomographs of his taken using Lomography LC-Wide:

Credits: bebopbebop

Thank you bebopbebop for sharing your Weapon of Choice with us! Head over to bebopbebop LomoHome for more amazing Lomo LC-Wide photographs.

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.

Head over heels in love with that Diana F+? Hoarding rolls of Lomochrome Purple because of its magic? If you are proud with your Weapon of Choice, drop a line at eunice.abique@lomography.com and share your story with the rest of the Community!

written by icequeenubia on 2014-02-20 in #lifestyle #weapon-of-choice #community-interview #bebopbebop

Mentioned Product

Lomo LC-Wide

Lomo LC-Wide

Capture your life in wide angle with the world's widest 35mm compact camera with a 17mm ultra-wide-angle lens.

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