i-City Loves Analogue!


We all know that film needs light to produce a perfect photograph which is why daytime offers the perfect opportunity to take photographs with your analog camera. But what do you do if you want to take photos during nighttime? How will you be able to work around the low light situation? Well if you happen to swing by Malaysia, i-City in Shah Alam definitely gives you all the light that you need to make stunning photographs.

Cable release, CHECK!
Tripod, CHECK!
Film, CHECK!
Smena 8m, CHECK!

Now, why do we need these things again? It’s “B mode setting” time for sure! And I know a wonderful place to make use of all these. Where? i-City Shah Alam is the ideal location to shoot with all the LED tree lights plus other amazing subjects to take photos of.:)

This is my first experience shooting during nighttime and also my first time to visit this place. Upon reaching i-City, the brightly lit LED tree lights actually served as somewhat of a warm welcome that I instantly fell in love with the place.

How To Get There:
From PJ/KL, use the Federal Highway heading towards Shah Alam. Exit at the Batu Tiga Toll Station and look for the first BP gas station that you see. Turn left at the UiTm/i-City signage. Drive onwards ’til you reach the traffic light and turn right. Drive on the left side of the road until you see the Shell gas station and KFC before the traffic light. UiTM will be on your right. Turn left before the traffic lights, then go straight until you reach a T-junction then turn left. When you see a chrome ball turn left then left again and you will reach i-City.

To all lomographers who are not from Malaysia, do try to visit to i-City so you can experience a new way of being welcomed to Malaysia.:)

PS:I wrote this article while listening to Norah Jones and a cup of white coffee next to me and of course the Lomography site in front of me. My idea of heaven.:)

written by amirulshahrom on 2010-12-22 in #world #locations #smena-8m #colorful #icity #malaysia #lights #led #personal-story #shah-alam #kodak-ebx #bulb-mode #iso-100 #low-light


  1. stouf
    stouf ·

    Craaaaaaaazy ! : )

  2. azzzy
    azzzy ·

    great, i'll drop by the next time im in malaysia

  3. amirulshahrom
    amirulshahrom ·

    Do swing by here azzy : ) and thank you all for reading : )

  4. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    I love i-city too. It's superb amazing when all the trees light up with lights! :D

  5. kerpella
    kerpella ·

    This is truly amazing!

  6. amirulshahrom
    amirulshahrom ·

    @eva_eva indeed, the lights were wonderful and amazing, can't stop myself from taking a lot of pictures over there : )
    @kerpella yes, it is amazing : ) If you have any chance to come by here, Malaysia. Do visit i-city : )

  7. reinertlee
    reinertlee ·

    It's near to my house! Nice gallery, amirulshahrom!

  8. nural
    nural ·

    oh my goodness!!! amazing photos!!!!!!!!

  9. amirulshahrom
    amirulshahrom ·

    @reinertlee Thank you very much : ) How's business doing so far in creative tomato ? : )
    @nural Many Thanks : )

  10. reinertlee
    reinertlee ·

    Hi amirul, how do you know I'm working for Creative Tomato?

  11. amirulshahrom
    amirulshahrom ·

    @reinertlee I've read your blog and i saw 2 of my friends in the lomographs you took, hasanah and marissa : ) Send my regards to them : ) What's your position over there ? creative designer as well ?

  12. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    I love it!

  13. amirulshahrom
    amirulshahrom ·

    Thank you : )

  14. foodeanz
    foodeanz ·

    i've been there but forget to bring my Lomo Cam. sad..=( it's ok, i'm Malaysian..huhuhuhu

  15. a-j-carvalho-da-silva
    a-j-carvalho-da-silva ·

    Can you tell me were you buy the Cable release? Thanks

  16. zindzee
    zindzee ·

    Ahhhhh...Ohhhhhhh.....Woooooowwwww.....wonderful photos...awesome article.....

More Interesting Articles

  • Get a Free Spinner 360° Motorizer When You Buy a Spinner 360° Camera!

    written by shhquiet on 2015-06-06 in #gear #news
    Get a Free Spinner 360° Motorizer When You Buy a Spinner 360° Camera!

    Enjoy shooting amazing 360-degree photographs with the Spinner 360° Camera! It gets even better when you pair it with the Spinner 360° Motorizer - a cool accessory that allows you to shoot from afar and in low-light situations. Get it free when you buy the Spinner 360° until 14th June only!

  • Reviews on Rewind: Lomography Color Negative 35mm 800 ISO

    written by chooolss on 2014-11-30 in #reviews
    Reviews on Rewind: Lomography Color Negative 35mm 800 ISO

    If you'd be shooting in low light, at night, or in any other situation that would require a high speed film for best results, why don't you try the Lomography Color Negative 800 for 35mm cameras? Allow five of our community members to convince you with their respective reviews in this installment of Reviews on Rewind.

  • Subscribe to Our Newsletter for a Chance to Win a Lomo'Instant Camera!

    written by jacobs on 2015-08-24 in #gear #news #competitions
    Subscribe to Our Newsletter for a Chance to Win a Lomo'Instant Camera!

    Do you love creative and analog photography? Do you love being in the know when it comes to new and exciting Lomography news? Do you love win-win situations? If you answered yes, then click through and find out how you can have it all plus a chance to win a brand new Lomo'Instant camera!

  • Shop News

    Try the LomoLAB Development Service!

    Try the LomoLAB Development Service!

    Whatever kind of film development you're after, you'll find it here! Now you can confidently shoot from the hip without having to worry where to develop those film rolls!

  • Transient Living: Armitage & McMillan in Denver, Colorado

    written by maliha on 2015-01-07 in #world #locations
    Transient Living: Armitage & McMillan in Denver, Colorado

    If you want to know the heart of a person, peek inside his/her wardrobe! And no, nobody famous said that; I only just made it up. But really, don't you think it's true? After all, the way we dress screams our personality; at least for most of us. And that is why, as soon as I land on a new city, one of the things I absolutely must do is find the local boutiques. Sure, I love the fancy chain boutiques as much as the next person, but there's just something else about a local clothing store. It's unique!

  • Creative Ways: LomoChrome Turquoise Exposed!

    written by Robn Kester on 2015-04-09 in #gear #tipster
    Creative Ways: LomoChrome Turquoise Exposed!

    What happens when you take one crazy film guy, some new and interesting Lomography film, and see what it can do? Magic is what happens, and that is why you need to try some of these techniques when shooting the LomoChrome Turquoise yourself!

  • Il Giardino dei Tarrochi: A Lomographer’s Delight

    written by Sophia Schmitz on 2015-04-08 in #world #locations
    Il Giardino dei Tarrochi: A Lomographer’s Delight

    Of course, Italy makes a great destination for taking photos. But what if there was a place where you could find stunning motifs, impressive colors, and the ideal mixture of nature and arts all at once? What if I told you that there is a place like that: a garden full of art in the middle of nowhere?

  • Shop News

    Diana Mini and Flash Petite Noire at 25% off

    Diana Mini and Flash Petite Noire at 25% off

    At 25% off you can take dreamy 35mm images with this little black beauty. Beam coloured light into your shots with its accompanying Diana Flash Back accessory and be the analogue king of the night.

  • A Journey Through New York With The Lomo'Instant Wide

    written by shhquiet on 2015-11-16 in #gear #news #videos
    A Journey Through New York With The Lomo'Instant Wide

    New York City - the ideal place to go to if you're looking for unstoppable energy. There's plenty of exciting things going on, but you need to be lightning-fast if you want to seize the moment. This is what makes the Lomo'Instant Wide the perfect camera to use - it captures all the details in one wide instant snapshot! See it in action with our special video after the jump.

  • A Salute to the Masters: Matera in Black and White (A Tribute to Pepi Merisio)

    written by sirio174 on 2015-10-07 in #world #lifestyle
    A Salute to the Masters: Matera in Black and White (A Tribute to Pepi Merisio)

    Some months ago the wonderful city of Matera, chosen as the European Capital of Culture 2019, hosted an exhibit featuring the works of an important Italian social photographer: Pepi Merisio, who had also donated all photos shown to the local public library. To pay homage to this great artist, I have selected a series of photos that I took in this place last summer. Take a look!

  • Shooting Squares with the LC-A 120

    written by pripri2000 on 2015-04-22 in #gear #news
    Shooting Squares with the LC-A 120

    Capture the world and all its contours in vibrant, wide-angled photographs any time, any where! The LC-A 120 is an adventure of its own with lots of exciting functions to experiment with, like seamless long exposures or full ISO control. It's also super-fast and ultra-compact - perfect for your everyday. If you're worried about the Medium Format film, don't be! You are free to use any 120 Film you want and there are plenty to choose from. In fact, that's what makes this camera so versatile! Scroll through this gallery for a little taste of the glorious shots this nifty invention is capable of.

  • Shop News

    Standard Photo Development Services

    Standard Photo Development Services

    Done shooting and want your films to be processed? We can process your colour and black & white 35mm, 120 or 110 films! Development, prints and scans are also included. (Service availability depends on your markets)

  • The Go! Team in Dublin: No Flash Photography Please

    written by vin_cen_t on 2015-07-23 in #world #lifestyle
    The Go! Team in Dublin: No Flash Photography Please

    I have to admit that I’ve never liked using flash in public places. In some situations it can be distracting. Like concerts, for example. Can you imagine a live music show where people decide all of a sudden to use it at the same time?

  • Painting Delights: Going Wild with the Pixelstick

    written by jennifer_pos on 2015-03-17 in #gear #news #lifestyle #tipster
    Painting Delights: Going Wild with the Pixelstick

    Ever since light painting was invented, it inspired artists from all around the globe to magical creations that capture hidden movements and reinvent the world we live in. "Life is a fairy tale, stay wild little child!" is what they want to tell us. Bringing light to life became the next challenge for anyone rigged with a film camera and a creative mind. Now, how can you take your analogue light paintings from the ordinary to the outstanding? After the carriage came the car, so we definitely need some spacy inventions to follow the old school light pen. So here it is, our new best friend: The Pixelstick!

  • Turn Your Lomographs Into Beautiful Analogue Prints — Handmade By Lomography

    written by shhquiet on 2015-03-24 in #gear #news
    Turn Your Lomographs Into Beautiful Analogue Prints — Handmade By Lomography

    You've shot tons of really fantastic film photos — why not turn them into analogue prints that you can proudly showcase in your home, studio or office? If you're not sure where to have them printed, try Analogue Prints — the perfect print service for analogue photographers. Lomographers in Austria, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and Spain can take advantage of this awesome service right now!