The Perfekt Horizon

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If you're looking around to see if this camera is worth buying, before you read what I have to say, I must tell you...YOU NEED TO GET THIS CAMERA!

Since I saw photos from the Horizon Perfekt for the first time I knew this was a camera I had to have. Then I set my goals to publishing articles and winning rumbles to be able to buy it! Because as the name suggests, it is simply PERFEKT!

The camera has an incredible panoramic view, that with only nearing your eye to the viewfinder, you’ll wish your eyes would see like that forever. It’s completely manual and versatile for any lighting situation. It has a swing lens that will have everyone talking while capturing a 120º view with a 28mm lens. The aperture goes from 2.8 to 16 which allows for a great variety in depth of field. The shutter speed varies from 1/500s to 1/2 of a second, which is great for capturing really fast action or great night time colors.

The camera also comes with a few filters for density and a YG filter. The YG filter is great to use with regular color negative film because it produces results almost like cross processed film!

Apart from the technical specifications, it’s worth mentioning that this is a camera that produces some of the greatest images I have ever seen and that I’ve been able to take. The photos are always crystal clear and sharp, since the control is fully manual and it’s all left up to the photographer to get the perfect exposure.

written by reneg88 on 2011-02-24 in #reviews #puerto-rico #lomography #review #perfekt #reneg88 #horizon #lomo #user-review

9 Comments

  1. kribbzor
    kribbzor ·

    LOVE your photos!
    Sexy colors!

  2. zoezo
    zoezo ·

    I'm already saving up piggies for this!!

  3. bear_feet
    bear_feet ·

    >.< Another camera I want/need!! Saving up for it.

  4. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    perfekt!

  5. bear_feet
    bear_feet ·

    I wish I could afford it.

  6. cptsalek
    cptsalek ·

    Great article, great pics. The Horizon Perfekt is on my wishlist, and thanks to your article it will definitely stay there. :) Awesome colors, btw.

  7. pushkar
    pushkar ·

    i want it sooo baaaddd!!!

  8. t0m7
    t0m7 ·

    The HP is such a great cam, i really enjoy shooting with mine. And thanks for the hint with the YG filter, your pics really look like x-pro'd! :-)

  9. kwilley
    kwilley ·

    Oh envy be gone!

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