After running through 2 to 3 rolls in my LC-Wide shooting "normally", I wanted to try out the Half Frame mask and shoot some Half Frames shots! The results are just as fun and good!
This is the first time that I am shooting half frames. And they are really fun when shot on an excellent camera such as the LC-Wide. Despite the ultra wide angle of 17mm, there is no significant distortion at the edges.
I installed the half frame mask as I wanted to take proper half frame shots and took the LC-Wide on a spin of the Marina Bay area. The half frame mask can be installed and uninstalled in a jiffy. The only drawback about putting in the half frame mask is that I can’t change my mind and switch to shoot Full Frame format. I also can’t shoot endless panorama with the mask in place.
Having said that, when on HF mode, one can get 72 frames from a 36 exposure roll of film (duh!). That’s twice the fun and twice the number of subjects one can shoot. Add on MX and the count can go even higher!
Try shooting half frame and I am sure that you will love your LC-Wide even more!
Alison Scarpulla is an enormously talented photographer from the USA who utilizes experimental techniques such as multiple exposures and film soaking to create surreal, evocative and emotional shots. After previously featuring some of her work in the Lomography magazine, we were ecstatic that she accepted our offer to shoot with the LC-Wide to create some brand new photos. Read on for our exclusive interview with the woman behind such amazing photos, which you will see after the jump!
Apologies for making you go through my "weekend with my BFFs" shots, but I do want to share with you some easy tips and ideas to shoot your Lomo'Instant in the daylight and outdoor. This is especially aimed at people who don't read manuals.
I backed the Kickstarter project for the Lomo’Instant earlier this year and was thrilled to receive it last week. I love how the camera naturally encourages you to experiment with its different features, whether it’s through flashing your multiple exposures with different colors or trying different creative techniques after your shots has been ejected. Here are a few tips from what I’ve discovered from playing with the camera so far (and a couple of tips I want to try out in future)!
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!
Recently, I used my trusty Fuji Silvi. It may not be my all-time favorite camera, but I just wanted to use it because I kind of missed shooting with it. So I decided to look through my film stash to see what I could use with the Fuji Silvi. After much consideration, I ended up picking the old Agfa CT Precisa ISO 100 to get that classic blue tone. Silvia Precisa!
The Lomography Belair X 6-12 is more than just a medium format camera. It is lightweight, compact and is capable of shooting photos in 3 different sizes: 6x12, 6x9 and 6x6. Equipped with high-quality interchangeable lenses and automatic exposure, it can give you beautiful shots with every roll. It can also take 3 different film formats: 120 film, 35mm and instant film. Read on to find out all about this fantastic camera.
Who doesn't love to shoot doubles? It's all fun and satisfying to shoot some double or even multiple exposure photos and see how they would come out. In this simple tipster, I will show you how to take the multiple exposure game to the next level!
We've got something for Rock 'n Roll lovers! Because it's International Rock And Roll Day and because we like move our lenses to the tunes of good music, we simply had to share the piercing feeling of stage experiences in some striking shots!
The Pop 9 is an analog multilens wonder that allows you to take a mosaic of nine images in one frame à la Andy Warhol's famous pop art. In this Reviews on Rewind installment, we dug through our archives and found these informative reviews of the Pop 9 - just in case you're looking into snagging a fun camera in your arsenal!