Split - Cam - It Looks Like a Joke but Will Make You Laugh With Joy

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This camera is pure plastic- and that's what I like. You combine totally different things on one shot and still come out ok.

I was shocked! I asked a friend to bring me the SplitCam from Lomo-Shop in Vienna and holding it in my hands, my friend began to laugh. She asked, what I was going to do with that light piece of plastic? I wondered the same.

But if the SplitCam can not, then no camera shall call itself a toy camera! It is made completely of plastic, looks cheap and is a posiouns yellow colour.
But don’t judge a camera (book) by its cover.

I insert a film and the fun started. You can shoot and shoot and shoot without believing what you do. There is an mx- function (multiple exposure) to use the heart of SplitCam – so you can cover parts of the lens with black plastic and make double- exposures! This allows you to combine totally different things. Combine an upper and a lower part, hold your SplitCam upside down but do not use the black plastic to cover the lens to make double exposures…

I don’t know the technical facts, but I use SplitCam outdoors preferred in sunlight and this cam is lots of fun for less money (I think it is the cheapest cam in lomo- shop) and so a good present for friends. Easy to use, light, yellow :D Try it and you like it.

A SplitCam tip:
Look for funny things you can combine. Give melons to a friend, combine cheese and feet, writings and persons,….

written by mephisto19 on 2009-01-10 in #reviews

12 Comments

  1. ananditya
    ananditya ·

    this is a really fun camera, nice gallery too

  2. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    yeah, really funy and cheap camera! :))

  3. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    the Flamingos! the Flamingos! stunning! really underrated camera! really funny combinations in some shots...the big melons! :)

  4. seando
    seando ·

    the splitcam is great to chuck in your backpack for a bright sunny day - perfect for an extended walk somewhere new and (maybe) interesting...

  5. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    splitzer inside :)
    well, the shots are yummy, not camera decorates the photographer, but a photographer decorates the camera

  6. hanspan
    hanspan ·

    Wow!! this is fab! and all wil no messing about :D
    lomo- the easy way :D

  7. camerao
    camerao ·

    this yellow-black-box in your hands: good partnership!! a lot of unusual pics- as usual!!!

  8. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    thanks for all your nice comments
    what a pitty i lend my splitcam to a friend way over a year ago and still did not get it back..

  9. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    @mephisto19: at least, say him that he owes a review :)

  10. kirri-joy
    kirri-joy ·

    great review! :D

  11. ishoxi
    ishoxi ·

    ahaha the watermellon photo!

  12. icedthea
    icedthea ·

    Just bought one of these! a couple of my friends are saying that it looks too cheap to be a good camera, but I definitely have faith in it.

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