The moment I got my LC-A+ RL in my hands I could not wait to start shooting. I had read that the first couple of rolls usually come out a little blurry because you need to get use to focusing the different distances, so I was not expecting anything great with my first roll. However, when I got the roll back from the lab, I realized the LC-A + RL was going to be my best friend forever.
The best thing about this camera is the size. I can just put it in my purse and take it with me wherever I go. I don’t even have to worry about the lens scratching because it has a smart cover flap. To avoid those unwanted accidental shots, when the cover is on, the camera is locked and it won’t take any pictures.
My favorite film to use with this camera is Fuji Press 800 ISO and Lomo Slides, but any cheap film would do. Since the camera has a little film sensitivity dial, you can experiment with different film speeds from 100 to 1600. This way you can trick the camera whenever you want to under or over expose your shots individually. This camera also has a multiple exposure switch for multiple fun.
Another great thing about the LC-A + RL is the capability of producing amazing shots. That lovely vignetting and those wonderful colors make this camera simply irreplaceable. At night, this camera it’s just the best toy you can play with. Thanks to the automatic exposure the shutter will stay open for as long as it needs to, you just need to wait for that cute second click!, and you have a nice exposure in seconds. Although it doesn’t need a flash, the colorsplash flash and the LC-A+ RL are the perfect couple. You can also get all kinds of friends for your LC-A + RL including the splitzer, tunnel vision lens, wide angle lens and many more.
So if you haven’t fallen in love with this camera yet, you are missing out on a lot!
It's late October in Copenhagen and summer was well and truly behind us. With the nights drawing in, the chances of going out with one of my cameras was slim. All was not lost at this time of year, however, as it allowed me time to focus on my own personal music projects—I am a professional composer/musician and audio engineer at my own studio by day.
I was given a roll of LomoChrome Purple 120 by a friend who was keen for me to try it out since he didn't have a medium format camera. I really didn't expect the results I got when I took it out for a test run on a bright winter's day in London.
When I was a child, I regularly went to Blaavand, located at the Danish west coast, with my brothers and parents. I stopped going there as I grew up. In 2012 however, we hit the road again. It was my first return visit in about 20 years. I took the chance and packed as many cameras as possible into my luggage. In part two of my journey log, I'm going to show you the pictures I took with my Lomography cameras.
If you want to spend a weekend near the sea but do not want to restrict yourself to the usual routine consisting of the hotel and the beach, I recommend taking a trip to Cesena and Cesenatico, two towns located on the Adriatic coast of central Italy. I did mine by combining sunbathing and cultural excursions.This was documented with my trusty Lomo LC-A. Have a look!
When I was a child, I regularly went to Blaavand located at the Danish west coast with my brothers and my parents. However, I didn't anymore when I grew up. But in 2012, we hit the road again. It was my first visit there in about 20 years. I took the chance and packed as many cameras as possible into my luggage. In this article, I'm going to present to you the photos I took with my Nikon F-501 SLR.
This is my experience with the Lomography Redscale XR 50-200 (120), my first medium format film. It's an adventure that started when I got a Lubitel 2, to finally shoot with it. In this article, you'll find detailed information about color schemes, the advantages of shooting in medium format, and the differences between standard redscale films. Here are the results of a day of shooting outside, which I recently got back from the lab.
About two years ago or so, I purchased the Lomography Redscale XR 50-200. I saved just one roll of this film and waited for the right moment to shoot with it. In April this year, I just wasn't able to take it anymore! I loaded this film into my Lubitel 166+, which I realized I hadn't used for maybe about six months. One idea came to mind: taking crazy multiple exposures!
A couple of weeks ago, my family and I celebrated Hari Raya after a month of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. Since the first day I laid my hands on the Lubitel 166+, I've always had the thought of taking portraits of my family. So this year, I finally took them. Here they are: Hari Raya Portraits!
During the long nights around Christmas, the China Light Utrecht Festival was held in my hometown. On our visit, I brought my trustworthy Nikon F80 to shoot some pictures. Finally, the rolls came back from the lab recently and I was stunned by the results!
A weekend without a lomowalk seems bad, at least for me. One Saturday morning, I decided to join my friends in their lomowalk. It was all cloudy at first but it didn't stop me from going out and walking. I brought my new Nikon FM2 and some expired rolls, just to test my camera. Was it just me being sleepy, or was my Nikon FM2 acting up? My photos turned out grainy, pale, and, in my opinion, looking so 1990s?
I don’t like to split. A split means distance, separation, it means categorical divergence. We split hairs, we split incomes, we split up. So the first thing we have to know here is that a Splitzer – different from what you might have thought - is not at all a nasty boy splitting things up.