This is your last chance to pre-order your Petzval Lens and get the special aperture plates included for free! With estimated delivery in August (or even sooner), don’t miss out on securing your picture perfect portrait lens!

Have an account? Login | New to Lomography? Register | Lab | Current Site:

Cheers to the Analogue Rookie

My first encounter with the Actionsampler has been a sequence of random results ... But fun!

About a week ago I decided to enter the world of Lomography. The “toys” caught my attention since I have heard so much about them. One afternoon I stopped by the store in Barcelona and decided to start with a sequential kind of a thing, an Actionsampler.

The last time I loaded a reel in a camera was when there were only analog cameras. Once in place and having looked at some examples of photographs in sequences, I started to ‘play’ with my camera. I was so used to digital that I was a little scared not being able to see what the photos looked like right after you press the button.

Previously I had read about the large amount of light the camera needs to take good photos, so I waited to start with a sunny day of swimming. I started shooting and I was hooked so before I knew it, the spool was over.

Just the next day I took the film to reveal that fear I guess we are all afraid of that if the photos are overexposed, or will they be too dark. But nothing was like that! The joy that I had to see those more than 36 photos into squares and the colors were enormous. I think the Actionsampler is perfect for moving images, portraits, small details, and has high contrast.

After seeing the great success I had, I will be back soon with the camera and my hands full of great reels just ready for countless days of Lomographic fun.

written by fafascinado and translated by mightymouse

1 comment

  1. fafascinado

    fafascinado

    thanks for translating my article!!!!
    but... my favorite photo has been deleted and replaced for a actionsampler image :(

    over 3 years ago · report as spam

Read this article in another language

The original version of this article is written in: Spanish. It is also available in: Italiano.