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Action.. basket time!

As you can see in my albums, I love to photograph sports events. In this case, I used a pretty Actionsampler camera to document a mini basketball game played in the park of my city Como, in celebration of the Festival of Sports. It's a funny camera with interesting results! Take a look after the jump!

Basketball is a fast sport. And the fast time interval between the four images of my Actionsampler is great for photographing this beautiful activity. In this case, I took some images of a mini basketball game played during the summer Festival of Sports!

Photo by sirio174

The camera is so original, so communicative, that also the speaker of the local radio station noticed it!

When I took these photos on a partially cloudy afternoon, I used a 400 ISO film. Remember that this camera loves the bright sunny days, so always use at least 400 ISO in cloudy situations! Remember: if you are in doubt, an overexposure is always better than an underexposure. And a high ISO speed film 800 or more) is less contrasted than a low speed film, allowing up to 3 of 4 stops of overexposure! So, use a 100 ISO speed only in strong light situations, like in a beach, and use a 200 ISO speed in a normal summer days. When the sky is cloudy but bright, you can use a 400 ISO film, while in winter days of in deep shadow situations is better to use at least 800 ISO.

If you need to have a more accurate viewfinder, you can follow this tip that I wrote some time ago.

Photo by sirio174

The plastic lens is not very sharp, but the results are equally funny and interesting!

I love the classic rectangular format of the four images, a valid alternative to the “landscape” format of another funny multi-lens camera, the pretty Lomo Supersampler

Photo by sirio174

This camera is a cheap and nice alternative to a superb camera,my Lomo 135M that I bought in the Online Lomography Shop!

Photo by sirio174

Try this camera, it’s hella fun! And, of course… Lomo On!

written by sirio174

1 comment

  1. motagirl2


    Nice!! I won an ActionSampler in a Lomography competition, back in december, and yesterday I went to the lab to pick my first developed roll. It was much better than expected :D
    I was pretty worried about which ISO I should use with this camera (finally I choosed 200, and now I have it loaded with a 400), so it's nice that you mentioned your experience in your review :)

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