Are you Lime Green with Envy? It's Fisheye No.2 Lime Punch!

You will be soon, as you too will want to own a bright and punchy Fisheye No. 2 Lime Punch edition.

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The Fisheye No 2 Lime Punch Edition was the second Lomography camera I ever bought – as one with a love for architecture, what better camera to capture buildings, especially the skyscrapers in cities nowadays.

The Fisheye has always been one of my favorites and my collection of cameras has grown at a remarkable rate since I purchased it, so when I saw the new colorful editions I thought why not — I love all things quirky and colorful!

The best thing about the Fisheye 2 is that it has a very alien-looking viewfinder – it looks like a character straight out of Monsters Inc. (especially now in its green glory). It has two shutter settings, being Normal 1/100, and bulb which opens the shutter for as long as you want it to. It’s amazing for any light graffiti experiments!

The aperture is set at F8 so you don’t need to be too concerned with matters of focus and can treat this camera with a point and shoot attitude! As I mentioned earlier, it is absolutely amazing for shooting architecture as the lens is 170 degrees and the amount of image you get in your image is amazing. But not only is it good for architecture but any great mountains and landscape shots.

If you want to do portraits or shoot people, then make sure they get close as possible for the best results. There is a built in flash, however, due to its location on the camera it casts a shadow on objects where the lens hides the flash light but all you need to combat that is a Colorsplash Flash to add even more character to your photos. The viewfinder attaches to the camera via the hot shoe and therefore if you are going to use another flash you will need to remove it. With or without the viewfinder you will find it hard to miss your subject with this super wide lens.

I don’t generally use film with a lower ISO of 100 in this camera unless it is a slide film. The camera uses 35mm film and is easy to load. You lift the rewind knob and place the film in, click it back down and put the film through the uptake spool. Then close the back and get ready to shoot. There is also a lock option for preventing your camera from firing in your bag. After each shot you need to wind on for the next shot to be taken unless you would like to do multiple exposures in which case you don’t wind but rather flick the MX switch and shoot again before winding on.

So, go get yourself a little lime punch as not only is it a fashion statement but its’ also a great companion to capture our cities, landscapes and quirky close ups!

Fisheye No. 2 has a 170-degree wide angle view and stunning barrel distortion. Now with a hotshoe and multiple and long exposure capabilities, the world’s greatest compact Fisheye camera is now more amazing than you ever thought possible! Available in different colours and special designs.

written by nicx on 2011-10-17 #gear #fun #review #bright #funky #colourful #lomography #fisheye #user-review #requested #lime-punch

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