The Sedic 110 Luxe had light leaks. The Sedic 110 Luxe is useful as a day time camera. The Sedic 110 Luxe needs special flash bulbs which would be difficult to find.
I found a Sedic 110 Luxe Camera in a second hand store. More generic information about the Sedic 110 could be found on this website
The people at the store were very eager to sell me the Sedic 110 Luxe Camera. The Sedic 110 Luxe was created during the late 20th Century. The Sedic 110 Luxe uses special bulbs called Magicubes.
I loaded the Sedic 110 Camera with Lomography Orca B&W Film. I then visited a historic landmark, The Van De Kamp Building in Los Angeles, CA, USA. I spent 45 minutes creating photographs with the Sedic 110 Luxe.
The Sedic 110 Luxe had many light leaks. Over one third of my photos had some sort of damage via light leak. I am undecided regarding the reasons as to why there were so many light leaks. Perhaps I misloaded the film or perhaps the Sedic 110 Luxe already had some sort of leaks already. Anyways, the effects of the light leaks added character to the photographs of the landmark building.
The Sedic 110 Luxe was very easy to use. The Sedic 110 was easy when it came to forwarding shots on the 110 film cassette. I had only spent 50 cents on buying the Sedic 110 Luxe. The mix of light leaks on the Lomography Orca 110 B&W Film brought added surrealism to the photographs which I had developed in sepia style. I have not found any Magicubes, the special flash bulbs used by the Sedic 110 Luxe. Photography during the day is a practical way to use the Sedic 110 Luxe.
Lomography Orca 110 B&W Film had warm tones of grey on the sepia photographs. The sepia mixed well with the light leaks. I enjoyed the photographs that had developed normally with the Lomography Orca 110 B&W Film. I have posted the light leak photographs to demonstrate the limitations of the Sedic 110 Luxe. I hope to write a future article about the Van De Kamp Building while using the photographs that have few or little light leaks.
Overall: I hope to use the Sedic 110 Luxe with other types of 110 films. I hope to use the Lomography Orca 110 B&W Film with other 110 cameras.
Italy's Michele, also known in the community as emmesalvezza, works as a filmmaker and a photographer. He wholeheartedly embraces the inherent quirks of shooting in film and considers light leaks, visible grains, and other "defects" as the "most interesting part of a shot" that need not to be corrected.
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