Your classic LOMO LC-A is a reliable workhorse that’s probably been around for more than 20 years. Even with its age, there’s still a few tricks up its sleeve that you can learn from. Here’s this week’s Taking Back Tipsters!
Classics are called classics for a reason. The LOMO LC-A has stood the test of time and still remains as relevant when it first came out of the factory. Even with this vintage, there’s still a new thing or two you can learn from it, from fooling its lightmeter, to removing the rust from its metal body. Check out the Tipsters we’ve collected below!
The LC-A’s lightmeter is a trusty tool to have, but sometimes you just want to override it because of external conditions. It’s quite simple to do!
If you have the old and classic LC-A, it doesn’t have the MX button for easy multiple exposures. Here’s a simple hack you can do so you can enjoy doing doubles in the future!
Being made of metal, the LC-A can get rusted eventually over time. Here are a couple of tips to remove the rust if it does get in.
Sounds simple, but it’s pretty sound advice. Always have fresh batteries handy, lest your camera conks out on you!