Taking Back Tipsters: Go Lomo Loco with the LC-Wide


With its ultra-wide and ultra-dependable Minigon lens, the Lomo LC-Wide is an easy contender for Lomography favorite among our community members. Learn a trick or two on using the LC-Wide and why it makes an easy favorite through this compilation of quick tipsters

Right out this camera is perfect for selfies, wide-angled shots, and format frenzy. The *Lomo LC-Wide* boasts features that can easily rival any film camera especially when it comes to design, functionality, and dependability. Here are some tipsters to give you an idea how you can spice up your analogue adventures with this lovely wide-eyed monster of a camera.

Credits: bebopbebop

*LC-Wide External Viewfinder: Go Close or Go Home!* by bebopbebop

One of the most exciting cameras that Lomography has ever produced is the one and only Lomo LC-Wide. Maybe every lomo-lover here already knows how awesome this camera is, but if you haven’t owned the Lomo LC-Wide yet, let me tell you that it’s all about “Go Close or Go Home!”

Credits: denisesanjose

*Life with the LC-Wide* by denisesanjose

Another thing it’s good for? Party photos! I slid the Diana+ Flash from my Diana Mini Leopard into the LC-Wide’s hot shoe and it was ready to paint the town! There’s actually a delay as the flash goes off—it fires when you depress the shutter button—so there’s a bit of blurring and light painting in the photos, but I like the effect as it resembled my alcohol vision that night.

Credits: cheeo

*Go Wide, Go Red: My First Steps into Redscale Country* by cheeo

There’s something about redscale that just appealed to me. Maybe it’s the process – cutting the leader, taping it to an empty canister and then re-spooling it then snipping the end part. Snap, it was that easy but you still have to work carefully to avoid mishaps.

*Gear Up Your LC-Wide!* by sandravo

When I wrote some Tipsters on how to accessorize your LC-A+ with close-up and color filters, some of you asked me: “And what about the LC-Wide?” I promised I would try and find an elegant way to gear up this beauty and I believe I finally have! Turns out it wasn’t hard at all!

Credits: litleandi

*Wide-Eyed In The City - Quick Ideas For Terrific LC-Wide Snapshots* by shhquiet

There’s so much going on in a city. It’s important to keep an eye on little details that give the city its character, and the Lomo LC-Wide makes a perfect companion to all your daytime-to-nighttime city escapades. Whether you’re travelling to explore a new city or just chillin’ out in your urban neighborhood, here are a few ideas for your reference!

The Lomo LC-Wide boasts the newly-developed 17mm Minigon Ultra-Wide Angle lens. This 35mm camera wonder is the perfect companion for your photo expeditions. It produces eye-catching splashes of colour with astonishing saturation and contrasts with the added versatility of 3 different formats. Open up to a new photographic experience with the LC-Wide, available in our Shop.

written by cheeo on 2014-06-14 #gear #tutorials #tipster #lc-wide #taking-back-tipsters

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Lomo LC-Wide

Lomo LC-Wide

Capture your life in wide angle with the world's widest 35mm compact camera with a 17mm ultra-wide-angle lens.

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