For 1991 this camera had all of the new technologies of the top of the line cameras. Today, 20 years later, it still is a spectacular and dependable camera.
I call her ‘Coco’. She belonged to my father, but when he found out I was into analog photography he offered to lend it to me, and the poor chap hasn’t seen it since, because I have not stopped using it!
The camera has the possibility for Auto-Focus and Manual focus. It has a light meter that works with variable shooting modes. It has Programmed Auto (P or Pm), Shutter-Priority (S), Aperture-Priority (A), or Manual (M). It has variable shutter speeds from 1/2000 to 30s. It automatically reads the ISO from 25 to 5000 but it can also be assigned manually from 6 to 6400. The film advances automatically every time a photo is taken, and when it’s over and it ’s time to rewind the film, with pressing two buttons the camera automatically rewinds the film. It has a self-timer from 2 seconds to 30 seconds. It also has exposure compensation from +/- 5 EV range in 1/3 EV steps.
What I love most about this camera is the simplicity of the automatic shooting modes. Aside from providing the freedom of manual settings, it also allows for variable options to let the camera decide the correct exposure for you, and achieve completely reliable results. I also love the sharpness and the contrast in depth of field that produces in the pictures.
And now I’ll let the photos do the rest of the talking. =)
Today, we gain altitude with Ben Nardini, director of photography and pilot of drone for Almo film production. Passionate about image, whether static or moving, Ben meets the LC-Wide in the LGS in New York. He is taking this little analogue camera everywhere ever since, even when the good fellow leaves for Alaska. Let's go for a special meeting "from the top"!
This year and for the third time, Lomography is glad to team up with Nixon for the new edition of the Nixon Surf Challenge, an international competition that gathers the best surfers from all over the world. Join the adventure and discover the official movie of the challenge!
Photographer CJ Clarke had no idea what would conspire years later when he began a simple street-documentary series recording the daily lives of people from Basildon. In ten years, he would find out for himself the growing discontent of the national government, right before Brexit took place.
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Lomographers! Don't miss the last few days of voting to nominate Lomography for a Lucie Technical Award! Last year, the Lomo'Instant was recognized as the Best Instant Film Camera. With all new new products this year, the possibilities for us are endless!
As the year comes to a close, Lomography Soho looks back on the top 5 highlights of 2016. We ran an LC-A+ workshop with Blurb who printed up all the shots from this workshop and made a groovy book. It's our Number 3 UK event of 2016.
A new year calls for new habits. Planning them are easy, it's the execution part that's hard. No worries though, dear Lomographer! Starting this year, we gladly take the role of being your weekly memo for a productive weekend.
Last year, the directors and filmmakers Amaury Voslion and Richard Dumas asked us if they could borrow the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control art lens to shoot the Tindersticks’s new video. We were really enthusiastic to participate in this project! Today, we are happy to announce the exclusive launch of the video, right here on Lomography’s website! You’ve read it right: you are the FIRST ones to enjoy this new visual adventure straight from their latest album titled 'The Waiting Room.' Plus, Stuart Staples of Tindersticks, Amaury Voslion and Richard Dumas tell us more about themselves and their work in this exclusive interview.
In this digital age, more and more photographers and filmmakers are getting charmed by technologies of the past. Those who prefer working with a tangible medium move from manipulating pixels to tinkering with vintage film cameras. Film director and scriptwriter Jan Okulicz-Kozaryn is one of them.
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy tries to piece back together a 2002 trip to New Mexico, from before the time she learned to keep good notes when she traveled.
Spring is here and we have a super line up of workshops and events for March. We will also be at The Photography Show in Birmingham to showcase our range of Art Lenses and Instant cameras and run Lomo’instant Wide workshops at the venue. There will also be a new exhibition in store from the very talented Andrej Russkovskij.
Edie Sunday is a 26-year-old film photographer from Austin, Texas. With her creative approach and experimental nature, she has been trying out all sorts of techniques and methods. However, over the years, she has evolved to focus more on simplicity while still creating images as intimate, mysterious and obscure as ever.