Why Shoot 4 When You Can Shoot 8?

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While the ActionSampler, and the SuperSampler, are great cameras, why shoot 4 photos with the click of a single button when you can shoot 8?

I started off with an ActionSampler (and tested the SuperSampler at a workshop). It is a great lightweight camera to keep with you and pull out during any moment!

You can take pictures of something still:

Credits: gm_mcleod

You can create movement of a still object by moving the camera:

Credits: gm_mcleod

You can hold the camera still can take a picture of a moving subject:

Credits: gm_mcleod

No complaints there… until I tried the Oktomat!

You can do all the same things but with 8 pictures to show more movement, or lack of it!

You can take pictures of something still:

Credits: gm_mcleod

You can create movement of a still object by moving the camera:

Credits: gm_mcleod

You can hold the camera still can take a picture of a moving subject:

Credits: gm_mcleod

(Ok, so a little tiny complaint when comparing it to the Oktomat: the ActionSampler doesn’t show as much action in 4 shots as the Oktomat does.)

So, which would you choose?

I choose both!

written by gm_mcleod on 2011-06-09 #gear #oktomat #review #movement #fast #8 #4 #lomography #supersampler #actionsampler #slow #still #user-review

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5 Comments

  1. narkalen
    narkalen ·

    Good one, I translated it into Spanish!

  2. gm_mcleod
    gm_mcleod ·

    @narkalen: cool! thanks :)

  3. daforl
    daforl ·

    haha, the first photo of the last gallery is great :D

  4. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    @daforl I agree!! Haha :D

  5. lomonesia
    lomonesia ·

    Why Shoot 4 And 8 When You Can Shoot 9? (with pop 9 :D)

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