Tag: xa2

  • The Lomo LC-A for the Poor - Olympus XA2

    written by naqi on 2011-02-26 #gear
    The Lomo LC-A for the Poor - Olympus XA2

    Always being called the poor man's LC-A, Olympus XA2 is the reliable option to the beloved Lomo LC-A. It is small, pocket-sized, lightweight. This mini monster maybe overlooked based on its appearance, or praised for being such a cutie, but will amazed you for its performance. =p

  • Olympus XA2 - The Grab and Go Camera!

    written by sf20423303 on 2011-07-09 #gear
    Olympus XA2 - The Grab and Go Camera!

    A powerful yet pocketable film camera for everyday use often compared to an LC-A. This camera is so small and convenient that you can carry it around almost anywhere yet produces fantastic results.

  • Lomopedia: Olympus XA2

    written by cheeo on 2016-12-19 #gear
    Lomopedia: Olympus XA2

    Compact, lightweight, and sharp; what more can you ask for in a street shooter.

  • Olympus XA2

    written by eastmoe on 2009-07-13 #gear
    Olympus XA2

    It's small, compact and has some similarities with our beloved LC-A. The Olympus XA2 was and remains a great bargain for analog camera enthusiasts out there.

  • Wedding in Lomo: Creative Sessions with Film

    written by sf20423303 on 2011-08-19
    Wedding in Lomo: Creative Sessions with Film

    Photographing weddings using an old analogue camera, especially the kind of low-fi cameras used in this article, seems pretty crazy since we have access to these 21 megapixel 45 auto-focus digital wonders. But, like all our adventures in film, we just have to jump right in and see what turns out!

  • Olympus XA2: No LC-A, But Still Takes Some Beating

    written by brandkow93 on 2012-06-29 #gear
    Olympus XA2: No LC-A, But Still Takes Some Beating

    The Olympus XA2 is a camera that has been already reviewed many times. Why is mine different? It isn't really that different but hopefully, you will find it useful or interesting or both.

  • Doubles With You - Dazb vs. Star-Pixie

    written by star-pixie on 2009-10-23 #news
    Doubles With You - Dazb vs. Star-Pixie

    Two photographers, two cameras, one film. Check out dazb and star-pixie's doubles collaboration!

  • Seeing Double: Traveling through Lomographs

    written by yokekei on 2012-07-31
    Seeing Double: Traveling through Lomographs

    'I want to travel to Greece, Hong Kong, Macau, London, Korea, Japan...' I believe that many people are same like me, wishing to travel around with their beloved analogue cameras to many cities and countries. But in real life, we might be unable to travel to our dream cities or countries in just a short time. But no worries, we can travel to many cities and countries through lomographs now.

  • Katong Katong! (Singapore)

    written by sumlom on 2009-03-20 #places
    Katong Katong! (Singapore)

    It was once a sea side town. Katong was once a prestigious residential area located at the east of Singapore near the seafront, but due to land shortage, the land has already been reclaimed all the way to east coast park.

  • Camera Review of the Week

    written by cruzron on 2009-07-18 #gear
    Camera Review of the Week

    The Camera Review of the Week shows us how vintage cars and analog cameras go hand in hand and create perfect harmony together!

  • A Small Lane Named

    written by bao_wei on 2012-01-30 #places
    A Small Lane Named

    What can you expect from a lane? At the most, a few shops and some eateries? Then you will be amazed by a lane in Singapore called Haji Lane. Haji Lane is located at Kampong Glam, a heritage place for Malay culture, and it is a lane of wonders!

  • A Market Called

    written by bao_wei on 2012-03-01 #places
    A Market Called

    Thief, thief, thief! Call the police to catch them! Kidding, I'm just trying to be funny, there are no thieves around but there is a market in Singapore, which has a lot of "thieves"! It is the Thieves Market located in Sungei Road (literally River Road), a road which is in between Serangoon Road and Jalan Besar. Since the early 1930s 'til present, this road has retained its name "Thieves Market".

  • A Short Walk to Balestier

    written by bao_wei on 2012-01-17 #places
    A Short Walk to Balestier

    The location that I am going to talk about is a location where you can find interesting things to shoot at and they are old and meaningful. It is Balestier Road. Balestier Road is named after a man called Joseph Balestier, located in between Novena and Kallang. It is a place for food shops, designer firms, shops for electrical appliances, budget hotels, temples etc. Besides this, you guys can walk down to Whampoa via Balestier, a place for delicious local delights.

  • Temple on Bright Hill

    written by bao_wei on 2012-01-25 #places
    Temple on Bright Hill

    I love shooting in places of Chinese culture, one of my favourite places is a temple located at Sin Ming Avenue. The name of the temple is Bright Hill Temple (Kong Meng San Phor Kark), located at 88, Bright Hill Drive. Bright Hill Temple is the largest Buddhist monastery in Singapore, built in the 1920s by the late Venerable Zhuan Dao, a response of him, which is providing a proper accommodation for monks as the assistance of their practicing of Dharma without disturbance.

  • Spend an Afternoon in Geylang

    written by bao_wei on 2012-01-20 #places
    Spend an Afternoon in Geylang

    If you ask a Singaporean about Geylang, most of them will think of delicious local delights like pig organ soup, frog porridge, teochew porridge, beancurd, and many more or if not the food, then the red light district. Actually there is more to Geylang than food and the red light district where you can find many brothels. Let me show you guys some photos before I continue.

  • An Old Kampong

    written by bao_wei on 2012-02-27 #places
    An Old Kampong

    What is a kampong? It's a place where you can find attap houses and everything is simple in a kampong. There's only one kampong left in Singapore and I want to introduce it to you guys. It is Kampong Buangkok (Chinese: 罗弄万国村) located near Hougang. It was built in early 1965 and is now the only kampong village you can find in Singapore.

  • A Big Road

    written by bao_wei on 2012-02-01 #places
    A Big Road

    Let me introduce you guys to a street where you can find things that are "Uniquely Singapore". It is Jalan Besar, which is located at the northern side of Singapore. This street is included in the urban planning under the Urban Redevelopment Authority. Richard Owen Norris (1830s-1865) was the owner of this street. In the 1880s, the Municipality constructed Jalan Besar though nipah land.

  • Waterloo Street Temple

    written by bao_wei on 2012-01-23 #places
    Waterloo Street Temple

    There is a very well known Kuan Yin (观音) Bodhisattva, the Goddess of Mercy's temple in Singapore and it is located in Waterloo Street. The name of the temple is Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple. It was built in 1884 and reconstructed in 1895. It is one of the oldest temples in Singapore. It was then reconstructed again in 1982 so as to increase their capacity for worshipers as there is an ever increasing number of worshipers over the years. Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple is also involved in health and educational organization through charity work.

  • Oldies Over at Toa Payoh

    written by bao_wei on 2012-01-19 #places
    Oldies Over at Toa Payoh

    If we talk about old public housing in Singapore, that would be Toa Payoh. Toa Payoh (大巴窑), located in the Central Region, is one of the oldest districts in Singapore. It had the first few satellite public housing estates of Singapore built there. The name itself is Hokkien and it means "big swamp" as there was a swampy area that preceded the later development of the market garden of Chinese people there.

  • Queenstown Has Old Buildings

    written by bao_wei on 2012-01-18 #places
    Queenstown Has Old Buildings

    Interested in old housing estates? I can introduce you guys to a place where you can find old housing estates. It is Queenstown! Queenstown, which is named after Queen Elizabeth II who had her coronation in 1952; is a housing estate during the early days of Singapore, even before Toa Payoh and Ang Mo Kio. It is located at the central-western end of Singapore and is only five to eight kilometres from the city.

  • The Hill of Emerald

    written by bao_wei on 2012-02-07 #places
    The Hill of Emerald

    There's a hill behind Orchard Road, a hill with private housing units, pubs, bars, and restaurants. Well it is Emerald Hill (Chinese: 翡翠山), it is a well-known place to hangout in among foreigners and youngsters in Singapore. It used to be the home area for the Peranakan, who is the city's wealthy community. William Cuppage is the original owner, who rose from being a postal clerk to acting Postmaster General in the 1840s. In 1837, he leased Emerald Hill and secured a permanent grant for his nutmeg plantation in 1845 which later failed in the 1860s due to disease.