If Lomography’s collection of oddball movie cameras weren’t fairly vibrant sufficient for you, listed below are two new particular editions which might be certain to show heads. The impressively named Fisheye No. 2 Acapulco La Quebrada and La Sardina Digicam & Flash Acapulco Caleta are correctly beach-ready, with a flashy cloth end that’ll elevate a smile even when the solar isn’t shining.
Each fashions have been apparently impressed by the shorelines of Mexico, and every one makes use of cloth reduce from a special piece of material, so no two cameras are similar. They every swallow 35mm movie and put their very own spin on analogue images. The La Sardina Digicam has a 22mm focal size and large exterior “Fritz the Blitz” flash attachment for capturing in all lighting circumstances, whereas the La Quebrada has a 10mm fisheye lens and built-in flash.
The Fisheye is the less complicated of the 2, with no tripod thread or cable launch, and needing a single AA battery to maintain the flash powered up, however can get as shut as 10cm away out of your topic.
The La Sardina can hint its heritage again to the Irwin Kandor Candid digicam of the Thirties, which was designed round a sardine can – therefore the title. It takes a CR123A digicam battery, and guarantees a 0.65m focusing distance.
Like nearly all of Lomo’s vary, the 2 cameras pack in a number of artistic capturing modes, together with a number of publicity stacking and lengthy publicity bulb modes.
They play properly with Lomography’s in depth vary of 35mm movie, which is able to set you again round £25 for a pack of three. Your solely problem ought to be discovering someplace that may develop it – though as ever, the web is your good friend right here.
Each cameras are that can be purchased immediately from the Lomography web site now. The Fisheye No. 2 will set you again £69, and the La Sardina prices £109.