It’s that time of year again and we went off to Skegness to Butlins. We also headed onto the Gem of the Yorkshire Coast, Whitby and
like last year some film cameras came along for the ride.
Lomo LC-A, Superheadz Wide & Slim (VUWS clone) and Olympus XA2
Size and space was important so everything was pretty compact. Last year’s
Olympus XA2 was joined by a Lomo LC-A and the poor man’s Lomo, a Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim (VUWS) clone. But what worked well and did the Olympus redeem itself ?
Continue reading Summer Shootout Redux 2015 – 3 Lomography Classics go head to head
Kodak Brownie No 2
If you’ve read my review you’ll understand that I’m a big fan of the
Kodak’s Box Brownie No 2.
This design classic not only is one of the series of simple cheap cameras that helped launch the idea of taking photos to everyone but also gave us 120 roll film.
Millions were made from its launch in 1901 and you can buy a working one for just £1 with luck on eBay. But what alternatives exist for fun basic shooting with a simple box ?
Continue reading 5 Alternatives to a Box Brownie
I’ve heard folk rave about modern film cameras before. There are some serious devotees to the cult of Lomography and all that LSI makes for example. But Sunpet’s tiny wide angled camera originally sold as the Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim (VUWS) and today is sold as the Superheadz Wide and Slim or the Eximus has developed a similar cachet. But does it live up to it’s tag as “The
Poor man’s Lomo”
Superheadz Wide & Slim, a current clone of the Vivitar Ultra Wide and Slim
Continue reading Vivitar Ultra Wide & Slim/Superheadz Wide & Slim Review : wide out fun