By Andrew Liszewski
The Lomo cameras are usually as simple as it gets when it comes to photography but they still manage to set themselves apart with unique features and a highly stylized approach to photography. Most of my photographer friends who carry around thousands of dollars worth of digital camera gear still have a few Lomos in their collections they use quite often.
The Lomo Supersampler uses 4 side-by-side lenses which will take 4 panoramic shots on a single frame of film. The camera has 2 speed settings as well allowing you to snap those 4 pics in 2 seconds or 0.2 seconds depending on how you want the action shots to be spread out. Like many Lomos it has no viewfinder either, just point it at your subject, hit the shutter button and hope for the best. And instead of using a thumb wheel to advance the film in the camera you just pull a patented rip-cord to get ready for the next shot. (Not sure how you rewind the film though…)
The Supersampler is available for about $80 and remember you’ll need to get yourself a few rolls of film too, no SD or CF card slots to be found on this one I’m afraid.