airborne by aglaia b
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runnin’ wild

This image was shot using a LOMO Action Sampler and 400 ASA Superia Fuji Film hence the slight grain.

other shots using the lomo action sampler

One-second has been neatly dissected into four composite parts and lined up in perfect order to give you one shaky piece of 2×2 sampled action.
Tis more than a photograph and not quite a movie, you’ve got a permanent documentation of a snippet taken from your very own existence somewhere in the time-space continuum.
Tis also one wacky piece of photographic equipment, tis a real camera which consists of a tacky plastic box with four lenses strapped to the front, and inside are a few springs and cogs that reluctantly turn a full circle when you press the shutter release.
By some strange coincidence a standard boring old 35 mm film fits neatly into this box. Each time you hit the shutter release, despite the inferior quality of the lenses, light actually exposes the film at quarter-of-a-second intervals.
As soon as it’s bright enough the Action Sampler’s lenses go into action, giving you unexpected colours, haze and blur and a whole new world of shapes that’ll blow your mind.
The Action Sampler is not a finely tuned piece of apparatus made only of the finest in hand-crafted modern materials, it’s made of plastic. It is not a precision instrument with settings for the slightest nuance in aperture and lighting, it won’t even take a flash and the lenses are moody little beasties, reluctant to let any light get to the film at all.


Comments

  • JenniferB
    JenniferBover 6 years ago

    I love how you freeze time and capture movement in these shots! :-)

  • thanks gorgeous! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • LostGod
    LostGodover 6 years ago

    is your lomo an SLR?

    how`d you get three shots so quick?

  • SLR, lol noooooo!
    ahhh, you must have missed the description in the others so, just cause i like you lostboy, i’ll add it here again.
    you gotta read it though. okay! ♥ ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • LostGod
    LostGodover 6 years ago

    hmmm!…sounds like a little beast of a thing.

    SLR…lol…you can stop laughing now thankyou :P

  • okay, and thank you lostboy! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • kostis
    kostisover 6 years ago

    you made me love lomo shots… i ll’ check my old automatic cameras… :)

  • haha, cool
    thanks so much kostis. ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • blamo
    blamoover 6 years ago

    terrifc exploration A1 have a groovy weekend Too

  • thanks a2, and you too have a great up incoming weekend! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • Paul Vanzella
    Paul Vanzellaover 6 years ago

    sensational artistic stylel and direction! love the typography!

  • i just knew you would love the typography, hehe.
    thanks paul, you’re latest post is driving everyone wild, and i love that! lol ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • PJ Ryan
    PJ Ryanover 6 years ago

    you NEVER cease to amaze me .. truly such a gifted girl and so diverse

    love your work ..

    xx

  • and you never cease to amaze me.. truly such a gifted girl and so diverse

    love your work too.

    for the record i typed that out rather than pasted it! lol
    ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • Van Cordle
    Van Cordleover 6 years ago

    Wonderful work!!

  • thanks for your comment van, greatly appreciated! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstoneover 6 years ago

    Fabulous work, ab, love the colours!

  • Xavier Sieckmeijer
    Xavier Sieckme...almost 6 years ago

    Love this one


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