Lomo Sprocket Rocket review

Big, bold and beautiful - retro analogue snapper put to the test

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The colours from the supplied XPRO CHROME colour film are punchy and bright, without being overly saturated.

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You can expect random light leaks in your images when using Lomo cameras - unless there was a ghost following us on this day.

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Experiment with double exposure and overlapping images for creative effect.

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In this picture you can see a light leak as well as some flaring, but the colours have been represented well.

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It can be easy to underexpose images if you accidentally leave it on the wrong setting, but with a little bit of practice you should get better at understanding the camera.

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Even on a bright sunny day, the 100 film has struggled a little here, so we'd recommend using 400 or 800 film for brighter images.

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