Lomo Instant Wide Modification

I have been working on this Lomo’ Instant Wide – Magician edition for awhile and just released officially today in Lomography magazine. If you are interested to get one, please feel free to leave a message in this blog. 🙂

It provides an answer to something that people keep asking about. Is it possible to modify a Lomo’ Instant Wide? How to enhance the picture quality of the Lomography camera? It uses again a vintage lens that enhances the photo quality to our golden film era. It also brings a lot of fun and excitement to the instant photography. It frees the photographer from the prison of the automatic shooting mode. It enables him to decide what’s the optimised settings to shoot under particular situation, and every situation can be different. It puts the control back to the photographer.

I truly feel that after we got a taste of the convenience from modern technology, like in digital photography, online shopping, meal delivery, video on demand, instant messaging, we will reach a point that we start to treasure the “real life experience” that we have before these technological advancement.

We will turn to treasure the face to face interaction and conversation with our friends, the joy of walking into your favourite shops, the dining experience in the local restaurants. The joy of film photography is no different. The process of composing a picture, determining exposures, and the intense moment of trigger the shutter all makes the photo talking more memorable.
This is the camera designed for human. Feel free to take a look of the Lomography interview and the video demonstrations.

Sample pictures

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31 Responses to Lomo Instant Wide Modification

  1. zhentoutao says:

    Hello! Can i find out more about how to get the camera if available? 🙂
    Email at Zhentoutao@yahoo.com
    Thank you lots 🙂


  2. Sajesh says:

    Wonderful project. I would also like to get the camera if available. My email address: sajeshcherian[at]gmail[dot]com


  3. nobodyslepttoday says:

    I would also like to learn more about modifying an a lomo’instant wide with a higher quality lens. Is it only possible when done professionally? Would one be able to send their camera to have it modified by you? Thank you.


  4. Dan says:

    Hi, I’m also interested in obtaining a modified logo instant wide.



  5. Sajesh says:


    I would like to order one if it’s available. Thank you.


  6. Ang Tian Jun Xavier says:

    Hi I would also like to find out more about the above camera!


  7. Kathy Velasco says:

    Hey there!

    I, too, am interested in a modified wide lens!


  8. Hey there, I would definitely be interested in this so that I can review it for my site. Feel free to drop me an email 🙂 Stacey x


  9. Orlando Aguirre says:

    I’d Like to know how to get one, or how i can make one


  10. Mika Beckstead says:

    This is the best thing EVER!!! I use my lomo instant wide every day, but even after hundreds and hundreds of shots, it’s still really chance whether an image is in focus and properly exposed. Such a pain! I would love to order one of these modifications are available. Thank you so much and I love your video- wonderful ☺️


  11. Johnny King says:

    Amazing work! I would love to order one if possible I hope to hear from you!


  12. Nicole says:

    Are you still making these?


  13. Steve Thomas says:

    Hello, I was wondering if you had any tips on how to do this and how it functions?


  14. Bebe says:

    Your Lomo Instant Wide Magician is unexpected and awesome!!! Please Can you help me to make one?


  15. Don Congdon says:

    I am interested in one of these. Could you tell me more about prices, what kind of lenses work, etc. Thanks!


  16. 98merelvanloon says:

    Hi, do you set the camera to bulb mode whilst controlling the shutter of the manual lens?


    • No I don’t. The original lens system of the Lomo Instant Wide was removed. What’s left is the electronic ejection system. In this sense, bulb and normal shooting mode in Lomo Instant Wide are actually the same thing.


  17. Hi, Are you still making these? ~Lori


  18. Kevin Coyne says:

    Hello, can you send me pricing for the Lomo Instant Wide Mod? Thanks! kevintcoyne at gmail dot com


    • Hi Kevin,

      Sorry for my late reply.

      I haven’t made any new Lomo Instant Wide mod.

      I can sell my existing one to you if you are really into it.

      I also have new Instax Wide 300 mod, let me know if you are interested.


      Kind regards,


  19. Guillen says:

    Hi! Do you have instructions for this hack for sale?


  20. Manuel G says:

    Hey Albertino!
    I hope all is well. I saw you were open to selling your moded Lomo’Instant Wide. What would be the best way to contact you to discuss?
    Thank you,
    IG: FoxIsStrange


  21. Hey Albertino,
    I hope you’re doing well! I saw in one of your replys you were open to selling your moded Lomo’Instant? If it’s still available, what would be the best way to contact you to discuss?
    Thank you,


  22. Carlos Munoz says:

    Hi. I’m interested in buying Instax Wide mod
    Or anything else you might have available.
    Can you please email me all the details such as
    Price, Color of camera, Lens, Flash connection,
    Timer, metering? Etc.


  23. Andras Husz says:

    Hey, do you have any of these or the Fuji 300 mod available? Cheers Andras


  24. Charles says:

    Hello Albertino, Any information or instructions that can help me modify my camera the way you were able to would be much appreciated. Please feel free to contact me through email.


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