I’ve been a long-time user of Lomography’s DigitaLIZA 35mm and 120 film masks. They work great on my Epson Perfection v750 and keep film generally flatter than Epson’s normal film masks — even when scanning 35mm film shot on a 6×12 format camera or 6×17 format. In terms of value for money and performance, they’re pretty difficult to beat.

Joining the family today (and shipping in May 2022) are Lomography’s latest additions: two new film scanning Kits dubbed the Lomography DigitaLIZA+ and DigitaLIZA Max. They’re being touted as all-in-one film scanning kits for 35mm and 120 film and are effectively scanning masks with a built-in backlight panel and a removable spirit level to level your camera/phone.

The kits are advertised as being able to scan 35mm film (full-frame) 35mm with sprockets (looks to be slightly wider than X-Pan size), 127 and 120 format (appx 6×7). I’ve reached out to Lomography for clarification and will update this article when I have a reply.

The DigitaLIZA+ kit comes with the 35mm and 120 masks, plus a backlight and retails for just under $75 USD the DigitaLIZA Max includes the same holders/masks as the + version, alongside a smartphone stand for $99 USD. I’m just (personally starting to dip into camera scanning film myself, so this announcement couldn’t come at a better time, and I’ve just placed my order for the DigitaLIZA+ kit. I hope to report back in June once I’ve had mine for a while and can write a competent review of it. Sample scans from Lomography follow — click to view full-screen.

The DigitaLIZA+ and DigitaLIZA Max film scanning kits are available now in the Lomography Online Shop for preorder. Estimated delivery and availability in selected retail stores nationwide: May 2022

~ EM


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