He skipped his classes in hopes of photographing his idol as she left the hotel. But what Peter Mangone didn’t imagine was that he would get something much more.
One day accidentally I met my old friend. We haven’t seen each other for a long time, so we spoke for a while about how we are doing and so on. I told him about my new sickness LOMOGRAPHY, Cameras and films. My friend remembered that somewhere at home he has old weird Russian camera. Next day he brought to me that little plastic box and gave me like a present.
Earlier this year, Kodak filed for bankruptcy and since then many people discussed the company's possible future and how its product portfolio might change. Yesterday, Kodak took a step that enabled it to avoid bankruptcy for now and might ensure that the company persists in the future as well.
I ordered the Fed 3 without much thinking. Its looks had me at hello. I wanted a rangefinder camera for quite some time and only when the little guy was already on its way I started to really pay attention to reviews written on Lomography. And what I saw kind of scared me. I was in for a heavy old camera with a mind of its own.
I finally found the camera I've always wanted––I just didn't know it was the CMEHA 8M. It has the balance of control and lack of control that I want. And the details are charming.
One body, two lenses never looking at the same direction. A camera designed by me to have more fun with mixed doubles.