Lomopedia: Lubitel 166+

The Lubitel 166+ is the modern reincarnation of the medium format twin-lens reflex cameras manufactured in Russia back in the Soviet Era.

Introduced in 2008, the Lubitel 166+ is Lomography’s loving recreation of the Soviet-era classic — inspired by the Voigtländer Brilliant, Komsomolets and the original Lubitel — but with a few upgrades. It is capable of shooting in the original 120 format, as well as shooting vertical panoramas in 35mm film, thanks to the Lubikin accessory set included in the set. It is also packed with an improved viewfinder, zone focus and standard hotshoe.

Technical Specifications:

  • Cable Release Connection: Yes
  • Aperture: f4.5 to f22
  • Color: Black
  • Film Advance: Knob
  • Flash connection: Hot Shoe
  • Focusing: Ground Glass Focusing
  • Focusing Distance: 0.8m – Infinity
  • Frame Counter: Auto Frame Counter
  • Material: Plastic
  • Tripod Mount: No
  • View Finder: Twin-lens reflex viewfinder
Credits: qrro, npkishi, yoruhuniti & domyblue

Learn more about the Lubitel 166+ over at the Lubitel 166+ microsite.

The Lubitel 166+ is a loving recreation of the Soviet-era classic. Based on a design that dates back over 60 years, this camera is updated with new features like the ability to shoot both 120 and 35mm film. Shoot mind-blowing images with the Lubitel 166+, available in our Online Shop.

written by geegraphy on 2013-05-01 in #reviews #lomopedia #lubitel-166 #review #lomography #medium-format

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