There are two main reasons why a lens like the Minitar 1 yields its supernatural saturated colours. First is the high-quality of the Russian glass used and second, the complex coating of the lens.
There are two main reasons why a lens like the Minitar 1 yields its supernatural saturated colours:
1. The high quality and type of Russian glass originating from the sands of the Baltic Sea, known for their unique quality.
2. The complex coating of the lens which was specially developed for the Minitar 1. Due to the wicked construction and calculation of the lens by the Russian hi-tech elite, the Minitar 1 yields the rich and slightly oversaturated that we Lomographers love so much.
"You put your camera around your neck in the morning along with putting on your shoes, and there it is, an appendage of the body that shares your life with you," said Dorothea Lange, the icon whose birthdate we celebrate today, May 26.
Ladies and gentlemen, fellow Lomographers, the time is ripe for us to present you with a new mystery product. But we're not giving anything much away this time, just a few hints and clues to keep you on your toes.
As the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster approaches, photographer Alina Rudya hopes to revisit the lives of people who, like her, were driven out of Prypyat, Ukraine following that fateful day in 1986.