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  • 166+ Series #21: Tipster 166+ - Aperture Priority

    166+ Series #21: Tipster 166+ - Aperture Priority
    Aperture priority, great composition opportunities, lower control, and incapability of taking good pictures with rapid movement of the subjects. How do we use this technique with the Lubitel 166+ and what kind of advantages/disadvantages do we have with Aperture Priority? Is it worth it?
  • 166+ Series #20: Tipster 166+ - Priorities

    166+ Series #20: Tipster 166+ - Priorities
    What are the “priorities”? Before the digital era, analog SLRs were divided into two categories: shutter priority or aperture priority. What kind of influence can have choosing between the first or the latter option? And why is it so important with the Lubitel 166+?
  • 166+ Series #17: Tipsteroids 166+, Part 5

    166+ Series #17: Tipsteroids 166+, Part 5
    In order to close the composition topic of these “Tipsteroids”, we have to speak about the relationship between some kind of subjects and the film format, in terms of composition. Understanding WHY the result with the square format is so amazing, will give you also the abilities to compose better your pictures with your Lubitel 166+.
  • 166+ Series #16: Tipsteroids 166+, Part 4

    166+ Series #16: Tipsteroids 166+, Part 4
    Continuing with the techniques of composition of a square format image, it’s really important to understand how to fit some technical features of the camera (in this case the Lubitel 166+), with the composition of pictures, so that you have consciousness of what you’re doing, while shooting.
  • 166+ Series #15: Tipsteroids 166+, Part 3

    166+ Series #15: Tipsteroids 166+, Part 3
    The square format requires a completely different approach in terms of composition. In particular the classical rules of composition cannot really be applied, like the “rule of thirds” or similar. Let’s see why this is true and how to improve the composition of square format pictures.
  • 166+ Series #13: Tipsteroids 166+ (Part 1)

    166+ Series #13: Tipsteroids 166+ (Part 1)
    Speaking about 166+, tipsters doesn't exactly mean giving suggestions in order to improve your photographic results. It means giving you inspiration in order to let the readers modify them as they want. These tipsters are meant to be modified, to evolve, to become something even better. And maybe, one day, some of you will teach me a new technique that I have never thought about.
  • 166+ Series #12: History of the 'Project +' (Part 3)

    166+ Series #12: History of the 'Project +' (Part 3)
    The next one who is going to tell me, "C’mon, Alec. It’s only a camera!" will have serious injuries. I’m obviously joking, but there’s something special about this camera, even if we look about the evolution of the project “+” during the recent decades; it's the so called “Lomography ERA”.
  • 166+ Series #14: Tipsteroids 166+, Part 2

    166+ Series #14: Tipsteroids 166+, Part 2
    Speaking about the Lubitel166+, tipsters will make your style evolve to a new form of expression and composition. Before speaking about composition, I think it’s better to start from the basic stuff and understand what depth of field is.
  • 166+ Series #11: History of the 'Project +' (Part 2)

    166+ Series #11: History of the 'Project +' (Part 2)
    Someone could underestimate the real value of this camera. It would be a huge mistake. Let’s analyze the second part of the history of the "Project +”, in order to understand what kinds of historical event made the difference and influenced LOMO and Lomography’s technical preferences.
  • 166+ Series #10: History of the 'Project +' (Part 1)

    166+ Series #10: History of the 'Project +' (Part 1)
    "It’s only a camera!" That’s what someone told me, just after seeing how I was excited about the new camera I bought, unpacking very accurately and religiously look at all the accessories of the Lubitel 166+. In reality, there’s a large part of Europe’s history behind the project of this camera.
  • 166+ Series #09: Ancestors (Part 3)

    166+ Series #09: Ancestors (Part 3)
    The 80s and 90s: we finally arrived to modern Lubitels. How did the old analog Lubitel project managed to survive against the rising digital technology? The most modern models have something really romantic, considering that they reflect a part of the history of USSR, during the last decades of the Cold War.
  • 166+ Series #08: Ancestors (Part 2)

    166+ Series #08: Ancestors (Part 2)
    Let’s continue analyzing the ancestors of the amazing Lubitel 166 Universal. Through the history it’s possible to recognize why many functions and main features are like that. The ancestors of the Lubitel 166 Universal (and so also of the Lubitel 166+) are quite interesting, not for collecting’s interests.
  • 166+ Series #07: Ancestors (Part 1)

    166+ Series #07: Ancestors (Part 1)
    In order to understand the aim of this kind of camera, it’s needed to know exactly the history of the camera and why it was designed like this. Through the history it’s possible to recognize why many functions and main features are like that. Let’s start from the previous Lubitel models, which were the basis for the design of the Lubitel 166 Universal.
  • 166+ Series #06: Philosophy (Part 2)

    166+ Series #06: Philosophy (Part 2)
    Let’s start from the basics. Why is medium format so attractive? There are many reasons, but with the Lubitel 166+ it DOES make sense to use the 120 film, in order to gain so much more quality, because of the wider area of film in which the image is impressed.
  • 166+ Series #05: Philosophy (Part 1)

    166+ Series #05: Philosophy (Part 1)
    "Don't think, just shoot!" This is one of the 10 Golden Rules of Lomography. It's quite difficult to "respect" this rule with the Lubitel 166+, because you have to think a lot before pressing the shutter lever. The last of the 10 Golden Rules says "Don't worry about any rules," so let’s celebrate the SLOWNESS of the Lubitel 166+ shooting philosophy.
  • 166+ Series #04: Tech Specs - Other Features

    166+ Series #04: Tech Specs - Other Features
    After speaking of the main technical specifications I liked the most, let’s discover what’s missing to the “amazing features list” of the stunning Lubitel 166+. Some features belong to the original old Lubitel 166 Universal project, but since Lomography redesigned this camera, many new features have been added.
  • Lubitel 166+ #03: Tech Specs - 35mm Format

    Lubitel 166+ #03: Tech Specs - 35mm Format
    The Lubitel 166+ is surely on almost every Lomographer's wonder list. Someone could say that it's expensive, but it is certainly one of the best cameras in the Lomography store and it offers you the chance to try a really different new kind of shooting approach. Today, we will talk about shooting 35mm format with the Lubitel 166+.
  • Lubitel 166+ #02: Tech Specs - Viewfinder

    Lubitel 166+ #02: Tech Specs - Viewfinder
    The Lubitel 166+ is surely on almost every Lomographer's wonder list. Someone could say that it's expensive, but it is certainly one of the best cameras in the Lomography store and it offers you the chance to try a really different new kind of shooting approach, in particular because of its viewfinder.
  • Lubitel 166+ Series #01: Tech Specs - Lens

    Lubitel 166+ Series #01: Tech Specs - Lens
    Since I started working with the Lubitel 166+, I tried to explore the main features and functions of this amazing camera. Since it's a fully manual 120 camera, I started with exploring all the different technical features: let’s start from the basic ones, like from analyzing the lens.
  • Introduction to the Lubitel 166+ Series

    Introduction to the Lubitel 166+ Series
    I recently bought a Lubitel 166+, which was in my wishlist from a very long time. The Lubitel 166+ is the top of the Lomo-produced cameras, inspired by the original Lubitel 166 Universal. Since I’m trying to understand the basics of this amazing camera, I’d like to share all the things I discover about it.