Tag: leica

  • The Most Expensive Camera Yet

    written by sleepswimming on 2011-06-06 in #news
    The Most Expensive Camera Yet

    The most expensive camera yet… isn’t new. Nor is it digital or anything remotely high tech.

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  • Leica If: the Lomo Leica?

    written by lokified on 2013-01-30 in #reviews
    Leica If: the Lomo Leica?

    I get my hands on my first-ever Leica & find it mostly intimidating.

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  • The Amazing (Analogue) Spiderman!

    written by dearjme on 2012-07-13 in #news
    The Amazing (Analogue) Spiderman!

    This summer blockbuster is more than just fun excitement and action! In the movie, there are many shots of Peter Parker (played by Andrew Garfield) using and holding onto his beloved film cameras. Check out the analogue goodness on The Amazing Spiderman (2012)!

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  • Zorki 1: Nearly a Leica

    written by zark on 2011-06-29 in #reviews
    Zorki 1: Nearly a Leica

    Heavy, fully manual, Russian: The Zorki 1 is a classic following the good tradition of Russian Leica copies.

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  • Leica x Lego

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-06-26 in #news
    Leica x Lego

    Art meets analogue meets digital in this fun creation by artist Mr. Attacki. Using special LEGO pieces, he recreated the Leica M8 camera, complete with viewfinder, shutter button, and even an LCD display! Of course, it's still just a toy.

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  • Camera Collections: Lomographer -walsh-'s LC-A Love

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-07-03 in #lifestyle
    Camera Collections: Lomographer -walsh-'s LC-A Love

    36. That's not the number of exposures UK community member @-walsh- has in his film roll. That's the number of LC-A editions he owns—and those are just the LC-As! From the original ЛОМО́ to the Lomography LC-A+, drool at all his lovely lomo cameras in this edition of Camera Collections!

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  • Best of the Best: Ilse Bing

    written by basterda on 2011-05-25 in #lifestyle
    Best of the Best: Ilse Bing

    "I didn’t choose photography; it chose me. I didn’t know it at the time. An artist doesn’t think first then do it, he is driven." – Ilse Bing

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  • Japan Camera Hunter Comes to the Philippines!

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-12-12 in #news
    Japan Camera Hunter Comes to the Philippines!

    Bellamy Hunt of JapanCameraHunter.com was recently in Manila and we had the pleasure of meeting him one picturesque afternoon. We visited a local photo shop and caught the sunset while asking some analogue questions in between. Find out more about the Tokyo-based film aficionado in this Lomography exclusive!

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  • My Leica IIc

    written by cornborn on 2011-03-23 in #reviews
    My Leica IIc

    Beautiful to look at, very classy but still not perfect – that’s my Leica IIc. Read here why I like it nonetheless.

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  • Sold! The World’s Most Expensive Camera

    written by tomas_bates on 2012-05-14 in #news
    Sold! The World’s Most Expensive Camera

    Yesterday, the photographic world sat in awe as news broke of the world’s most expensive camera sale. It happened at the WestLicht Photographica auction in Vienna, coincidentally also the home of Lomography HQ. The prototype 0-series Leica 35mm camera sold for a staggering €2.16 million (or £1.73 million); one of only 25 editions produced for testing in 1923, the world-record camera is thought to be one of only 12 to have survived. Read on for a photo and witness the momentous occasion as it happened!

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  • How Leica Lenses are Made

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2011-07-26 in #news
    How Leica Lenses are Made

    For many photographers around the world, Leica cameras and lenses have long been synonymous with both luxury and quality. Watch a video showing how Leica lenses are made to learn why!

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  • Lomo LC-A: The Compact King

    written by 35mmmora on 2011-11-21 in #reviews
    Lomo LC-A: The Compact King

    I got my hands on an original LC-A and ran a test roll through it. Using Fuji 400, I got better results out of this camera than I have using my compact Leica. This is a REAL compact king.

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  • First Impressions of the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens: Cat Ong

    written by Kwyn Kenaz Aquino on 2015-05-07 in #gear #news
    First Impressions of the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens: Cat Ong

    Lomography's Optics Head Cat Ong shot moving lights, shadows and distant views to test the optic capacities of the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens 2.8/32M. Though drawn to precise zone focusing and aperture values, he tried to be more intuitive while walking around town with the Minitar-1 Art Lens. He took incredibly detailed photos under the Hong Kong sun and through the haze of Vienna.

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  • Rare Leica, Nikon, and Rolleiflex among the highlights of 23rd WestLicht Photographica Camera Auction

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-03-08 in #news
    Rare Leica, Nikon, and Rolleiflex among the highlights of 23rd WestLicht Photographica Camera Auction

    Hardcore camera collectors and film photography enthusiasts are in for a treat in the upcoming WestLicht Photographica Camera Auction in Vienna. The auction house has recently provided a quick glimpse of the beautiful cameras that will be up for grabs during the event. Find out more after the jump!

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  • The World's Most Expensive Lens

    written by geegraphy on 2012-09-03 in #news
    The World's Most Expensive Lens

    Earlier this year, the title of being the world’s most expensive camera was snagged by a 1923 Leica camera. And now, news about the world’s most expensive lens are making rounds… and it’s also a Leica! Find out more after the jump!

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  • Lomopedia: Leica M4

    written by geegraphy on 2013-06-01 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Leica M4

    Regarded by many photographers as one of the better rangefinders, the Leica M4 possesses the same classic feel and finish of its predecessors but with significant improvements to its specifications.

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  • Lomopedia: Leica M3

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-10-14 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Leica M3

    A landmark camera for Leica, the M3 is a 35mm rangefinder camera that was introduced in 1954 and came with several notable features. Find out more about this Leica beauty in this installment of Lomopedia!

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  • A Capsule History of the Minitar Lens

    written by Kwyn Kenaz Aquino on 2015-05-01 in #gear #lifestyle
    A Capsule History of the Minitar Lens

    Have you heard the news? The Lomo LC-A's magic ingredient, the Minitar Lens, gets a tech makeover. Read on to learn about the lens that launched Lomography's fun heritage!

  • Leica IIIg

    written by panchromatic on 2011-08-09 in #reviews
    Leica IIIg

    A beautiful 1950s rangefinder camera, attractive and capable.

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  • Fed 5 - My First Analogue Camera in 2015

    written by whimsicalgrid on 2015-01-23 in #reviews
    Fed 5 - My First Analogue Camera in 2015

    Before the end of 2014, my girlfriend took the plunge of purchasing a rangefinder camera from eBay as a late Christmas gift for me. Let me present to you: the Fed 5. The Fed 5 has been known as a copy of the Leica M3 rangefinder camera. It is inexpensive compared to Leica models. So what are my experiences of using the Fed 5? Read on to find out more.

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  • From A to KMZ: The Zenit History Timeline

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-07-31 in #lifestyle
    From A to KMZ: The Zenit History Timeline

    Did you know that a lot of the tried-and-tested cameras and lenses that you know and love were once manufactured by just one camera company? From the Zorki to the Iskra, to the Horizon and even the new Lomography Petzval Lens, Zenit has been around to see quality camera production through and through. Learn more about the Russian optical manufacturer here.

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  • Celebrities & Cameras at Cannes!

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-05-28 in #news
    Celebrities & Cameras at Cannes!

    Cannes guests are known to document every picturesque moment at the film festival, so it's no surprise that even celebrities tote around their cameras on the red carpet. From the Spinner 360's famous photos with Brad Pitt to papparazzi pics from festivals past, see stars taking snapshots here!

  • Lucky Dad Gets Special Leica as a Birthday Gift

    written by geegraphy on 2012-08-27 in #news
    Lucky Dad Gets Special Leica as a Birthday Gift

    Last week, while celebrating his birthday, one photographer dad got the surprise of his life when his kids gave him an absolutely stunning Leica M10 prototype – the only one of its kind -- as a gift!

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  • Meeting Henri Cartier-Bresson

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-07-31 in #news
    Meeting Henri Cartier-Bresson

    "He had an old, rugged fisherman's coat, with a camera underneath, and another camera around his neck, without the lens," recalls Andrei Pandele, a Romanian architect and photographer who was lucky enough to meet the master photographer. Watch as he shares the stories behind some of the iconic photos Catier-Bresson took as they toured Bucharest in May 1975.

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  • Penélope Cruz with a Leica M7

    written by jesushp on 2012-04-15 in #news
    Penélope Cruz with a Leica M7

    Here's Penelope Cruz, one of the most popular international actresses, spotted with a Leica M7. So a sexy pose can always be better when carrying a Leica. These scenes are from an advertising campaign for the movie, "Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona" (Woody Allen 2008). The camera is a Leica Silver M7, and without any doubt, a camera that we all desire.

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  • Lomopedia: Leica III

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-07-03 in #reviews
    Lomopedia: Leica III

    One of the most popular Leica models, the classic Leica III was introduced in 1933 alongside the Leica II series. Find out more about this iconic 35mm rangefinder camera in this installment of Lomopedia.

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  • Brad Pitt Cooly Throwing Away A Camera In The Desert

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-04-12 in #lifestyle
    Brad Pitt Cooly Throwing Away A Camera In The Desert

    We hope that's not one of his Leicas!

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  • Slicing Through A Leica

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-10-29 in #news
    Slicing Through A Leica

    Ever wondered what it would be like to have X-ray vision? How about possessing X-ray vision AND a Leica M6 camera? We found this illustration that shows us what it's like to have both and it is looking pretty cool! Do you know who the artist is?

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  • Exploded Flowers by Fong Qi Wei

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-05-12 in #lifestyle
    Exploded Flowers by Fong Qi Wei

    Most women appreciate receiving flowers, especially moms if given by their partners or children. For Mother's Day, we're sharing these dainty photos of disassembled buds and blossoms by self-taught photographer, Fong Qi Wei. We hope these flowers bring delight to all the lovely ladies and marvelous mothers!

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  • Japan Camera Hunter's Top 10 M-Mount Lenses

    written by cruzron on 2013-10-21 in #lifestyle
    Japan Camera Hunter's Top 10 M-Mount Lenses

    Bellamy Hunt, more commonly known as Japancamerahunter, recently published an article about the top 10 M-mount lenses. Have a look at his list and the gorgeous glass involved.

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