A medium format camera this piece of German optical engineering gives 8 frames per roll!
I found this little old camera in the trash. How could someone throw it in garbage? Well, it was in the middle of other old things, but it’s calling for help, calling for somebody to rescue it from an awful destiny and feed it again with fresh (or dated) film. That exactly what I did.
This faded beauty is a powerful little and funny shaped piece of Germany optical and mechanical engineering! It´s single element lens was perfect designed to give sharp images from 3m to infinite and they add a little additional lens for closer portraits.
It´s a 120 film camera with a 6×9cm sized frame, that means 8 photos in one roll, but you can imagine a 135 film on it? I can! 9cm wide of sprocket beauty!
Do you prefer 6×6? With a little bit of imagination and some black paper you can mask the camera to square photography (don’t forget to drill a little hole in the back to see the number for 6×6 format in 120 films, and sealed it with some red rosco gels). It´s a little versatile and brave camera that can be modified and used for Lomography and toy camera lovers alike.
With an expanded field of view and its ability to produce high quality images and capture minute detail, medium format photography has become the top choice of many photographers. Lomography is working hard to make sure that it keeps going with the continued production of medium format film and cameras. The current issue of German magazine FOTO HITS focuses on medium format photography. And with this rumble, we want to prove why medium format photography is king. Take your Diana F+, Holga 120, Lubitel 166+ or the new Lomo LC-A 120 and show us your best square shots!
Stephen Dowling is no stranger to the LC-A 120 camera; he has brought it on trips to Brighton, Malta and most recently, on a holiday in Istanbul. In this feature, Stephen talks about his experience shooting with this medium format camera around the markets and mosques of one of Turkey's most colourful and vibrant cities.
With only a large format camera, rolls of film and a tripod, a Chinese photographer biked his way from the coasts of Shandong all the way up to the mountains of Qinghai to photograph China's modern landscape.
Bocchum, Germany-based lomographer Dani, or candee2104 in the community, found the perfect daily companion in the LC-A 120. In this interview, she shares what makes this medium format camera a must-have in every lomographer's collection along with her favorite snapshots taken with it.
This World Pinhole Photography Day is your chance to shift from the usual 35mm pinhole cameras to the unconventional medium format, stereoscopic or instant do-it-yourself' pinhole cameras. You can even turn the LomoKino into a pinhole video camera. Challenge yourself and take a pick from this list of Tipsters.
With exceptional craftsmanship and features, the New Russar+ is indeed a fine piece of photographic gear. It's then only but right to photograph only the best images with this lens. That being said, here are a few tips to help you not only find the appropriate subjects, but also properly frame and capture them.
A year and a few months since it was introduced, the Lomo LC-A 120 continues its exciting journey around the world—from busy streets to scenic far-flung places and everywhere else in between. Here are just some of the many places and faces encountered by this trusty, compact medium format camera (and their adventurous owners, of course!) in recent months, in photographs.
It’s been three years since the classy medium format pioneer, the Belair X 6-12, made its grand appearance in the analogue world. We are celebrating this special occasion with a birthday treat: enjoy 30% savings on all Belair X 6-12 Cameras!
Robin Rimbaud is a UK based artist, record producer, and composer who works under the name "Scanner" in reference to his use of mobile phone signals and police scanners in his early performances. He has worked on soundtracks for films, sound installations, radio, dance and theater. Robin also has a passion for medium format photography, owns a Holga camera and has a unique photographic style. Get to know him in this interview, where he talks about his personal work as well as his experience with the Lomo LC-A 120.
It’s finally here! Fully automatic, jam-packed with creative features, and super easy to use, the Lomo’Instant Automat is the ultimate instant camera that lets you do it all. Shoot perfectly lit photos from dusk ’til dawn and explore a world of creativity at the touch of a button. Back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 35% on a Lomo’Instant Automat and all sorts of exclusive extra goodies!