Spotted: Stuff Magazine Wrote a Nice Article about Analogue Cameras

1

In its latest issue, Stuff Magazine wrote a nice article about analogue photography called “Retro Chic” presenting the 70s and the changes made in the photography industry.

The UK edition of Stuff Magazine presented an article about the year 1973 and the changes made in the photography industry; moving from rangefinder cameras towards the SLRs.

A short brief about the launch of the Olympus Om-1, the camera that made the change and paved the way for SLRs inspiring today’s DSLRs.

A couple of reasons why to buy a Om-1 at that time: “Light, strong and capable of stunning results, the OM-1 shot Olympus to photo fame. It was packed with innovative features to reduce size and increase stability, making it a tech master that you can still appreciate today.”

“Thanks to their rugged build, OM-1s are often still mechanically sound and rated to 100.000 shutter actuations before starting to show the strain. The only electronic element on the cam is the lightmeter, so check it’s still working (it may just need a new battery)”.

Also, the Pen, Trip 35 and the XA with flash are featured in this article as the Top Four Olympus Champions.

written by pvalyk on 2012-04-07 #news #stuff #film #camera #magazine #photography #olympus #april #xa #spotted #om1

Kickstarter

Bringing an iconic aesthetic to square format instant photography, the Diana Instant Square fills frames with strong, saturated colors and rich, moody vignetting. Built to let your inspiration run wild, our latest innovation features a Multiple Exposure Mode, a Bulb Mode for long exposures, a hot shoe adapter and so much more! It’s even compatible with all of the lenses created for the Diana F+ so that you can shake up your perspective anytime, anywhere. No two shots will ever be the same. Back us on Kickstarter now!

More Interesting Articles

  • Lomo In-Depth: Why Film is Making a Comeback

    written by Ciel Hernandez on 2017-10-08 #culture
    Lomo In-Depth: Why Film is Making a Comeback

    When the new millennium came in, the quick leap from film canisters to USB cards drastically changed the scenery of the photographic industry and art world. Fast forward from a decade and a half, there is a growth in the number of people returning to analogue medium.

    7
  • Wan Chai 70’s: Before the Night

    2018-01-18 #culture
    Wan Chai 70’s: Before the Night

    The metropolitan area of Wan Chai may as well be known as a notorious red light district where sex and vices go crazy in evenings. Known for its nightlife, the area was a famous spot for US sailors and servicemen of the Vietnam War.

    1
  • Calling All Lomographers! We Want to Hear Your Stories

    2018-02-06 #news
    Calling All Lomographers! We Want to Hear Your Stories

    We want to hear from you about your journey in analogue. Do you have a favourite Lomography or analogue camera that changed the way you take photos? Did it launch your career? Find out how to share your story here.

  • Shop News

    Sweet Discounts on Bags!

    Sweet Discounts on Bags!

    Need something to keep your gear safe in and share your pride with the world? An amazing selection of Lomography bags are currently on sale! Don't lose the moment and get your favorite one!

  • Diana Stories: Behind the Most Memorable Photos

    2018-06-04 #gear
    Diana Stories: Behind the Most Memorable Photos

    The Diana F+ is more than just a retro camera—it's a keeper of life-changing moments. In this special feature, Lomographers look back on their most memorable snapshots captured with our lo-fi charmer.

    7
  • Top Shoutbox Users of January 2018

    2018-02-15 #news
    Top Shoutbox Users of January 2018

    Aside from browsing through beautiful photographs and reading interesting articles, hanging out in the shoutbox is another worthwhile activity to do in the community. Not only will you get updated on the latest in photography, you’ll also have a chance to share ideas, tips, and stories with fellow shutterbugs across the globe. The shoutbox is always brimming with entertaining conversation and it's all because of these Lomographers.

    2
  • Top Shoutbox Users of November 2017

    2017-12-08 #news
    Top Shoutbox Users of November 2017

    Aside from browsing through beautiful photographs and reading interesting articles, hanging out in the shoutbox is another worthwhile activity to do in the community. Not only will you get updated on the latest in photography, you’ll also have a chance to share ideas, tips, and stories with fellow shutterbugs across the globe. The shoutbox is always brimming with entertaining conversation and it's all because of these Lomographers.

    1
  • Shop News

    A Perfect Surprise for Every Analogue Loving Enthusiast

    A Perfect Surprise for Every Analogue Loving Enthusiast

    Let your loved one pick the gift of their dreams. Lomography Online Shop Gift Certificates are the perfect present for every analogue devotee on your gift list

  • Simple Use Film Camera: A Talk With Nicolas Kuttler

    written by florinegarcin on 2018-03-20 #people
    Simple Use Film Camera: A Talk With Nicolas Kuttler

    We gave our Simple Use Film Camera to the photographer Nicolas Kuttler: a perfect symbiosis of his spontaneous photography, influenced by the 90's and these 35mm pre-loaded analogue cameras. Nicolas tells us about his photographic practice and the importance of analogue in his work.

  • 100 Years of Nikon: A Visual History Through Photographs

    2017-09-13 #news
    100 Years of Nikon: A Visual History Through Photographs

    Nikon is today's one of the oldest camera and optics manufacturer to date, established in Tokyo, 1917. It has now reached its centennial year in 2017, and the corporation looks back at its eventful past through photographers and photography, as well as the cameras that made them renowned.

  • My Large Format Love Story

    written by Montague Fendt on 2017-11-08 #gear
    My Large Format Love Story

    Lomographer Montague Fendt (@montagu) talks about what made him fall in love with large format photography, and shares some of the first images he took with his Chamonix 4×5 view camera.

    14
  • Shop News

    Check out What's on Discount!

    Check out What's on Discount!

    Save up to 60% on selected cameras, bags and accessories!

  • A New Kodak Film Processing Lab Opens in New York

    2017-09-07 #news
    A New Kodak Film Processing Lab Opens in New York

    In case you don't know yet, Kodak recently opened a film lab in Long Island, New York. Here's what we know so far about the film lab changing the game for both photography and cinema.

    2
  • FOQUS Type-D 200: A New 35mm Stock from Russia

    2017-09-06 #news
     FOQUS Type-D 200: A New 35mm Stock from Russia

    A new film stock is around to change the game of analogue photography. FOQUS Type-D 200 is a 35m film produced in Russia, and unlike most modern B&W stocks, the film is not one of the rebranded products in Europe.

    3
  • 25 Years of Breaking the Rules: Photo Submissions!

    2017-10-31 #news
    25 Years of Breaking the Rules: Photo Submissions!

    Calling all analogue photography fanatics! Lomography UK are holding a special 25 year anniversary exhibition and we want to fill it with YOUR photos which will be exhibited in the Soho Store on Thurs 30th November. Find out how to submit your photos and be part of something great.

    2
  • Find Out More About