Cryboy Likes The Lomo Lubitel 166

6

Everyone’s favorite Lomographer from Palermo, Cryboy, tells the analogue world why his one and only is the Lomo Lubitel 166

Credits: cryboy

“My favourite camera is the Lomo Lubitel 166. The main reasons for this choice are the square format and the reflex viewfinder. The square format (medium format) is great for shaping the shot, composition and balance.

The viewfinder is very convenient to frame the picture and to know exactly what will be in the picture. Also. the image is flipped horizontally and this helps to create a balanced picture. The very fact of seeing the subject looking down helps to avoid being influenced by prejudice visual.

This camera offers complete freedom with the ability to regulate times and apertures, to shoot multiple exposures, the presence of the self-timer and the connection for flash.

It ’s very solid and when in your hand gives a strong sense of security. The only thing that might be a little bit difficult at the beginning is leveling the camera but experience can easily resolve this drawback.

I recommend the Lomo Lubitel to all those people who want to dedicate themselves to a kind of reflective photography. This is not a point and shoot camera – keep that in mind.

I took my most beautiful pictures with the ==Lomo Lubitel 166.=="

Cryboy

Credits: cryboy

Are you crazy about the Lomo Lubitel 166 too? Hit ‘like’ below and tell the world about it – We’d also love to hear your comments about the camera in the comments box below!

written by webo29 on 2012-12-05 #lubitel #lifestyle #analogue-photography #analogue-cameras

6 Comments

  1. webo29
    webo29 ·

    @cryboy :))

  2. cryboy
    cryboy ·

    @webo29 wooooooooooo thank you so much! I really like it! It's a pleasure! <3

  3. sizer77
    sizer77 ·

    amazing! <3

  4. neanderthalis
    neanderthalis ·

    It has been my "go to" 120 camera for awhile now. Love it.

  5. cryboy
    cryboy ·

    @neanderthalis great! ;)

  6. grindhousegirl
    grindhousegirl ·

    Lovely! x

More Interesting Articles

  • Vintage Camera Reviews: Kodak Baby Brownie Special

    written by Mark Hannah on 2016-07-25 #gear
    Vintage Camera Reviews: Kodak Baby Brownie Special

    Art director and lomographer extraordinaire Mark Hannah is back to share one of his favorite 127 cameras: the Kodak Baby Brownie Special.

  • Exploring the World Through Lomography's Kickstarter Campaigns

    written by Lomography on 2016-04-27 #news
    Exploring the World Through Lomography's Kickstarter Campaigns

    We’ve all heard those cliché sayings about travel before, the ones that tell you it expands your mind and allows you to see the world in new ways. Well, they’re all true! At Lomography, not only do we like to encourage worldwide exploration, but we also have special travel packages available through our Kickstarter campaigns!

  • Twenty-haitch and his Weapon of Choice: Minolta SRT 201

    written by Eunice Abique on 2015-08-08 #gear
    Twenty-haitch and his Weapon of Choice: Minolta SRT 201

    Packing all his essentials in a van, Michael Roy Harris is currently on a road trip around South Africa with his beloved girlfriend before heading to Sri Lanka to exhaust his hard-earned travel fund. To continue exploring the world, he wholeheartedly does all sorts of jobs - from delivering pizza to cleaning barnacles off expensive yachts. In this interview, he shares why the Minolta SRT 201 is the perfect match for his adventurous soul and carefree lifestyle.

    4
  • Shop News

    the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

     the 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

  • Lomography X FOTO HITS Medium Format Rumble

    written by Lomography on 2015-11-26 #news
    Lomography X FOTO HITS Medium Format Rumble

    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!

    2
  • The Konstruktor Project by David Townsend

    written by Lomography London on 2015-11-18 #people
    The Konstruktor Project by David Townsend

    One Christmas, David Townsend was given the Konstruktor by his wife. It sparked an idea in his head, taking inspiration from Jack Lowe's Lifeboat Station project and his love for photography. He built and beautifully customised the Konstruktor and has just embarked on his own long term analogue project, because a camera is for life, not just for Christmas. Learn more about his project in this interview.

    1
  • Top Photo Likers of March 2016

    written by lomography on 2016-03-25 #news
    Top Photo Likers of March 2016

    Like a pat in the back, liking your fellow Lomographers' photos can go a long way. This simple gesture is sometimes enough to motivate them to continue shooting and improving. Meet this month's batch of Lomographers who eagerly spread the Lomo-love throughout the community one click at a time.

    4
  • Shop News

    The New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens now ready to ship!

    The New Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens now ready to ship!

    Great news! Our previous KickStarter success, the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens, is now in stock and ready to ship! What are you waiting for? Go to the shop and grab yours now!

  • Top Photo Likers of February 2016

    written by lomography on 2016-02-26 #news
    Top Photo Likers of February 2016

    Like a pat in the back, liking your fellow lomographers' photos can go a long way. This simple gesture is sometimes enough to motivate them to continue shooting and improving. Meet this month's batch of lomographers who eagerly spread the Lomo-love throughout the community one click at a time.

    5
  • The New Jupiter 3+: The Ballerina and the Brute

    written by katphip on 2016-07-03 #gear #people
    The New Jupiter 3+: The Ballerina and the Brute

    One of our favorite new lens reviewers from NYC, optics expert Daniel Sawyer Schaefer took the Jupiter 3+ for a spin an shot some seriously breathtaking portraits. Read his poetic analysis of the lens and see the photos here.

  • Nour Matroud: What's in Your Bag?

    written by lomographymagazine on 2016-05-09 #gear #people
    Nour Matroud: What's in Your Bag?

    Revealing the contents of your bag is like revealing the deepest corners of your soul, one could argue. In this new series, we ask your favorite photographers and Lomographers to let us in on their secret of their most essential items. Lomography's Retail Marketing Intern Nour Matroud kicks off this new series.

    3
  • Shop News

    LC-A+ & LC-W Accessories

    LC-A+ & LC-W Accessories

    Combine your LC-A+ or LC-W Camera with great, fun Accessories and get 15% Discount on all Lomography Accessories when bought together with the Camera!

  • From Road to Street with Acey Slade

    written by katphip on 2016-02-20 #people #places
    From Road to Street with Acey Slade

    Our new LomoAmigo Acey Slade has a pretty cool job. He's a touring bassist for musicians like Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. Even though music is his whole life, Acey still considers his photography to be much more important work. In this interview, Acey talks about his favorite cameras and a mysterious disposable camera lying around his band's tour bus—the developed pictures were nothing like his bandmates imagined!

    2
  • 4 Easy Ways to Share your Lomo’Instant Wide Photos with the World

    written by Lomography on 2015-11-24 #videos
    4 Easy Ways to Share your Lomo’Instant Wide Photos with the World

    So, you’ve got your brand new Lomo’Instant Wide and have already taken some of the coolest looking pics from your favorite new camera. What now? Share them with the World, of course! We want to see every single fantastic, fascinating and mesmerizing photo you shoot with the Lomo’Instant Wide and we’re here to tell you how it can be done.

    1
  • Recap: Film Photography Day 2016

    written by Lomography on 2016-05-02 #news #videos
    Recap: Film Photography Day 2016

    On April 12, analogue fans from all over the world celebrated Film Photography Day! Here's a look back to all the fun that happened. One thing's for sure: Lomographers know how to party!