Taking Back Tipsters: Belair X 6-12 Tips


Are you one of the proud owners of a beautiful Belair X 6-12 but would like to expand your horizons in terms of taking photos with it? We come to your rescue with some neat tips from your fellow Belair shooters, in case you missed these tipster articles!

Since the Belair X 6-12 was launched in late 2012, Lomography’s hottest medium format shooter had everyone reeling with the beautiful photos one can take with it. But, since it’s always great to learn tips and tricks from our fellow lomographers, we’re bringing back a handful of tips that should give proud owners and excited would-be owners an idea as to what else they can achieve with this camera. Take a look!

Photos by tomas_bates and pasqualecaprile

5 Top Tips For Shooting With The Belair X 6-12 by tomas_bates and Tips And Hints For New Lomography Belair X 6-12 by pasqualecaprile and translated by liquorice

It’s always good to start with the basics, especially if you’ve just gotten your Belair and could use some tips to get started. That’s why we suggest that you take a look at the two tipsters above to help you get the hang of shooting with the Belair and increase your chances of getting good photos from your first few rolls. Alternatively, it could also serve as a refresher course for those who are far along in their Belair experience!

Photos by abigail0605

Setting Off With Your Belair: Traveling Tips by abigail0605

Who doesn’t and wouldn’t want to bring along their beloved Belair cameras out in their travels? If you have a trip coming up and you’re planning to bring your Belair with you, abigail0605 has some tips for packing the camera to keep it safe during your travels!

Photo by pearlgirl77

A 35mm film in your Belair? by pearlgirl77 and translated by brommi

Just because the Belair is medium format camera doesn’t mean you can’t snap 35mm photos with it! That’s right, you can load it with your favorite 35mm films and get panoramas, Sprocket Rocket style! Head over to the tipster above to find out how!

Photo by kleeblatt

Splitzer Fun With the Belair! by kleeblatt and translated by bohlera

Did you know that you can make rad splitzed photos with your Belair? Well, you can, and the photo above by lomographer kleeblatt can finely attest to that! We know it’s gotten you interested and maybe even intrigued, so better check it out to see how it was done!

Photo by mrmaart

Belair: Put a Ring on it! by mrmaart and translated by pretletterp

The Belair conveniently has a hotshoe so you can shoot with it even in dim lighting conditions. The Ringflash is just one of the flashes you can equip this medium format shooter with. Intrigued about this interesting pairing? The tipster above shows you what happens when you put a “Ring” on the Belair!

Get to know the possibilities of medium format film and explore how your imagination can make incredible things real. With the Belair X 6-12 you can create high quality panoramic shots, square images and rectangular photos and change the quality lenses whenever you wish to. And there is much, much more. Get your Belair in our online shop!

written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-03-11 #gear #tutorials #tips #tipster #lomography #belair #taking-back-tipsters-series #belair-x-6-12

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