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!
The camera that marked a new starting point for Leitz (now Leica Camera AG), the M3 was introduced in 1954 and noted for ushering several improvements to Leica cameras. Previous models only had screw-mounts, and the M3 came with a new bayonet lens mount called the Leica M mount (still used to this day). Aside from this, the M3 also had a combined viewfinder and rangefinder in a single bright window, similar to that of the Contax II.
According to Ken Rockwell, the M3 is the best that Leica has ever made (makes sense that it’s Leica’s best selling model of all time), and is considered by many as the world’s best camera ever.
Brandon Roggeman showcases a limited series of decks presented by Cowtown Skateboards in the "Skate After School" fundraising event featuring special edition skateboards, videos, live jazz, and prints from featured artists. Find out more about this amazing project in this exclusive interview!
By far the oddest-looking camera I own, the Electric Eye is an auto-exposure viewfinder camera made by Bell & Howell in the late 1950s. I picked one up online and ended up with another one, that came with a very cool, retro looking carrying case, from my grandfather. It took a little while to try these two out but after running some film I found that this camera is a lot of fun to shoot with.
Paolo Raeli is a known face to Lomography, we already had the pleasure of featuring his beautiful work and hear more about his experience using Lomo'Instant Wide. In this interview, you will get to know Paolo from a different side and learn more about the story behind his captivating work.
Mysterious young photographer and music composer Ken aka "Ken_Youth of Tokyo " shot some portraits with our Petzval 58 Lens. Check out the photos that he took and get to know more about him in this interview.
Argentinian lomographer and featured community newcomer Kevin Lein first caught our attention with his poetic, triptych photographs. In this interview, he speaks out about his love for analogue photographs and shares a collection of stunning and well-thought-of images.
We discovered Alex Totaro after he shared his Lomo'Instant Automat Glass shots on social media. We were so excited to see his images, which were taken at the Barbican that we decided to contact him and find out more about his experiences with our newest instant camera.
On July 20, Lomography Gallery Store NYC will be hosting "Seeing in Monochrome", an exhibition featuring work made with the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens by NYC editorial photographers. In this article, we're learning more about the featured artists and getting a sneak preview of their work!
Are you wondering what the best photograph on a specific day of 2016 was? Tune in on this special recap where we'll track the daily image that captured the community's attention last year. For February, snapshots featuring the captivating beauty of nature dominated the monthly photo stream.
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy dissects the process that led to catching lightning with a 35mm camera.
Her passion for photography stemmed from a deep bond with her father who taught her the ins and outs of operating a film camera. Now, she writes poetry not only with words but also with light. Get to know our featured community newcomer Sabrina (@rebeccared) in this brief interview.
"I find taking a photo with a film camera really ceremonial," shares Turkey-based tax adviser and cinephile Mithat Erdoğan on why he chose to document his daily life on film. Get to know our featured community newcomer in this brief interview.
Earlier this year we were chuffed to launch a very memorable type of 35mm film: the Lomography Color Negative F²/400. We had recovered it from the last ever supply of an Italian filmmaker, and stocked it for seven years in special conditions. Much sought after for the film's nostalgic aesthetic, beautiful blue tones, with hints of X-Pro character, the F²/400 35mm rolls flew off our shelves like hotcakes – and rapidly went out of stock worldwide.