Lomo Lubitel 166+: Timeless in Twin-Lens


Cradling the camera in your hands and peering through the waist-level viewfinder, the Lomo Lubitel 166+ brings a truly classic experience — one that dates back to 1946, when the first Lomo Lubitel was born. Nostalgia aside, this twin-lens reflex camera that bears the + symbol in its name, hosts tons of features that enhance the Lubitel experience.

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Twin-Lens Classic

One lens for viewing, the other for shooting. The Lomo Lubitel 166+ rocks a multicoated glass lens that yields crystal-clear photos. Because this is a fully manual camera, you are in control of the aperture, shutter speed, and focus. It requires a little bit of your sweet time to perfect that medium-format masterpiece, but the results are truly worth it. This classic TLR also encourages you to get closer to your subject (square format is excellent for portraits and headshots). It's no wonder the Lubitel+ is for lovers!

Credits: andrejrusskovskij, warning, chippo & ck_berlin

Creative Perks

Peer from the waist-level viewfinder and marvel at the perfectly flat ground glass that covers the entirety of your image. It also focuses up to 0.8m, which is fantastic for portraiture and close-ups. The on-camera exposure guides and zone focusing system of 0.8m, 1.5m, 3m, and infinity makes it easy to set the exposure and distance. And as a creative bonus, the Lubitel 166+ can even accommodate 35mm film with the included Lubikin set, and experiment with endless panorama, too!

Credits: andrejrusskovskij, moodification, jennson, mr-furet & japsix

Are you in the mood for Lubitel love? Shop for the Lomo Lubitel 166+ online or visit a Gallery Store near you.

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