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Tag: manual

  • My Father's Camera: Ricoh KR-5

    written by tsingtao on 2012-06-12 #people #gear
    My Father's Camera: Ricoh KR-5

    When I started to get interested to analog photography, I asked my father to give me his camera. I fell in love with her! The Ricoh KR-5 is considered by many to be a great starter camera for novices.

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  • Smena 35 - Say Goodbye To Boredom, Forever!

    written by sibu_sen on 2009-07-01 #gear
    Smena 35 - Say Goodbye To Boredom, Forever!

    Is the one to choose for all you creative and restless Lomographers! The settings and techniques possible with this camera are endless and I promise you will never be bored again, no matter where you are, with this one by your side. The name 'Smena' (young generation) is therefore completely appropriate.

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  • Canon Canonet QL17 G-III: Poor Man's Leica

    written by nerdcist on 2010-04-25 #gear
    Canon Canonet QL17 G-III: Poor Man's Leica

    Can be found easily, compact, easy to load, automatic or manual override, and equipped with fast and sharp lens make it one of the best and affordable rangefinder camera ever made. Some people call it poor man's Leica.

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  • My Beautiful, Old Lubitel 1

    written by saidseni on 2012-11-14 #gear
    My Beautiful, Old Lubitel 1

    I love my Lubitel 1, it was my first camera with a B mode and multiple exposures: and that means FUN!

  • CD Jacket? Photo Frame? A 2-in-1 DIY Present!

    written by xaviru on 2013-03-01 #gear #tutorials
    CD Jacket? Photo Frame? A 2-in-1 DIY Present!

    I thought about how to make an inexpensive present that would bring back good memories about any place, as well as combine photography, music, and crafts.

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  • Lubitel 166

    written by dogma on 2009-11-18 #gear
    Lubitel 166

    Well i‘m sure you guys have heard about lubitel 166B, 166 universal and 166+, but how about 166? Hell ye no B, no universal, no +, just 166. Believe me this camera was a big surprise for me.

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  • Minolta X-700: My Favorite 35mm SLR

    written by brandkow93 on 2012-03-30 #people #gear
    Minolta X-700: My Favorite 35mm SLR

    The Minolta X-700 is a compact SLR, with all the features you need and a few extra ones. Probably my favourite SLR of all time and nearly my favourite camera of all time. I will try to explain why in this review.

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  • The Canon AE - 1

    written by mattcharnock on 2011-04-23 #gear
    The Canon AE - 1

    When I first moved to Denmark my in laws seem to think that I like cameras and to them this meant I could be a dumping ground for all their old junk. In my first week I inherited 4 cameras A canon AE 1, Nikon F5, Minolta SRT 3o3 and a canon canonette- I like my In laws. SO I decided I will review them all in a four way battle royale for the coverted award of “Best Camera From An In Law” I will be judging the cameras on 4 elements (each with a maximum available score of 10 Woops). The elements are: 1 Aesthetics, 2 Functionality and practicality, 3 image quality, 4 Mattness ( I am not really sure what this is yet) and to help me out I have called in some top quality A list celeb judges. So: LETS GET READY TO RUMBLE!!!!!!

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  • The Bencini Koroll II - the Diana Mini's Older Italian Cousin

    written by kvboyle on 2010-12-08 #gear
    The Bencini Koroll II - the Diana Mini's Older Italian Cousin

    Do you love half-frame? Do you think in twos and threes? Do you long to expand your half-frame repertoire? Meet the glorious, glamorous Bencini Koroll II, the Sofia Loren of the camera world... but be warned, its not just a pretty face.

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  • Be Lomo Elikon 4 - Another Diamond From a Well Known Ukrainian Family!

    written by dogma on 2009-12-05 #gear
    Be Lomo Elikon 4 - Another Diamond From a Well Known Ukrainian Family!

    Elikon family should be known by every Lomographer, because of well-known and great 535 model, but this time Ladies and Gentlemen let me introduce you to the Elikon 4.

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  • The Panoramic and Subaquatic Canon Autoboy D5

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-09-21 #gear
    The Panoramic and Subaquatic Canon Autoboy D5

    Right before a beach trip, I found my aunt's Canon Autoboy D5 from the '90s lying around the house. I took the waterproof film camera with me to Boracay not knowing what condition it was in, but the gamble paid off as I got four rolls of great vacation photos from it! Find out why this Canon camera is an ideal travel snapper here.

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  • $100,000 For a Nikon Fisheye Lens

    written by cruzron on 2013-10-06 #news
    $100,000 For a Nikon Fisheye Lens

    You know that a Fisheye lens has a really wide angle of view when the lens can see itself! Sound unbelievable? It really is! Check it out after the jump!

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  • AGFA Isolette - Behold The Sacred Relics

    written by cyan-shine on 2009-08-06 #gear
    AGFA Isolette - Behold The Sacred Relics

    There are many versions of AGFA Isolette, I will be reviewing AGFA Isolette I, which I own, here. It is a medium format wonder! Due to its collapsible nature it is the most convenient middle format camera to take with you ! I LOVE my Isolette :D

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  • Orphan Cameras: The Camera Manual Library

    written by cruzron on 2013-09-25 #gear #tutorials
    Orphan Cameras: The Camera Manual Library

    Got an old camera that you wish had a manual? No need to fret as you can find those manuals online at Orphan Cameras!

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  • Ricoh 35R : A simple wonder

    written by ndroo on 2009-10-22 #gear
    Ricoh 35R : A simple wonder

    Low on budget but want some stunning results? Get this while you're penny pinching and saving up for a Lomo LC-A+.

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  • The LOMO Smena Symbol

    written by rose_screw_selavy on 2010-04-15 #gear
    The LOMO Smena Symbol

    An odd but pleasing combination of fully manual controls and small size which was manufactured in the USSR

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  • Argus C3 "The Brick"

    written by dirklancer on 2008-11-25 #gear
    Argus C3 "The Brick"

    The Argus C3, a range finder camera affectionately known by its many lovers as "the Brick", is an artifact right out of the early mid-19th century machine age. The front of the camera is covered in gears, and it could easily pass for a highly specialized scientific measuring device at first glance. It is constructed of heavy Bakelite and metal, so you can guess that it's about as heavy as a brick...hence the nickname.

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  • Masked Photos: Decorate Your Pictures with a Cool Photo Frame

    written by mochilis on 2013-03-19 #gear #tutorials
    Masked Photos: Decorate Your Pictures with a Cool Photo Frame

    By popular demand, here is how to get a decorative photo-border around your pictures.

  • Olympus OM-10

    written by joejag on 2010-12-21 #gear
    Olympus OM-10

    I picked this camera up in a charity shop for £10 (roughly $16) and it came with the body, a 35-200mm lense, a 28-85mm lense and a gigantic camera bag. Already a bargain! I then went to a local camera fair and bought 50mm lense and a 28mm lense

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  • Leica IIIg

    written by panchromatic on 2011-08-09 #gear
    Leica IIIg

    A beautiful 1950s rangefinder camera, attractive and capable.

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  • Around Town with the Canon Autoboy D5

    written by denisesanjose on 2012-10-09 #gear
    Around Town with the Canon Autoboy D5

    Last time, I gave you a hands-on review of the Canon Autoboy D5 as a travel camera—testing it under and over water, rain or shine—during my beach trip to Boracay. Here's how it performs as an all-around camera, going from home to studio and work to play. Just like before, it produced great shots all day, every day!

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  • Don't Think, Just Shoot: My Own Lomo Shirts

    written by carlosbull on 2011-12-06
    Don't Think, Just Shoot: My Own Lomo Shirts

    I'm a boy who likes to wear the things I love (such as bands and hobbies) and for me, there's no better way than to put them on my t-shirts. The story begins while I was trying to find my perfect Lomo t-shirt, and it ends with three t-shirt designs for graphic design exercise in class.

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  • Review: Lomography’s Lubitel 166+, Hands Down My Favorite Camera!

    written by sandravo on 2013-06-13 #gear
    Review: Lomography’s Lubitel 166+, Hands Down My Favorite Camera!

    At first I was afraid my urge to buy the Lubitel 166+ wasn't more than another breakout of GAS. Honestly, I was convinced that it would end up next to its older brother, a vintage Lubitel 2, sitting on the shelf looking pretty, but mostly just gathering dust. Turns out I couldn't have been more wrong!

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  • Bronica SQ-Ai Camera

    written by dannyfresh on 2011-08-25 #gear
    Bronica SQ-Ai Camera

    I was lucky enough to get my hands on this beast of a camera just over a year ago! Here is my review of it so far!

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  • Russian Lens Review: Helios 44-2 58mm f/2.0 (M42)

    written by chypreamber on 2013-06-10 #people #gear
    Russian Lens Review: Helios 44-2 58mm f/2.0 (M42)

    The Helios 44-2 is a classic Russian beauty, originally manufactured as a basic kit lens for the Soviet-era Zenit cameras. Fixed at 58mm, with unique bokeh and sharp imaging, it is the ideal prime lens for portraits and street photography.

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  • Cut 127 Film By Yourself - A Quick Guide

    written by mapix on 2014-01-20 #gear #tutorials
    Cut 127 Film By Yourself - A Quick Guide

    127 rolls are really hard to get by these days. You can get some at auctions though they're often not really cheap. So I think the idea of cutting the film by yourself is a good alternative! It's not so difficult as it seems - have a look after the jump!

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  • Zeiss Ikon Ikonta C 521/2 - my golden oldie

    written by nicx on 2011-05-06 #gear
    Zeiss Ikon Ikonta C 521/2 - my golden oldie

    Note: add Zeiss Ikon Ikonta C 521/2 Tag If not to photograph with then just to display this beauty is worth it. This zeiss ikon ikonta c was released in 1947 and shoots 120 film and 6cm x 9cm frames. It has a simple view finder and stand to hold itself up aswell as a tripod mount.

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  • Finding the Range with the FED 5B

    written by cruzron on 2013-09-18 #gear
    Finding the Range with the FED 5B

    There comes a time in a Lomographer's life that you'll crave control over your photos, where having a fixed aperture and shutter speed doesn't do it for you anymore. That is the perfect time to try out an all manual rangefinder!

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  • A Live Demo of the Belair in 2 Minutes

    written by lomographyasia on 2013-01-18 #news #videos
    A Live Demo of the Belair in 2 Minutes

    Step into our Lomography Gallery Store Hong Kong where the customer isn't just always right but is always welcome! Curious cats, fans, suits and all of us here at Lomography will be spotted in our stores at any given time. Come in and say hi to Lomography expert Edwin and his new Belair X 6-12 City Slicker after the jump!

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  • Videos to Help You Learn How to Use Lomography's Spinner 360!

    written by lomography_korea on 2011-06-19 #gear #tutorials
    Videos to Help You Learn How to Use Lomography's Spinner 360!

    Everyone wants the Spinner 360 after seeing it in action, but its unfamiliar form has a tendency to frighten people off. However, if you watch the videos below, you'll realize how easy the Spinner 360 is to use. Also, if you have a film scanner, the Lomography DigitaLIZA is a must. So if you want to take more awesome and unique photos, watch the following videos carefully.

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