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Lomo Russar+ Lens For Retro-Fetishists

Lomo Russar+ Lens For Retro-Fetishists

There’s something totally perverse about putting a crappy Lomo lens on your Leica M-series camera. After all, the Leica might be a glorious box which makes it super easy to take great pictures, but it really is just a box for holding Leica’s extraordinary lenses.

Thankfully, the new Lomo Russar+ also fits other bodies, using adapter mounts.

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Lomo Konstruktor ‘Super Kit’ Adds Lenses And Viewfinder To DIY Camera

Lomo Konstruktor ‘Super Kit’ Adds Lenses And Viewfinder To DIY Camera

If you have a nerd in your life, and you need to get him/her a gift anytime soon, then your search is over. Go buy them the new Lomo Konstruktor Super Kit, the “directors cut” of the original build-it-yourself plastic film camera kit that now contains not one, not two but three lenses, plus a proper viewfinder.

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Transparent Lomo Gives You The Mother Of All Light Leaks

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I bought the original version of Lomo’s make-it-yourself Konstruktor camera, made it, shot a roll of film, loved the results, and gave the thing to a thrift store.

Why? Because film is a pain. In fact, I probably should have bought this limited-edition see-through version instead, as it would at least had a life beyond one single 36-exposure roll of film.

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Lomo Experimental Lens Kit For Micro Four Thirds Cameras

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I love my Fujifilm X100S, but I’m sure glad I didn’t ditch my Micro Four Thirds Panasonic when I bought it. Why? Because Micro Four Thirds is fast shaping up to be the iOS App Store of camera standards: if you want to make some cool hardware for a big market that will buy new things (hell, they bought into Micro Four Thirds already didn’t they?) then it’s the place to go.

Exhibit, uh… Where are we now? Exhibit D? Exhibit D is the Experimental Lens Kit from Lomo, a three lens kit for your Micro Four Thirds body that costs just $90.

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Lomo To Resurrect 170-Year-Old Lens Design

At some point in the recent past, Lomo went from being the resurrector of crappy Soviet-era plastic cameras to a niche manufacturer of some very interesting lo-fi photography kit. Today’s surprise is that Lomo will be making the Petzval lens, a lens invented in 1840 in – yes – Russia.

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Lomography Konstruktor, The Plastic Camera Kit You Make Yourself

Lomography Konstruktor, The Plastic Camera Kit You Make Yourself

It’s a long way to December, but write this one down on the list of gifts you’re planning to buy me this Christmas: the Lomo Konstruktor, a plastic kit that turns into a plastic camera. As a photo geek who likes to make things and tinker, this is just about perfect.

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New 35mm Film Back Offers Fresh Prints From Belair

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Lomo’s awesomely handsome Belair camera has some retro-tastic styling, and a clever-and-classical bellows system to allow it to fold flat for your (oversized) pocket. The rub was that it used 120 roll-film, the kind used by medium-format cameras in the olden days.

120 is great, and the big negatives give amazingly sharp and detailed prints. But 35mm film is both cheaper and easier to process. To address this, Loma will now sell you a replacement 35mm back for your Belair.

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Lomo Scanner Digitizes Film Photos Using Your iPhone

Analog media are great and all – vinyl, film, paper – but they all suffer by living in a non-connected vacuum. Lomo’s new Kickstarter project aims to fix that, for film photos at least, by turning your iPhone into a 35mm film and slide scanner.

Finally, you can post photographs with genuine light-leaks straight to your Instagram.

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Lomo Belair, A Retro-Tastic Medium-Format Film Camera

Lomo has launched yet another gorgeous new film camera, and this one looks as lame as all the rest. It’s called the Belair X 6-12, and it’s medium format.

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Ugh. Lomo Launches 110 Camera To Match Its 110 Film

Ugh. Lomo Launches 110 Camera To Match Its 110 Film

Take photos that will make the pictures from your 2004 cellphone look good

Just a few weeks ago, Lomo started selling craptastic 110 film cartridges so you could relive those bad old days of ugly, grainy photos you thought you’d left back in the 1980s.

Now, the horror is complete, for Lomo will also sell you a 110 camera to go with the film.

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