Released 1980 This is my first TLR. I saw it at a car boot sale and snapped it up for a bargain price. At the time of writing, this is my only medium format camera with the ability to focus, and with control over the aperture and shutter. It’s much more rewarding to work with […]Read more "LOMO Lubitel 166 Universal"
Released 1929 I’ve wanted a bellows camera of some sort for ages, mainly for their antique looks. Trouble is, it’s hard to find specimens with the leather intact and still light-tight. This one is in poor cosmetic condition, but still mostly works. The shutter is a bit sticky at slow speeds and when I first […]Read more "Voigtländer Bessa 6×9"
Released 1955 I bought this camera from eBay as a way of getting into medium format photography. I also managed to get hold of the proprietary flashgun, the Coro-Flash, which takes flash bulbs. See all photos taken with the Conway. At a glance Lens Fixed 110mm f/18 Film 120 (6×9) Focus Fixed, with close-up lens […]Read more "Coronet Conway – Synchronised Model"
Another week, another new camera, and some more photos from it. These photos are taken with my “new” Voigtländer Bessa. I posted on here recently with some photos from a film that was still in the camera. With a camera from the late 1920s-1930s, it seemed fitting to visit a former industrial site – so […]Read more "Voigtländer Bessa"
I’ve been on a bit of a rampage with vintage cameras lately. Not content with three “boring” Canon 35mm SLRs, I recently acquired a late 1950s Paxette point’n’shoot and a mid 1950s Conway box camera. The Conway was my first foray into the world of medium format, and I like it. Only days after developing […]Read more "New camera: Lomo Lubitel 166"