Tag Archives: Lomography

sprocket rocket

Toronto. A century ago the panorama print was popular. Cameras like the Cirkut models could turn about the lens nodal point while affixed to a tripod by using gears and a spring wound motor. This format is common place today. … Continue reading

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The Diana Instant Square

Toronto. Those of you who have frequented our fairs have seen many versions of the 1960s Diana camera over the years. It was a cheap little film camera taking 120 film. The folks at Lomography USA have embraced the little … Continue reading

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World’s First Analog Instax Square Camera

Toronto. Film is a niche process that continues to attract followers. A subset of the genre is the “instant film” brigade. These people are so active that companies continue to make the “Polaroid” type instant film. Now the Lomographic Society … Continue reading

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Lomography’s Neptune Convertible Art Lens System

Toronto. I received an email a couple of days ago from Katherine Phipps of Lomography. The email announced the Kick Starter program to create a convertible lens system called the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System. You may wonder about convertible … Continue reading

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Diana+

Toronto. In the 1960s, a Hong Kong plastics company offered a toy camera called the ┬áDiana. The camera had a cheap plastic meniscus lens and used 120 roll film. All but a few pieces of the shutter mechanism were made … Continue reading

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Shades of Polaroid!

Toronto. Lomography has initiated a Kickstarter program funding their new camera, the sophisticated Lomo’Instant Automat which uses Fuji instant FILM in a retro camera promoted to give wings to the user’s creative juices. Katherine Phipps of Lomography sent me an … Continue reading

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