Category Archives: Projects

Cheapskating on Medium Format. Part-5: Hasselblad.

The beginning. At last, the Hasselblad. This camera was a kind of a reference standard in this test. Having scanned a film from it I have to put changes into the article about Lubitel-166B, as what I thought was a

Cheapskating on Medium Format. Part-5: Hasselblad.

The beginning. At last, the Hasselblad. This camera was a kind of a reference standard in this test. Having scanned a film from it I have to put changes into the article about Lubitel-166B, as what I thought was a

Cheapskating on Medium Format. Part-4: Salute.

The very beginning. Well, I will start with the sad truth: nothing worked out with this Salute. The camera turned partially broken. Though.. Ok. Will go step by step. This camera is one of the fist FSU Hasselblad like cameras.

Cheapskating on Medium Format. Part-4: Salute.

The very beginning. Well, I will start with the sad truth: nothing worked out with this Salute. The camera turned partially broken. Though.. Ok. Will go step by step. This camera is one of the fist FSU Hasselblad like cameras.

Cheapskating on medium format. Part-3: Lubitel-166B.

The very beginning. Lubitel 166B — is a medium format amateur camera! Mass production! What an astonishing approach towards photography in the country, what a lucky child I was! Though I guess this camera had a certain, different from obvious

Cheapskating on medium format. Part-3: Lubitel-166B.

The very beginning. Lubitel 166B — is a medium format amateur camera! Mass production! What an astonishing approach towards photography in the country, what a lucky child I was! Though I guess this camera had a certain, different from obvious

Cheapskating on Medium Format. Part-2: Etude.

The beginning A strange, childish, toy — that what comes to mind when you get this camera in hands. But, unexpectedly — funny. This baby camera made out of awful soviet plastic pumps your spirits up with just the way

Cheapskating on Medium Format. Part-2: Etude.

The beginning A strange, childish, toy — that what comes to mind when you get this camera in hands. But, unexpectedly — funny. This baby camera made out of awful soviet plastic pumps your spirits up with just the way

Cheapskating on Medium Format. Part-1: The Beginning.

Every now and then any photographer looks with envy at medium format. Medium format shots really impress with volume and resolution especially compared to 35 mm. So, one fair day/evening, after watching some MF galleries in the net, once faint

Cheapskating on Medium Format. Part-1: The Beginning.

Every now and then any photographer looks with envy at medium format. Medium format shots really impress with volume and resolution especially compared to 35 mm. So, one fair day/evening, after watching some MF galleries in the net, once faint

FED-2 black paint project

The beginning The goal of this project is to figure if an amateur can repaint a camera on his own. To be true, looking ahead I may say that I have an M2 which I want to turn black. But

FED-2 black paint project

The beginning The goal of this project is to figure if an amateur can repaint a camera on his own. To be true, looking ahead I may say that I have an M2 which I want to turn black. But