Soviet camera Tag

I have long been guilty of making fun of the Russian makers of the Lomo cameras for their product - and so far I have gotten away with it. I suspect that few people read the ads anyway.Well, if you are reading this, here is another one - but oddly enough this is actually worth buying for the fun of it.The Lubitel 166+ is the latest plastic copy of an old German design from the 1930's. Don't frown at the Russians - there were enough American, Japanese, and  Chinese copies of this sort of camera to sink a battleship. Indeed, I believe they used to pelt them down on the USS MARYLAND all the time - to no avail.It takes 120 film, produces 56mm x 56mm square negatives or transparencies, and has a fully adjustable lens system. 5 shutter speeds plus bulb. 6 aperture stops. Flash synch at all speeds. Cable release socket.It works. It's brand new and we're selling it off at half price with box and accessories.If you are a photography student it will attract at least as much...

Whether your photographic dreams lie on the steppes of the Ukraine or the steps of Odessa, you will welcome this chance to own a part of Soviet photographic history. The FT-2 is one of the most ingenious things to come out of Russia that doesn't explode.It is a metal-bodied 35mm panoramic camera that operates on strict socialist principles. ie. it works, but only after you study the propaganda for an hour and even then you are never sure if someone is looking over your shoulder. Occasionally users will disappear and none of the neighbours can say where they have gone. It has a red spirit level, and if that isn't Soviet, I don't know what is. I presume that is water in there - if it was actual spirits they would have drained it by now...