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Belair X 6-12 City Slicker

Take breathtaking 6x12, 6x6, or 6x9 photos with this totally original medium-format camera with automatic shutter settings.

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US$249.00
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The Story Behind The Belair X 6-12

We’ve developed a daring and pioneering new medium-format camera that will not only bring a new level of lens quality to Lomographers, but a whole host of exciting new developments that make the most of this truly amazing photography format.

It’s no secret; at Lomography we love medium-format photography. For one thing, it was medium-format cameras that NASA’s astronauts took with them as they first explored the frontiers of space. Well, now it’s high time for us Lomographers to start exploring new frontiers too; we’re ready to dive headfirst into the full possibilities of medium-format film and to let creativity soar amongst the stars.

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Main Camera Features

  • A totally original medium-format camera with automatic shutter settings.
  • Takes breathtaking 6x12 panoramic photos as well as 6x6 square format and 6x9 photos.
  • Exchangeable lens system for experimentation and flexibility.
  • High quality lenses crafted by an experienced optics team. The Belair X 6-12 Jetsetter comes with both a 90mm and 58mm lens.
  • Hot-shoe for flash attachment.
  • Bulb setting for beautiful long exposures and multiple exposures!
  • Extensive ISO Range: 50-1600.

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An Affordable Automatic 120 Panoramic Camera

Carrying on the tradition of its distant cousin, the LOMO LC-A+, the Belair X 6-12 Jetsetter boasts an automatic shutter system that makes shooting perfectly-exposed photos as easy as clicking the shutter – and all this on 120 film! The expansive 6x12 format allows you to capture a vast space that makes for jaw-dropping photos; whether landscape, portrait or anything else you feel like shooting. Wait there’s more; the Belair X 6-12 can also shoot in both square 6x6 and regular 6x9 formats. So whatever shape you’re in, the Belair X 6-12 is ready to match you!

Take Medium-Format Photography with you Everywhere

Who says panoramic medium-format cameras have to be the size of a small car? We know Lomographers are always on the move; that’s why the painstakingly developed and reliable fold-out bellows system allows the Belair X 6-12 to collapse to a convenient and portable size - meaning you can take the camera (and stunning medium-format photos) wherever you go.

A World of Possibilities: Interchangeable Lenses

Together with a team of experienced optics engineers, the Lomographic camera developers have refined both a 90mm lens and a 58mm wide-angle lens; each lens offers high quality photos while still being loaded with the Lomographic charm we all know and love. Oh, and this is just the start: the Belair X 6-12 features an exchangeable lens system for ultimate experimentation and flexibility – you can rest assured we’re already working on new and exciting lenses!

Automatic Exposure Shutter

Carrying on the tradition of its distant cousin, the LOMO LC-A+, the Belair X 6-12 camera boasts an electronic automatic shutter. This means that just like with the LOMO LC-A+, the correct film sensitivity needs to be set so that photos turn out neither dark, nor overexposed. Whilst the LOMO LC-A+ shutter closes only once there is enough light, the Belair X 6-12’s auto-exposure range is EV4 – EV15 and this is calculated just before the shutter is released.

The minimum recommended conditions when shooting in dim light with the Belair X 6-12 are ISO/ASA dial set to 100 with 100 ISO film. If you’re after brighter results in a dark setting, a high ISO film or switching to B (Bulb) Mode is recommended. B Mode will expose your shot for as long as you keep the shutter pressed.

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  • A totally original medium-format camera with automatic shutter settings. Takes breathtaking 6x12 panoramic photos as well as 6x6 square format and 6x9 photos. Exchangeable lens system for experimentation and flexibility. High quality lenses crafted by an experienced optics team. The Belair X 6-12 City Slicker comes with both a 90mm and 58mm lens. Hot-shoe for flash attachment. Bulb setting for beautiful long exposures and multiple exposures! Extensive ISO Range: 50-1600.
Cable Release Connection No
Aperture f/8, f/16
Color black
Film Advance Knob
Flash connection Hot Shoe
Focusing Zone Focusing
Focusing Distance 1m - infinity
Frame Counter Auto Frame Counter
Material Plastic
Tripod Mount No
Lightmeter Yes
View Finder Direct optical viewfinder