Konstruktor Flash SLR DIY Camera

Konstruktor Flash SLR DIY Camera

Experience the essence of analogue photography with this 35 mm, do-it-yourself, SLR camera.
  • Build your own SLR camera from the ground up
  • Fixed aperture lens & top-down viewfinder
  • PC socket for flash photography
  • Two shooting modes
  • Totally customizable!
Film Format: 35 mm
Focal Length: 50 mm
Available Apertures: f10
Shutter Speed: 1/80, Bulb (B)
Flash: PC - Flash Plug
Available ISO Settings: No ISO Adjustment
Multiple Exposure: Yes
Tripod Mount: Yes
Cable Release: No
Battery: No Battery Needed
SKU: hp150slr

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Highlights

Be a fearless trailblazer – the Konstruktor Flash SLR DIY Camera is Lomography’s very first SLR camera and you can build your own from scratch.

The process will take you one to two hours, and it’s relatively straightforward.
— Fast Company

PC socket so you can use flash accessories to shoot show stopping flash photos.

Fixed aperture lens with a rotatable lens ring to adjust the focus.

Get a bit closer. The lens will correctly focus as close as 0.5 m to your subject.

As you build, you truly get to see the internal mechanics of an SLR camera. We think the Konstucktor F is a fantastic option for those that love to build, see how things work and enjoy the fruit of their labour with a charming finished product.
— TechRadar

Uses 35 mm film and there’s loads of that around. Check out our full, unique film range.

[…] we enjoyed using the waist level viewfinder and the through-the-lens viewing that comes courtesy of the spring loaded mirror level.
— Digital Camera World

Pick up the Konstruktor Flash Accessory Kit which includes a hot shoe adapter for use with any hot shoe flash, PC to Fritz the Blitz Flash Adapter Cable for hooking up Fritz the Blitz and a DIY Flash bracket to use the camera with a flash.

Tripod thread so you can keep those long exposures steady.

Creative shooting modes. The Konstruktor Flash SLR DIY Camera is equipped with ‘N’ and ‘B’ mode for regular and long exposures.

Uncoupled shutter release and advance, so you can easily produce multiple exposure photos.

Look through the top-down viewfinder and focus using the ring on the lens. The viewfinder also has a handy magnifier so you can get a better view of what you’re shooting.

A little money, a little elbow grease, a lot of camera.
— The Verge

Customize your creation. Once you’ve finished building the Konstruktor Flash SLR DIY Camera, it’s time to decorate. The camera comes packed with a selection of stickers to affix or you could go wild with paint, collage or drawing – the sky’s the limit.

If you’re new to the analogue world and want to learn more about film formats, get clued up on film-photography lingo and more, then download our Quick Guide to Analogue Photography and you’ll be an expert in no time!

Story

Perfect for do-it-yourself lovers and those interested in learning, understanding and experiencing the inner workings of analogue photography – the Konstruktor Flash SLR DIY Camera is a fully-functional 35 mm SLR camera which you can easily build at home.

Through the fantastically fun process of assembling this beautiful machine, you’ll learn the essence of photography and be able to shoot wonderfully sharp and vibrant analogue photos. It’s time to take the next step on your exciting photographic adventure and boost your creativity to the max. With the Konstruktor Flash SLR DIY Camera, you don’t just capture analogue beauty, you Konstrukt it!

Learn the Mechanics

In this increasingly digital world, there is something deceptively simple about an analogue camera. But how exactly does a film camera work? How does the click of a button capture an image on a roll of film? The Konstruktor Flash SLR DIY Camera allows you to demystify the process of analogue photography by building your camera from the ground up. In constructing it, you’ll begin to understand the intricate mechanics behind the analogue photos you shoot and have a ton of fun in the process. Building the Konstruktor Flash SLR DIY Camera is super-easy – it can usually be completed in 1–2 hours and, by the end, you’ll have a fully working SLR camera in your hands.

Customize Your Creation

Once you’ve finished building the Konstruktor Flash SLR DIY Camera, it’s time to decorate. The camera comes packed with a selection of stickers to affix. Bored of your current camera look? Just peel off the stickers and try a different set. Of course, in true Lomographic spirit, you can also decide to forget the rules and decorate your Konstruktor Flash SLR DIY Camera in a totally unique style.

Package Contents

  • Konstuktor Flash SLR DIY Camera
  • Decorative Stickers
  • Instruction Manual