Lomotomized medium format Belair X 6-12 sees light of day


posted Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 11:31 PM EDT


What monster is this just a few days from Halloween? A new medium format camera for Lomographers? With auto exposure? And three aspect ratios? Long and multiple exposure capability? Interchangeable lenses?

Not only that, but the Belair X 6-12 comes in three models:

• The Globetrotter edition has a beautiful metal body decorated with a brown snake pattern leather but is limited to 300 pieces worldwide.

• The Cityslicker is a sleek, black plastic version.

• The Jetsetter is a metal edition coated in irresistible brown leather.

All three come with 90mm and 58mm lenses.



If you preorder the 349 Globetrotter from Lomography.com, you can snag it for $244.30. Pre-order the $249 Cityslicker for $174.30 or the $299 Jetsetter for $209.30.


The 6x12 panoramic medium format camera's specifications include:

  • Exposure Area: 104 x 52mm (6x12), 78 x 52mm (6x9), 52mm x 52mm (6x6)
  • Film Type: 120 Roll Film
  • Interchangeable Lens Mount: 3 Bayonet Type
  • Auto-exposure Mode: Aperture Priority
  • Auto-Exposure range: EV4 to EV15
  • Highest Shutter Speed: 1/125
  • Lowest Shutter Speed (B Mode): Unlimited
  • Film Sensitivity Supports (ASA/ISO): 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
  • Battery Supply: 2x1.5V (2 x LR44)
  • Multiple Exposure: Yes
  • Flash Connection: X-type Synchronization Hot-shoe
  • Tripod Socket Thread: Standard Quarter-Inch Tripod Socket

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