• Investigating Mystery Photos Found in a 60-Year-Old Camera

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    Experimental photographer and “weird gear” collector Mathieu Stern made this 5.5-minute video about how he recently found a roll of mystery film inside a 60-year-old medium format camera.
    In the summer of 2019, Stern was at a huge flea market in France when he purchased a Lubitel-2, a twin-lens reflex manufactured by LOMO in Russia between 1955 and 1977. Considered a toy camera due to its cheap price and poor build quality, Lubitel models were a way for photographers to dip their toes in shooting on 120 film without breaking the bank.
    Upon opening the back of the camera to load in some new...
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