Whoever said you can’t build your own 35mm SLR camera?

Well, whoever said that obviously have not seen the new Konstruktor!

So right here at awesomesther.com, read on and find out more about the latest launch from Lomography!


Experience The Essence of Photography
With the World’s First 35mm Do-It-Yourself Camera

  • Build your very own compact 35mm SLR camera in a few simple steps!
  • Explore the exciting mechanics of analogue photography: It’s the perfect way to learn, understand and experience the essence of photography from scratch
  • Boost your creativity and shoot spectacular photos with this artistic do-it-yourself camera

Build Your Very Own Compact 35mm SLR Camera
Even though it’s a do-it-yourself SLR camera, there’s no need to get your hands dirty while building the Konstruktor. Just click and screw it together in a few easy steps; you’ll soon have an exquisite, fully-working 35mm camera and be ready to shoot knock-out analogue photos! Of course, the Konstruktor camera is packed with a host of ingenious analogue features such as a top-down viewfinder to see what you shoot and to focus, an easy multiple exposure function, a ‘Bulb’ setting for long exposures and a detachable 50mm f/10 Lens! Can you build it? Yes you can!


Explore the Exciting Mechanics of Analogue Photography

Learn the essence of film photography whilst assembling your very own SLR camera! Upgrade your photographic skills to a whole new level by getting to grips with the mechanics of SLR photography. This innovative, self-crafted SLR camera will reward you with impressively sharp and typically Lomographic shots on regular 35mm film. You’ll be proud to show-off with these truly self-made photos! More options to further customize the Konstruktor will be made available in the future as more interchangeable Lomography lenses and accessories are planned!


Boost your creativity

Double the fun, the Konstruktor is the perfect gift for do-it-yourself adventurers and to stimulate the artist inside each of us! It’s easy to assemble, as no paint or glue is required for construction. The Konstruktor is not only exciting to build, it is also super-easy to use and fully customizable! We have added an extra set of colorful covers and stickers to help style your camera with a unique design. It’s a great gift for anybody!

For more info, visit:


  • DIY 35mm SLR camera with interchangeable lens system
  • Includes 50mm f/10 lens
  • Shutter speed: 1/80s
  • multiple exposure capability
  • tripod thread for long exposures

Suitable for ages 12 and above.

The camera takes about 1-2 hours to build


Buy the Konstruktor in the Lomography Online Shop and Lomography Gallery Stores

Some photos of the Konstruktor, as well as some sample shots taken with it.
(Photos: Courtesy of Lomography)





*** Keep checking for my photos of the launch party which happened at Lomography Gallery Store Singapore! 🙂

4 thoughts on “Whoever said you can’t build your own 35mm SLR camera?

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