My second camera. My late German teacher at high school was a photographer, and at a fair with him, I think my first fair, back when I only had the Pentax ME Super, he saw a guy wandering around with this baby trying to sell it to a dealer. He looked at it, fired the shutter, and told me to buy it, for £200 Italian Lire (€100). What a superb camera. It still has the best designed waist level finder I have ever seen. despite cleaning marks on the lens, it is sharp as hell in colour or black…
60: TLR Welta Perfekta, 1934 - Apr 30, 2005 | Auction Team Breker in Germany
Welta Kamerawerk, Freital, TL R 6 x 6 cm, Compur bis 1/300 Sek. Objektive "Trioplan 3,5/7,5 cm", Nr. 641.621 und 641.... on Apr 30, 2005
Philips Box Flash
No doubt you are familiar with Philips, one of the largest electronics companies in the world. Way back in 1950, they manufactured this beautiful bakelite camera for 6cm square exposures on 620 film. The design, with its integrated flash reflector, is quite similar to the Spartus Press Flash, but this camera is far more scarce. The "Philips shield" logo, seen below the lens, made its first appearance in 1938. As the company was primarily known for its radios at the time, the wavy lines are…
ANSCO Memo 35 - 1927
Found at an antique show. The distinctive viewfinder caught my eye right away. Very small for cameras of its day. A real gem for my collection (in my opinion).
12 Classic Cameras That Look Nothing Like Cameras
The dvent of digital photography has transformed how we view the world around us. The breadth and scope of our image capture devices has exploded. But not even the most ingenious action cam can compare to the sheer audacity of these awesome rigs collected by our friends at Ooobject.
Exakta Kine-Exakta 35mm SLR Camera w 5.4 cm f/3.5 Primotar Lens Pre-War
This one has been in my collection for some time but it is time for it to find another home where it will appreciated (as it was here). It's a "Pre-War" Kine-Exakta 35 mm SLR camera with a Meyer Gorlitz 5.4 cm f/3.5 Primotar lens. Both are in g...