Category: Cameras

Voigtänder Prominent 6×9 folding camera

The Voigtländer Prominent is a special and very rare camera. It really was not a particularly successful camera and fewer than 4000 were manufactured during its rather short production run between 1933 and 1935....

Classic camera straps

This article is a bit different. I will focus on a part of photography that is somewhat essential yet also totally neglected. We are using it every day, yet take it totally for granted:...

Leica IIIG

The Leica IIIG was the last Leica screwmount camera manufactured by Leitz. The Leica IIIG was introduced in 1957 to replace the Leica IIIF. At that time the legendary Leica M3 with the new...

Leica IIIF

The Leica IIIF was introduced in 1950 to replace the Leica IIIC. In total 184 000 Leica IIIF cameras were manufactured between 1950 and 1957. The Leica IIIF was the first Leica that was...

Leica IIF

The Leica IIF was introduced in 1951 to replace the Leica IIC. In total 23 648 Leica IIF cameras were manufactured between 1951 and 1956. The Leica IIF was intrduced one year after its’...

Leica IIIC

The Leica IIIC was introduced in 1939 and succeeded the Leica IIIB. The Leica IIIC differed from its’ predecessor the Leica IIIB in many ways. With a baseplate length of 13,7 cm it was 3mm...