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Other than Rangefinders: The Leica Freedom Train

Photo was computer edited; original by Flachmaus and has been released into public domain; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Steam_train_on_the_Albb%C3%A4hle_museum_line.jpg The name “Leica” is well known for quality cameras with sophisticated German craftmanship and lenses of legendary performance on a par with Carl Zeiss. So has … Continue reading

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The Smallest 35mm Full-frame Camera?

Which is the smallest full-frame 35mm camera ever produced? While many of the compact 35mm (like the Ricoh 500G and the Olympus Trip 35 in the previous posts) made during the 1960’s and 1970’s are quite small, they are still larger … Continue reading

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Digital Retro-Photography

Above is one of the earliest photos in history and was taken in 1838. It took more than 10 minutes to properly expose the image because the sensitivity of the plate (not film! not yet invented) was so low. This … Continue reading

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