Toronto. With the sudden burst of growth in the minicam industry, major players like Leitz and Zeiss produced a large variety of lenses, camera models and attachments to make their little marvels suitable to tackle almost any photography job imaginable.
To allow a variety of lenses and lens heads to be fitted to various camera models and accessories. manufacturers made and marketed a wide variety of adaptors – rings to you and me. Shown above left is a typical sampling of rings; these made by Leitz to cobble together various models, lenses, and accessories. Other manufacturers, like Zeiss, offered similar rings for their products.