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Hektor 2.8cm f/6.3 Leitz Screw Mount Lens

Toronto. On a sunny April day in 1982, I met Alex Thomas at a restaurant in North York. He had a few things to show me including this example of a 28mm Hektor wide angle lens for screw mount Leicas. … Continue reading

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A Wide View Vista

Toronto. The earliest camera lens designers were more concerned with plate coverage than aperture. Often a lens was described in terms of coverage – ¬†half plate, full plate, etc. Numerous strategies were used to allow a greater coverage – mechanical … Continue reading

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