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Toronto. As a line from the TV series New Tricks says, this is the last of the Leitz enlarging and copying lenses offered as the film era quietly disappeared. This is the famous FOCOTAR series (FOCOTAR, FOCOTAR 1, FOCOTAR 2, … Continue reading

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Schneider Kreuznach Tele-Arton Lens

Toronto. At one of our┬ámid 1990s fairs held at the Queensway Lion’s Club, I picked up a small f/5.5 240mm telephoto lens in a Leica screw mount. It was sold to me by Jim McKeen. Jim was retired from his … Continue reading

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Tele-Arton f/5.5 240mm

The other day I pulled out my old Tele-Arton having in mind shooting the full moon – lousy weather deferred that plan. I picked up this little handful in the mid 1980s at one of our Photographica-fairs. Jim McKeen had … Continue reading

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