Tag Archives: Zeiss

need a Flektogon 25mm plus an Exakta?

Toronto. The Exakta brand is well known in collector and user circles. Exaktas were the earliest 35mm (kine) SLRs and were available new into the 1960s. The Flektogon f/4 25mm lens made by Zeiss Jena was only made for about … Continue reading

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Zeiss and Photography book goes on sale

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Toronto. Larry Gubas has asked Petra Kellers at Camerabooks to discount his opus on the iconic Zeiss organization and its involvement in photography. This massive 7 pound book has letter size pages in full colour plus an added DVD containing … Continue reading

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doctor, doctor gimme the news

Toronto.I got a bad case of lovin’ you … or so the late Robert Palmer sang back in 1979 on his album titled “Secrets“. Dr Rudolf Krugener founded a camera company in Frankfurt a Main, Germany in 1885 to make … Continue reading

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the long and the short of it

Toronto. Those photographers wishing to get closer to their subject than their camera allowed had two choices: an auxiliary lens could be added to the front of the normal lens, or if the lens was interchangeable, the lens could be … Continue reading

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it’s a Nicca not a Leica

Toronto. The Western Canada Photographic Historical Association has been around for years. The late EvRoseborough swapped correspondence with the WCPHA over their logo and ours many years ago. Their latest 5 page pdf newsletter covers the history of the NICCA … Continue reading

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keep on truckin’

Toronto. Items from the website Fans in a Flashbulb have appeared here before. The site is a blog and like our site, uses WordPress to format the site and add posts. In the about menu item, the site defines itself … Continue reading

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known by good lenses alone

Toronto. In the mid last century, marketeers from camera companies strived to give their products a tag line making them the prime choice for fussy consumers. Voigtlander was no different, They came up with the tag line “because the lens … Continue reading

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in Vitessa we trust

Toronto. On the eve of being absorbed by the mighty Zeiss organization, Voigtlander marketed a number of cameras featuring their lenses plus some unique operating features. The series called Vitessa from the 1950s was one such series. The earlier versions … Continue reading

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Hasselblad SWC

Toronto. A rare model of the ¬†famous Hasselblad 2 1/4 square camera was auctioned off recently in a PHSC sponsored auction. The family firm with the famous Hasselblad name (F W Hasselblad & Co) was founded in 1841 and a … Continue reading

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get wit da program

Toronto. The PHSC has hosted photography related speakers for over 4 decades. Our location or time seldom changes… third Wednesday every month but July and August at Memorial Hall in North York (Toronto). If the venue or times change, we … Continue reading

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