Tag Archives: Zeiss Ikon

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Toronto. Before the fall of Germany at the end of WW2, Dresden was a major camera manufacturing centre. Ernemann built its famous Pentacon tower building and upon the founding of Zeiss-Ikon, it became the central manufacturing works of Zeiss-Ikon. ┬áSadly, … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 44-2 goes to press

Toronto. Hey folks, our wonderful journal issue 44-2 goes to press this coming week. It will be in the mail to members a few short weeks later. Not a member? No problem! just hit the PayPal button on the right … Continue reading

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so what’s a Turmon?

Toronto. You never heard of a Turmon? Well, where have you been? The little Turmon is nearly one century old! See the above Autumn 1987 Zeiss Historica article on page 7 by Joe Brown of Texas. In the mid 1800s … Continue reading

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Extinction meters

Toronto. Another popular design to aid the photographer in his pursuit of the correct exposure was the extinction meter. This device relied on the photographer looking though an eyepiece or tiny aperture as a filter was slowly moved across the … Continue reading

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