Tag Archives: Ihagee

an innovator called Karl

Toronto. You have likely used his designs or innovations, especially if you took photographs last century with smaller roll film cameras (127 and 35mm) or used an SLR. A young Dutchman, Johan Steenbergen, moved to Dresden in 1912 where he … Continue reading

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showtime TONIGHT

Toronto. This evening (June 5, 2022) at 7:30 pm EDT, our friends at the PHSNE are hosting a ZOOM presentation on Exaktas. The post says, “Photographic Historical Society of New England, Inc.[is hosting] “Ihagee and the Exakta: The First 35mm SLR” … Continue reading

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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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camera brochures

Toronto. Camera makers offered many, many brochures to explain the virtues of their products to the common man. I have a few these days, mostly published by Ihagee, Leitz, Hasselblad (or their importers and distributors), or Kodak. These brochures give … Continue reading

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