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2020/2021 brought lockdowns, lots of closed business hours and no camera fairs. In these tough times we decided to create a brandnew platform to connect, interact and communicate with you - friends, collectors, camera lovers and photo enthusiasts.Read more...
Leica M3 black paint, 1958 - one of the very early M3 cameras produced in black paint finish by Leitz Wetzlar on special order - only about 90 pieces were originally prepared like this, before the first official black paint Leica M3 batch - extremely scarce, with double stroke film winding mechanism and black frame counter - for sale at Read more...
Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 L USM, 1997Read more...
In this review, I would like to compare the TTArtisan and the 7Artisans 35 mm f 1.4 with each other.Read more...
The first thought that comes to mind is that the two must be very similar, because both companies have Artisan in their name and are supplied by DJ Optical. (More on this can be found in an earlier blog entry by Carsten Schouler.)
Vintage Optics Recycled
A short report of the Biotar on a Canon EOS M6.
The Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar (1) was built for 25 years, essentially optically unchanged, based on a design from 1938.Read more...
… the world looks different. Last summer Leica made it possible to shoot an Audi RS3 directly in front of the Leica main building. It’s an amazing location for photos like these. But what I’d like to show here is the different effects that a change in perspective caused by different focal lengths can cause.
My experiences with the Leitz Tele-Elmar 135mm f/4 on the Leica M10.
After booking a safari to Uganda, I was faced with the question of which photo equipment I would take with me on the trip.Read more...
Winter. Lockdown. Perchtoldsdorf.
What to do on a freezing Sunday in February.
Get out the 6x6 TLR of choice, some films and get some images.Read more...
Why do photographers take photos? Some do, because they earn their living with it. It’s their job. Others, because they want to create art or memories. And then there are some who do it just for fun. I’m one of that last group. Of course, preserving memories is also important for me, especially since I’ve had kids.Read more...
More than 6 years have passed since we started our business on October 1st 2014 in Kaltenleutgeben, Austria.
Our idea was to offer the best quality Mint and Rare cameras.
Items and equipment you can't find anywhere else. Or at least have a very hard time hunting for them.Read more...