Category Archives: Rarity

Sharing the International Cultural and Visual Heritage of Daguerreotypes

daguerreobase.org

More than any other type of photographic image, from the moment of their invention, daguerreotypes were widely perceived as perfect reflections of reality. Daguerreotypes learned people to see the world photographically for the very first time, and still today we often regard them with a similar sense of wonder. We are attracted by their captivating […]

Meyer-Optik Gorlitz 200mm f4 made autofocus for Nikon

Isco Gottingen lens autofocus

Selling and searching on eBay I was contacted by Aleksandr Limberg, as he wanted to buy a Tamron autofocus lens from me. We started to negotiate and he told me the needed the helicoid to transform vintage lenses from the 50’s and 60’s to autofocus. I was very surprised an we started talking. He told […]

How about if you could turn your Nikon F2 or Pentax ME digital

I'm Back Kickstarter

About Digital or analog? No need to choose, you have both. The first low-cost digital back for your 35mm camera. For those who always wanted to have a “hybrid” camera working with photographic films or in digital mode. After 5 years and dozens of prototypes later, I’m Back® launches its final version, with a leaner design, an elegant bayonet […]

Ultra rare Minolta 7000 plus SB-70VF Still VideoBack on eBay

Minolta SB-70 Still videoback

In my search on eBay for my digital camera collection I came across a rarity from Minolta a still video camera back from 1986 The Minolta SB-70 was first shown as a prototype at the Photokina 1986. A market-ready product was manufactured by November of 1987 and sale started in Japan in 1988. It was built […]