Category Archives: Review

Sharing the International Cultural and Visual Heritage of Daguerreotypes

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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 […]

The Leica R10 that did not make it to production

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  The Leica R10 Andreas Kaufmann, Leica’s CEO, had announced at an informal press briefing during the Photokina industry fair in September 2008 that his company was working on a new flagship for its R-series of single lens reflex cameras. The R10 was expected to benefit from the development of Leica’s S2 medium format digital camera and feature […]

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

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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 […]