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Leica invented autofocus Minolta went on developing it.

Revue Flex PK Autofocus

Leica invented the autofocus camera system with the Correfot in 1976. Photo: WestLicht Camera Auction Legendary German camera maker Leica spent nearly 20 years patenting technology that would take focusing out of the hands of photographers. As with the 35 mm still camera the company created in 1925, Leica stood ready to once again revolutionize […]

Nikon Still Video Camera QV-1000C

Nikon QV-1000C

Nikon QV-1000C was Nikon’s first filmless camera, announced on August 26, 1988.. The QV-1000C is an analog black and white still video camera with a 380.000 pixel CCD sensor. Images are stored on a magnetic two inch video floppy disk. Technically, it’s not a digital camera. The camera was only sold as a complete kit, […]

Subminiature spy Ring camera from the former Mr. Shibata

Pre-owned super rare one of a kind subminiature spy camera from the former Mr. Shibata famous Japanese camera collection, it is a Russian “KGB” spy ring camera (this is what is commonly known as “KGB” camera, to this day there is no confirm information as to who made it) this is from the Christie’s auction/McKeown’s camera guide, […]

Information on the Sigma Y-S mount system

sigma YS system

YS AUTOMATIC CUSTOM CAMERA FITTING FOR USE WITH YS INTERCHANGEABLE AUTOMATIC LENSES Attached find a manual for YS lens adapters (one of the less common interchangeable lens mount systems which is basically a T mount with a Pentax screw mount like stop down pin added).  This interchangeable mount system was developed by Sigma as competition to the […]

D-SLR and Nikon Speedlight Compatibility

D-SLR and Nikon Speedlight Compatibility This is a chart describing compatibility for Nikon DSLR cameras and Nikon Speedlights. Speedlights are listed vertically down the left hand column.(Courtesy of Nikon) Speedlight Model Nikon D-SLR D5, D4(S), D3X, D3S, D3, D850, D810(A), D800(E), D750, D700, D610, D600, D500, D300s, D300, D7500, D7200, D7100, D7000,D200, D90, D80, D70s, D70, D60, […]

SLR Lens Mount Identification Guide by Richard Oleson

lens Mount type's

So you’ve found a lens and you don’t know what camera it fits? Scroll down this set of photos until you find the one that it looks like. I don’t have everything here, but I have most of the more common ones for manual-focus, focal plane shutter 35mm SLRs. Quick notes on lensmount compatibility: This […]