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The evolution of the camera

Nicca 3-F Rangefinder

The camera industry has undergone significant changes over the centuries, evolving from simple devices to the advanced digital cameras and smartphones we use today. Here’s a brief timeline of the evolution of the camera: Camera Obscura: The Camera Obscura was a box-shaped device used as an aid for drawing or entertainment. It was first described […]

 The Ultimate Guide to Camera Restoration and Repair

Kodak cameras - brownie autographic - brownie reflex - vestpocket 127 autographic

Introduction Welcome to our comprehensive guide on camera restoration and repair. We at Vintagelens advise on restoring vintage cameras to their former glory. With our expertise and attention to detail, we are dedicated to helping you revive your beloved camera and relish in the joy of analogue photography. In this guide, we will provide you […]

Enna Munchen lenses

Enna Munchen Tele Ennalyt 90mm F2.8 (read)

In the world of optics and photography, there exists a renowned manufacturer known as Enna Munchen. This esteemed company specializes in crafting high-quality lenses that capture the essence of every moment with exceptional precision. Enna Munchen has earned a stellar reputation for its expertise in lens production, setting itself apart as a pioneer in the […]

Vintage Camera Gear Accessories: A Beginner’s Buying Guide

Canon AE-1 + 50mm F1.8

Vintage cameras and their accompanying accessories offer a unique charm and aesthetic appeal that many photography enthusiasts find irresistible. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned photographer, exploring the world of vintage camera gear can be an exciting journey. In this beginner’s buying guide, we will delve into the world of vintage camera gear accessories, […]

Revolutionize Your Photography with the Agfa Optima Sensor Electronic

Agfa Optima sensor 535,335 for parts

We at Vintagelens understand the importance of choosing the right camera that meets your photography needs. With an endless number of cameras on the market, it can be overwhelming to make the right choice. In this article, we will discuss what makes the Agfa Optima Sensor 535 such a good camera, and why it’s worth […]

Our Selection of Vintage Camera Gear

Nikon F801 | AF 35mm camera body

Looking for the best vintage camera gear? Look no further than! We offer a wide selection of vintage camera equipment that is perfect for photographers who want to capture the beauty and essence of the past. Our selection includes everything from classic film cameras to antique lenses, all of which have been carefully curated […]

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

subminiature spy 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, […]

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