Kodak Bantam 4.5

HISTORICAL NOTES The Kodak Bantam camera series accompanied the 828 format market introduction by the American manufacturer, a film type for which this family’s cameras were for a long time the only available decent commercial success. Kodak intoduced both the roll format and the camera in 1935 with the aim of producing a new line of compact models combining the dimensional advantages of 35 mm film and the pocketable sizes of folding type cameras. The first two camera models introduced…

Minox 35 PL

HISTORICAL NOTES The Minox 35 camera series is rightfully carved in collective photographic imagery as a synonym for compact and efficient systems which can provide important results despite the reduced size; in fact, the various models that have taken place in the course of production have always had two important common characteristics that have remained constant over time: pocket size and optical quality. It is beyond any doubt a masterpiece of miniaturization  thanks to the weight and dimensions that make…

Minolta PROD 20s

HISTORICAL NOTES In the last few years main photo brands designers tend to recreate shapes and retro design adapted to modern digital cameras: since the introduction of the new Olympus PEN and, above all, with the launch of the Fujifilm X100, a clear message on how the ergonomics and style of the old film cameras of the past were and remain a winning choice. Not everyone knows, however, that this operation had already been carried out in the late 80’s…

Stenopeika 6×6

The pinhole photography has always been fertile ground for the DIY given the apparent ease with which you can build a working camera and fully adapted to their tastes and needs; are not just lovers of self that have turned this hobby into a real business. Stenopeika has become a brand that rightfully belongs to this genre thanks all’aprezzata range of handmade pinhole camera that has evolved over the years to include different film sizes and types of cameras, some…