Category Archives: Rollei

Rolleiflex Instant camera on Kickstarter

The next big photography related crowdfunded project on Kickstarter is for a new Rolleiflex Instant camera (fully funded in just a few hours). Technical specifications and camera’s buttons diagram:

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Kodak Ektachrome film coming in 2018 and more film news

→ Kodak is working to bring back the Ektachrome film to market in 2018.

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Photokina day 2 recap

Photokina day 2 recap:

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What else is new?

→ New Rollei film available for sale in Japan: Superpan 200, Retro 80s and Retro 400s. → The new Aurora HDR software developed by Macphun and Trey Ratcliff is now available for download. → Canon commemorates production of 80 millionth EOS-series interchangeable-lens camera. → New Metz Mecablitz 44 AF-2 flash announced (replacement for the current AF-1 model).

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The lot of 600 vintage cameras from 1880-1980 is still available for sale

The lot of 600 vintage cameras I reported about few months ago is still available for sale on eBay. The item description is “most are in working order, newer SLRs not working“… The collection, described as the 3rd or 4th largest in world, contains Zeiss, Nikon, Leica, Canon, Rollei and Kodak cameras from 1880-1980. You can […]

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What else is new?

→ 21 rare Rolleiflex prototype cameras listed for sale on eBay for $177,950 (via Popphoto). → The Ricoh WG-M1 camera is currently on sale for $145.81. → Firmware update v1.21 for the Pentax 645z camera released. → Sony released new firmware updates for the a7, a7R, a7S, a7II and a6000 cameras. → IR interview with Fuji: “now […]

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What else is new? [weekend digest]

Olympus confirms 2,700 layoffs, plans to focus on mirrorless and high-end compact cameras. Panasonic denied previous Reuters reports and says they have no plan to invest in Olympus. Fujifilm’s digital camera REAL 3D W3 ($275) currently being used to take 3D images of the International Space Station (ISS). Next generation iPhone rumored to adopt thinner and improved […]

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