Wynne’s Infallible Exposure Meter

Wynne’s Infallible Exposure Meter

Wynne’s “Infallible” Photographic Exposure Meter Oh How Far We’ve Come! Wynne’s “Infallible” Exposure Meter out of the tin box with the rest of the contents: a Cue Card of Film Speeds, a package of replacement...
Helios 103 Cleaning

Helios 103 Cleaning

Zavod Arsenal Cleaning the Helios 103 The Standard Lens for the Kiev 4M and Kiev AM When I received my Kiev 4AM from the Ukraine, which I wrote about earlier, it had on it the standard lens for that camera, a Helios 103 53mm f/1.8 lens made at the Zavod Arsenal in...
Kiev 4A

Kiev 4A

Zavod Arsenal Kiev 4A 35mm Rangefinder Contax Clone A Post-War Clone of the Zeiss Ikon Contax II At the end of World War II Russia claimed and received the manufacturing rights and equipment to produce the Contax II and III cameras as war reparations. Production began...
Another Camera Show

Another Camera Show

Waiting Outside the South Arm United Church hallĀ  for the Show to open. I was early to get in with the “Early Birds” Another camera show in Richmond last Saturday and more stuff for the collection I went to another camera show this past Saturday. It was...
Demi C

Demi C

The Demi C came in a handsome black leather fitted case with two lenses, camera, lens caps and wrist strap. The camera and lenses fit snuggly in the leather case but with enough room that the top zippers shut easily. The Demi C In 1959 Olympus introduced the first...
Kiev 4AM

Kiev 4AM

This is my new Kiev 4AM (Ser. No.: 83206678) and its Helios 103 53mm f/1.8 Lens (Ser. No.: 8350836). It is in excellent codition, working at all speeds, with no marks on the external metal and the leatherette cover is pristine. Kiev 4AM You will recall that I wrote...