Voigtlander Bessa 66 medium format camera

The Voigtlander Bessa 66 is a very compact, 6cm x 6cm, folding camera which takes 12 pictures on a roll of 120 or 620 film. It was made in Germany sometime between 1938 and 1941. Voigtlander Bessa 66 Images My Voigtlander Bessa 66 Camera Unfortunately my camera has a small amount of damage. There should be a fold out yellow filter attached to the front of the lens but it’s been snapped off sometime over the course of the last […]

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Voigtlander Vitoret D viewfinder camera

This is a review of the Voigtlander Vitoret D, which was a simple 35mm viewfinder camera made in the early 1960’s and was part of Voigtlander’s consumer camera offering, below the Vito range and aimed at the holiday snap-shot photographer market. Voigtlander Vitoret D Images My Voigtlander Vitoret D Camera This camera was purchase for about £5 from ebay with no guarantee and it turns out that the light meter built into the top panel is defective. I will need […]

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Voigtlander Dynamatic II rangefinder camera

The Voigtlander Dynamatic II  camera is a 35mm, rangefinder, auto-exposure camera made by Voigtlander in the early 1960’s. It looks remarkably similar to my Voigtlander Vito B although it is a heavier and much more sophisticated camera. Voigtlander Dynamatic II Images My Voigtlander Dynamatic II camera I found this camera, as with most in my collection, on eBay. It was on with a starting bit of £4.99 and I added it to my watch list but missed the end of […]

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Ricoh GXR A12 Mount first impressions

I posted a while ago about discovering new lens units for my Ricoh GXR camera from a site in China. Well, I found that the same supplier also had the Ricoh GXR A12 Leica mount sensor unit for a very good price and so I decided to get that as well. Ricoh GXR A12 images This is different from the other units I’ve bought because it is a sensor only unit fitted with a Leica bayonet M mount. That seems […]

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