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Reid & Sigrist 35mm camera

7th February 2019 minoxit 3 min read

A BRIEF HISTORY OF REID & SIGRIST In the great British tradition of “Keep calm and muddle through”, during WW2, British official war photographers had used […]

Some strange cameras

5th February 2019 minoxit 1 min read

Cameras can come in all shapes and sizes. The rules that define a functioning camera allow for endless design possibilities. It’s no secret that (like many […]

Liliput GOMZ

2nd February 2019 minoxit 1 min read

This is a rare soviet miniature camera made of bakelite. It has an optical viewfinder and a red window in the rear for film advance. This […]

Malyutka GOMZ

2nd February 2019 minoxit 1 min read

Derived from the Liliput, the Malyutka keeps the front plate, including the lens and shutter housing, of the second model Liliput. The shutter speed is now […]

Neozit F27 KGB

2nd February 2019 minoxit 1 min read

The F-27 `Neozit` was made for KGB photographic surveillance purposes by KMZ at their special workshop starting around 1985. It is an evolved model of the […]

Rare miniature cameras

29th January 2019 minoxit 1 min read

Made out of need, or made because it could be done. Motives aside, the fact remains that such cameras were at one time, and still are, […]

KMZ Horizont FT2

29th January 2019 minoxit 1 min read

The FT-2 (Cyrillic: ФТ-2) is a Russian panorama camera, made by KMZ between 1958 & 1968. It takes 12 24x110mm exposures on a length 35mm film intended for 36 normal-sized frames, loaded into […]

Kalos Spezial 16mm

26th January 2019 minoxit 1 min read

Made in 1954, marked Kalos Spezial, film format is 16mm, perforated. Manufacturer is Kalos Kamerbau from Karlsruhe Germany. Lens is a good f2.8/25, shutter 1/2 to […]

DORYU 2-16

26th January 2019 minoxit 2 min read

If you’re not yet convinced that Japan is the stuff of photographers’ dreams, that will soon change with what you’re about to read. Say hello to […]

Minox B gold

26th January 2019 minoxit 2 min read

This rare Minox B Gold is a spy camera that will make any photographer feel like a royal spy. It wasn’t too long ago when we […]

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