Colfax Design Works Camera Sling Strap

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The Camera Sling Strap by Colfax Design Works is a professional-grade strap made with military-spec webbing that’s resin coated for additional abrasion resistance and longevity. The Sling Strap uses a nickel-plated locking carabineer with a screw mount to ensure camera security, and it measures in at 62″ inches (157 centimetres) long. Colfax Design Works design and manufacturer…

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Small Batch Supply Co. Camera Strap

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The Small Batch Supply Company is an LA-based leather workshop run by Yamaha Aquino, they specialise in creating small batches of carefully handmade products with a strong focus on quality materials, quality workmanship, and usability. Each camera strap is made from hand-selected leather, brass and copper rivets are used to ensure that the strength is…

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1949 Lucky Strike Spy Camera

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Between 1949 and 1950 the Mast Development Company worked on a pair of spy cameras for the US Military, both of the prototypes were identical and they used an actual paper Lucky Strike packet as their cover. The camera itself used a 5-element f/2.7 17.5mm Sonnar-type lens. A focal plane shutter was mounted in front…

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Doryu 2-16 Gun Camera

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The Doryu Camera Company developed two generations of pistol cameras for police and surveillance tasks – although exactly why the police would need a camera that looks like a semi-automatic handgun is lost on me. This is the 16mm version of the model, called the Doryu 2-16. It has an f/5.6 30mm lens and comes…

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Leica R3 Safari

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The Leica R3 Safari was a special limited edition of the popular Leica R3 released in 1976, many credit the R3 with saving Leica as the company had struggled financially in the years immediately prior due to some poor selling models. The R3 was significant for a few reasons, the electronics had been co-developed with…

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Chivote CamCarry

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The CamCarry by Chivote is modelled on the classic camera cases of yesteryear, the hard leather outer and soft inner is designed to protect your SLR or DSLR from bangs and drops, and the overlapping lid protects it from unexpected weather.  Chivote has a long track record of producing top notch gear, the company uses Kickstarter to…

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1963 Leica M3

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The Leica M3 is considered by many to be the single greatest non-SLR camera ever made, and many more consider it the greatest camera of all time outright. Although I suspect that the Leica-love is sometimes a little more based in emotion than cold hard reality, I have to admit that the M3 is a…

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Yashica Mat-124 G

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The Yashica Mat-124 G was produced by the Japanese camera manufacturer between 1968 and 1971, the model was fitted with a 4 element, 80mm F3.5 lens and shot images at 6 cm x 6cm. The Mat-124 G is a popular camera on the vintage market and film is still easy to come by, the one…

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Hasselblad Print

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For the uninitiated, Hasselblad is a Swedish manufacturer of medium-format cameras that have been in operation since the mid-1800s. The company started life as a trading company under the name F. W. Hasselblad and Co. but it wasn’t until the founder’s son Arvid Viktor Hasselblad became acutely fascinated with photography that the famous name first…

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