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Linhof Technikardan S 23 (6x9)

Linhof Technikardan S 23 (6×9)

The Linhof Technikardan S 23 is the smaller of the two Technikardan models. While the Technikardan S 45 is suitable for images up to 9 x 12 cm or 4 x 5 inches, the S 23 can handle only up to 6,5 x 9 cm or  2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches.

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Waben für Elinchrom

Grids for Elinchrom and other Softboxes

For a long time, Elinchrom provided grids only for the small rectangular softboxes up to 90x110 cm. This has improved to some degree with the availability of grids for larger Rotalux softboxes. But for the indirect lightbanks ("Litemotiv") grids are still not available. These are Elinchroms showpieces for professional photography, and they provide indeed a [...]
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Shen-Hao-57 II AT Holzkamera für 5x7 Inch

Shen-Hao HZX57-II AT

When I set up my Shen-Hao, many are amazed to see I work with an old wooden camera. My “Oldie” as it is occasionally called. The surprise is complete when I mention that this is one of my newer cameras.

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Lenovo Yoga A940

Lenovo Yoga A940 – the Ultimate PC for Photographers?

Wow, what a machine! This comment is inevitable when I switch on my Lenovo Yoga A940, shift the monitor down and start working with the touchscreen. The machine has definitely a “must have” factor, but at a price tag of 3000 € it is not an impulse buy. Also, when you work for a while […]

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Linhof Technikardan S 45

Linhof Technikardan S 45

The Linhof Technikardan S 45 is a 4×5 inch or 9×12 cm camera on an optical bench. It is a precision instrument in Linhof’s current product range, as is the smaller but similar Technikardan S 23 for 6×9 cm. Both replace the older models without “S” but they are not much different from the current […]

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Sinar P2

Sinar P2

I was impressed when I saw in the 80s the Sinar P of an institute photographer. Without touching it – I would never have dared to do so – the camera with its shining aluminium and the multitude of adjustment knobs made the impression of a precision tool, as expensive as complicated.

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Linho Technika

Linhof Technika

Linhof is a long established company in Munich in Germany which is well known for their precision analog cameras. The Linhof Technika was first marketed in 1936 and has been contionously further developed since then. It is a full metal camera for sheet film in the sizes 9x12 cm or 4x5 inch. but it can [...]
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