Paul Cowan


#357 of 833


Historic Rangefinder Cameras Poster

Historic Rangefinder Cameras Poster By Paul Cowan


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8.00" x 3.88"


10.00" x 5.88"



Historic rangefinder cameras by Paul Cowan - 8.00" x 3.88"



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Rolled in a Tube



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About the Image

Historic rangefinder cameras by Paul Cowan

Three rangefinder cameras from the 1940s. On the left is a Super-Ikonta 531, 6x4.5cm German-made rangefinder with a Xenar lens. This was produced only in 1948, when Zeiss Ikon ran out of their Tessar lenses and so is quite rare. In the centre (with the focus on the lens) is a British-made Ensign Commando, from about 1949. This was an excellent camera but never caught on with the public, apparently partly due to supply difficulties and partly because it was in direct competition with another of Ensign's cameras, so it is also quite rare. It shoots in 6x4.5 and 6x6 configurations, for either 12 or 16 shots from a roll of 120 film. The film gate is switched between configurations using internal flaps. On the right is a Soviet Moskva 5...

About the Artist - Paul Cowan

Paul Cowan

PLEASE NOTE: Any watermark that is displayed will not appear on purchased prints. Paul is a professional art, travel, nature and food photographer working with both high-end digital and medium and large format film. He went into photography after a 30-year career in journalism in the UK and Middle East.

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