Tag Archives: antique

Commando delivers the goods


MY ENSIGN Commando continues to surprise with the quality it delivers. Here is a crop from a photo I took as the light was fading, so I had to shoot with the aperture wide open at f3.5 and focus as … Continue reading

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Misjudging the Moskva 5


I’VE HAD a Moskva 5 folding camera for about three years. It is a Soviet Union clone of the German Super-Ikonta rangefinder, which was a world-class camera in its day, but like most Communist rip-offs, the Moskva has a tarnished … Continue reading

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Folding cameras – a “how to” guide


FOLDING cameras are fun. They are a curiosity, a talking point, an education and can be a surprisingly good tool. If you hunt around, you can also get them cheap. My introduction to the medium format folder came at the … Continue reading

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