single lens reflex

Cameras in which the viewfinder shows, through a mirror and a penta-prism, an image coming from the very lens that will take the picture

Retina Reflex III | Kodak

There was a Kodak AG in Stuttgart, dedicated to sophisticated cameras and demanding specifications. There were for four decades a line of cameras called Retina, of which the Retina Reflex was the most sophisticated and end of that era.

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Bessamatic | Voigtlander

One of the latest monoreflex launched by one of the big names in German industry before the category's dizzying growth with Japanese brands. With impeccable construction and a great range of optics, Bessamatic also boasts the title of the first 35 mm camera to offer a Zoom lens for photography, the...

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Olympus OM1n | Olympus

Not prized at the time of Nikon and Canon dominance, the Olympus OM series enjoys a good reputation in the analog photography community today. Its optics are excellent and its construction is robust, reliable and creative.

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Nikon F2 | Nippon Kogaku K. K.

– Nikon F2 – Nippon Kogaku K. K. – production from 1972 to 1980 – This is the second and highly improved member of the Fs dinasty. It is THE classic monoreflex camera of all times. Built to last forever, it counts 1700 parts, 100%  mechanism and therefore fully operative without...

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