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One thing that always happens is that as a photographer you usually end up with a camera that belonged to a family member, or maybe a family member encouraged you through the gift of a camera and guidance with using it. So in today’s episode Alex, John, and Bill each tell a short story about those special cameras that have a family connection.

Cameras featured in Today’s Show

Kodak Pony 135 Model C
The Shelf Queens - 2019 - Kodak Pony 135 Model C

Specifications
Make: Kodak
Model: Pony 135 Model C
Type: Point-And-Shoot
Format: 135 (35mm), 36x24mm
Lens: Fixed, Kodak Anaston Lens 44mm f/3.5
Shutter: Kodak Flash 300
Year of Manufacture: 1955-1958

Brownie Hawkeye Flash
The Shelf Queens - 2019 - Kodak Hawkeye Flash

Specifications
Make: Kodak
Model: Hawkeye Flash
Type: Point-And-Shoot
Format: 620, 6×6
Lens: Fixed, Kodak Meniscus Lens f=75mm f/14.5
Shutter: Gillotine
Year of Manufacture: 1950-1961

Voigtlander Vito B
John

Specifications
Make: Voitlander
Model: Vito B
Type: Point-And-Shoot
Format: 135 (35mm), 36x24mm
Lens: Fixed, Voitlander Color-Skopar 50mm f/3.5
Shutter: Prontor-SVS, 1″ – 1/300″ + Bulb
Year of Manufacture: 1954-1960

Yashica TL-Electro
Classic Camera Revival - Episode 40 - Screw Mounts and Screwups

Specifications
Make: Yashica
Model: TL-Electro
Type: Single Lens Reflex
Format: 135 (35mm), 36x24mm
Lens: Interchangable, M42 Mount
Shutter: Horizonal Cloth Focal Plane, 1″ – 1/1000″ + Bulb
Year of Manufacture: 1972

Nikon F
Nikon F Photomic Tn

Specifications
Make: Nikon
Model: F
Type: Single Lens Reflex
Format: 135 (35mm), 36x24mm
Lens: Interchangable, Nikon F-Mount
Shutter: Horizonal Cloth Focal Plane, 1″ – 1/1000″ + Bulb
Year of Manufacture: 1959-74

Leica M3
My Leica M3

Specifications
Make: Leitz
Model: Leica M3
Type: Rangefinder
Format: 135 (35mm), 36x24mm
Lens: Interchangable, Leica M-Mount
Shutter: Horizonal Cloth Focal Plane, 1″ – 1/1000″ + Bulb
Year of Manufacture: 1954

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