Category Archives: Medium Format Analog

No Batteries Involved

Meet my Zeiss Ikon Ercona 1. This is a 6×9 folding medium format camera built by the Zeiss Ikon camera factory in Dresden, East Germany, sometime in the 1950s. It is a very basic camera. Everything has to be set by hand … Continue reading

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Can I Be Happy Traveling With A Folder??

In the days of yore, when folders were the king of the heap, traveling around the world with a folding camera was a simple fact of life. They were the teensy weeny digital point and shoot cameras of their day. … Continue reading

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Folding Cameras – A Good Intro to Medium Format?

I have to say, I’ve read a lot about folders on the internet and in my opinion about half of what I’ve read is useless. One of the biggest misconceptions is that an old, medium format folding camera is a good introduction to … Continue reading

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