Yashica-D (1970)

What is it? This is a Yashica-D twin lens reflex camera made by Yashica Co., Ltd. between the years of 1958 – 1972.  This particular model is a later variant, likely made in 1970 with the company’s top of the line 4-element Yashinon lenses and f/2.8 viewing lens.  The “D” represented …

Mamiya M645 (1975)

This is a Mamiya M645 semi-professional medium format Single Lens Reflex camera.  This was one of the most popular cameras for professional and advanced amateur photographers of the late 70s and early 1980s.  It was a popular choice of wedding photographers due to it’s rugged design, interchangeable lenses and viewfinders, …

Zenobia C (1954)

What is it? This is a Zenobia C made in Japan by Daiichi Kōgaku around 1954.  It is a compact folding camera that uses 120 roll film and makes 6cm x 4.5cm exposures.  The history of Daiichi Kōgaku and the Zenobia is a bit confusing, but what is known is that the …