Brumberger 35 (1955)

What is it? This is a Brumberger 35, which is a rebadged Neoca 2S 35mm rangefinder camera made by Neoca Kabushiki Kaisha in Japan in 1955 and 1956.  Brumberger Co. Inc. was a photographic equipment retailer, distributor, and importer based in Brooklyn, NY in the 1950s.  They often imported and rebadged photographic …

The Return of the Living Cameras of the Dead Part III: Extra Gore Edition

Ernie Kaltenbrunner: Why do you eat people? 1/2 Woman Corpse: Not people. Brains. Ernie Kaltenbrunner: Brains only? 1/2 Woman Corpse: Yes. Ernie Kaltenbrunner: Why? 1/2 Woman Corpse: The PAIN! Ernie Kaltenbrunner: What about the pain? 1/2 Woman Corpse: The pain of being DEAD! Ernie Kaltenbrunner: It hurts… to be dead. …

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 …