Selected articles on antique and classic cameras, vintage photographs, and the history of photography. For nearly thirty years, David Silver, InPHO's current President and one of its founders, has written extensively on the history of photography, the evolution of the camera, and the collecting and preservation of antique and classic photographic artifacts. Vintage Cameras. Collectors find many types of old-school cameras. While some collectors choose units to sit on a shelf because of their aesthetic appeal, many others choose working options that allow them to have fun using the camera for photography.
Antique and vintage cameras are valued by collectors for countless reasons, from the historical significance of 19th-century wood cameras to the fine optics of classic vintage Leicas. In recent years, Kodaks and Polaroids have joined the ranks of the most collectible cameras on the market, as has the Bolex H model movie camera. Cameras. The History of Cameras. Learn about the history of cameras with our timeline that takes you from early optical devices all the way through to modern digital cameras. Read interesting facts about Kodak cameras, SLR cameras, instant cameras, disposable cameras and much more.
The Nikon story actually starts in 1948, the year that the Nikon I, the company's first camera was released. This story is told in the following twelve articles—somewhat eccentric, but thoroughly enjoyable—that chronicle the history of Nikon's brilliant and legendary cameras. Get the best deal for Other Vintage Cameras from the largest online selection at eBay.com. Browse your favorite brands affordable prices free shipping on many items.
Collecting vintage camera is a fun way to gain knowledge about history and photography. While people are upgrading to digital, 35mm film cameras are not old enough to be considered antique. In fact, it is still being used by some professional wedding and portrait photographers. One of the main reason most people buy used cameras is because they are substantially cheaper than the newer models. Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook accounts.