Category Archives: History
Most of these cameras were made from wood and covered with a pebbled grain cloth or paper. There were some that were made from paperboard and used a pinhole rather than a lens. More expensive versions were made from stamped metal and covered in leather. They had simple shutters and apertures.
There was a time not too long ago when folding cameras were King. Many folders built around the 1930’s to the 1950’s were small, with beautiful lenses…
That ownership that companies seem to exploit, including the one mentioned above, has some very negative connotations that perhaps should be addressed.