The world seen through the lens of an early LEICA II

Moorerlebnispfad Flögelner See
Moorerlebnispfad – Flögelner See
Tree in Thieles Garten Bremerhaven
Tree captured in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Chilehaus - Hamburg
Chilehaus – Hamburg
Sculpture captured in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Sculpture captured in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Sculpture captured in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Sculpture captured in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Dancing Girls Sculpture captured in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Dancing Girls Sculpture captured in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Tree in Thieles Garten Bremerhaven
Tree in Thieles Garten Bremerhaven
Birth of the Venus Sculpture in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Birth of the Venus Sculpture in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Flamingo Sculpture captured in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Flamingo Sculpture captured in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Tree in Thieles Garten Bremerhaven
Tree in Thieles Garten Bremerhaven
Maple Tree in Thieles Garten Bremerhaven
Maple Tree in Thieles Garten Bremerhaven
Sculpture of a loving Mother and Child at Old Frauenklinik Finkenau in Hamburg
Sculpture of a loving Mother and Child at Old Frauenklinik Finkenau in Hamburg
Old transportation vehicle at Old Frauenklinik Finkenau in Hamburg
Old transportation vehicle at Old Frauenklinik Finkenau in Hamburg
Old Brick Buildings at Old Frauenklinik Finkenau in Hamburg
Old Brick Buildings at Old Frauenklinik Finkenau in Hamburg
Moorerlebnispfad Flögelner See
Moorerlebnispfad Flögelner See
Moorerlebnispfad Flögelner See
Moorerlebnispfad Flögelner See
Moorerlebnispfad Flögelner See
Moorerlebnispfad Flögelner See
Birth of the Venus Sculpture in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Birth of the Venus Sculpture in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Moorerlebnispfad Flögelner See
Moorerlebnispfad Flögelner See
Oberhafenbrücke in Hamburg
Oberhafenbrücke in Hamburg
Birth of the Venus Sculpture in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Birth of the Venus Sculpture in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Old Brick Buildings at Old Frauenklinik Finkenau in Hamburg
Old Brick Buildings at Old Frauenklinik Finkenau in Hamburg
Wasserschloss Hamburg
Wasserschloss Hamburg
Flamingo Sculpture captured in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Flamingo Sculpture captured in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Wasserschloss Hamburg
Wasserschloss Hamburg
Flamingo Sculpture captured in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Flamingo Sculpture captured in Thieles Garten in Bremerhaven
Moorerlebnispfad Flögelner See
Moorerlebnispfad Flögelner See
UFO landed in Hamburg
“UFO” landed in Hamburg

The legendary KODAK Retina 117 from 1934

Legandary KODAK Retina 117 camera produced at Nettel in Stuttgart Germany.
The first camera to make use of the 135 film which is still in use today.

Let’s talk about a very special camera today. The KODAK Retina 117 which was produced from 1934-1935 in Kamerawerk “Nettel” in Stuttgart.

It was the first camera to load the 135 film which is still in use nowadays.

The camera used a Compur shutter and was equipped with a Schneider Kreuznach Xenar 3,5/5cm lens.

Photograph of the Kodak Retina 117 - bellow open - Schneider-Kreuznach lens visible
Photograph of the Kodak Retina 117 - bellow open - Schneider-Kreuznach lens visible
Photograph of the Kodak Retina 117 - bellow open - Schneider-Kreuznach lens visible - photographed from the top
Photograph of the Kodak Retina 117 - bellow closed - lens hidden - photographed from the front
Photograph of the Kodak Retina 117 - bellow closed - lens hidden - photographed from the back