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

Analog Multiple Exposure Photographs – Hasselblad 500CM

Analog multiple exposure photographs on 120 black & white film.

For example of the Wasserschloss in Speicherstadt Hamburg or the Jenischhaus in Jenischpark in Hamburg. Taken with a Hasselblad 500CM.

a multiple exposure on 120 film
a multiple exposure on 120 film

All shots in this Post were multi-exposed in camera and not after the development process.