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Leica Camera AG is a German company that manufactures cameras, lenses, binoculars, rifle scopes and ophthalmic lenses. [1]

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Active pixel sensor

An active-pixel sensor (APS) is an image sensor where each picture element ("pixel") has a photodetector and an active amplifier.

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Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician, demagogue, and revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.

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Aktiengesellschaft (abbreviated AG) is a German word for a corporation limited by share ownership (i.e. one which is owned by its shareholders) and may be traded on a stock market.

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Alex Webb (photographer)

Alex Webb (born 5 May 1952) is a photographer known for his vibrant and complex color photographs.

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Alfred Eisenstaedt

Alfred Eisenstaedt (December 6, 1898 – August 23, 1995) was a German-born American photographer and photojournalist.

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Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C) is an image sensor format approximately equivalent in size to the Advanced Photo System "classic" negatives of 25.1×16.7 mm, an aspect ratio of 3:2.

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Aspect ratio (image)

The aspect ratio of an image describes the proportional relationship between its width and its height.

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Binoculars or field glasses are two telescopes mounted side-by-side and aligned to point in the same direction, allowing the viewer to use both eyes (binocular vision) when viewing distant objects.

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Bridge camera

Bridge cameras are cameras that fill the niche between the single-lens reflex cameras (SLRs) and the point-and-shoot camera.

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Bruce Davidson (photographer)

Bruce Davidson (born September 5, 1933) is an American photographer.

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Bruce Gilden

Bruce Gilden (born 1946 in Brooklyn, New York) is a street photographer.

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A camera is an optical instrument for recording or capturing images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or both.

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Camera lens

A camera lens (also known as photographic lens or photographic objective) is an optical lens or assembly of lenses used in conjunction with a camera body and mechanism to make images of objects either on photographic film or on other media capable of storing an image chemically or electronically.

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Canon Inc.

is a Japanese multinational corporation specializing in the manufacture of imaging and optical products, including cameras, camcorders, photocopiers, steppers, computer printers and medical equipment. It's headquartered in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan."." Canon. Retrieved on 13 January 2009. Canon has a primary listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the TOPIX index. It has a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Carl Zeiss AG

Carl Zeiss, branded as ZEISS, is a German manufacturer of optical systems, industrial measurements and medical devices, founded in Jena, Germany in 1846 by optician Carl Zeiss.

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The chairman (also chairperson, chairwoman or chair) is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly.

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Charge-coupled device

A charge-coupled device (CCD) is a device for the movement of electrical charge, usually from within the device to an area where the charge can be manipulated, for example conversion into a digital value.

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Chief executive officer

Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.

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CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally.

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Contax began as a camera model in the Zeiss Ikon line in 1932, and later became a brand name.

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Cooke triplet

The Cooke triplet is a photographic lens designed and patented (patent number GB 22,607) in 1893 by Dennis Taylor who was employed as chief engineer by T. Cooke & Sons of York.

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Corrective lens

A corrective lens is a lens typically worn in front of the eye to improve vision.

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Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle ("German wave" in German) or DW is Germany's public international broadcaster.

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Digital imaging

Digital imaging or digital image acquisition is the creation of a digitally encoded representation of the visual characteristics of an object, such as a physical scene or the interior structure of an object.

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Digital Photography Review

Digital Photography Review, also known as DPReview, is a website about digital cameras and digital photography, established in November 1998.

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Digital single-lens reflex camera

A digital single-lens reflex camera (also called digital SLR or DSLR) is a digital camera that combines the optics and the mechanisms of a single-lens reflex camera with a digital imaging sensor, as opposed to photographic film.

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Elliott Erwitt

Elliott Erwitt (born Elio Romano Erwitt, 26 July 1928) is an American advertising and documentary photographer known for his black and white candid shots of ironic and absurd situations within everyday settings— a master of Henri Cartier-Bresson's "decisive moment".

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The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union.

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FED (camera)

The FED is a Soviet rangefinder camera, mass-produced from 1934 until around 1996, and also the name of the factory that made it.

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Frankfurt, officially the City of Frankfurt am Main ("Frankfurt on the Main"), is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany.

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is a Japanese multinational information technology equipment and services company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Full-frame digital SLR

The term full frame or ff is used by users of digital single-lens reflex cameras (DSLRs) as a shorthand for an image sensor format which is the same size as 35mm format film.

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Garry Winogrand

Garry Winogrand (14 January 1928 – 19 March 1984) was an American street photographer, from the Bronx, New York, known for his portrayal of U.S. life, and its social issues, in the mid-20th century.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Harman Kardon

Harman Kardon (styled as harman / kardon) is a division of Harman International Industries, subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, and manufactures home and car audio equipment.

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Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson (August 22, 1908 – August 3, 2004) was a French humanist photographer considered a master of candid photography, and an early user of 35 mm film.

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Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese multinational networking, telecommunications equipment, and services company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong.

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Huawei P9

The Huawei P9 is a high-end Android smartphone produced by Huawei.

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Image processor

An image processor, image processing engine, also called media processor, is a specialized digital signal processor (DSP) used for image processing in digital cameras, or other devices.

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Image scanner

An image scanner—often abbreviated to just scanner, although the term is ambiguous out of context (barcode scanner, CT scanner etc.)—is a device that optically scans images, printed text, handwriting or an object and converts it to a digital image.

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Image sensor

An image sensor or imaging sensor is a sensor that detects and conveys the information that constitutes an image.

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Image stabilization

Image stabilization (IS) is a family of techniques that reduce blurring associated with the motion of a camera or other imaging device during exposure.

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Inge Morath

Ingeborg Hermine "Inge" Morath (May 27, 1923 – January 30, 2002) was an Austrian-born American photographer.

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Instax (stylized as instax) is a brand of instant still cameras and instant films marketed by Fujifilm.

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Joel Meyerowitz

Joel Meyerowitz (born March 6, 1938) is a street photographer and portrait and landscape photographer.

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The Eastman Kodak Company (referred to simply as Kodak) is an American technology company that produces imaging products with its historic basis on photography.

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Kristallnacht (lit. "Crystal Night") or Reichskristallnacht, also referred to as the Night of Broken Glass, Reichspogromnacht or simply Pogromnacht, and Novemberpogrome (Yiddish: קרישטאָל נאַכט krishtol nakt), was a pogrom against Jews throughout Nazi Germany on 9–10 November 1938, carried out by SA paramilitary forces and German civilians.

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Landscape photography

Landscape photography shows spaces within the world, sometimes vast and unending, but other times microscopic.

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Larry Burrows

Larry Burrows (born Henry Frank Leslie Burrows 29 May 1926 in London, died 10 February 1971 in Laos) was an English photojournalist best known for his pictures of the American involvement in the Vietnam War.

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Laser rangefinder

A laser rangefinder is a rangefinder that uses a laser beam to determine the distance to an object.

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LaserSoft Imaging

LaserSoft Imaging AG is a software developer designing software such as SilverFast for scanners and digital cameras.

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Leica Camera

Leica Camera AG is a German company that manufactures cameras, lenses, binoculars, rifle scopes and ophthalmic lenses.

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Leica CL

The Leica CL is a 35 mm compact rangefinder camera with interchangeable lenses in the Leica M-mount.

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Leica Digilux 1

The Leica Digilux 1 was released in 2002, roughly the same time as the Canon G2 and the Nikon 2000.

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Leica Digilux 2

The Digilux 2 is a digital camera model sold by Leica Camera, with the body manufactured in Japan by Matsushita, which sold a variant as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LC1.

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Leica Digilux 3

The Digilux 3 is a digital single-lens reflex camera introduced by Leica on 14 September 2006.

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Leica Freedom Train

The Leica Freedom Train was a rescue effort in which hundreds of Jews were smuggled out of Nazi Germany before the Holocaust by Ernst Leitz II of the Leica Camera company, and his daughter Elsie Kuehn-Leitz.

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Leica Geosystems

Leica Geosystems (formerly known as Wild Heerbrugg or just Wild) based in eastern Switzerland produces products and systems for surveying and geographical measurement (geomatics).

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Leica II

The Leica II is a rangefinder camera introduced by Leica in 1932.

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Leica III

The Leica III is a rangefinder camera introduced by Leica in 1933, and produced in parallel with the Leica II series.

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Leica L-Mount

The Leica L-Mount is an interface between cameras and lenses.

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Leica M (camera)

The Leica M (Typ 240) is a digital full-frame 35 mm rangefinder camera.

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Leica M (Typ 262)

The Leica M (Typ 262) is a digital rangefinder camera announced by Leica Camera on November 19, 2015.

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Leica M Monochrom

The Leica M Monochrom is a digital camera in Leica Camera AG's rangefinder M series, and features a monochrome sensor.

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Leica M-mount

The Leica M mount is a camera lens mount introduced in 1954 with the Leica M3, and a range of lenses.

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Leica M1

The Leica M1 is a 35 mm camera by Leica Camera AG, introduced in 1959.

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Leica M10

The Leica M10 is a digital camera in Leica Camera AG's rangefinder M series.

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Leica M2

The Leica M2 is a 35 mm rangefinder camera by Ernst Leitz GmbH of Wetzlar, Germany, introduced in 1957.

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Leica M3

The Leica M3 is a 35 mm rangefinder camera by Ernst Leitz GmbH (now Leica Camera AG), introduced in 1954.

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Leica M4

The Leica M4 is a 35 mm rangefinder camera produced by Ernst Leitz GmbH.

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Leica M5

The Leica M5 is a 35 mm camera by Leica Camera AG, introduced in 1971.

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Leica M6

The Leica M6 is a rangefinder camera manufactured by Leica from 1984 to 1998.

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Leica M7

The Leica M7 is a 35 mm rangefinder camera introduced by Leica AG in 2002 as a direct successor to the M6.

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Leica M8

The Leica M8 is the first digital camera in the rangefinder M series introduced by Leica Camera AG on 14 September 2006.

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Leica M9

The Leica M9 is a digital full-frame rangefinder camera.

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Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems GmbH is a manufacturer of optical microscopes, equipment for the preparation of microscopic specimens and related products.

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Leica MP

The Leica MP is a 35 mm film camera manufactured by Leica Camera AG that was introduced in 2003.

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Leica Q

The Leica Q (Type 116) is a large sensor digital compact camera announced by Leica on June 10, 2015.

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Leica R3

The Leica R3 was a 35mm SLR camera by Leica.

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Leica R4-R7

Leica R4, R5, R6, R7 were 35mm SLR cameras manufactured by Leica between 1980 and 1996.

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Leica R8-R9

The Leica R8 & R9 are manual focus 35 mm single-lens reflex cameras produced by the German firm Leica as the final models of their R series.

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Leica S (Typ 006)

The Leica S is a digital camera.

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Leica S2

The Leica S2 is a digital medium format DSLR camera announced by Leica Camera on September 23, 2008.

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Leica SL

The Leica SL-System is a full frame mirrorless camera system with an Leica L-mount.

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Leica SL (Typ 601)

The Leica SL (Typ 601) is a full frame 35mm format mirrorless system camera announced by Leica Camera AG on October 20, 2015.

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Leica Standard

The Leica Standard, Model E was the fourth version of the original 35 mm Leica camera to be launched from Ernst Leitz in Wetzlar, Germany.

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Leica TL

The Leica TL is a digital mirrorless interchangeable lens camera announced by Leica Camera in November, 2016.

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Leica TL2

The Leica TL2 is a digital mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with an Leica L-mount announced by Leica Camera on 10th July 2017.

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Leica X

The Leica X (Typ 113) is a large sensor digital compact camera announced by Leica Camera on September 16, 2014.

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Leica X Vario

The Leica X Vario is a digital large sensor compact camera announced by Leica Camera on June 11, 2013.

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Leica X1

Leica X1 is a compact fixed-lens, large-sensor digital camera by Leica.

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Leica X2

The Leica X2 is a digital large sensor compact camera announced by Leica Camera on May 10, 2012.

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Leicaflex / SL / SL2

The Leicaflex was the first series of 35mm single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras manufactured by Leitz.

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Leipzig is the most populous city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.

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Lens mount

A lens mount is an interface – mechanical and often also electrical – between a photographic camera body and a lens.

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Leica Historical Society of America (LHSA) is an independent, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to everything regarding the Leica camera.

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Light meter

A light meter is a device used to measure the amount of light.

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Lumix is Panasonic's brand of digital cameras, ranging from pocket point-and-shoot models to digital SLRs.

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M39 lens mount

The M39 lens mount is a screw thread mounting system for attaching lenses to 35 mm cameras, primarily rangefinder (RF) Leicas.

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Mark Cohen (photographer)

Mark Cohen (born 1943) is an American photographer best known for his innovative close-up street photography.

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Martine Franck

Martine Franck (2 April 1938 – 16 August 2012) was a Belgian documentary and portrait photographer.

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Medium format (film)

Medium format has traditionally referred to a film format in still photography and the related cameras and equipment that use film.

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Micro Four Thirds system

The Micro Four Thirds system (MFT or M4/3) is a standard released by Olympus and Panasonic in 2008, for the design and development of mirrorless interchangeable lens digital cameras, camcorders and lenses.

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A microscope (from the μικρός, mikrós, "small" and σκοπεῖν, skopeîn, "to look" or "see") is an instrument used to see objects that are too small to be seen by the naked eye.

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The Socionext Milbeaut image/video processors are media processors in multi-processor system on a chip architecture.

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was a Japanese manufacturer of cameras, camera accessories, photocopiers, fax machines, and laser printers.

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Minolta CLE

The Minolta CLE is a TTL-metering automatic exposure aperture-priority 35 mm rangefinder camera using Leica M lenses, introduced by Minolta in 1980.

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Minolta XD-7

The Minolta XD-7 (sold as the XD-11 in North America and as the XD in Japan) is a 35mm SLR film camera manufactured by Minolta from 1977 until 1984.

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Minolta XE

The Minolta XE, known as the XE-1 in Europe and the XE-7 in North America, is a manual focus, 35 mm single-lens reflex camera produced by Minolta of Japan between 1974 and 1977.

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A monocular is a modified refracting telescope used to magnify the images of distant objects by passing light through a series of lenses and usually prisms, the application of prisms resulting in a lightweight, compact telescope.

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The Nicca Camera Co.

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Nocticron („Night-time“ from latin nox, noctis „night“ and ancient Greek kronos „time“) is the brand name of optically corrected Leica lenses with an extreme speed of f/1.2.

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Normal lens

In photography and cinematography, a normal lens is a lens that reproduces a field of view that appears "natural" to a human observer.

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Oskar Barnack

Oskar Barnack (Nuthe-Urstromtal, November 1, 1879 – Bad Nauheim, January 16, 1936) was an inventor and German photographer who built, in 1913, the first 35 mm camera called Ur-Leica at Ernst Leitz Optische Werke (the Leitz factory) in Wetzlar.

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, formerly known as, is a Japanese multinational electronics corporation headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan.

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Parallax is a displacement or difference in the apparent position of an object viewed along two different lines of sight, and is measured by the angle or semi-angle of inclination between those two lines.

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Photography is the science, art, application and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film.

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Photokina (rendered in the promoters' branding as "photokina") is a trade fair held in Europe for the photographic and imaging industries.

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In digital imaging, a pixel, pel, dots, or picture element is a physical point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in an all points addressable display device; so it is the smallest controllable element of a picture represented on the screen.

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Point-and-shoot camera

A point-and-shoot camera, also known as compact camera, is a still camera designed primarily for simple operation.

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R (named ar/or) is the 18th letter of the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

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Ralph Gibson

Ralph Gibson (born January 16, 1939) is an American art photographer best known for his photographic books.

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A rangefinder is a device that measures distance from the observer to a target, in a process called ranging.

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Rangefinder camera

A rangefinder camera is a camera fitted with a rangefinder, typically a split-image rangefinder: a range-finding focusing mechanism allowing the photographer to measure the subject distance and take photographs that are in sharp focus.

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Reid and Sigrist

Reid and Sigrist was an English engineering company based at New Malden in Surrey.

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Robert Frank

Robert Frank (born November 9, 1924) is a Swiss-American photographer and documentary filmmaker.

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Sebastião Salgado

Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado Júnior (born February 8, 1944) is a Brazilian social documentary photographer and photojournalist.

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SilverFast is the name of a family of software for image scanning and processing, including photos, documents and slides, developed by LaserSoft Imaging.

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Sinar Photography AG is a Swiss company based in Zurich manufacturing specialized high-resolution view cameras for studio, reproduction, landscape and architecture photography.

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Single-lens reflex camera

A single-lens reflex camera (SLR) is a camera that typically uses a mirror and prism system (hence "reflex" from the mirror's reflection) that permits the photographer to view through the lens and see exactly what will be captured.

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Soft focus

In photography, soft focus is a lens flaw, in which the lens forms images that are blurred due to spherical aberration.

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Solms is a town west of Wetzlar in the Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Hessen, Germany.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Still camera

A still camera is a type of camera used to take photographs.

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Street photography

Street photography, also sometimes called candid photography, is photography conducted for art or enquiry that features unmediated chance encounters and random incidents within public places.

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The name Summicron is used by Leica to designate camera lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/2 after 1953 and to present day.

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Supervisory board

A supervisory board or supervisory committee, often called board of directors, is a group of individuals chosen by the stockholders of a company to promote their interests through the governance of the company and to hire and supervise the executive directors and CEO.

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Telephoto lens

In photography and cinematography, a telephoto lens is a specific type of a long-focus lens in which the physical length of the lens is shorter than the focal length.

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The Tessar is a famous photographic lens design conceived by the German physicist Paul Rudolph in 1902 while he worked at the Zeiss optical company and patented by Zeiss in Germany; the lens type is usually known as the Zeiss Tessar.

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The Blackstone Group

The Blackstone Group L.P. is an American multinational private equity, alternative asset management and financial services firm based in New York City.

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Thorsten Overgaard

Thorsten von Overgaard (born 1965) is a Danish writer and photographer, specializing in portrait photography and documentary photography.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Valbray is an independent Swiss watch company co-founded by Côme de Valbray and Olga Corsini in 2009.

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Walter Mandler

Walter Mandler (10 May 1922 – 21 April 2005) was a famous lens designer of Ernst Leitz Canada (Leica Camera) in Midland, Ontario.

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Wetzlar is a city located in the state of Hesse, Germany.

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Wide-angle lens

In photography and cinematography, a wide-angle lens refers to a lens whose focal length is substantially smaller than the focal length of a normal lens for a given film plane.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Zorki (Зоркий, meaning sharp-sighted) is the name of a series of 35mm rangefinder cameras manufactured in the Soviet Union between 1948 and 1978.

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1,000,000 (one million), or one thousand thousand, is the natural number following 999,999 and preceding 1,000,001.

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135 film

135 is photographic film in a film format used for still photography.

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35 mm film

35 mm film (millimeter) is the film gauge most commonly used for motion pictures and chemical still photography (see 135 film).

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35mm format

The 35 mm format, or simply 35 mm, is the common name for the 36×24 mm film format or image sensor format used in photography.

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4K resolution

4K resolution, also called 4K, refers to a horizontal screen display resolution in the order of 4,000 pixels.

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