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- DescriptionThe Classic Rollei guide is an indispensable guide to these world-famous cameras that will appeal to all enthusiasts and collectors. It includes information about the famous photographers who used the Rollei, including Lee Miller, Cecil Beaton, Fritz Henle and Ida Kar. It will interest everyone keen to learn more about photography at the height of the roll-film era. The Classic Rollei is a comprehensive guide to the Rollei twin-lens reflexes cameras made between 1929 and 1981. It looks at the reasons behind the rise of the Rolleis, at the causes of their eventual decline and at some of the well-kwn photographers who relied on them in the course of their professional careers. This is a guide to everything you could wish to kw about the cameras themselves, plus a fascinating insight into the history of the Rollei brand. The Classic Rollei is an indispensable guide to these world-famous cameras and will interest everyone keen to learn more about photography at the height of the roll-film era.
- Author BiographyJohn Phillips has been keenly interested in photography since his twenties and acquired his first Rollei twin-lens reflex in 1982. This book is a result of his deepening interest in the cameras over the following two decades. John has contributed articles to newspapers and magazines, including Photograhica World, the journal of the Photographic Collectors Club of Great Britain.
- Author(s)John Phillips
- PublisherAE Publications
- Date of Publication01/10/2010
- Place of PublicationLewes
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAmmonite Press
- Content Notefull colour throughout, 42 illustrations, 372 photographs
- Weight1574 g
- Width210 mm
- Height276 mm
- Spine30 mm
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- peregrine_distr...30 Dec, 2016by
In depth, comprehensive, fascinating book. Brilliant book on the history and workings of Rollei TLR's.
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