[rollei_list] Re: "the great impact that SLRs" (was: OT / prove it !)

  • From: Ardeshir Mehta <ardeshir@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2005 13:51:57 -0400

On Sunday, April 3, 2005, at 08:54  AM, Richard Knoppow wrote:

> [...] As an after thought It has always been interesting to me that 
> none of the traditional 35mm camera manufacturers forsaw the great 
> impact that SLRs would have.

Wasn't the Contarex one of the very first, if not THE very first, 35mm 
SLR with pentaprism finder, rapid return mirror, interchangeable lenses 
and automatic diaphragm closing-and-opening - the things we all expect 
in a fully functional SLR?

Ardeshir <http://homepage.mac.com/ardeshir>

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