Contax SLR Film Camera. Contax produce a range of Single Lens Reflex (SLR) cameras. First introduced in 1932, Contax cameras are designed in Germany, manufactured in Japan and suitable for both amateur and professional level photography. Contax SLR film cameras have a large range of manual options, encouraging photographers to improve their skills.
Contax Contax Contax S & D (Zeiss Ikon) Contax Data Backs D-4, D-5, D-6, D-8, D-9, D-10 Contax S2 Contax 137 MA Quartz Contax 159 MM Contax 139 Quartz Contax 159 Winder W-7 Contax 139 Winder II Contax T Contax T VS . Contax T VS II Contax T VS III: Contina Guide Contax RTS Cantina Contax RTS II Contax G1 Contax G1 focusing hints Contax RTS III
Nov 04, 2008 · Why: this is the first SLR (Single-Lens Reflex) camera to use pentaprism. Also it is the first camera to use 42mm screw lens mount (M42) Pentaprism allowed non-reversed direct viewing from behind the camera, opposing to older SLRs top-view and reversed image.
The Contax 645 SLR camera intended for the serious photographer because its larger negative size (about 150% to 280% larger than 35mm film) produces higher-resolution, sharper images with larger print sizes - for advertising and other uses The Contax 645 SLR offers true TTL performance and flexibility 5 Automatic-exposure modes plus Manual
Prior to this, Ihagee also made the first SLR (Exakta-A) for small roll film (127-format which was 6,5x4cm) in 1933. 1937 - GOMZ Sport It was said that Russian GOMZ Sport was the first 35mm film SLR prototype (1935) but it takes them as late as 1937 to bring it to market and lacks the impression and a good lens series. 1939 - Praktiflex
To test the lens on Canon EOS body, I used a generic Contax/Yashica to EOS adapter without AF confirmation. Like with any other non EF (or EF-S) mount lenses, you will have to operate your SLR camera in aperture priority or fully manual mode. You will also loose all but center weighted metering unless you use a specially chipped adapter.
Apr 21, 2020 · What Is The Contax S2 I’m calling it “the most special Contax SLR” because the S2 was the first and only mechanical camera made under the Kyocera era. This means that unlike other Contax SLR, it can operate even without batteries at all shutter speeds up to 1/4000th of a second.