cameras

Iso Duplex Super 120, beauty in 3D

The Duplex Super 120 was first launched in 1955, during the 34th Fiera di Milano. Its concept was born a few years earlier, in...

Hopla Derby, fun you can bet on

At one point in his life, Alessandro Quercetti bet on the right horse: “Galoppa”, a wind-up steed on wheels that he invented and built...

The compact beauty of the Luxia

In 1949, the Rome-based company Comi (Costruzioni ottico-meccaniche Italiane) launched the Luxia camera. Its brochure read, “The smallest and most elegant camera in the...

The Galileo Condor I, freedom to photograph

The Condor I was presented to the public by Officine Galileo in 1947. The Second World War had just ended, and the Florentine company...

The Fiammetta camera

The Fiammetta is a splendid, black parallelepiped that is perfect for catching clouds. Its metallic body, in fact, hides a yellow filter that is...

The Ducati Sogno microcamera

The Ducati Sogno microcamera was manufactured from 1946 to 1951 by Società Scientifica Radio Brevetti Ducati, which would soon after became famous for its...

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Move To The Top takes you to the roof of the Dolomites

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle Nebiolo On 4 July 2020, the cableway to Malga Ciapèla will re-open. Its short,...

Tenute La Montina, the realm of Franciacorta

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloTenute La Montina is located in Monticelli Brusati (BS), in the north-east of Franciacorta, next to an ample...