Hi there, this is Alfred's Camera page, or ACP for short. On this site you'll find lots of stuff about lots of stuff – most of it photography-related.
How I did that.
Is it a bird? A plane? A camera? No - a Nippon.
The Bessa-L single-handedly redefined the concept of viewfinderless wideangle cameras. Handle with care.
These yours, darling?
What if I take this and...
Diana died when?
Nice try, but no cigar.
The FED-5. Follower-up of the Great Camera.
Cheap Version of the Follower-Up of the Great Camera.
A photo set in a suitcase.
This is the Manual
Krasnogorsk in Holland?
Some photos I took with the Horizon-202.
Zeiss Ikon's answer to the Rolleiflex.
Elegant and rare medium format folding camera.
Beautiful, elegant tele lens.
Great little wideangle that the Bessa can't handle!
Wanna join the incrowd?
Don't copy my legal page without my consent!
Shoot the hip!
HTML version of the manual to the Lubitel-2. Not for the faint of heart.
The manual to the Lubitel-166U.
The Moskva-5 is a pivotal camera in Soviet professional photography.
My everyday picture-taker. Excellent camera, though shamelessly underrated.
The Agfa Optima 1535 is one of four of a kind.
Pictures I took, 1997-2002. Best viewed in a new window.
Scanned version of the Saljut-S's original Russian manual.
Scanned version of the Shkolnik's original Russian manual.
HTML version of the Siluet's Dutch manual.
One of those amateur things. Note to self: add descriptives later.
The manual to the Smena-8M
Burly rangefinder with strikingly modern characteristics.
A one-off or a factory job?
Scanned Russsian Sverdlovsk-4 manual.
One of the most useful accessories for 35mm rangefinder photography.
A plastic little thingy.
One of the most special and interesting Soviet cameras.
Some would call this a rare combination of a Lubitel 166U and a Rolleiflex, but not me.
Manual plastic fantastic.
The world's most dour reflex.
Technical analysis of the Zenit-E and its components.
All things considered
Make for a very empty life.
For if you ever look back.
God, I hate blurbs.
The 135VS has a spring-drive motor and is almost the size of a Rollei 35.
Chinese action sampling movie sequence camera!
A pretty little thing.
Some collected notes on books about Soviet-Russian cameras.
Family camera from the Wirtschaftswunder.
See if I care.
The "Leica" for the "little man"!
The FED-4 is one of the most typical Soviet cameras.
Alfred Klomp Scientist.
Hitchhiker's Guide to Flea Markets.
Sturdy fotosnaiper from the eighties. Shoots deer! Meow!
An improved FS-12
The Horizon-202 is an excellent, value-for-money panoramic camera from the New Russia.
The manual for the Horizont.
An essay on the structure of the Soviet Union.
Standard lens for a lot of rangefinders.
Long-term difficult solutions that WILL work.
The Kiev-10 is a burly son of a bitch.
Archetypical and often seen Soviet light meter from the city of the Czars.
HTML version of the manual to the Leningrad-8.
Some often encountered logos explained and commented upon. Featuring my own art work!
Queen of the Flea Market
They mean it when they say universal.
Lots of cameras have a Moscow Olympics 1980 logo. This page is dedicated to their loving memory.
A home-built contraption that actually worked pretty well.
How to adjust the rangefinder on a slew of cameras.
How do you do it right? How do you avoid the pitfalls? And is it worth the trouble?
A beefed-up version of the Vilia.
My translation of the above manual.
Not my favourite camera, this plastic consumer flick.
Interesting camera for the SL film system.
One of the first serious SLRs from the USSR.
One of the best Soviet light meters around.
Information about this Soviet outpost.
The manual to the Universal Viewfinder, in English.
The VIOOH is Leica's Universal Viewfinder. I have a flyer. I swear I do.
Carl Zeiss Jena Werramatic
Zenit on the rise.
Web version of a scanned Dutch Zenit-E/Zenit-EM manual.
Not quite a repair manual.
Would have been good
All things said and done
Perhaps it's better that way.
How to look under the Zorki-S's bonnet.