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October 05, 2022

The son of the photographer

in Bloc

by Sílvia

Song of the week: Venetianisches Gondellied (H. Sommer) - J. Kupfer i M. Amaral
Voigtländer Vito CLR

If you are interested in photography, you will have noticed that the camera in the illustration is a Voigtländer, one of the oldest brands. The company was founded in Vienna in 1756 (the year Mozart was born!) and was back then dedicated to the manufacture of precision instruments. In 1840, Peter Wilhelm Friedrich Voigtländer, the founder's grandson, produced the first mathematically calculated photographic lens, instead of the approximate lenses used until then, and he also produced [...]