Rollei XF35

Manufactured between 1974 and 1980 in Singapore, the Rollei XF35 is well-built, very pocketable 35mm rangefinder, slightly larger than the viewfinder Rollei 35. It is a match-needle camera, meaning that the shutter speed is linked to aperture setting. The XF35 originally used PX625 mercury batteries. Suitable replacements are difficult to find/calibrate. Make Rollei Model XF35…

Nikon L35AF

Aside from the Voigtlander Bessa-L, the Nikon L35AF is the most modern of the cameras in my collection. I was lucky enough to receive this as a freebie when I acquired my Riken Steky Modell II. I knew very little about it and was surprised at what a capable camera it is. The 5-element f2.8…