Voigtländer Bessa III Camera Lens Has Folding Bellows

Posted Apr 29, 2009

Remember those old school vintage cameras that had folding bellows around the camera?  The Voigtländer Bessa III camera has a similar concept for their lens itself to preserve the “vintageness” of the older cameras.  The lens of the camera zooms in and out using the bellows concept.  The camera can switch to two different aspect ratios: 6×6 and 6×7 on either a 120 or 220 film.  The shutter speed of the Bessa III is about 4-1/500 sec.  The camera even requires you to wind the film using a lever yourself.  The price of the camera is £2000 in the UK, ?2000 in Europe, and expected to be $2,000 in the U.S.

[via Wired]