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Reference / Databases
- Canon Camera Museum
- Canon EOS Technoclopedia
- Il sistema fotografico Canon FD (in Italian)
- Classic Photography with Contarex (via archive.org) - Lots of errors
- Pebble Place - Contax db, Leica db - Lots of errors
- Captain Jack's Exakta Pages
- Fujica M42 cameras and lenses
- Fujinon interchangeable X-mount lenses - Lots of errors
- Ihagee & Exakta products and history
- Konica SLR system 1960-1987
- The Konica AR system
- KONICA Collector
- Konica中文资料站 (The website is in Chinese, but the link leads to the English pages)
- KOWA Six/ 6MM/ Super 66 Medium Format SLR Camera Historical Site
- Leica Wiki - Lots of errors (nevertheless can be used to get basic information)
- Summilux.net (in French)
- The Unofficial Homepage for Mamiya NC Series Cameras (and some M42 stuff...) - may contain some errors
- Information about Mamiya 35mm SLR cameras - Excellent! (nevertheless may contain some errors)
- Private Fanseite zum Mamiya ZE - System (Kleinbildkamerasystem 1980 - 1984) (in German)
- The Minolta SR System - Excellent!
- RED Bailey’s Minolta Lens Chronology
- MINMAN - Minolta RF and MF SLR cameras and lenses
- Minolta AF knowledge base by Michael Hohner - Excellent!
- Roland's Nikon Pages - Excellent!
- Nikon F Collection and Typology by Richard de Stoutz - Excellent!
- Olympus OM system close-up and macro equipment by Alan Wood - Excellent!
- Olypedia - Das Olympus-Wiki (in German) - in fact, it also offers information about other popular photographic systems, not only about Olympus OM. May contain some errors.
- The unofficial Olympus OM sales information file - Excellent!
- Cult Classic lenses in OM mount (in Japanese)
- The Pentacon Six System by TRA
- Pentax K-Mount Page - Content of Bojidar Dimitrov’s original website dedicated to the Pentax K system
- Mike's Praktica home
- Praktica B cameras and lenses
- Praktica B kameras (via archive.org, in German)
- The Unofficial Guide to Ricoh Cameras and Rikenon Lenses
- Rolleiflex SL66 system
- Rolleigraphy: Rolleiflex User’s Site
- Pascal's Rolleiflex Pages
- SIGMA History 1961-2010 - Lots of errors (nevertheless can be used to get basic information)
- Tamron Adapt-A-Matic, Adaptall and Adaptall-2 lenses
- Topcon Club (in Japanese)
- Der Klinterklatter (in German) - Voigtlander Bessamatic/Ultramatic system
- Meine Voigtlander-Sammlung (in German) - Information about Voigtlander cameras
- Yashica TLR - Information about Yashica cameras, not only TLR, but also 35mm SLR and RF
- Zeiss Ikon VEB - Information about cameras and lenses made by Zeiss Ikon VEB (East Germany)
- Cameras der 1950er, 1960er und 1970er by Frank Mechelhoff (in German and partially in English) - Excellent!
- die private Homepage zur Geschichte der Dresdner Fotoindustrie (in German) - Excellent!
- Photo but more by Horst Neuhaus (in German) - Lots of information about Exakta cameras and lenses made by East German manufacturers
- Photography in Malaysia - Information about Nikon, Canon and Olympus 35mm film SLR and RF cameras and lenses
- Early Photography - Information about early cameras and equipment from the 1850s to the 1950s
- Le site de la Dioptrique Photographique (in French)
- The History of Penta Prism SLR
- Kamera samling! (in Danish)
- The Macro Lens Collection Database
Manuals / Brochures / Ads
- Boggy’s web site - Kiron, Vivitar and Paragon/Elicar lenses: specifications and user manuals
- Camera Manual Library by Butkus - the content of many instruction manuals in the HTML format is messed up after OCR, many instruction manuals are scanned incompletely and/or in poor quality, at the beginning of each PDF a "copyrighted" page is inserted that disallows the distribution of scanned material without the written permission of the author of the copyrighted page (Butkus). A first class example of how not to publish instruction manuals. However, it is listed here due to the large volume of material dedicated to cameras and lenses.
- IanB Foto - User manuals and brochures for Bronica, Mamiya, Metz and and Fuji GX680 cameras and lenses
- An online library of photo related PDF files by Pacific Rim Camera - A much better alternative to Butkus, but not as comprehensive
- Pentax manuals, brochures and advertising material
Guides / Overviews / Technical articles
- The Ultimate Asahi Pentax Screw Mount Guide 1952-1977 (1999) by Gerjan van Oosten
- The Definitive Asahi Pentax Collector's Guide 1952-1977 (2021) by Gerjan van Oosten
- Hasselblad System Compendium (2003) by Richard Nordin
- The Hasselblad manual: Seventh Edition (2008) by Ernst Wildi
- Leica collector's guide: 2nd edition (2005) by Dennis Laney
- Leica M Compendium: Handbook of the Leica M System (1994) by Jonathan Eastland
- Leica R Compendium: Handbook of the Leica R System (1995) by Jonathan Eastland
- Identifying Leica Lenses: The Complete Pocket Guide to Buying and Selling Leica Lenses Like an Expert (1999) by Ghester Sartorius
- Nikon F (trilogy) (2003) by Uli Koch
- Nikon Compendium: Nikon Systems from 1917 (2011) by Simon Stafford
- Nikon Rangefinder Camera: An Illustrated History (1993) by Robert Rotoloni