Keppler’s Vault 30: The Leica System

Ernst Leitz has been making Leica cameras for nearly 100 years and in that time, countless articles have been written about their many products.  It’s unlikely that today, in 2019, I could dig up anything that you haven’t already seen before. So, it probably comes as no surprise that this …

Wehrmacht Leica

Prologue Throughout a large portion of the 20th century, the photographic industry was heavily tied to Germany.  In addition to cameras and lenses, Germany was also tied to a whole list of atrocities committed by it’s government and the Nazi regime. This is a topic that is very sensitive to …