Super Fujica-6 (1955)

This is a Super Fujica-6, a medium format folding camera made by Fuji Photo Industries in Japan starting in 1955.  The Super Fujica-6 shoots 6×6 images on 120 format roll film and is an upgraded version of the original Fujica Six series that first went on sale in 1948, adding …

Fujica Fujicarex II (1963)

This is the Fujica Fujicarex II, a 35mm SLR camera produced by Fuji Photo Optical Co., Ltd. starting in 1963.  It uses a Citizen central leaf shutter, and has shutter priority automatic exposure via the selenium exposure meter mounted in front of the prism.  Although not a true interchangeable lens …

Fujica 35 Automagic (1961)

This is a Fujica 35 Automagic, a 35mm scale focus camera made by Fuji Photo Film Co. LTD starting in 1961.  Although an entry level camera, it was one of the very first Japanese made 35mm cameras with automatic exposure.  Using the built in selenium “electric eye” below the lens, …

Fujica Drive (1964)

This is a Fujica Drive, a half-frame 35mm scale focus camera made by Fuji Photo Film Co. starting in 1964.  The Drive was a variant of the company’s Fujica Half adding automatic film advance via a mechanical spring wound wheel.  Both the Drive and Half cameras had an excellent 5-element …

Fujica 35-ML (1958)

This is a Fujica 35-ML rangefinder camera made by Fuji Photo Film Co. starting in 1958.  Fuji would use the name “Fujica” on all of their film cameras until the late 1970s.  It was an amalgam of the words “Fuji” and “camera”.  The ML was otherwise identical to the Fujica 35-M released …