Leicas are known to be precision instruments but like everything, they still break down eventually. Have a look at what a Leica M4 looks like disassembled!
Analogue cameras have a way of getting sentimental value each time we use them. It’s no surprise then that no matter how beat-up a camera gets, one still loves and cherishes it. With every scratch and dent comes a story behind it. Paal Audestad owns such a camera as you can see above. It has seen its share of battles and was already practically retired. But a workhorse such as this can’t ever be relegated to paperweight duty, so it was sent to Germany to be repaired. Here is the whole camera disassembled:
Quite a lot of parts, all sporting war scars, wouldn’t you say?
Information for this article was sourced from Leica Bresson