Apparently, many of my favourite cameras are originally from Dresden, Germany (thanks for pointing that out, @andre30 !), and I've become a bit obsessed with that fact... Here's another batch of test shots from a mid-Thirties Welta Perle – I think I've figured out the best film for this handsome relic.


  1. neufotomacher
    neufotomacher ·

    Wow. I thought at first that water was spraying out of the stairs. Interesting how that wild grass is growing. That camera obviously works well.

  2. anttihoo
    anttihoo ·

    @neufotomacher Thanks! The struts extending the bellows are still a bit wonky and need some help, but once I've fixed that, it's almost as good as new.

  3. neufotomacher
    neufotomacher ·

    Bellows? Hope you never have light leaks. It does make nice images.

  4. anttihoo
    anttihoo ·

    @neufotomacher Leaks found and patched! (I've learnt my lessons with these old machines.)

  5. neufotomacher
    neufotomacher ·


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