Monthly Archives: February 2011

Tales from the Wiki: The Detroit-Dresden Praktica Connection

One great thing about Camera-wiki.org is learning weird bits of history about significant camera-makers, and the people behind them. Not long ago, I stumbled onto a rather amazing story in the wiki Kamera Werkst├Ątten article. It’s the strange tale of … Continue reading

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Wiki Images: Rights & Attribution

As Camera-wiki.org expands on the work of the old Camerapedia, we’ve been trying to improve the clarity and consistency of photo credits. Camera-wiki does not host its own images; almost all are linked from the Flickr photo-sharing service. Flickr permits … Continue reading

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A Small Hiccup

This morning, a bit of routine maintenance at our web host caused the short form of our wiki URLs to stop working. That is, when you tried to visit http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/Main_Page you may have gotten 404’d. In fact the “ugly” format … Continue reading

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Camera-wiki.org is Alive!

Hello! Once Upon a Time, there was a free public encyclopedia of camera information called Camerapedia.org. But through some unfortunate shenanigans, this was redirected to an advertising-supported, for-profit service hosted by Wikia. A couple of (minor) contributors who found this … Continue reading

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