Monthly Archives: February 2011

Tales from the Wiki: The Detroit-Dresden Praktica Connection

One great thing about 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 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 you may have gotten 404’d. In fact the “ugly” format … Continue reading

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Hello! Once Upon a Time, there was a free public encyclopedia of camera information called 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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