1929 Camera

Photo credit: Martijn van Oers via Bored Panda

Photographer Martjn van Oers recently purchased an original Zeiss Ikon 520/2 – a folding medium-format camera – from a second-hand store, and inside, he discovered roll of undeveloped film with the word ‘EXPOSE’ on it. So, he took it to his friend Johan Holleman, who has been developing his own films for the most part of his life, to help recover some of them. “We scanned the negatives and found four images had enough detail in them to tell that the last time this camera was used, it belonged to a man (who’s even in one of the pictures, carrying the camera’s case) who probably brought his expensive piece of gear on one of his travels,” said Oers. Continue reading to see what he found.

1929 Camera