World record price for rare camera


An Asian collector has splashed out more than 1.3 million Euros for a rare Leica in an auction in Vienna, making it the most expensive camera in the world.Organisers of the auction, held at Vienna’s Westlicht gallery ( on Saturday, said the Leica no. 7 from 1932 was sold for 1.32 million Euros. They said […]

Legendary studio’s archives opened for upcoming photo exhibit


More than 100 photographs from the archive of one of Vienna’s most renowned studios will be on display at the city’s WestLicht ( gallery from next week.Organisers of the “Photo Simonis” exhibit said today (Thurs) the archive material of the studio of the same name was rescued when the company stopped doing business in 2005. […]