Understanding the history of cameras used at the Olympic Games "Cameras and era that convey the impression of sports"

Sochi OlympicsBecause it is being held,CP + 2014ofJapan Camera MuseumAt the booth "Camera and era that conveyed impression of sportsThe exhibition project entitled "The exhibition is entitled.

The whole view of the booth looks like this

Suddenly Don and a huge telephoto lens appeared

This is "Takuma 800 mm F4". A large telephoto lens that can shoot a 60 mm × 70 mm screen with a lens manufactured by Asahi Optical Co., Ltd. (now Ricoh Imaging).

The next long and narrow guy is "Canon lens 800 mm F 8"

It is said that it is a long focus lens of a system that focus adjustment and composition confirmation are carried out by using mirror box together.

Indeed the style of "shoot it!" Is the same name as "Fedo + KMZ Photo Sniper FS - 2", the production is Canon Camera (present: Canon).

Gun type reflex housing and stock, lenses installed are 300 mm f / 4.5.

"Nikon F2 + Speed ​​Magny". Using a high-sensitivity instant film, you can shoot large screens quickly. We are displaying the things that Nihon Keizai Shimbun Inc. was using, and it seems that the imaged picture was used for the manuscript right away.

Suddenly a pigeon came out, what kind of thing did he do ....

In the past, we transported film and prints on a pipe attached to legs of a pigeon pigeon.

In time, photography can be "transmitted" through the telephone line, and the photographer brings a photocopier together with photographic equipment to the site. This is "AP LEAFAX 35".

This lens is made by Soviet (maker unknown) "MTO 100 cm F 10".Maxext telescopeI am the inventor ofDmitry · MakhstovIt was a reflecting telephoto lens that was designed and exported to Western countries as well.

"Nikkor T 350 mm f / 4.5"Zenzabronica STelephoto lens for. What is being exhibited is what the Kyodo news agency used.

"Nikon F2 250 back MF-1 attaching" is a model that enables you to shoot 250 sheets by loading a long film.

The lens being mounted is "Nikkor P Auto 600 mm F 5.6". This lens was manufactured in 1964 when the Tokyo Olympic Games were held, the telephoto lens of Nikon F mount increased at a stretch from this year.

Looking at the whole it looks like this. Exhibits are photographers'Haruo ToyamaIt is said that it is the item used by.

As Nikon gave out numerous telephoto lenses as a result of the Olympic Games, some camera makers gave models that fit the Olympic Games. Here are the "Olympic models" such as Leica and Canon.

"Olympic memorial memorial film" etc was also made.

This is "Ricoh Auto Shot Tokyo Olympic Goals Judgment Recording Camera".

As the name suggests, Ricoh is a camera manufactured for goal judgment at the time of the Tokyo Olympic Games.

"Speed ​​camera" born in that it is necessary to take speed in order to shoot the various eyes of the Olympic Games. The left is "pacemaker speed graphic" manufactured in 1955. The nickname is "Spigra", it seems that it was liked by press photographer because it was able to do it by one unit from general photography to close-up photocopying and copying. The right is "Pre Anniversary Speed ​​Graphic" manufactured in 1928, model which became the basic type of Spigra. Manufacturer is Eastman Kodak.

Manufacturers that have made these cameras have mergers, independents, business stoppages, etc. There are many cases where the name of the maker at the time is different from the current name, but at the end of this booth "Japan's main camera Manufacturer's transition ", it is clear at a glance what kind of flow was.

Since the establishment is in order of oldest, the top is the stream of Konisha Rokubase store ~ ​​Konica - Konica Minolta. Currently, Konica Minolta's camera business is inherited by Sony.

Nikon, Panasonic, Ricoh and others appear in the middle row.

Canon appeared around here.

However, even though it is said to be new, Koshina and Sigma were born in the 1960s, and it is understood that only Yasuhara Works is a young company.

In addition to this, photographs of the Olympic Games, taken by prominent cameramen, are also on display, making it a booth where you can look back on the history of cameras and the Olympic Games.

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