Amateur camera hacker aims to put Sony A7 guts into Leica M3 body

The exchange of camera parts was frequently done back in the day when cameras were all-manual and mechanical. Especially in the Leica world, it's not uncommon to find cameras that contain parts of different models, such as the body from camera A and the viewfinder of camera B, for example. With digital cameras, things are a bit more complicated, but apparently not impossible.

After turning an old Konica fixed-lens rangefinder into a fully functioning digital camera, a young amateur hacker from Brighton, UK now aims to do the same with a Leica M3 — and the…

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via Imaging Resource News Page


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