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Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book

Roger Hicks is a well known photographic writer, author of The Rangefinder Book, over three dozen other photographic books, and a frequent contributor to Shutterbug and Amateur Photographer. Unusually in today's photographic world, most of his camera reviews are film cameras, especially rangefinders. See www.rogerandfrances.com for further background (Frances is his wife Frances Schultz, acknowledged darkroom addict and fellow Shutterbug contributor) .


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Old 10-28-2009   #121
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Oooh... pretty AND interesting! A little history-lesson I believe is in order (as google doesn't seem to throw anything up)
All I can find is this.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrmonde...n/photostream/

He says only 300 were made, but I've seen much higher serial numbers than his. Photo-Arsenal has one (non working shutter)at their usual exhorbitant prices.
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John, I also think that the Diax is lovely, & I've just bid on a Ia (not quite as svelte as the IIb) to prove it!
Good luck, they are beautifully finished cameras, and surprisingly small.
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