Hans Kerensky's photos with the Gossen

Rollei Magic II Notes (07)

Rollei Magic II Notes (07)
Rollei Magic II
German 6x6 TLR, 1962~1968

The Gossen lightmeter has, apart from the visible one, a second needle which is used in the Trapped Needle mechanism.
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Three stages in the Trapped Needle mechanism :

Left,
Needle is free to move

Middle,
Sh…
Added on July  8, 2016

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (06)

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (06)
Kodalux L Exposure Meter

My Kodalux had lost its Diffusor (see first images in this album).

A dear Flickr friend did sent me a broken Kodalux which still has a Diffusor. Thanks Phil !!
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The Topcover removed.

This broken Kodalux must have had a big…
Added on August 12, 2015

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (08)

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (08)
Kodalux L Exposure Meter

My Kodalux had lost its Diffusor (see first images in this album).

A dear Flickr friend did sent me a broken Kodalux which still has a Diffusor. Thanks Phil !!

So the only thing I had to do was swapping the Topcovers to get th…
Added on August 12, 2015

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (04)

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (04)
Kodalux L Exposure Meter

As said, my Kodalux had lost its Diffusor (see first images in this album).

A dear Flickr friend did sent me a broken Kodalux which still has a Diffusor. Thanks Phil !!

So the only thing I had to do was swapping the Topcovers.…
Added on August 12, 2015

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (07)

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (07)
Kodalux L Exposure Meter

My Kodalux had lost its Diffusor (see first images in this album).

A dear Flickr friend did sent me a broken Kodalux which still has a Diffusor. Thanks Phil !!
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The 2 Exposure meters side-by-side.
To the left the broken one.…
Added on August 12, 2015

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (05)

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (05)
Kodalux L Exposure Meter

My Kodalux had lost its Diffusor (see first images in this album).

A dear Flickr friend did sent me a broken Kodalux which still has a Diffusor. Thanks Phil !!
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After removing the 2 screws the Topcover can be gently pulled f…
Added on August 12, 2015

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (01)

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (01)
A rather battered Kodalux L Exposure Meter. Still functional though !

Produced somewhere in the mid 1950's by Gossen for Kodak Germany.

No Diffusor sadly, that was probably lost or broken away.

This one came with a Kodak Retina IIc which I managed to…
Added on July 14, 2015

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (02)

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (02)
A rather battered Kodalux L Exposure Meter. Still functional though !

Produced somewhere in the mid 1950's by Gossen for Kodak Germany.

No Diffusor sadly, that was probably lost or broken away.

This one came with a Kodak Retina IIc which I managed to…
Added on July 14, 2015

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (03)

Kodalux L Exposure Meter (03)
A rather battered Kodalux L Exposure Meter. Still functional though !

Produced somewhere in the mid 1950's by Gossen for Kodak Germany.

No Diffusor sadly, that was probably lost or broken away.

Not "Made .. by.." but "Made . for.."
A clear indi…
Added on July 14, 2015

Gossen Lunasix F (04)

Gossen Lunasix F (04)
Gossen Lunasix F (left) and Digisix (right).

The Digisix is my prefered lightmeter for photowalks and you can see why. It's just
tiny and with its weight of 45 grams hardly a burden to carry around the whole day.

Compared to that the Lunasix F is a gian…
Added on August  7, 2013

Gossen Lunasix F (03)

Gossen Lunasix F (03)
Gossen Lunasix F

German hand-held lightmeter. Produced around 1981.

This one, which showed up in my hometown, in exceptional good condition.
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The front shows a sliding cone which can be placed in front of the lightsensor in case one wants to do a dir…
Added on August  6, 2013

Gossen Lunasix F (02)

Gossen Lunasix F (02)
Gossen Lunasix F

German hand-held lightmeter. Produced around 1981.

This one, which showed up in my hometown, in exceptional good condition.
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Backside view shows a conversion scale for Lux measurements.
Added on August  6, 2013

Gossen Lunasix F (01)

Gossen Lunasix F (01)
Gossen Lunasix F

German hand-held lightmeter. Produced around 1981.

This one, which showed up in my hometown, in exceptional good condition.
A very good lightmeter, only drawbacks are size and weight.
Added on August  6, 2013

Gossen Bisix on Display (01)

Gossen Bisix on Display (01)
Gossen Bisix Lightmeter.

Frontview of a small selenium-cell lightmeter from the German manufacturer Gossen.

Contradictory to its succesor, the Bisix 2, there is not that many info on the Internet about the Bisix.

Any information about the production ye…
Added on September  6, 2009

Gossen Digisix (02)

Gossen Digisix (02)
Gossen Digisix.

A small German made handheld lightmeter.

An optional accessory is a mounting clip which enables this meter to be slid on the accessory shoe of a camera.

Photo made for the Camera-wiki page here : Digisix
Added on May  2, 2011

Gossen Digisix (01)

Gossen Digisix (01)
Gossen Digisix.

A small German made handheld lightmeter.

A cone can be slid before the lightcell to facilitate incident light measurement.

Photo made for the Camera-wiki page here : Digisix
Added on May  2, 2011

AKA Arette 1B (01)

AKA Arette 1B (01)
Apparate und Kamerabau AKA Arette 1B.

German, fully mechanical, type 135-film camera. Produced from 1956.

Lens : Isco Göttingen Isconar 2.8/45mm
Filter thread : 32x0,5mm
Shutter : Prontor-SVS Speeds : B,1,2,4,8,15,30,60,125,300
Lightmeter : Gossen, u…
Added on December  2, 2010

AKA Arette 1B (02)

AKA Arette 1B (02)
Apparate und Kamerabau AKA Arette 1B.

German, fully mechanical, type 135-film camera. Produced from 1956.

View on the top of the Arette.

The Gossen uncoupled lightmeter is powered by a selenium cell.

It shows Exposure Values (EV's) from 2 till 17.…
Added on December  5, 2010