German lenses dissected: Glad it's not mine

At the Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin in Germany, antique German cameras have been sawn lengthwise in half to show the all nitty-gritty.

At the Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin, an antique camera is sawed in half to expose the innards. Wired

German optics are famed for their precision engineering and beautiful lens coating that can affect the sharpness of pictures. But have you ever wondered how the insides of a Leica or Carl Zeiss lens look?

At the Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin in Germany, there is a side exhibit of antique German cameras. But what makes these pieces so intriguing is that some of these items have been sawn lengthwise in half to show the all nitty-gritty--small but important components that make the handling and operation of the optics so smooth. Think of it as similar to the Body Worlds showcase, except for cameras.

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