The Earliest Fison

Jul 25, 2018  By Jim Lager




THE British magazine MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY circa 1930 illustrates what appears to be the earliest FISON lens shade mounted to a Leica A. The rectangular opening rotated as the lens was focused making it necessary to reorient the shade for every shot. Leitz Wetzlar produced the later FISON with a circular opening. No need for reorientation!

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I have one of these hoods. See picture below with other FISONs for comparison.

I Model A and II Model D with filters and FISON Hoods (1 of 1).jpg


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