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Top 5 Most Expensive Cameras in the World

Friday, October 14th 2011. | Most Expensive


Here is a list of the most expensive cameras the world has to offer. It’s not really a case of ‘take your pick’, more like ‘imagine if you planted a money tree in your. In these times of economic hardship, it would be sensible to keep luxury purchases to a minimum.

5. Leaf AFi 10 – $43,675

Most Expensive Cameras in the World Leaf AFi 10

Most Expensive Cameras in the World Leaf AFi 10

Its 56x36mm sensor means it competes with the Phase One when it comes to medium-format pictures, and its 56 mega pixel resolution overwhelms the now somewhat pedestrian Hasselblad’s 50 mega pixels.

 

4. 4K RED One Camera- $42,000

Most Expensive Cameras in the World 4K RED One Camera

Most Expensive Cameras in the World 4K RED One Camera

RED Digital Camera, Jannard’s own company, whose first product, the RED One camera, is the first digital video camera with a resolution that exceeds 35mm film. At its heart is a superb sounding Mysterium 35mm sensor, and 12,065,000 pixel resolution provides what the RED website describes as ‘Ultra High Definition’.

 

3. Seitz 6×17” Digital Panoramic Camera – $42,000

Most Expensive Cameras in the World Seitz 6x17'' Digital Panoramic Camera

Most Expensive Cameras in the World Seitz 6x17'' Digital Panoramic Camera

Swiss do make the Seitz 6×17” digital panoramic camera shows, as it sent shockwaves through the world of wide-format digital photography upon release. It may look like a very elaborate headboard, but the 6×17” is all about taking big photos, and if an unusual shape is the cost then so be it. With 7,500 pixels vertically and 21,250 pixels horizontally, the Seitz 6×17” boasts an incredible 160 million pixel resolution, making it ideal for taking jaw dropping photos of, well, big things.

 

2. Polaroid 20×24 – $1500

Most Expensive Cameras in the World Polaroid 20x24

Most Expensive Cameras in the World Polaroid 20x24

Polaroid set about designing and creating the 20×24, five of the world’s largest ‘instant cameras’ producing prints measuring 20×24 inches. Camera that’s 5 feet tall and weighs 106kg.

 

1. ‘Daguerreotype’ – 132,000 Euros

Most Expensive Cameras in the World ‘Daguerreotype’

Most Expensive Cameras in the World ‘Daguerreotype’

Recognized as the very first commercially available camera, ‘Daguerreotype’ was discovered collecting dust in an attic in Germany by an American who had inherited the property from his father, a professor at the University of Munich. In 2007, ‘Daguerreotype’, a camera produced by Parisian company Susse Freres way back in 1839, earned the tag the world’s most expensive cameras when it was auctioned privately in Vienna.


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