In times where cameras are mass produced, it is incredible: every piece of a Seitz Roundshot camera is carved from a solid block of aluminium using highly precise CNC machinery. Every camera part is hand-assembled.

It was in 1955…

A family holiday in Tuscany. Father Hermann Seitz takes pictures for the family album. However, he is not quite happy with the results. If only his relatives and friends back home could see the landscape the way he saw it in reality.

Back home Hermann Seitz gets to work, focusing on a camera that rotates.

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