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ALPA is one of the rare manufacturers of cameras in Switzerland and an outstanding manufacturer of high-end imaging instruments in the global market. ALPA cameras are precision tools, made with passion and skilled craftsmanship for a small group of connoisseurs.

Much like musical instruments, these tools require the expertise and the careful eye of a master. ALPA photographers do not require automatic functions or a constant stream of new models. We simply provide the same that all good manufacturers of tools and instruments do – we provide the best possible quality in design, material and an open ear to all the wishes of our customers.

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  • ALPA Award gets featured in Financial Times

    06.2018 - Great response for the newly founded Award and for photo basel 2018.

  • Yoko Ikeda is honoured with the "ALPA Award 2018"

    06.2018 - ALPA and photo basel are proud to announce the first recipient of the newly founded Award.

  • Photographic Shutters

    06.2018 - The era of the Copal shutter is nearing its end. Even if it is still available for a certain time, we have therefore written a historical summary of the history of photographic shutters and show the available alternatives with a brief outlook on the future.

  • ALPA Award at Photo Basel

    06.2018 - From 12 - 17 June 2018, Switzerland’s first and only art fair dedicated to the display and promotion of photography, returns to the Volkshaus Basel for its fourth

  • ALPA Lens Module Leica M

    05.2018 - ALPA introduces new Lens Module for Leica M lenses on ALPA 12 bodies.

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