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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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  • Our Standard in Photogrammetry: ALPA 12 FPS add|metric

    03.2018 - The ALPA 12 FPS add|metric is the measuring instrument among the ALPA cameras and an example of how we implement special customer requirements.

  • ALPA Visits AM Expo

    03.2018 - Among other pioneers of Additive Manufacturing in Switzerland, ALPA participates at the AM Expo in Lucerne from March 6 to March 7, 2018.

  • Get Even Closer with ALPA / Novoflex Bellows

    02.2018 - With BALPRO 1 and BALPRO T/S, ALPA / Novoflex offers the most valuable and versatile bellows on the market. Almost all common cameras and lenses from different manufacturers can be connected to it.

  • ALPA 12 WA/SWA - Happy Birthday to You!

    02.2018 - Each February 28/29, ALPA celebrates the anniversary of the company's (new) foundation. On 28 February 2018, it will be its 22nd anniversary and at the same time the ALPA 12 WA/SWA will be introduced for the 20th time.

  • ALPA 12 Meets Pentax 67

    02.2018 - Forty years of development have made Pentax 67 a household name in analogue medium format photography. With the ALPA lens module, the lenses of the series remain a safe value and for ambitious photographers new and creative ways will open up.

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  • "New Silk Road" by Davide Monteleone

    03.2018 - The Belt and Road Initiative bundles traffic between China, Asia, Europe and Africa. Davide Monteleone's photographic series "New Silk Road" looks at the project from various angles.

  • Three Photographic Views of Geneva

    02.2018 - Alain Julliard is one of three French-speaking Swiss artists represented at the exhibition "Ça c' est Genève - This is GVA!".

  • "Duesseldorf" by Marcus Schwier

    02.2018 - A city is a living organism that is subject to continuous change. Often this happens - as with humans - hardly noticeably. And it is only when we meet again at a distance of a few years that differences to earlier age groups become apparent.

  • Bredenfeld's "Formationen" in Vienna

    02.2018 - The artist's picturesque structures of landscapes as well as photographs of rock and ice formations can be seen in Vienna until the end of March.

  • The New Yorker - A New Silk Road

    01.2018 - With photographs by Davide Monteleone.

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