Karl-Heinz Lange

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Karl-Heinz Lange (born 1932 in Güstrow) was a German camera designer. From 1950 to 1952 he took an apprenticeship at Balda in Bünde, and developed the rangefinder of the Super-Baldinette. Then the leading developer of Balda took him into his development department. He left Balda after troubles with the free-lancing constructor Danzer. Then Lange went to Montanus Kamerabau in Solingen. He kept contacts with Balda and made further developments for them in his free time. He built prototypes of the Baldessa cameras at home. After one month in Solingen Balda engaged him again - as chief constructor. Back in Bünde he light-tightened Danzer's Super Baldina and constructed several exciting camera models: