- Best known for his discovery of the Scheimpflug principle, which deals with the area of critical focus in a view camera, although there is some argument over whether he was actually the first to describe this principle. In fact, he himself did not claim credit for its discovery, but he did elaborate a great deal on the previous knowledge.
- He was also involved in aerial photography, and held several patents in that area.
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