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Old 10-31-2008   #81
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Hi,

This is the Mamiya C3 which I bought on eBay with 65mm and 180mm lenses.
I have replaced the light seals and taken the 65mm lens apart as much as I could to clean it, so now it sparkles.

After a 35mm camera I'm enjoying the huge focussing screen. I'm hoping to reduce my high percentage of dissapointing photos by composing more carefully, we'll see. It's certainly slowed me down :-)

I've been enjoying the TLR forum and will post a picture from the Mamiya when I get a result I like. The first film was dissapointing, but I probably have to take the blame for that myself :-(

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Old 10-31-2008   #82
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My Ansco.....I also have a c220 that is a wonderful sharp brick of a camera.

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Old 11-02-2008   #83
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When I was a child, I thought there were only two of the lens is the camera

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Old 11-06-2008   #84
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Not a "full body" shot, but I like my 2.8f! Just bought a Rolleinar 2 and 3 close up lens set. I actually used the Rolleinar 3 with a 35 cron on my M8 for this shot.
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Old 11-12-2008   #85
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My Rollei 3.5B on the field
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Old 11-23-2008   #86
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Found this TLR at a flea market 2 weeks ago, got it very cheap. So far, it looks like it is in working order. I braved the NYC cold weather today to do my first test shots.

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Here is my TLR, a Rolleicord IV. I really love this ole gal, she is as old as I am, but like me she keeps on working.
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Old 12-06-2008   #88
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Another Rolliecord IV, the viewing screen is not as bright as the Yashicas'. I placed a salvaged fresnel lens on the viewing screen and made it a little brighter.


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Old 12-20-2008   #89
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2 Rolleiflex portraits, each taken w/the other using Rolleinars.



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Well, I took this a bit "kitschy" picture in the summer of 2007 when I got the Rolleiflex T in perfect condition, but I like it (I even have it on my VISA card ). I have shot 50 rolls of film since. It is my smallest film camera, so I am not sure whter I can call it a "medium format" I really like using it and people definitely respond better when photographed with TLR than an SLR. But I really do often miss AE so I may go with the new Bessa III if it comes out at reasonable price.
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Old 01-08-2009   #91
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Well, I took this a bit "kitschy" picture in the summer of 2007 when I got the Rolleiflex T in perfect condition, but I like it (I even have it on my VISA card ). I have shot 50 rolls of film since. It is my smallest film camera, so I am not sure whter I can call it a "medium format" I really like using it and people definitely respond better when photographed with TLR than an SLR. But I really do often miss AE so I may go with the new Bessa III if it comes out at reasonable price.
Rolleiflex T was my first Rolleiflex twenty years ago, with its Tessar 75/3.5, I took a number of good photos at those old days. One point that I dislike is the awkward shutter release position make it difficult to stabilise at low shutter speed.
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Old 01-08-2009   #93
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Tele-Rolleiflex with Rolleinar 0.35...

Tele-Rolleiflex uses simple platform as 2.8F and 3.5F, as such the range of physical movement with regard to focusing is the same. This limits the near focus capability and defeat the main purpose people using Tele-Rolleiflex, i.e. portraiture.

In order to take head and shoulder shot, a Rolleinar 0.35 has to be used to extend close focus capability.

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Old 01-11-2009   #94
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Here's a shot of my Rolleicord III and roughly contemporary Zeiss Ikonta folder buddies, together with two recent shots from the Rollei.
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Old 01-19-2009   #95
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I didn't realize how much I've spent during the first 10 rolls, until I did the math and fell fainted to the floor....
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Old 02-21-2009   #98
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here is my one... Rolleiflex automat, i got rid of the mamiya C330 a while ago and got this! So much lighter and a absolute joy to use.
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I gotta' get in on this thread!

Disassembled, shutter dunked, FS mirror & GG replaced. Shown with original hood, Y2, rollfilm & cutfilm back & original cases! Looks beat-up, shoots like new! I really like the negs from this camera!

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Old 02-21-2009   #100
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Disassembled, shutter dunked, FS mirror & GG replaced. Shown with original hood, Y2, rollfilm & cutfilm back & original cases! Looks beat-up, shoots like new! I really like the negs from this camera!

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Old 02-22-2009   #101
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Old 04-25-2009   #103
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My lovely Rolleiflex 2.8f Planar now with a bright new Beatie screen.

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A friend brought these for me over the weekend. The seller refuse to ship these and luckily a friend who recently got a job in St. Louis was willing to pick them up. He came for a visit over the weekend and brought them to their new home. Unfortunately, I cannot find any 120 film for them in town. Looks like I will be doing some online film shopping soon.

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Old 04-27-2009   #105
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I gotta' get in on this thread!

Disassembled, shutter dunked, FS mirror & GG replaced. Shown with original hood, Y2, rollfilm & cutfilm back & original cases! Looks beat-up, shoots like new! I really like the negs from this camera!

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A friend brought these for me over the weekend. The seller refuse to ship these and luckily a friend who recently got a job in St. Louis was willing to pick them up. He came for a visit over the weekend and brought them to their new home. Unfortunately, I cannot find any 120 film for them in town. Looks like I will be doing some online film shopping soon.

Here're two quick pics.
True beauties, but that is exactly why I sold these kind of guys, couldn't easy find - and not anymore at normal prices - such film...pity
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Okay, here's part of the family: My
two Tele Rolleiflexes, my Rolleiflex
3.5E, and my Voigtlander Superb.
Not pictured: the Rolleiflex 2.8C
(which shot the photograph), the
Rolleiflex T (acquired afterward),
and the Rolleiflex 2.8E (in my wife's
camera bag in North Carolina when
I shot this).

I guess you could say we're a Rolleifamily. :-)



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Nice Mamiya Chris! I purchased a C330 from a fellow RFF and it is a very cool camera. In some ways I like it better than my Rollei 2.8f. The bellows is great to have - I just need a couple more lenses.
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Nice Mamiya Chris! I purchased a C330 from a fellow RFF and it is a very cool camera. In some ways I like it better than my Rollei 2.8f. The bellows is great to have - I just need a couple more lenses.
Thanks Way, they are an impressive camera. I find the handling a little awkward, learning where I can put my fingers and where I can't. And yes, a 55mm and a 180mm would round out the kit nicely!
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I can't believe I haven't posted in this thread already - I had to go through again just to check!


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Rolleicord Va, Type 2. This camera is older than me but in better condition.

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I have a 2.8E and it is off to Horst Wenzel for a much needed CLA and as Horst put after 50+ years - it is time. The 3.5T will go in after the 2.8E is back in hand. The T is just like new condition - with box even. Both are just a joy to shoot.

Gordy's Straps has designed a version for the Rolleiflex - and I have two on the way with neck pad. You might want to check with Gordy if you are looking for a strap.

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Could you tell us more about Horst Wenzel's work and why you chose him to do the job? Do you live in the USA?
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My new to me rolleiflex - $40 at a junk shop. $80 later on a CLA and it's in great shape.


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Arrived in the mail today, one Rolleicord 1a Type 2



Gave the shutter a naphtha flush which brought its speeds back on track. Gave the triotar a clean, but it looks a little hazy.
Now all I need is a new strap and a way to restore the leatherette.
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Hi Will,

Love the cold shoe slave for the flash on your Ricohflex. Another great camera for this thread.

Please keep these pictures coming.

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