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Old 10-05-2016   #1361
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Trying not to price 67s right now but this thread is making it hard...
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Old 10-22-2016   #1362
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Could anyone help: Is there a split prism focusing screen available for the 67 mlu camera?
Been trying to find out a reference number for one but getting confused...
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Old 10-22-2016   #1363
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Old 10-23-2016   #1364
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i have a split prisim for the 67II it's called BB-61
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Old 10-23-2016   #1365
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Thank you!

And will that fit the older body I wonder?

Is it good, helpful to focus?

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Old 10-23-2016   #1366
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Thank you!

And will that fit the older body I wonder?

Is it good, helpful to focus?
i'm pretty sure it will not fit the older models
is it better than the multi-prisim not really same brightness just different pattern.

For the older 6X7 and 67 the "Beattie Intenscreen Focusing Screen for Pentax 67"
were the best and brighter than the original ones
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My wife shoots a Pentax 67 in her arsenal of MF and she doesn't have undue issues with mirror shake. Why do some report this issue and others don't?
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Old 10-23-2016   #1368
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My wife shoots a Pentax 67 in her arsenal of MF and she doesn't have undue issues with mirror shake. Why do some report this issue and others don't?
I don't have any issues with undue mirror shake either. The answer you are likely to get here to your question boils down to that some photographers are more discerning than others, sniff, sniff, and if your wife doesn't have issues with mirror shake she should be ashamed of herself and get another camera. It's the film version of pixel peepers. Some people, like your wife (and I) are more than happy with the results, just go with that. A look at the photos in this thread should be enough for most people. But, alas.....
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Many thanks, will have a look!

Ideally just want a decent split prism like my old nikons...


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i'm pretty sure it will not fit the older models
is it better than the multi-prisim not really same brightness just different pattern.

For the older 6X7 and 67 the "Beattie Intenscreen Focusing Screen for Pentax 67"
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Old 10-26-2016   #1370
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My wife shoots a Pentax 67 in her arsenal of MF and she doesn't have undue issues with mirror shake. Why do some report this issue and others don't?
Some people sadi that they had mirror shake when on tripod. They said they got rid of it with a more solid tripod or adding weight under the tripod base. Perhaps either your wife use a solid tripod or, most likely as said before, she is happy with her camera results

I myself dont have any issue with mine, although I mostly use Trix and landscape so mostly high speeds.

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Old 10-27-2016   #1373
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My wife shoots a Pentax 67 in her arsenal of MF and she doesn't have undue issues with mirror shake. Why do some report this issue and others don't?
I think is more due to each photographer and how steady their hands can be. P67 is a huge and heavy camera and not eveyrone can hold it steady while taking a shot. Personally I can easily go down to 1/30 (inclusive) handheld and I have no problem whatosever (with the standard lens 105mm f/2.4)....i need to be extra careful at 1/30 but I can make it work (I even keep my breath while I press the shutter). I have posted in the past in this thread few examples at 1/30 handheld. I won't repost it. I haven't used it much on a tripod but I have a basic one and I took few shots at 3-4s but with mirror lock before taking the shot....excelent results.

In conlcusion: is possible but maybe not for everyone. I think she can make a test roll and see if she can pull it of below 1/125 handheld.
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Old 11-15-2016   #1374
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I finally managed to pick up an affordable P6x7 and 105mm last week. It seems they have shot up in value since I stupidly sold mine, and the Pound's collapse isn't helping. To celebrate, here's one from the library probably taken with my old 90mm.

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So this thread is bad for the bank account....

Wonderful images shared by all.

Currently trolling eBay for a 67ii + 55/4 + 105/2.4 + 165/2.8

Oh, and a back brace too :-)
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So this thread is bad for the bank account....

Wonderful images shared by all.

Currently trolling eBay for a 67ii + 55/4 + 105/2.4 + 165/2.8

Oh, and a back brace too :-)
I have the 45 rather than the 55, but otherwise, that's my setup. I think the 45/105/165 combo is the perfect three-lenser for the 6x7.
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I have the 45 rather than the 55, but otherwise, that's my setup. I think the 45/105/165 combo is the perfect three-lenser for the 6x7.


I did consider the 45 because I know it's well regarded but 28 eqiv. is my most used FL so I think the 55 would suit me better.

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I did consider the 45 because I know it's well regarded but 28 eqiv. is my most used FL so I think the 55 would suit me better.

Getting excited...I think I know what I'm getting for Christmas
You get what works for you. I just know I'm a wide-angle guy and the wider the better

I hope you've been good this year, and that Santa doesn't break anything trying to deliver your 6x7 (like his sleigh, or his back!)
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Old 12-06-2016   #1384
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Just stumbled onto this thread. Thought i'd share. Nice work all. Both P67 and 105mm. Love it but gotta use it more!

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Old 01-08-2017   #1385
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Can't wait to get software to run my new-to-me drum scanner (Howtek D4000) putting out scans. I've got demo software now so I can see results and wow...looking forward to scanning my better 6x7 negs again and seeing what they really look like.
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Some amazing images! You all are making the 6x7 look GOOD!

Hopefully soon I can join in
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This is a photo I took back in 2010, not long after first getting my Pentax 67. I think it was the 3rd roll of film I put through the camera. Yesterday I was looking at the original scan I had done, and the scan wasn't very good so I decided to rescan the negative.


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Untitled by Colton Allen, on Flickr
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From humble beginnings...

This is most of my current Pentax 67 kit. I started building this kit in 2009, after purchasing a kit on Craigslist that included a 67II, 3 lenses, and a few accessories. After selling the 67II (with unmetered prism), a 165/4 LS, and a helicoid tube, I was left with a broken 67 body with dented unmetered prism (camera was seized and pressure plate was broken off), a 90/2.8 LS with a loose front element, a 45/4 with loose and dented filter ring, a 67mm reverse adapter, and a set of 3 extension tubes. I then sent the body and 2 lenses to Eric Hendrickson, where he was able to get all back to operational condition. While the camera was still with Eric, I found the waist level finder on ebay for a surprisingly decent price, and I bought a Optech Pro strap.
The kit remained that way until 2011 when I added the 200/4. Then in 2012 I found the Pentax strap, bought the SMC 67 90/2.8, then sold the 90/2.8 LS. I also bought a M* 300/4 EDIF in 2012, which I ended up selling in early 2014 IIRC. After selling the 300/4, I bought the Takumar 105/2.4 and its hood, and finally just a few weeks ago I added the Takumar 75/4.5.
Not in this photo are the extension tubes, 67mm reverse adapter, and a Komura 2X TC that I've never actually used.

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^ What ever possessed you to sell the 67ii (money?) and keep the older model ? Peter
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Does anyone know where the best place to get a Pentax 67 repaired in the U.K. is?
The hinges that hold the back door on have broken....
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^ What ever possessed you to sell the 67ii (money?) and keep the older model ? Peter
The entire original kit cost me $400. After selling the 67II, 165/4, and helicoid tube, and then paying for the repairs, I ended up with $300 more than before my original purchase, and basically a free working camera with 2 good lenses.

I actually prefer the 67 to the 67II.
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^ Well that's perfectly understandable , so what is about the 67 you prefer over the 67ii that's supposed to have numerous improvements, (and boy do they charge for those ) .
I've spent way too much time lusting after the 67ii , even though I own a Mamiya 7 .
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^ Well that's perfectly understandable , so what is about the 67 you prefer over the 67ii that's supposed to have numerous improvements, (and boy do they charge for those ) .
I've spent way too much time lusting after the 67ii , even though I own a Mamiya 7 .
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The strap lugs are the biggest reason I prefer the 67 over the 67II.
The 67II only has 2 lugs on the one side, which means you can't use the waist level finder and let the weight of the camera rest on a neck strap. Nowadays I mostly shoot from a tripod, but for the previous 6 years, most of the shooting I did with the 67 was handheld with the WLF and a neck strap.
The 67II Limited added a lug to the grip, but those cameras are way expensive.
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The strap lugs are the biggest reason I prefer the 67 over the 67II.

The 67II only has 2 lugs on the one side, which means you can't use the waist level finder and let the weight of the camera rest on a neck strap. Nowadays I mostly shoot from a tripod, but for the previous 6 years, most of the shooting I did with the 67 was handheld with the WLF and a neck strap.

The 67II Limited added a lug to the grip, but those cameras are way expensive.


Interesting. I used the WLV a lot on my 67 (the prism is very heavy). But I rarely used it without holding it up to my eye. Do you compose the image and focus without bringing it to your eye? If you did, then it seems to me it wouldn't matter if the strap lugs made the camera hang vertically.


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