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Kodak Retina IIIc
Whenever possible grip the camera with both hands. These are the markings for the zone focus settings. When it has reached No. You should by now be familiar with the most important operations and can take your first picture. Then let it shoot back into its original position. Butkus, regina Lake Ave.
If you are using a exposure cassette, set to the index mark between No. This will help me to continue to host this site, buy new manuals, and pay their shipping costs.
Only then can you close the camera. The three settings are adjusted by means of the manula synchronizing lever If it does not move back, you did not pull it out far enough, so carry on to complete the transport movement.
This helps you to find the correct field of view and prevents faulty sighting.
Transfer the distance figure obtained with the rangefinder to the wide-angle distance scale 29 and read off from the mark Before inserting the lens place it in position over the mount so that the red dot 18 on the lens rim is exactly opposite the red dot on the bayonet ring Neither the rapid-winding lever nor the release button will work further. Hold the camera in the shooting position and look thorough the eyepiece 34 of the combined view and range finder. Point the camera at the subject, directing it slightly downwards.
Look through the finder eyepiece, sight the subject, and press the jodak button 7. So try a few positions to find which suits mahual best. Provided you have no special type of picture in view, choose a medium-speed film of about 28 degrees BS.
When you look correctly through the eyepiece of the finder, majual will see a reflected line frame 34a. If the shutter is not tensioned, you cannot press the button. The green numbers on the setting ring 3 show aperture settings far exposure times longer than 1 second, or exposure times at small apertures. Do not, however, use the black ring 25a on the telephoto lens itself for setting the distances.
Then turn the fetina knob in the direction of the arrow until the reversing button ceases to rotate. kanual
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Before inserting the film, pull out the rewind knob 20 to its second stop. To the right of the index another line with the figure 8 points to 8 feet. Turn the meter setting ring 3thus moving a red pointer until the latter coincides with the black pointer of the exposure meter. A black pointer will move in the window 6. Always let the direct light from the light source reach the screen. Far easy removal and safe storage we strongly recommend the special container designed for the standard lens.
For incident light readings the camera is point ed from the subject towards the taking position. This is especially important with color shots, as you cannot easily trim a color transparency. Now you can really take your first picture. To rewind the exposed film depress the reversing button 37 in the base of the camera and half pull out the rewind knob 20 to get at it more easily.
Use the above address for a check, M. Set the distance in the same way as with the telephoto lens.
Now close the camera back. At the same time pull open the baseboard 2 until it audibly clicks into position. This gives a depth of field from about 9.
Technically good exposures depend largely on the skilled combination of appropriate distance, shutter-speed, and aperture settings. This indicates that the lighting conditions maanual not suitable tar the aperture or speed you intended to use.
Repeat this until the film counter indicates No. Before you insert the film you have to open the camera back. Now work the rapid-winding lever and press the film release button 8. Grip the rewind knob with two fingers and turn the inner serrated ring with the thumb of the other hand until the triangular index mark paints to the type of the film loaded in the camera.
To tension the shutter, pull out the rapid-winding lever 36 in one movement as for as it will go. At the same time the rewind knob 20 should rotate against its arrow if the retija is advancing properly. kkdak
The film counter always indicates the number of shots still available. To change the aperture, pull the light value setting lever 26 slightly outwards and move it to the required value retinna the aperture scale For that, of course, you must have a film in the camera.
This eliminates difficult calculations and gives you the correct light value. You will find small circles on the focusing scales tetina the wide-angle lens at 10 feet and far the telephoto lens at 15 feet and at about 50 feet.
This is how you read off the depth. On-line camera manual library This is the full text and images from the manual.