For Mamiya and Bronica medium format cameras and accessories go to: www. Page 2. For Mamiya and Bronica medium format cameras and. The Mamiya C is a twin-lens reflex with interchangeable lenses. at all speeds. Exposure modes. manual. Weight. body: 1 g with the 80 mm: 1 g. View and Download Mamiya C service manual online. C Film Camera pdf manual download.

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Probably the last consideration that pushed me towards the C was the potential of failure and repair. Maybe next time I should take it out with a tripod and cable release and give it a go.

However, I can vouch that it exists and is extremely easy to engage! All it takes is for an unsteady hand for mamia sway forward or backward to take it out of the critical focus zone. While I have free handed the camera, the neck strap does provide additional stability especially when trying to achieve critical focus.

The shutter cock is on the left side and within reach of the left thumb. The aperture ring has a small nub that can be operated with the right index finger, but for the most part I usually have to look at it in order to adjust.

Stopping down the lens produces even mamiyx results. The mamiyx goes for the shutter speed. I did appreciate the lighter weight, however insignificant. Loading film is easy as the entire back swings open to reveal the loading chamber. The whole package is solidly build and polished. I can wholeheartedly recommend this camera to anyone looking for TLR camera!


Although the camera has interchangeable lenses, I have yet to buy additional lenses. The shutter release is on the right side and within reach of the right thumb. How much of the bellows is revealed indicates either an x1, x1.

Manuql to watch out for. That being said, a neck strap is a must. On the screen there is also two etched lines that provide framing compensation due to parallax.

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The camera itself has a good heft to it. The top etched line denotes the top of the image when the bellows are extended to the x1. In practical use, they are close enough. I found the Sekor 80mm lens to be very versatile. The bottom portion is the most important part.

Close up mamiyz the left side controls.

To be honest this was another reason that I picked up the camera. This camera has been a solid performer for me in multiple available light fashion shoots, and easily one of my favorite medium format film maual so far.

There is also a pop out magnifier which is handy to achieve critical focus. Kelly Dun I’m a hobbyist photographer that enjoys shooting cosplay, fashion, and street photography using digital and film cameras. All of the controls are in intuitive and easy to reach places.

Pop out magnifier up close. The 80mm lens is roughly equivalent to a 50mm lens in the full frame format. The camera is surprisingly ergonomic despite being a box.

So at x2, you will need roughly an extra stop of light to maintain proper exposure due to extended bellows.


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Close up of the bellows markings. This makes changing settings cumbersome. While not comprehensive, I have been using the camera when I could for the past 6 months.

My Usage Experience While not comprehensive, I have been using the camera when I could for the past 6 months.

My Impressions of the Mamiya C Film Camera – Kelly Dun Photography

The bottom etched line similarly denotes the top of the image when at nanual. I eventually came across the Mamiya C My only complaint about the magnifier is that I have on one occasion gotten the back flap stuck after popping out the magnifier.

A bit of camera porn. The marking indicate approximately how much exposure compensation is needed and which etched grid line to use as a reference to the top of the image. Thank you for reading! Focusing mamiiya performed by turning the knobs and manua the bellows. At the end of the day, I could live with no parallax compensation and manual shutter cocking. Being capable of producing beautiful images in such a small package is a definite advantage over my much larger and heavier Fuji GXIIIS!

The focusing knobs are on both sides. Close up of the focusing screen.