Questions tagged [mamiya]

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Rewind button stuck - is it essential?

I recently bought a perfectly working Mamiya 528AL. Pictures from the first test came out great. As for the second roll of film, after a while I noticed the film advance lever wasn't working as ...
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How do I remove my waist level finder (RB67)?

After reading the manual and searching the internet, it seems my view finder is different from most. As you see in the photo below, there's no release latch below the "ya" of the Mamiya logo on the ...
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Is my RB67 back missing a part?

Just got an RB67 Pro with Pro S 120 film back. In the photo below, there is (I think) a little piece missing that should hold the film spool in place (where the arrow points to). Right now, the film ...
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Why image does not fill all area in Polaroid film backs

Here is what I am using: Camera: Mamiya 645AF Film: Fuji FP-100C Polaroids Polaroid Back: 645AF Polaroid Land Pack Film Holder HP402 And the image below is how they turn out. See the image is so ...
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Why is my Mamiya-Sekor E f/1.7 lens stuck at f/16 both on and off the camera?

I recently bought a Mamiya ZE Quartz with a Mamiya-Sekor E f/1.7 50mm lens that I recently found at an antique store. It's either been abused or been used a lot, but it's seen better days. For some ...
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split screen focussing: 4 vs 6 degree circle

I'm finding getting really sharp focus increasingly difficult with my RB67 and C330 cameras. Mamiya made split screen focussing screens for both, but they come in 4 degree and 6 degree versions. What'...
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Mamiya 645 metering system

I have recently purchased a new medium format camera - Mamiya 645 1000s. From the results of my very first film I came into the conclusion that the add-on metering system of the camera does not work ...
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Camera bag for a Mamiya RB67 ProS

To any Mamiya RB67 ProS users out there: I am looking for a small camera bag to carry my Mamiya RB67 ProS. I am only interested in carrying the camera with a 120 film back and the 127 mm Sekor C ...
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Mamiya RB67 Pro (Original not pro s or sd) DSLR light metering

So I just bought a Mamiya RB67 Pro (not Pro S or SD) and I have heard you can meter with a DSLR. I have a Nikon D7100 and I thought, "Why buy an expensive light meter when I can just use my DSLR?" I ...
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How can I link a Mamiya 7ii with a Yongnuo YN-560III and suitable Yongnuo RF transmitter?

I own a Mamiya 7ii camera and would like to use a flashgun mounted on stand with an umbrella and trigger it from the camera, manual only. Would the Yongnuo YN-560 III and a suitable Yongnuo ...
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How do you remove a film back from a Mamiya 645 Super with no darkslide?

Just got a Mamiya 645 Super with two film backs but have run into a problem. The film back attached to the camera is missing the darkslide (so it won't let me remove the back from the camera) The ...
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How to open leaf shutter on Mamiya RZ67 lens?

For some reason the leaf shutter on the 110mm lens on my Mamiya RZ67 seems to be stuck closed and refuses to open. First time using this camera so I'm bound to have done something wrong... Any ...
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Where can I get replacement parts for a Mamiya RB67 film back?

I bought a film back for my Mamiya RB off eBay over a year ago, and it has this stupid problem where the little piece that holds the top of the film spool (not the takeup reel, and not the piece that ...
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What is the cause of this non-uniform bokeh effect?

A friend of mine is thinking of buying a used medium-format film TLR camera (a Mamiya C330), and he showed me some of the test shots he'd taken with it. I was struck by the curiously non-uniform ...
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Mamiya 645AF *not* Digital: Can A Digital Back Be Attached?

I was poking through my "old gear" -- you know, the stuff that started collecting dust as soon as digital SLRs became viable? -- and dug out my Mamiya 645AF. I forgot what a wonderful experience ...