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How can I fix the shutter on a Ricoh FF-3 AF Super? When I click the shutter, nothing happens

The shutter does not click. When I push the shutter button, nothing happens, the film does not advance. Even when I use timer, the camera does not take any pictures when the time is up. When I turn on ...
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Why does the sun look odd when merging 360° photos to HDR?

I took some 360° photos with my Ricoh Theta SC2 and planned to merge them to make an HDRI but when I put them in Photoshop to merge, this is what the result is I use HDRIs in blender as lighting and ...
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Is there an adapter made that I can use my MC/MD lenses on a Ricoh XR-20sp RK/PK mount and still use all the functions [duplicate]

Minolta x700 SR/MC/MD mount Ricoh XR-20sp/KR-20sp
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Ricoh YF-20 film loading issue

I recently purchased a second-hand Ricoh YF-20. I loaded the film as best I could, shut the back door and loaded the 2 AA batteries. Immediately, a load motor sound came from the camera and the film ...
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DSLR vs SLR Light Meter [duplicate]

I was wondering if the light meter in my Nikon D5200 will be similar with my Ricoh XR500? I took a picture in my D5200 using the light meter on my slr film(ricoh xr500) but it was underexposed by 1 or ...
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Were there multiple versions of the Ricoh 500G?

Some years ago, the shutter release button on my wonderful Ricoh 500G suddenly began to jam at the bottom of its travel. I took apart the camera and minutely examined the mechanism; the shaft of the ...
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How to take photos quickly through iPhone using Ricoh Theta SC?

I recently got a Ricoh Theta SC. If I use it standalone I can press the shutter button, it will make a noise to indicate it is taking a picture. Within about 1 second I can take another picture by ...
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What causes these white, squiggly lines in my photos?

I took this self portrait this morning getting out of the shower. There are some white squiggly lines: two near the sink and one on the door handle. What causes them? The picture was taken with a ...
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Change a screw mount camera to a Bayonet mount or T-mount lenses

I have an old Ricoh 35 mm SLR camera. It uses a Screw mount lens system as oppose to other 35mm cameras that adopted the Bayonet mount system otherwise know as T-mount. I am looking for a conversion ...
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How can you tell if the shots were taken or not? And is it okay to leave an unfinished roll film in the camera for a long time?

So I'm fairly new to 35mm photography, and recently bought a Ricoh YF-20, along with a Kodak Colorplus 200 as a test roll. I loaded the roll into the camera smoothly, and did as told on the manual ...
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How can I fix a Ricoh FF-3 AF that won't stop rewinding/advancing?

I got this one at a thrift store for 2 dollars, so no surprise if it's just wonky, but I'd like to see this thing work. This camera actually seemed to work when I first got it and tried using it ...
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How to convert Ricoh Theta equirectangular pictures to rectilinear? [duplicate]

I would like to extract a portion of an equirectangular 360x180 panorama taken with a Theta S and convert it to what I think is a rectilinear image (a picture where straight lines are shown as such ...
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What kind of files can I get out of a Ricoh Theta S?

When shooting full sphere panoramic photos with the Ricoh Theta S, what kind of files can I get out of it? Is it possible to get the two files before stitching? Or do I always get the final product? ...
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What is the "Mode Settings" setting on Ricoh WG-M1?

I just got a sportcam Ricoh WG-M1, and I managed to understand all settings but one, which seems to be important because it is the first setting displayed. I tried many things but never detected any ...
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What is the value and age of this pre-1967 Ricoh 35 mm camera? [closed]

I have a Ricoh 35 mm camera that has not been used since 1967. I am unable to find a value for it or an age. The body is stamped # 36530 and the lens is tagged # 70573. Can anybody help me determine ...
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Will my Ricoh GR1 be safe in tough weather for mountaineering photography?

I am planning an expedition up a 4000 meter volcano and I want to take some nice shots of the adventure. At the moment I have two cameras. My Nikkormat FT, which is way too heavy and bulky, so I am ...
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