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It looks like a multi-image, aka kaleidoscope filter - specifically a Cokin #201 - I can't tell whether it's an A or a P; they're the same but different sizes. I can't find any reference to it any more on Cokin, apparently it's long out of production, but I can find many on eBay searching just 'cokin 201' - examples This is the box artwork, as an example ...


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This is just a passive dial (that does not communicating anything to the camera mechanism), meant as a memorizing aid for the film type and speed inserted. The degree values are DIN speed numbers. C seems to be a shorthand for generic "Color" film. CT, CN17 and K appear to be shorthands for various Agfa film stocks that were contemporary for that camera: ...


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Your lens is a Yashica ML 50mm f/1.9. The one pictured below is a more recent version of the same lens. The mount is the CONTAX/Yashica mount. Yashica revived the Contax name over a decade after production of any Contax rangefinder cameras and lenses in Germany had ended. Yashica chose to officially market the line as 'CONTAX' (always in all capital letters)...


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This camera was mainly intended for use by amateur photographers who only occasionally used the camera. Film was loaded, some pictures taken, the camera was generally set-aside to be picked up latter for an occasion. This second or perhaps third session might be next week or next month or even next year. When the roll was finished, then it was sent out to ...


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It appears to be a Zeiss Ikon Ikoflex I (850/16). Zeiss Ikon Ikoflex I (850/16), by Alf Sigaro. Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 2.0 The key details that seem to match are: rectangular silver trim around the front flash sync terminal at bottom corner wide silver name plate surrounded by screws shallow miter/beveled focusing screen cover Note that the your photo ...


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This is a "process" lens used to make copies on high contrast film for reproduction in newspapers, magazines, and books. The lens mounted on a square wood board with hole for the lens. The lens mounted with wood screws. On some, the board was metal, usually aluminum. If an aluminum mount was used it was also called a lens board. The lens mounted to metal ...


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Roll film of this size and type is suppled on a spool. The film is wound on a spool and protected from light exposure by an opaque paper over-rap call a backing paper. The roll, film and backing is sealed with an adhesive label. In this case, the adhesive label gives the patent date. This roll is loaded in the camera. Using a winding knob, the roll is ...


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Resembles an adapter to mount a camera to a telescope such as a Celestron or a Meed 8". Also, I think it allows an eyepiece to be inserted for eyepiece projection.


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The crank is for rotating the prisms in front of the lens. Prismatic lenses place prisms in the optical path of the lens. These provide a unique special effect. If you look at the front of the lens in the photo you can see several small prisms have been placed in front of the lens. The hand crank rotates them in much the same way that one would rotate a ...


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It appears to be a generic/rebranded version of a DigiGR8 100k keychain camera/webcam. It also appears on ebay at a surprising prices considering the underwhelming performance of the camera. A few years back I got a visually similar unit out of a claw machine, I think it was branded "Bell & Howl" (yes, spelled like that). It was 'toy' grade, and I ...


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The quick release plate that was originally supplied with your tripod is the Manfrotto 200LT-PL plate. It's a variation of several slightly different plates made by Manfrotto that fit the RC2 (formerly called Q2) quick release system. The standard 200PL plate includes a removable "vhs" anti-twist pin for use with cameras, mostly video cameras but also some ...


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This is a lens for a 16mm film projector. It has a 2 inch (51mm) focal length. Compare it to similar Bell & Howell 16mm film projector lenses, such as this one for sale on eBay. Assuming the lens's image circle is not substantially larger than the diagonal of 16mm film format (which has a nominal size of 0.380 in by 0.284 in), then compared to 35mm ...


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I think what you are looking for is a copy stand. (Link to B&H for illustrative purposes only.)


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Your lens likely has a Canon FD mount. The reasons are as follows: It has a breech mount. Canon FL/FD lenses are among the most well-known breech-mount lenses. The location of the linkages matches those on Canon FD mount lenses. Note there are two "pins" on the FD mount. One to "auto" control the aperture. The other to communicate the aperture position for ...


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This lens was manufactured in the Canon FD (and new FD), Nikon F, Minolta M/MD, Pentax K, Fujika FX, CONTAX/Yashica (C/Y or Y/C), Konica AR, Olympus OM, and M42 mounts. Your lens is not any of those. It is not the Sigma SA, Contaflex, Exacta , Praktica PB, Praktina, Icarex, Ricoh XR, Leica M, or Leica R mount. It appears to have been modified at some point ...


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The imprint is probably 'HERMAGIS OPTn Bte S.G.D.G PARIS OBJECTIF CINEMA' Hermagis OPTn (Opticien) was an optical manufacturer located in Paris during the second half of the 19th century or so. 'Bte S.G.D.G.' is an abbreviation of 'Breveté Sans Garantie Du Gouvernement', which means 'Patent without government guarantee'. S.G.D.G. was previously used as a ...


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It is likely a Canon FL mount. If you are looking for an adapter, it is compatible with the Canon FD mount using stop-down metering. See Evolution of the Canon FD Mount. If you'd like, you can measure the mount diameter to compare with a list of lens mounts (alphabetical, by-register, Wikipedia).


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This appears to be a C-mount lens, probably for video cameras, such as for 8mm or 16mm video. From the information given, there is no way to tell what the intended camera format was. Based on the alternating silver/black pattern on the focus, aperture, and zoom rings, this appears to an older Tamron lens. A couple images from a lens that looks like it ...


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I have one of these lenses mounted on a Norelco PC-70 studio camera. I believe the plumbicon tubes were 30mm in diameter. The lens would not cover a full frame 35mm unless you were using a telextender, of which I have three, that came with the camera. There is a 1 1/2x, 2x, and a 2 1/2x telextender if I recall. The Norelco was the state of the art TV ...


4

This appears to be the Minolta MC/MD mount. The giveaway is the aperture actuation lug inside the bayonet mount, and the notch in one of the bayonet tabs opposite the aperture lug, at the upper-left position of the bayonet ring in your 2nd photo. Note, that "MC" probably doesn't mean MC mount in this case. It probably means "multi-coated". Reference: Rick ...


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This is a "tent" lighting setup. The idea is to place above the subject a diffuser. Lamps are aimed so as to evenly illuminate the diffuser. Such a successful lash-up delivers highly diffused light to the subject. This method is preferred when the subject has a high polish like metals, glass and jewelery etc.


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This appears to be a SLIK EZ HOLD chestpod. Details online are very scarce, so I would presume the model has been discontinued, but the central column is very similar to the current line of SLIK Easi-pod monopods. The manufacturer may have more information about the chestpod if you need its specifications. I could not find any images of the SLIK chestpod ...


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As it name said this is something which help you remotely to "press" the shutter release. It can be mechanical (usually for old film cameras) or electric/electronic (for contemporary cameras). What this can help you? When you press shutter release you add vibrations to the camera which can introduce motion blur to your image (which in most of the cases is ...


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The head is a 3D Compact, it takes a Manfrotto 200LT-PL plate. You can also use the 200PL plate, the newer 200LT-PL is a bit lighter and sturdier. There are aftermarket equivalents.


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There the same lens with the name written differently. Most times this is a simple mistake when transcribing a name from the manufacturer. Lens names are complex and indeed look quite similar and honestly, Tokina has one of the more complicated schemes which they use inconsistently. As I have a site about digital cameras and lenses, Tokina sends me this ...


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This is either a Vivitar T4 or TX series lens. T4 and TX lenses are interesting because they were designed to be mount-agnostic; that is, they have interchangeable mount adapters, so you could move your lens to bodies with different mounts, just by getting the appropriate Vivitar T4/TX adapter. As Gabe Krause's answer indicates, this particular lens has the ...


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I would venture to say that it's a Miranda Bayonet Mount. I use visual references and measurements to positively determine a mount. I would advise that you do the same before investing in another adapter. But your lens does have MIR imprinted which is a good clue. Confirm what you have with these resources: http://members.tripod.com/rick_oleson/index-99....


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I agree with Dave @HeritageCameras that this lens likely has a Canon FL mount. The reasons are as follows: It has a breech mount. Canon FL/FD lenses are among the most well-known breech-mount lenses. The location of the pin matches that of Canon FL mount lenses. (Circled in green.) The lens has screws that match those on known Canon FL/FD breech mounts. (...


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Some cameras will allow close-up photography without the need to purchase any paraphernalia. Most modern cameras work in close by allowing you to select a “macro” mode. This is a menu item or button designated with the symbol of a flower. You need to check your camera manual, likely you don’t need any accessory to get you started. Next, look at your ...


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My guess would be that this is a cold shoe flash that's triggered via the audio cable. Some manufacturers started to replace the PC connectors to sync flash with audio jacks, because these cables are cheaper and more easily available . Think about the flash being "off camera" all the time. It might happen to be placed in the hot shoe of your camera ...


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