The C was released in as part of the Mamiya C series of interchangeable lens medium format TLR cameras. It is an improved version. Mamiya C Professional S Twin Lens Reflex. Aahh yes isn´t this a beauty? I think so, but most folks seem to prefer the Rolleiflexes. They say a Rolleiflex is. We are highly gratified that you have selected the MAMIYA. C from among so many makes of cameras on the market. Before using the camera, please read.

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Now in this day and age Film is kinda blase but I love this camera.

By using this mxmiya, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It is an improved mqmiya of the Mamiya C Decided to purchase a C and several lens to play around with. The right side of the camera no longer has the lens distance scale window. It can be changed by first removing the finder, extending the bellows and rotating the lever on the front of the screen holder.

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When it comes to TLRs, the Rolleiflex quickly pops up into mind. Move this lever towards the front of the body to lock the focus. It is nearly identical to the previous version. The body is lighter because more plastic parts have been used. If I need color, I’ll use my digital.

Oh yasss, I love my Mamiya C!

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These are so excellent and at such a low price you should pick one up before the prices start to take on a “collectors” level of investment! One prime feature of the C was its built-in long bellows.


This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. Thanks for the comments! This is given because the photographer views through one lens but takes the photograph through another, so the photograph is different from the view on the screen.

The Mamiya C-series cameras are one of the very few twin-lens reflex cameras with interchangeable lensesalong with the Koni-Omegaflex and Zeiss Contaflex. Film compartment with adjustable filmplate and changeable backplate. This wlf is also enclosed when the mwmiya is used. Personal tools Log in. Though interchangeable, previous C scales are incompatible with the S model.

The camera was in great shape when I got it and so far I am delighted with it. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. See how this modified and rebranded medium format camera worked its way out of obscurity and into the wishlists of many in this installment of Lomopedia. Let’s take a look at the first Japanese camera to have mamiy exposure — the Olympus Auto Eye. My simply wonderful Rolleiflex 2. What made it a rival to the well known Rolleis is a mix of good build quality, useful features, and the ability to use interchangeable lenses for various photographic applications.

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It mamiiya moved to the left side of the body. That is what the C in C means, so you can go wide with this camera and its 55 mm lens or you can go tele with a mm lens. Though it’s mostly do to how easy it is to get such fantastic pictures out of it, it’s almost like magic.

The Mamiya C Professional: A Japanese Jewel · Lomography

A Blast from the Past! Unlike the C33, the winding can be done in a single clockwise degree rotation, and cannot be turned backwards. I have augmented my camera with several different viewing glasses, an original leather case, a mm lens with hood and leather case, and a Paramender for macro work. The only drawback I find with the camera is its mamita and maybe this is why I do not shoot more with it, my neck really gets tired of holding this brick of a camera!


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The focusing is done thanks to the extension of bellows, and this lets you focus it really close. How about a lens on a cigarette lighter? Lomography Online Shop Gift Certificates are the perfect present for every analogue devotee on your gift list. Privacy policy About Camera-wiki. The macro is wonderful, as is the bokeh. These cameras have two lenses — with one lens you see the image and do the focus; and with the other lens, the camera takes the photo.

Though it has its quarks, especially when trying to remove a lens, it has become a great companion. Save on Film Cameras Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. The slightly upgraded versions of this camera, the Cf and Cs, were built until the early s. Another good feature of the C was its ability to create 6×6 images on and roll film. The included 80mm lens also has gold rings. The Mamiya C Professional was fabricated in the late 60s and early 70s.

The screen holder cannot be detached from the body.