Contax 645

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  1. Shiz

    Shiz TPF Noob!

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    I have a contax 645 and my negatives are coming out weird. It only showes the top half of the negative. What could this be caused by?
     
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    It might be a problem with the mirror that only flips up halfway.
     
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    That was my first thought, something obstructing the mirror's upward swing. Try firing the shutter without a lens and see if anything looks like it might have come loose and is blocking the mirror's path. Might be something you can do, but if in doubt, repair shop.
     
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    could it be the pressure plate on the back?
     
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    this happens to my mamiya 645 once every roll or so
     

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