Is there anything more portable than a TLR?

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  1. dxqcanada

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    Note: with old MF folders you should look at ones that have a coupled rangefinder, unless you want to scale focus.


     
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    Good point. I could learn to scale focus, if needed.

    I am waiting on Jurgen now to get back to me. Really really looking forward to getting one in my hands.
     
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    Ordered an Ercona 1! Really looking forward to getting it in my hands.

    Anyone know if that particular camera will accept a modern tripod base plate or is the bushing of a different thread diameter and pitch?
     
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    Certainly. Anyway didn't a few days using my SLR and guessing distances, dialing it into the lens, and looking through the lens. I'm getting there.
     
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    You have a bit of leeway using a smaller aperture (larger number) i even use it on my Leicas when shooting on the street
     
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    F8 and be there ;)
     
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    Probably better at F11 or more with medium format

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    I'm just going to work on being there first, haha
     
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    john.margetts No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    It will almost certainly be 1/4 inch UNC which is standard for cameras and tripods but might be 3/8 in which case you need a small threaded insert to reduce it to 1/4 inch. Most likely it will be 1/4 inch already.
     
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    I got my Zeiss Ercona 1 from Jurgen yesterday. Looks fantastic and cannot wait to run a few rolls through it. Tempor shutter, Tessar 105/ 3.5 lens. Due to the limited number of shutter speeds available, I am going to need a remote. I know that it is going to be a cable release but I see that there are a couple different ones. Can I pick up a universal one or is there a specific Zeiss thread?
     
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    Cable releases do come in different thread sizes, but most use the standard size. A quick search yielded no info about cable release quitks, so I'd guess you could use a standard sized one.
     

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