Week 66 – Kodak Duaflex IV

Manufactured between 1947 and 1960, the Duaflex series was a pseudo-TLR from Kodak. Multiple lenses and shutters were offered. Mine has the simpler, fixed-focus Kodet lens. The shutter has one speed plus bulb, and there is only one aperture. Although the camera uses a red window to monitor film position, it is equipped with a… Continue reading Week 66 – Kodak Duaflex IV

52 Cameras – Week 18 results – Yashica D

I really enjoyed the D. When shooting a TLR I've found that a good neck strap is a necessity. My FPP Super Groovy strap fits the bill. This camera has a nice, bright waist-level viewfinder. The motion is smooth and solid when focusing, winding, or shooting. I shot the entire roll on an overcast hiking… Continue reading 52 Cameras – Week 18 results – Yashica D

Week 10 Results – Super Ricohflex

I have heard large format photographers claim that their cameras force them to slow down when shooting. I experience a version of this phenomenon when shooting a twin lens reflex. The waist level finder forces one to let the camera hang, look down, and frame carefully. The reflex mirror causes the image to be reversed… Continue reading Week 10 Results – Super Ricohflex