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 isnĀ“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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It uses a rotating pressure plate inside the back, which also switched the film type display window. You can use either or film, but what it makes it special and different to the rest of TLR cameras is that it has an interchangeable lens system.

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Mamiya C Medium Format TLR Film Camera Body Only | eBay

Oh yasss, I love my Mamiya C! It does not need batteries: I found one on ricardo. A true classic in its look as well as its operation, the C uses and roll film and features a degree, self-cocking, one-action winding crank to advance from photo to photo without 3c30 exposure.

Retrieved from ” http: Thanks for the comments! I have augmented mmamiya camera with several different viewing glasses, an original leather case, a mm lens with hood and leather case, and a Paramender for macro work.

Privacy policy About Camera-wiki. Introduced near the end of the 50s, this medium format SLR was the brainchild of a mamiy camera mamiay from Germany. A revised version was released in as the C Professional F aka Cfit can be identified by a focus-locking lever on c30 left focus knob. Now in this day and age Film is kinda blase but I love this camera. This error is not big in distant subjects but the closer the photo subject, the stronger the parallax.


There are two shutter releasesone on the lower right hand side base of the body and another plastic downward firing one at the right side of the front standard. Though interchangeable, previous C scales are incompatible with the S model.

Notable because it was one of the only twin maamiya reflex models ever produced that works with interchangeable lenses, the camera pairs with a series of specialized Mamiya Sekor lenses, including two wide-angle, two normal, and three telephoto lens options. It’s huge and bright and it feels nice when you use it.

They can be locked by sliding a small c330 to the L position by the downward release. Skip to main content. The body is identical except for different lizard leatherette and gold plate on the front with Special Selection in a script text instead of the traditional Professional text.

The camera back is still removable but is not compatible with any of the single exposure sheet film backs. The leaf-shutter is f330 in mammiya camera body but incorporated into the lenses.

Film compartment with adjustable filmplate and changeable backplate. One prime 3c30 of the C was its built-in long bellows. The mm Blue Dot lens came with it. But as you extend the bellows you have to correct for exposure and parallax error. That is after you master it’s controls. Mamiya was quick to understand and pin down the needs of professional photographers and serious enthusiasts so they aptly worked on the long bellows to allow for different lens manipulations specifically macro photography.


Soon I felt completely attracted to one type of camera, the twin lens reflex TLR.

Mamiya C – Wikipedia

Personal tools Log in. Please login to like. The camera is heavy, so I always use it on a tripod. The focusing is done thanks to the extension of bellows, and this lets you focus it really close. Learn more about it in this installment of Lomopedia.

Mamiya C330 Medium Format TLR Film Camera Body Only

See all 2 pre-owned listings. One word of caution when buying these older cameras mamkya the condition of the foam light seal on the film door, rear of camera.

I pretty much only work in film except when taking pics for an eBay listingand this is now my third and final film camera.

It can go through years of heavy use with relative ease.

Mamiya C330

The later Cf is an improvement on the C and was succeeded by the CS with further improvements. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. Now I have some extra cash so I bid on and won the Mamiya C The slightly upgraded versions makiya this camera, the Cf and Cs, were built until the early s.

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