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some thoughts on rangefinders

Toronto. Did you know Leitz made telemeters, or rangefinders before making their famous Leicas? The Leitz telemeters had a 1 metre or half metre spacing and were used to measure distances. In the days of view cameras, rangefinders were unnecessary … Continue reading

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On a Clear Day,

Toronto. —You Can See Forever or so the song, about a girl with ESP, goes. ┬áLeitz sold rangefinders even before the Leica began to be┬ámarketed in 1925. It was a simple camera at the time – no slow speeds, no … Continue reading

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