The other way to approach this depends on your workflow. It was produced in 1981 by the japanese company nitto kogaku to the design and specifications of rollei. At the time, it was the smallest 35mm film camera ever made, and even more than fifty years later remains among the smallest cameras in the world. I had an idea though i took the camera into my darkroom and then removed a 35mm cartridge spool with film on it. This cameras feature list reads more like a professional, japanese 35mm slr, with all the bells and whistles youd expect from a machine in that segment. Early edition rollei 35 35mm film camera carl zeiss 40mm f3. The rollei 35se and some wider thoughts about shooting a zone focus camera posted on march 14, 2015. Most models are 35mm in focal length though there are some variations if youre looking for a longer range film camera. Loading respooled 127mm film into baby rollei youtube. The rolleimat af is notable as the first autofocus model ever offered by the company.
This is an earlier version of the camera built in germany. The rollei 35rf is a 35mm film size compact rangefinder camera with a builtin flash. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands. I went down to olden camera in manhattan and traded in a bunch of mamiyasekor 35mm slr gear evensteven. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands affordable prices. My first one was a rollei 35 singapore model and it had a problem with the lens and the pictures were all out of focus, even shot. Most slr cameras will use 35mm film, which consists of a chemical strip with perforations on both edges of the frame. The rolleiflex sl 2000 f 35mm camera is unique among 35mm. I feel that as a first time or new film shooter the olympus om1 offers the user everything they need to become a competent film shooter, all housed in a very stylish camera design with a great. Snap in style with the rollei fantastic 5 film bundle, which includes five rolls of their most popular 35mm black and white negative films along with an orange, 5. Rollei 35 s compact camera singapore with 40 mm f2. Rollei cameras come with a fixed lens with the world renowned carl zeiss optics.
The current gear i trust and use the rollei 35 is a great compact zone focus camera. Get the best deals on rollei film cameras when you shop the largest online selection at. The original rollei 35, when introduced at photokina in 1966, was the smallest existing 5 film camera. The 35rf is, apart from small cosmetic details, the same camera as. Rollei 35t miniature compact 35mm film camera tessar 3. The way you shoot with this camera is quite counterintuitive compared to other similar 35mm cameras.
I discuss what makes it so amazing along with example photos and how to operate it. I didnt seem to have time for the slrs anymore, but the little rollei traveled around in my backpack always. But what really places the rollei 6008 into the upper class of medium format slrs are two simple things an unmatched spec sheet, and worldclass lenses. The film mechanism for 127 film had to come out so i removed that it can be put back and found that 35mm cartridges were just slightly too big. In 30 years, about 2 million rollei 35 series cameras were manufactured. This is a nonscientific, purely experiential exploration in my quest to try different film stocks, in particular for the 35mm 5 format. Rollei 35 instruction manual, user manual, pdf manual. Rollei prego 100wa 35 mm camera with 28100mm htf vario apogon lens. Description a classic 35mm point and shoot rangefinder introduced in 1966.
This is the original rollei 35 made in germany between 19661971 before production was moved to singapore. I bought my rollei 35s new in 1979 after my first year of college. It was capable and robust, and the buying public took note, gobbling up more than two million copies over the span of its production. The perforations allow the slr camera to line up the frames for each shot. Film cameras allow you to add a personal touch to every photograph, and our online film camera shop offers the equipment you need to cultivate this creativity.
Whether youre looking to buy a modern or classic film camera, we stock a variety of formats and brands, including nikon, fuji, and canon. The name rolleimat was also used by rollei on an enlarger. I think rollei made a star filter or two but theyre not always available on ebay or other places. Made in germany with carl zeiss super sharp famous tessar 3. At the very end, i made a mistake the camera used in the filming is the nikon f3. The prego af is the first modern rollei compact 35mm camera. Make offer rollei 35s silver limited edition 35mm film camera sonnar 40mm f2. The simple build of the camera shows quality beyond just looks. I really enjoy using my copy and although it has a lot of quirks its a really fun camera. Rollei b35 compact viewfinder camera with builtin selenium meter and collapsible 40 mm f3. A short video showing how to load 127mm spool into baby rolleiflex. Unfollow rollei film camera to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. If you like a 35mm zone focus compact camera, im not sure i can think of a camera i would prefer to the rollei 35se. Above all one of the most stellar performing lenses ever put on a camera.
The camera is famous for its small size, light weight and quiet shutter. Today i talk about the most used 35mm film camera that i own. It was capable and robust, and the buying public took note. Shop our manual and analog 35mm cameras for sale, and get a 180day warranty.
One is that there are limits to how far you can miniaturize a reliable, durable, easytouse camera with a big, bright and ideally parallaxcompensated viewfinder. Rolleimatic compact camera with unique film transport mechanism. While production seemed painful after the fanfare at photokina, it eventually got done. Experiments with three rollei 5 film stocks by daniel. Make offer rollei 35 35mm film camera tessar 40mm f3. Get the best deals on rolleiflex film cameras when you shop the largest online selection at. Buy and sell used rollei film cameras at keh camera. Rollei fantastic 5 black and white film bundle 35mm roll. Each model of rollei film camera works differently. Photo enlarging paper free delivery possible on eligible purchases. Get the best deals on rollei 35mm film cameras when you shop the largest online selection at. The perfect 35mm compact camera guest post by roger.
The rollei 35 series remains one of the smallest 35 mm cameras after the minolta tc1 and minox 35. The rolleiflex 35mm rollei cameras have been pretty normal fare,sortauntil the rolleiflex sl 2000 f. These were very troubled years for the company, eventually ending in its 1981 bankruptcy. The rollei 35 is a 35mm miniature viewfinder camera built by rollei. The rollei 35 is a series of 35mm viewfinder cameras, designed for rollei by heinz waaske. If you scan your film, then you can add star effects in image editing software. We took the camera out on a photo walk in wurzburg and share our findings. I wanted to share some of the images i shot with three 5 35mm rollei film stocks, rollei rpx 100, rollei retro 80s, and rollei rpx 25. The rolleimat series of compact 35mm cameras were manufactured in japan for rollei circa 19791981. Save up to 40% off retail price and get a 180day warranty. Buy and sell used rollei 35mm film cameras at keh camera. Designed by rollei genius heinz waaske, the rolleiflex sl35e was one of the best slr cameras of its time.1358 1107 1066 333 979 1305 602 1414 559 4 651 1111 15 671 1122 239 117 2 746 1000 1434 92 258 1082 976 1395 1465 1470 1357 910