Thursday, April 24, 2008

Yashica-D, a 6x6 TLR

Since a week, I am the proud owner of a (simple) medium format camera, Yashica-D, a 6x6 TLR (twin lens reflex).


Produced 1957-73 Yashica Co., Ltd. Japan
Film type 120
Picture size 6cm x 6cm
Weight 2lbs, 3.8oz (1kg 14.9g)
Lens coated 3-element Yashikor 80mm f3.5
Filter size Bay I (Bayonet type I)
Focal range 3.5' to infinity
Shutter Copal MXV
Shutter speeds B, 1-500
Viewfinder TLR
Exposure meter none
MX Sync plus accessory shoe
Automatic frame counter

Here you find the original manual in PDF format Give me some time to upload the first results.


Bogus said...

congrats wootie! cant wait to see what you make with it :)

Wstreet Photography said...

thanks, I already bought the 120mm films, now I need to find some time to get out the the old fella