C220 Zone focus or Hyperfocal question

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by FM2N, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. FM2N

    FM2N Member

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    Hello,
    Is it possible to focus using either method with my Mamiya C220? I would love to use the camera on the street.
    Thanks
    Arthur
     
  2. David Brown

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    Yes. There should be a focusing scale for each lens on the side of the camera.
     
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    I made a DoF scale for my C330f using information I found on the net about hyperfocal distances etc. It's not that hard to do (IIRC).
     
  5. FM2N

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    Thanks. I will make the scale for my 80mm and 65 and see how they work.
    Blighty After making the chart has it worked well??
     
  6. Ian Grant

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    Definitely, but you should know that :D

    That's how I use my 6x17, well not quite true I focus by instinct, a gut feeling based I guess on experience. It works though every-time.

    Ian
     
  7. Lee L

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    If you have the correct platform, I can highly recommend
    http://www.dofmaster.com/ for making custom DOF dials that you can take into the field.

    Lee