Kiev NC-2 on Hassy, Full View Possible?

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by gbenaim, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. gbenaim

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    Hello all,

    I just got a Kiev NC-2 prism on ebay for my Hassy 500cm, and was disapointed to discover that you can't see the whole frame all at once, but rather have to move your eye around, especially to see the top third. So I was wondering if this is a particularityt of these Kiev prisms, of 45 degree prisms in general, or of any prism whatsoever. Those of you that do use and recommend these 45 degree prisms, how do you get around this problem? Thanks,

    GB
     
  2. Mustafa Umut Sarac

    Mustafa Umut Sarac Subscriber

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    GB ,

    Is there a light meter and turning knob at one side of your Kiev Prism ? I think I used and never have a problem with Kiev 88 , Hasselblad 1000 F Copy . Are you wearing glasses ?

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  3. gbenaim

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    Hi,

    There's no meter and I don't wear glasses,

    GB