Rolleiflex filter thread?

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Tjibs, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. Tjibs

    Tjibs Member

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    I noticed my Rolleiflex and cord (Xenar lenses) have a 27mm filter thread, where filters and hoods screw in perfectly. I however once read this was a bad idea, but I do not understand why. Does it cause vignetting? I have a few 27mm filters that I'd love to use.
     
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    I'm looking at my Rolleicord TLR with Xenar lens if this is what you are referring to and the lens takes Bay 1 filters or hoods. I think people need to know more about your camera so you get the answers you need.
     
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    The OP answered his own question, the inernal thread will vignette if you try and use filters.

    Ian
     
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    Thanks Ian. I didn't answer my own question, it was just the only thing I could think of, and was unsure if this was true.
     
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    The thread is only for the front element retaining ring only.