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    Rolleisoft filters?

    Hey guys,

    Has anyone had experiance in using those Rolleisoft softning filter?

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    I just got a couple myself, #0 and #1. I'm interested to see some examples of these too.

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    Yhea.. I looked on the web for sample, but nothing. Just bought a #1 from KEH.

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    I imagine they would be very similar to the effects from Softar filters.
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    I've used the Rollei duto inthe past. Unfortunately it would take an extraordinary effort to find and example and scan it. I tend to like results from duto better than most other soft filters

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    I have a permanently softened Rollei. It has a fingerprint etched into the taking lens, the result of a previous owner getting careless (in his old age) after working with mild acid and handling the camera. It makes for interesting images, but not always what you want. I sort of like the idea of having the choice.;>)

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    I have the Rolleisoft 0 and 1 filters for both bayonet 1 and 2, and the earlier Duto-filters for the Rolleiflex Standard. They are all of the Duto-type with concentric rings that superimposes a weak unfocused image onto the focused image, creating a nice softening effect. The effect is depending on the aperture, and it's not recommended to stop down more than max f:8.


    I haven't used them much. but here's an example taken with the Rolleisoft 0:


    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8265/8...f6b555b4_b.jpg

    Close up:


    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8257/8...52effc03_z.jpg

    A portrait taken with a 1938 Rolleiflex Automat, Aperture f:4, Light green filter and Duto 1.


    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8546/8...dfa3ee11_z.jpg
    J. Patric Dahlén



 

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