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    C220 Zone focus or Hyperfocal question

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

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    Yes. There should be a focusing scale for each lens on the side of the camera.
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    You will need tables for hyperfocal settings. None of the Mamiya TLRs lend themselves to precise scale focusing, but you should be fine with a medium to short lens.

    I have some tables here: http://grahampatterson.home.comcast...._faq-10_9.html
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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).
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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??

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    Definitely, but you should know that

    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.

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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



 

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