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    6x7 / 6x9 or 645 / 6x6 Camera...

    That has the closest focus. There's nothing more restrictive than to see a nice closeup and only being able to shoot from five feet. On trips, at home it's a view camera.

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    Have you considered bellows or extension rings?

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    Why not use a close-up filter like lens for occasional use.

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    Or a 6x9 view camera? A "baby" Linhof or a horseman? That's something I am thinking about lately...

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    Mamiya C330, Mamiya RB67, RZ67, Rolleiflex SL66 all of them have a built in bellow and therefore can focus pretty close.

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    I was trying to say a camera like my Fujinon GA 645 z. It has autofocus. I think but I'm not totally sure that the Mamiya 7II has a filter for closeup work. The Fujinon is compact otherwise I would use my Mamiya 656 or my RB67. Maybe there are no autofocus zoom lens cameras that focuses really close. Maybe that is why my Fuji is so compact. Except my Nikon digital which has macro.
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    RF and close up isn't really a match made in heaven. Most cameras only focus down to 3 feet that includes the Bronica RF cameras, the Fujicas etc... the Mamiya has the close up kit. The old Mamiya Press did have a below and you could focus on the groundglass with the ground glass adapter I believe all Mamiya Press with exception of the Universal were able to do that (least costly MF RF camera as well, with the exception of the Koni Omega)

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    Mamiya C-220 or 330 and 55mm lens will get you in super close.
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    If you've got the $$$:

    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...apter_Kit.html

    Seriously, that's going to be awkward compared to using an SLR.

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    This is a matter of using the right tool for the job. A rangefinder is likely not the right tool.
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