I cut my teeth on my mom's Sensorex (which I later used to document the Taylor Guitar factory for a specialty magazine devoted to musical instrument construction) and I don't think I have ever found a camera easier in the hands. The shutter release in particular -- I can't believe others never copied the front placement!
The lenses were amazing (50/1.8 is the star but she had the 135 and the 28 plus the 55 Macron which I used to shoot models -- cars and spacecraft not people -- where they really popped with this lens and color slide film) with great consistency in color and overall "look" between the different focal lengths. I would love to have Miranda kit again (mom made some problematic choices in her later years and it's gone). I've read many snipes at Miranda build quality over the years, and while it's no F-1, hers withstood a ham-handed teenager plus I dropped a body on a concrete floor from workbench level during the Taylor shoot and it took it.
Last edited by Mad4MF; 06-09-2013 at 08:05 PM. Click to view previous post history.
Reason: Lenses, he asked about lenses