For Mamiya and Bronica medium format cameras and accessories go to: www. Page 2. For Mamiya and Bronica medium format cameras and. The Mamiya C is a twin-lens reflex with interchangeable lenses. at all speeds. Exposure modes. manual. Weight. body: 1 g with the 80 mm: 1 g. View and Download Mamiya C service manual online. C Film Camera pdf manual download.

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I can wholeheartedly recommend this camera to anyone looking for TLR camera! Something to watch out for. The focusing knobs are on both sides. Kelly Dun I’m a hobbyist photographer that enjoys shooting cosplay, fashion, and street photography using digital and film cameras. To be honest this was another reason that I picked up the camera. Close up of the bellows markings. This camera has been a solid performer for me in multiple available light fashion shoots, and easily one of my favorite medium format film cameras so far.

The bottom etched line similarly denotes the top of the image when at x2. My Usage Experience While not comprehensive, I have been using the camera when I could for the past 6 months. The aperture ring has a small nub that can be operated with the right index finger, but for the most part I usually have to look at it in order to adjust. The 80mm lens is roughly equivalent to a 50mm lens in the full frame format. I did appreciate the lighter weight, however insignificant. Close up of the focusing screen.


Loading film is easy as the entire back swings open to reveal the loading chamber. Thank you for reading! Shooting with this camera is still a rather slow experience. Being capable of producing beautiful images in such a small package is a definite advantage over my much larger and heavier Fuji GXIIIS!

I found the Sekor 80mm lens to be very versatile.

While I have free handed the camera, the neck strap does provide additional stability especially when trying to achieve critical focus. The camera is surprisingly ergonomic despite being a box. Maybe next time I should take it out with a tripod and cable release and give it manul go. In practical use, they are close enough.

Mamiya C – Lights in the Box

The top etched line mamuya the top of the image when the bellows are extended to the x1. Stopping down the lens produces even cleaner results.

Close up on the left side controls. So at x2, you will need roughly an extra stop of mankal to maintain proper exposure due to extended bellows. The whole package is solidly build and polished. Although the camera has interchangeable lenses, I have yet to buy additional lenses.

Mamiya C220

That being said, a neck strap is a must. Probably the last consideration mamiyya pushed me towards the C was the potential of failure and repair. On the screen there is also two etched lines that provide framing compensation due to parallax.

While not comprehensive, I have been using the camera when I could for the past 6 months. The marking indicate approximately how much exposure compensation is needed and which etched grid line to use as a reference to the top of the image.


At the end of the day, I could live with maniya parallax compensation and manual shutter cocking. All of the controls are in intuitive and easy to reach places.

There is also a pop out magnifier which is handy to achieve critical focus. The same goes for the shutter speed.

My Impressions of the Mamiya C220 Film Camera

This makes changing settings cumbersome. The camera itself has a good heft to it. My only complaint about the magnifier is that I have on one occasion gotten the back flap stuck after popping out the magnifier. A bit of camera porn.

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Focusing is performed by turning the knobs and extending the bellows. Pop out magnifier up close. The shutter release is on the right side and within reach of the right thumb. All it takes is for an unsteady hand for a sway forward or backward to take it out of the critical focus zone. I eventually came across the Mamiya C However, I can vouch that it exists and is extremely easy to engage!

How much of the bellows is revealed indicates either an x1, x1.

The bottom portion is the most important part. The shutter cock is on the left side and within reach of the left thumb.