Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/07/11

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Subject: [Leica] Re: new leica rangefinder concepts
From: Brougham <brougham3@yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 13:49:41 -0700 (PDT)

ralph fuerbringer <rof@mac.com> wrote:

> a japanese rf had a finder for its noninterchangeable lens that
> automatically and continuously adjusted for field reduction as well
as
> parallax as you focused from infinity to 3'. as far as i know
everyone
> else has ignored this phenonomen in 35 and 120 cameras.

Actually, the Nikon 35Ti does this.  There are a normal set of frame
lines, and then a smaller set is superimposed when you focus on a
closer subject.

The 35Ti is what inspired me to get a real rangefinder.  So this is
sort of on topic.  :)



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