Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/27

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Subject: Re: [Leica] rolleiflex irritation
From: henry <>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2001 06:42:23 -0600

>Allright, I will admit to one frustration with the Rolleiflex. When you have
>it on a tripod at head height, as you might when taking a portrait of
>someone standing up for example, it is (a) impossible to focus without
>something to stand on and (b) next to impossible to change shutter/aperture
>without something to stand on.
>The answer is to find something to stand on, of course.
>John Brownlow

Or turn the camera on its side so you can see into the finder. A square 
is a square is a square which ever way you turn it.

You can also turn the camera upside down over your head if you need to 
make a picture from a very high angle. Just look up into the finder from 
A little confusing but it works!


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