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Subject: [Leica] IMGs: Saturday at Big Sur
From: rgacpa at (Bob Adler)
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2011 18:48:04 -0700 (PDT)
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Well, it's an option anyway...

There have been many non-view camera's with tilt. The Hasselblad V series 
the Arcbody and the Flexbody. Rollieflex had the SL66, and I'm sure there 
others I do not know about. The Alpa series has a component you can buy that 
adds 12mm of tilt, but it only works on lenses of 80mm or more and only on 
"short barrel" series.

The Alpa is considered a "technical" camera. All components are 
There are bodies with no shift, only shift (or rise/fall if you turn it 90 
degrees), both shift and rise/fall and they all take the tilt addition. The 
choices can be quite overwhelming when you go to their site:

It's REALLY a lot of fun!!
 Bob Adler
Palo Alto, CA

From: Richard Man <richard at>
To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
Sent: Thu, September 1, 2011 3:25:06 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] IMGs: Saturday at Big Sur

Bob uses an Alpa which does have tilt...

On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 1:18 PM, Herbert Kanner <kanner at> wrote:

> Google is my friend. So found Schlempflug theory quickly. I'm behind the
> times; I thought such adjustments were only available with view cameras. 
> :-)
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