Is Rolleiflex medium format?

The “Rolleiflex” name is most commonly used to refer to Rollei’s premier line of medium format twin lens reflex (TLR) cameras. The 120 roll film Rolleiflex series is marketed primarily to professional photographers.

What size film does Rolleiflex use?

Back row second from right: Rolleiflex f/3.5 Planar E from 1956 – uses 120 film and 35mm film with adapter. This was an iconic and instantly recognisable TLR (Twin Lens Reflex) camera for professional users who liked the larger negative size and superb quality lenses.

How old is Rolleiflex?

Rolleiflex, twin-lens reflex roll-film camera introduced by the German firm Franke & Heidecke in 1928. It had two lenses of identical focal length—one transmitting the image to the film and the other functioning as a viewfinder and part of the focusing mechanism.

What kind of lens does a Rolleiflex 2.8 FX-N have?

Rolleiflex 2.8 FX-N TLR Camera with 80mm f/2.8 S-Apogen Lens. This is the legendary twin-lens mirror reflex camera with 80mm f/2.8 Planar HFT coated lens, lens cap, carrying strap, and size IV outer shade/hood bayonet. The camera is virtually identical to the 2.8 FX except that it has improved close focusing – up to as close as 55cm.

What is the focusing distance on a Rolleiflex?

Film Transport: Permanent manual film winding crank located on camera body side which simultaneously advances the film and cocks the shutter. Focusing System: Manual with rotating knob on camera body side; Minimum focusing distance = 1m (3.3 feet). This camera includes a gold-plated Rolleinar II close-up lens set.

Who are some famous photographers with a Rolleiflex camera?

The Rolleiflex 2.8 FX Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex camera is an intriguing tool – a long list of inspiring and master photographers considered it one of their favorites. Some famous Rolleiflex camera users include Richard Avedon, Robert Doisneau, Diane Arbus, and Vivian Maier, among others.

What does waist level viewfinder on Rolleiflex mean?

The Rolleiflex has a waist level viewfinder. This means that images are viewed by holding the camera at your waist, and looking into the viewfinder from above. The viewfinder image is seen upright, however the image is reversed left to right.