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Lensmanship

Plaubel Makina 67

The Plaubel Makina 67 is a collapsible rangefinder shooting 6x7cm frames on 120 film. It dates from the late 70s/early 80s. When collapsed it is, I think, the smallest 6x7 camera available. Here it is collapsed:

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And extended:

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I like the fact the cable release goes in the side of the body – makes it seem like somehow more sophisticated than . . .

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February 10, 2016

Lensmanship - the background and the plan...

My uncle, Gerry Cookman, died on March 5th last year. He had lived an interesting life, studying and working in the US and South America for most of the sixties and seventies. For the last thirty-odd years, however, he lived alone in semi-retirement in Chulmleigh, North Devon, where he was able to focus on his passions for fishing, music, . . .

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February 10, 2016

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