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cameraman dYorkshire Photographic Union consist of 64 camera clubs across Yorkshire.
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GENERAL INFORMATION

Printer Colour Calibration :

For a kit to help with calibrating your images on your own printer, please end an email to digital@marrutt.com
In the Subject Line please put COLOUR CHECKER PRINT and in the body of the email add your name, address and contact phone number.
Within the week a paper copy will be sent in the post for actual comparison.

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Special Offer :

Members get 15% discount on picture framing and mount cutting - contact Park View Gallery, 181 Queensgate Bridlington YO16 7JE - 01262 400279.

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Cameras in History ~ EXA 500

exa 500The Exa 500 - also known as the Exakta 500 and VX 200 - was introduced in 1966 by Ihagee of Dresden, Germany (then DDR/East Germany). It was the last of the Exa line of 35mm SLRs.
The Exa 500 shared an unusual "bulgy" shape with other Exa SLRs. The shutter-release was a separate button, on the body to the photographer's left side of the the lens - underneath the lens-mounted stop-down lever (or button, depending on lens). Pressing the lever stopped-down the lens, and further pressure also pressed the shutter-release. This arrangement meant that there was no coupling necessary from camera to lens to stop down the diaphragm. The lens mount was the Exakta bayonet fitting.
The vertical cloth focal-plane shutter was faster than the earlier Exas, running from 1/2 - 1/500s. The speed dial is mounted around the rewind crank.
The eye-level pentaprism viewfinder was fixed, and featured an instant-return mirror and a bright ground-glass focusing screen with central microprism - all unlike many other Exas. There was a red pointer in the viewfinder to indicate when winding was required.exa 500
The advance lever has a travel of only ~120° - shorter than previous Exas. Around the top of the advance lever, the frame counter counts down; on the edge of the counter is a film speed reminder. The back of the camera features a shutter lock lever.
The back and the base of the camera was completely removable for loading film; this being released by rotating the surround of the tripod bush.

 

 


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