Got myself a new camera (Rodenstock)

Discussion in 'Plate Cameras and Accessories' started by JPD, Sep 9, 2016.

  1. JPD

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    This beauty arrived yesterday. A Rodenstock 9x12 (rebranded Welta Watson) with a 150mm f:3,5 Eurynar. It was an impulse buy, because it isn't everyday you see these fast Eurynars. The #2 Compur works on all speeds, and the lens elements cleaned up nicely. I have fourteen fitting plate holders, and like a miracle the same amount of 9x12 film sheaths. Maybe I should try it before I try to find fitting filters and hood?

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    Nice buy indeed.
     
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    JPD,

    I see you posted a bit ago, but how do you like this camera? Do you have any images to share made with it?

    About 4 months ago I bought one just like this one, in great condition. The lens and shutter are quite large, but when folded up this camera is quite compact. Certainly fun to shoot with.
     
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    thats beautiful! and you have enough holders too.

    lucky guy.
     
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    Thanks for the comments!

    I have felt very lethargic, so I haven't tried it yet, sadly. But since the lens is perfect and the shutter works, I was sure that it would perform as intended, so I bought slip-on filters that fit, and untreaded the mount on one of them and the thread can take screw-in filters and hood! It'll make a nice adapter.

    The film sheaths are in my Voigtländer holders, loaded with film, and I'm planning to use my Avus fitted with a Goerz Dogmar 6,3/13,5 which is a very sharp lens. Maybe I'll try the Eurynar after that. :D I doubt that it's as sharp as the Dogmar, but the fast lens is easier to focus and the shallow depth if field fully open could be interesting. If it's sharp stopped down a bit it's a bonus.

    So you have tried yours? What do you think?
     
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