This particular model is an export model for North America, and was made in 1958. Pictures of the main Autocord models. Forums > Equipment > Classic Manual Cameras > Minolta Autocord help. This meterless camera is equipped with a Citizen-MVL shutter and a Minolta Rokkor 1:3.5 f=75mm taking lens. Discussion in 'Medium Format' started by don_harpold, Jan 16, 2017. Forums > Equipment > Classic Manual Cameras > Minolta Autocord. You’re currently viewing this page in English. Minolta’s Rokkor optics are again proven to be nearly unbeatable in the world of vintage cameras. Lomography Photos Minolta Autocord + Rollei Crossbird. Minolta Autocord Medium Format 6x6; 120 Film; Ilford FP4+ 125ASA Film #MinoltaAutocord #Autocord #Leicester #MediumFormat #IlfordFP4 A similar arm on the right side of the lens sets the aperture setting. A recent review of my favorite images surprised me when I realized the majority of them had been shot using a humble Minolta Autocord TLR and NOT my medium-form at view camera. to compete in the premium-quality segment of the TLR market. Also generic Bay 30 lenscaps. Holidays. My plan is simply to post my favorite Autocord pictures and write about them. I did have an opportunity to use the “Low” setting on the meter during a very shadowy and dark situation. Photographer: novotao Uploaded: 2016-01-10 Tags: novotao slovakia minolta autocord kodak ektar Camera: Minolta Autocord Film: Kodak Ektar 100 (120) City: dolna krupa Country: ... More photos by novotao. Any cosmetic defects are not to be taken into account. I had never shot in the square format, despite being a photographer for 20 years. A common remark is that the Autocord has great image quality. Weigh : 960 g. meter and feet focus scale . Used it for a couple of years, and then when I left I sold it to myself. Images from Minolta Autocord … A-2 (1956 - 1959)                                                MXV-2 (1955 - 1960), RA-2 (1957 - 1960)                                                  L (1955 - 1959), Export (1958 - 1960)                                              L-MX (1958 - 1959), RG-2 (1962 - 1963)                                                 RG-3 (1963 - 1964), I (1965)                                                             CDS III (1966), © 2015 by FredMath. Keep up to date with all things Lomography! There’s another close connection going on here…. Lomography Photos Minolta Autocord + Ilford HP5. It’s one of the reasons I sought out the Autocord in the first place. minolta autocord by 葵-ui. Minolta Autocord Photos Posted On: February 6, 2007. Minolta Autocord + Rollei Crossbird. AUTOCORD the Minolta's TLR by Fred. The images produced by the Autocord are second to none in sharpness, color, and contrast. I love very sharp images and the Autocord was perfect for this. You can change your language preferences any time you like — just select your language from the dropdown list! So I decided to shake things up and started looking for a TLR. Autocord II added 220 film compatibility. 1 2 Next. I picked up an Autocord in Oct, shot a test roll, and only got around to developing it yesterday. I put new light seals in the Canon, gave it a good cleaning myself, and it is ready to shoot with Superia X-TRA 400. I was fascinated by the technology and wanted to involve myself in the creation of b&w photos. From what I can see, the Rokkor 75/3.5 lives up … So I wasn’t that keen on buying one off of Ebay without knowing … Film format : 120. Wes, I sarted my photo career in 1956 with a Minolta Autocard RA. Taipei Street / Lomography Redscale / Minolta AUTOCORD. " minolta AUTOCORD " label on top of the front side (new ''minolta'' design). Hi everyone -- I'm new to this forum, but not to photo.net. You can change your language preferences any time you like — just select your language from the dropdown list! It was first introduced in 1965. We’ll send you exciting photography interviews, crazy tips and tricks, competitions giveaways, and unmissable offers. The Minolta Autocord I followed its predecessor’s footsteps, toting around a Citizen MVL shutter and a Minolta Rokkor 75 mm f/3.5 lens. Size of views : 5.6 x 5.6 cm. I handled one at Midwest Photo Exchange ( Autocord so modified) and it was SWEET. The obvious choice would have been a Rolleiflex but I had rarely even seen one in the flesh. Photo.net Photography Forums. Taipei Street / Lomography Redscale / Minolta AUTOCORD The Minolta Autocord is a twin lens reflex camera that was manufactured in the years 1955 to 1966. and I would love to have that old Autocord … basically, I go to take a photo: compose, focus, click the shutter. BAK Going straight from 35mm to 6×7 after university and never looking back. The Minolta Autocord series was an effort by Chiyoda Kogaku Seiko, K.K. search / minolta autocord most relevant | recent | interesting. Share This Page. I wanted a medium format camera and heard that the Autocord was a hidden gem. I just sent and e-mail to you with the info through photo.net Thanks for the compliment Don Don Harpold, Jan 18, 2017 #1. Camera: Minolta Autocord Trending Recent Popular. Discussion in 'Classic Manual Cameras' started by erko_podbicanin, Nov 16, 2017. The Autocord series went through a large number of minor variations during its lifespan between 1955 and 1966—at least 17, by one count. Left to right: Suck Face Al, Buco, Eric and Mr. Bill. Gifts, Custom Editions & Corporate Purchases. Hello, I am new to the group, and have found it to be a wealth of information. Some light cleaning marks but those add character Any other Autocord users out there? Thread Tools. Previous Overview Next. I’ve attached a Rolleinar 2 close-up lens kit to the Minolta Autocord to get this shot.. Any cosmetic defects are not to be taken into account. Flickriver - view images as a 'river of photos' and more... photo size: medium 640 new Sign up to our newsletter to save 10% on your next order. Lomography Cameras Minolta Autocord Photos. img319-F by mostly mono and some colour. Minolta Autocord + Ilford HP5. It doesn't come with all the bells and whistles -- just the case (but no strap). small "minolta" on front label. Here a pictures of the most common models. This is the first test image with the combination. Bay 30 B&W filters are available on ebay. Rick Oleson has a split-image screen that can be fitted to the Autocord. It, too, seemed accurate, so I was delighted by the accuracy of the meter in this Minolta Autocord CDS. LeTGiao_Gallery, Jan 19, 2017 #1. Taipei Street / Lomography Redscale / Minolta AUTOCORD. The entire Autocord series was very popular and produced several variants. Back. I've sent it for a CLA replacement of focus knob and lens calibration. As I have enjoyed using the Autocord, this site is dedicated to sharing my experience of using the Autocord and a selection of the pictures that I have taken. Dimensions : 98 x 97 x 143 mm. Made between: 1955 - 1966 Lens: Rokkor 75mm f/3.5 Optical design: 4 elements in 3 groups (Tessar type) Takes 120 film 6×6 cm negative size. You're currently viewing this page in English. Luckily, the Autocord’s lens is fantastic, and it’s this fantastic lens that puts the Autocord in the same league as the German machines. Languages. Languages. Tags: tlr autocord minolta; louragusa. Let me start by saying that I am a hobbyist at best. Discussion in 'Classic Manual Cameras' started by louragusa, Jul 26, 2020. Advances and fires very smoothly. No funny business, just a whole heap of Lomography love right to your inbox. Photographer: novotao Uploaded: 2015-11-07 Tags: novotao slovakia minolta autocord rollei … Thread Tools ... Take photos and keep notes on the arrangement of the various rings and washers that live under the shutter body. Minolta Autocord + Kodak Ektar. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone. You're currently viewing this page in English. I now have Rolleis, Bronicas, Pentax 6x7s, Nikons, etc. Some photos taken with a vintage Minolta Autocord Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex camera. Proudly created with Wix.com. Minolta Autocord L, Twin Lens Reflex 1955 Lens: Rokkor 1:3.5 f=75mm Shutter: Seikosha Rapid, 1-1/500 Selenium Meter. How did you discover the Autocord? The top lens is used for viewing and it … I am looking into getting a few accessories to go with it but had a few questions about Shot with Sony a6000 and Konica Hexanon AR 50mm f/1.7, at f/2.8. Subscribe to our newsletter and be the first to know about amazing deals, brand new products, and essential creative photography news. When I was in univrsity I bought, using school money, a Minolta Autocord 2 1/4 square twin lens reflex camera. Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Martin G, Jan 6, 2011. I still think some of my better photos were taken with that camera over the years. Photo.net Photography Forums. It has two lenses positioned directly above each other and they are coupled so that they focus on exactly the same plane. Serial number on top of the back cover. I stuck to the same aspect ratio when I started to shoot 4×5. Here a pictures of the most common models. Laugh if you must but the Autocords that I own have the ability to capture a bitingly sharp image yet also impart a rounded, almost 3D-like qua lity that I am unable to duplicate when shooting with my view camera. The buttery-smooth bokeh of the Rokkor f/3.5 is impressive, given the concomitant sharpness in the in-focus areas. It had a 75mm Rokkor which was an excellent lens. My Wife Debbie Blue Heaven, a restaurant in our neighborhood, with our neighbor pedalling by. LeTGiao_Gallery. Minolta autocord by monsieur be. Minolta Autocord I and Canon QL17 GIII, both bought locally. Thanks, Don. The Autocord is back from a thorough CLA with TLR guru Karl Bryan and loaded with Portra 400 NC. Only the taking lense has its serial number. Minolta Autocord by Nokton48, on Flickr I snagged this for $70 at a local auction a week ago. 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