Brighten up your Rolleiflex (or any TLR camera) with a new Rick Oleson Brightscreen

Brighten up your Rolleiflex (or any TLR camera) with a new Rick Oleson Brightscreen

For a photographer, there is nothing quite like the experience of looking onto the focus screen of a TLR or other medium format, primarily waist-level viewfinder cameras such as Hasselblads, Bronicas or Mamiya RB67s. For some reason, a scene presented on a large focus screen draws attention to lines, forms, shapes, the elements of design, in a way that a viewfinder held up to the eye or an LCD live-screen does not.

Unfortunately, using vintage cameras half a century old can often fall short of our expectations because either the original ground-glass focus screen lacks a fresnel lens to spread the light evenly into the corners, or if it is made of plastic, it will have yellowed and faded with the time.

Continue reading Brighten up your Rolleiflex (or any TLR camera) with a new Rick Oleson Brightscreen at EMULSIVE.

For a photographer, there is nothing quite like the experience of looking onto the focus screen of a TLR or other medium format, primarily waist-level viewfinder cameras such as Hasselblads, Bronicas or Mamiya RB67s. For some reason, a scene presented on a large focus screen draws attention to lines, forms, shapes, the elements of design, in a way that a viewfinder held up to the eye or an LCD live-screen does not.
Unfortunately, using vintage cameras half a century old can often fall short of our expectations because either the original ground-glass focus screen lacks a fresnel lens to spread the light evenly into the corners, or if it is made of plastic, it will have yellowed and faded with the time.
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