the rapid wind
lever, slowly turn the film rewind
until a slight
resistance is felt. This prevents
loosening or warping of the film.
The first portions of the film can-
not be used for picture taking as
they have already been exposed
to light. Generally, two blank ex-
posures should be made before
taking your first picture.
the rapid wind lever until it stops.
Watch to see that the film rewind
Film wind and rewind
indicating that the
film is moving from cassette to
Trip the shutter.
Cock the rapid wind lever for
the first picture;
that the first pic-
ture is ready to be taken.
the final picture
roll (20 or 36 exposures) has been
taken, the rapid wind lever will
not turn all the way as you stroke
This indicates that the final
picture has been taken on your
film, and that the film must be
DON'T open the back
of the camera,
or all exposed
frames will be ruined.
Unfold the film rewind crank.
Depress the film rewind release
Turn the rewind crank
to rewind the film into the film
The film rewind crank
at a smooth,
(Under some atmos-
erratic or too
rapid rewinding will cause static
marks on the film.)
You will feel the tension on the
rewind crank lessen as the leader
end of the film slips off the take-
when you feel
ING YOUR FILM.
normal position as you load your
film and turn
Pull out the film rewind
(the back will open automati-
cally), and remove the film cas-
Bright field focusing
You can start viewing and focusing
before and after cocking the rapid
When the preview lever
is in "AUTO" (automatic)
and the meter is at "OFF", the dia-
phragm is fully open except for the
scale ring until
your subject image is clearly in focus.
It is not always necessary for you to
view and focus with the diaphragm
In bright sunlight,
closed to f/5.6 or f/8 and still ob-
serve the depth of field. It is easi-
to focus with the dia-
fully open as your subject
image is much brighter.
When the letters "MAN" appears
beside the lever, the lens is in manual
position; when "AUTO" appears, it
is in automatic
lens with a microprism
the ground glass.
you look through the finder, you will
see that the Fresnel lens consists of
many concentric rings which provide
possible image on the
is the center por-
tion of this diaphragm.
subject is in focus, the image in the
will be sharp and per-
your subject is not
in focus, the microprism
the image up into many small dots,
much like an engraver's
can focus your subject on any por-
tion of the ground glass.