With its compact body and convenient size, the Ricoh 35 ZF is just perfect for quick shooting with its quick focus capabilities. Learn more about it in this episode of Lomopedia!
Yes, the Ricoh 35 ZF is a small camera with subdued looks and simple features, but this nifty little shooter has shooting cred that speaks volumes despite its petite size. The Ricoh 35 ZF is an ideal camera for quick street photography – just whip it out and let its focus settings do the work for you.
The sleek build of the 35 ZF made it a popular choice among casual shooters during its release in the 1970s. Its silent leaf shutter proved to be perfect for incognito shooting while its famed Rikenon lens produced sharp photos on the get go. Also, the Ricoh 35 ZF sets the exposure for all your 35mm shots with its dependable light meter. Maybe great things do come in small packages.
Ricoh 35 ZF Technical Specifications:
Type: 35mm viewfinder camera
Material: Brushed aluminum and plastic
Lens: Rikenon 40mm 1:2.8
Focus Range: 0.9 meter to infinity
Viewfinder: Bright finder
Shutter: Leaf shutter, 1/8 – 1/500 sec + Bulb
Aperture: 2.8 -16 and Automatic
Exposure: Automatic with manual aperture selection
Battery: 1.35 volt mercury battery type PX-625
Dimensions: 110 mm x 71 mm x 56 mm
Weight: 400 grams
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