Rangefinders are the weapons of choice by photojournalists because they’re fast, silent, and get the job done. That’s not to say that they can’t be improved further a couple of tips! Here are a few that Lomographers have concocted for Taking Back Tipsters!
You really wouldn’t get the all the fuss over rangefinders up until you’ve tried them. There’s something satisfying about having a fully manual camera complete with a fast lens in a compact package. Add in the fact that you look inconspicuous while shooting with it, and you’ll get good street photos in no time at all! But before all of that, here’s some tips from the community in using your rangefinders:
Sometimes your rangefinder might have some trouble focusing correctly. Do these simple steps to remedy the situation!
The seals inside your old analogue cameras break down over time. Apply these measures to rejuvenate those seals, making your photos lightleak free!
We’re sure you’ve heard about hyperfocal focusing with rangefinders. This is a short and sweet explanation on how it works!
What sorcery is this? Make your dim rangefinder brighter by adding a little bit of tape!