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KONI CA
I I I NOMENCLATURE
ACCESSORY SHOE
RANGEFI NDER WI NDOW SHUTTER SPEED I NDI CATOR
SHUTTER RELEASE VI EW AND RANGE.
FI NDER WI NDOW BUTTON
C OUNTER
F I L M REWI ND
BAi . ] KLI D
EXPOSURE
STRAP
FYt r I t r T
C RANK
SELF COC KI NG
L EVER
F Y F P I F ' t r Nt r
C OMBI NED
VI EW AND
RANGE.
FI NDER
SPROC KE I
FI L M
REWI ND
BUTTON
TRI POD SC REW
SOC KE T
DELAYED AC TI ON
TI MER L EVER
FLASH CONTACT
PLUG
LI GHT VALUE
SC ALE
LI GHT VALUE. APERTURE
ADJUSTMENT ARROW
SHUTTER SPEED DI AL
DEPTH OF FI EL D SCAL E
F i I - N, 1 CHAMBER
FOC USI NG LEVER
SYNC HRO AD. J USTMENT LEVEF
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KONI CA I I I LENS
The HExANoN I
f 2, , 48, mm.
f ens of r he KoN r cAl l l
i s o 5- gr oup, 6- ef ement obl ect i ve of spe-
ci ol desi gn. Al l ober r ot i ons or e ext r em el y s mol l ,
ond bec ous e t hi s s hor p ond v er s ot i l e l ens hos
ext r emel y hi gh r esol vi ng power ,
t he phot ogr ophs
t oken wi t h i t or e br i ght ond wel l def i ned. The
i mpr oved omber hor d coot i ng, besi des i mpr ovi ng
t he l i ght t r ons mi s s i on c hor oc t er i s t i c s of t he l ens ,
' of f or ds
compl et e col or cor r ect i on so t hbt t he l i ght
i mpi ngi ng on t he emul s i on of f he f i l i n i s r r ue t o
not ur e. Thi s f eot ur e i s por t i c ul or l y '
des i r obl e f or
good col or phot ogr ophy; whi l e
when usi ng or di nor y
bl oc k - ond- whi t e f i l m, t he omber c oot i ng enhonc es
t he f unc t i ons of y el l ow, r ed, ond gr een f i l t er s
of
ol l t y pes .
KONI CA
i l SHUTTER
The SEI KOSHA. MXL shut t er of t he KON1CA
I I I
i s copobl e of f unct i oni ng ot t he f ol l owi ng speeds
( dur ot i on of openi ng) : Bul b( B)
,
l , |
12,
I
/ S,
I
/ 10,
1
125,
I
/ 50,
I
/ 100,
1
1250,
& I
/ 5OO
sec-
ond. Bec ous e i t i s pr ov i ded wi r h o l i ght v ol ue
s c ol e, i t i s pos s i bl e; l onc e
t he l i ght v ol ue s eni ng
i s det er mi ned, t o obt oi n o number
of shut t er
speed ond oper t ur e combi not i ons out omot i col l y. The
shut t er i s f ur t her odl ust obl e t o ol l ow f or t i me. l bg
of t he f l oshbul bs used i n synchr of l osh phot ogr ophy.
By pos i t i oni ng
t he M. F. x . odl us t menr l ev er ot t he
c or r ec t s et t i ng i t i s pos s i bl e t o obt oi n per f ec t
synchr oni zot i on
ot ol l speeds up t o l / 5oo second
wi t h ei t her c l os s M or c l os s F f l os hbul bs , os
wel l os wi t h s t r obof l os h ( gor
di s c hor ge t ube)
Cons equent f y , ol l t he l i ght gi v en our by t he
f l o s h b u l b i s f u l l y u r i l i z e d .
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SI NGLE EYEPI ECE
VI EW
AND RANGEFI NDER
The c oupl ed r ongef i nder
of t he KONI CA I I I
i s of t he doubl e i moge r y pe. l t i s c ombi ned
wi t h o t r o n s l u c e n t
o p t i c o l f r o me t y p e v i e w
-
f
i n d e r , p e r mi t t i n g
e x t r e me o c c u r o c y i n p i c t u r e
c ompos i t i on s i nc e s hi f t s i n t he
- pos i t i on
of t he
s i ght i ng ey e do not c ous e er r or s .
Th e i t r o n s p o r e n t
f o c u s i n g mi r r o r o f t h e r o n g e -
{ i nder i s of s pec i ol t hr ee- l oy er
c ons t r uc t i on,
wi t h o pot ent ed
c ol or - c ompl ement i ng
or r onge
-
ment ' mok i ng f or ex t r eme br i ght nes s of bot h r e-
f l e c t e d o n d r e f r o c t e d i mo g e s , wh i c h o r e mu -
t uof l y c ompl ement or y
i n hue. When t he l ov ender
o n d y e l l o w i mo g e s me r g e ,
c h o n g e t o n o t u r o l c o l o r f o r
f o c u s i n g .
t h e f o c u s i n g . s p o t
p r e c i s e o n d e o s y
AUTOMATI C EXPOSURE
COUNTER
Whdnev er t he boc k l i d i s . opened, t he ex pos ur e
c ount er out omot i c ol l y r et ur ns t o " s t or t , "
When
of t er l oodi ng f i l m ond c l os i ng boc k l i d, t he s el f
-
c oc k i ng l ev er i s oper ot ed t he ex pos ur e c ount er
i s put i nt o oct i on. When numer ol I oppeor s,
t he c omer o i s r eody f or t he f i r s t ex pos ur e.
The c ount er i ndi c ot es up t o t he 36t h ex pos ur e,
t hen r emoi ns i noc t i v e ol t hough t her e moy r e-
moi n some ext r d l engt h of . unexposed f i l m.
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SI GHTI NG AND
THE KONI CA I I I
FOCUSI NG
out of f oc us
c o r r e c t f o c u s
Si ght i ng ond f oc us i ng t he KONI CA
I I I i s done
by br i ngi ng r he c omer o up t o ey e. l ev el ond peer -
i n g t h r o u g h t h e s i n g l e e y e p i e c e . Th e p i c i u r e f i e l d
i s enc l os ed by o t r ons l uc ent opt i c ol f r ome, s o
c ompos i t i on of t he s ubl ec t - mot t er i s qui c k l y ond
oc c ur ot el y dec i ded.
For f ocusi ng, o doubl e i moge con be seen ot
t he c ent er of t he f i el d of v i s i on. Adi us t f oc uSi ng
l ev er unt i l o s i ngl e i moge i s f or med, t hen t he
s i ght ed obi ec t i s ex oc t l y i n f oc us . A r eodi ng of
t he di s t onc e s c ol e wi l l gi v e t he ex oc t di s t onc e
bet ween t he comer o gnd t he f ocused obi ect .
Thi s di s t onc e mus t be r eod when c hec k i ng on t he
dept h of f i el d.
An oux i l i or y l i ne i s pr ov i ded i ns i de t he r egul or
f r ome t o cor r ect f or por ol l ox when si ght i ng ond
phot ogr ophi ng s ubl ec t s ot c l os e di s t onc es . I n c l os e-
up pi ct ur e- t oki ng
compose subi ect wi t hi n t he ou. x-
i l i or y i nner f r ome.
FI LM ADVANCE AND
SHUTTER COCKI NG
De p r e s s i n g t h e s e l f
- c o c k -
i n g l e v e r t wi c e o d v o n c e s
t h e
f i l m o n e f r o me o n d c o c k s
t h e s h u t t e r . Th i s o r r o n g e -
me n t p e r mi t s t h e t o k i n g
o f p i c t u r e s i n
r o p i d s u c
-
c e s s i o n , o n d p r e v e n t s
o c c i -
d e n t o l d o u b l e
r e x p o s u r e s .
I n
t h i s Wo y , t h e o u t s t o n d i n g
f e o t u r e s o f t h e 3 5 mi l l i
-
me t e r mi n i o t u r e c o me r o o r e
b r o u g h t i n t o f u l l p l o y i n r h e
KONI CA
I I I .
CAUTI ON
When depr es s i ng
l y down t o end of
s e l f c o c k i n g l e v e r , p u s h f i r m-
s t r ok e t wo t i mes .
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CAMERA GRI P
AND STANCE
To o b t o i n c l e o r , we l l - d e f i n e d p i c t u r u r e s
i t i s i m-
por t ont t o hol d t he KONI CA
I I I i n s uc h o woy
t ' hot no mot i on wi l l be i mpor t ed t o i t when r el eos -
i n g t h e s h u t t e r . Wh e n u s i n g t h e c o me r o h o r i z o n -
t ol l y , hol d f i r ml y ogoi ns t t he c heek . When t he
v er t i c ol pos i t i on i s us ed, hol d f i r ml y ogoi ns r t he
br ow. Appl y s t eody , gent l e, s queez e pr es s ur e
wi t h f i n g e r t i p wh e n p t e s s i n g s h u t t e r b u r t o n . Ho l d
br eot h t o pr event body movement s.
BACKLI D OPERATI ON
l . Ro i s e h o l f
: r i n g
o f t h e l o c k k n o b
2. Tur n ond s ee t hot or r ow poi nt s t o
" O"
3. Fol d down hol f
- r i ng
i n di r ec t i on of
"
O" ond
p r e s ' s d o wn wi t h f i n g e r t i p , t h e n b o c k l i d wi l l
b e r e l e o s e d o n d wi l l s p r i n g u p s l i g h t l y .
To c l o s e b o c k l i d b r i n g l o c k k n o b t o s o me p o s i -
t i on os when openi ng, pr es s
down boc k l i d unt i l
i t c l i c k s s h u t . Tu r n h o l f
- r
i n g o f t h e l o c k k n o b s o
t hot or r ow poi nt s t o " C"
Fol d down hol f - r i ng i n
d i r e c t i o n o f
" C"
CAUTI ON
Wh e n c l o s i n g b o c k l t d , o l w o y b b r i n g l o c k k n o b
l o
"
O" p o s i t i o n , o n d d o n o t f o i l o f t e r c l o s i n g t o
t u r n l o c k k n o b t o
" C "
p o s i t i o n .
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KONI CA I I I
PI CTURE. TAK
l . Re mo v e l e n s c o p
2 . De t e r mi n e l i g h t
v o l u e ( c o r r e c t
e x -
p o s u r e f o r t h e
f i l m i n u s e )
Dependi ng on t he
s ubi ec t mot t er ,
s el ec t c or r ec t c om-
5i not i on of oper
-
t ur e ond s hut t er
speed
I NG SEQUENCE Oper ot e f i l m od-
v o n c e ( s e l f
- c o c k -
i n g ) l e v e r t wi c e
5. Adi us t f oc us
Compos e pi c t ur e
i n v i ewf i nder
Pr e s s s h u t t e r
bu t t on
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FI LM LOADI NG
l . Ke e p f i l m o d v o n c e o n d s e l f
- c o c k i n g
l e v e r i n
c o c k e d p o s i t i o n . Op e n b o c k l i d , p u l l o u t f i l m r e
-
wi n d k n o b f u l l y , , o n d i n s e r t c o r t r i d g e c o n t o i n i n g u n -
e x p o s e d f i l m wi t h c o r t r i d g e t o p t o wo r d c o me r o
b o t t o m. Re t u r n f i l m r e wi n d k n o b t o o r i g i n o l p o s i t i o n
t o s e c u r e c o r t r i d g e .
2 . Pu l l o u t e n o u g h f i l m t o r e o c h o c r o s s t h e
g o t e o n d s p r o c k e t , o n d s e c u r e e n d o f f i l m t o t o k e -
u p s p o o l b y i n s e r t i n g i n t h e s l i t o n t h e s p o o l .
3. Gent l y t ur n t ok e- up
t o t ok e up s l oc k , ond f i t
t eet h.
I
s pool i nwor d wi t h f i nger s
per f or ot i ons on s pr oc k et
t
4. Depr es s s hut t er but t on, t hen oper ot e f i l m
odv onc e l ev er t wi c e t o odv onc e f i l m oc r os s t he
got e by one f r ome.
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5. Cl os e boc k l i d.
Pr es s s hut t er but t on, t hen
o p e r o t e f i l m o d v o n c ' e
l ever t wi ce. Repeot t hi s
pr ocedur e, t hen t he ex-
pos ur e c ount er wi l l s how
t he bl ock dot . pr ecedi ng
n u me r o l l .
Thi s compl et es t he l oodi ng oper ot i on.
CAUTI ON
I . Avoi d di r ect sunl i ght when l oodi ng or unl ood-
i ng. When no Shode i s ovoi l obl e, use body t o
s hi el d c omer o.
2. When l oodi ng, k eep l ens c ov er ed' wi t h f ens
cop f or pr ot ect i on ogoi nst f i nger mor ks, et c.
3. Af t er l oodi ng ond cl osi ng t he comer o, t ur n
f i l m r ewi nd k nob i n t he di r ec t i on i ndi c ot ed bv t he
or r ow' t o t ok ' e up s l oc k . When f i l m odv onc e i s
f unc t i oni ng c or r ec t l y t he f i l m r ewi nd k nob wi l l
t ur n o. goi nst t he . or r ow.
Check. t hi s' t o see whet her
or not f i l m i s bei ng t oken up pf oper l y.
DELAYED SHUTTER
ACTI ON PHOTOGRAPHY
Af t er oper ot i ng t he s el f
- c oc k i ng
l ev er , t he de-
I
oy ed oc t i on t i mer l ev er i s t ur ned
down os
i s
s h o wn i n t h e i l l u s t r o t i o n .
Up o n p r e s s i n g
t he s hut t er r el eos e but t on, t he t i mer
wi l l
b e s e t i n o c t i o n ,
o n d t h e s h u t t e r wi l l
be r el eos ed obout t en s ec onds l ot er Thi s
del oy c on be s hor t ened by t ur ni ng t he t i mer l ev - er
l es s t hon i t s f ul l or c but mor e t hon obour 90
degr ees.
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SHUTTER SPEED
ADJUSTMENT
T o o b t o i n d e s i r e d s h u t t e r s p e e d , t u r n s h u t t e r
s p e e d d i o l t o c o r r e c t n u me r o l . At
" B"
t h e s h u t t e r
r e mo i n s o p e n s o l o n g o s s h u t t e r b u t t o n i s k e p t
d e p r e s s e d . T h e o t h e r n u me r c l s o r e t h e i n v e r s e o f
t h e o c t u o l d u r o t i o n o f s h u t t e r o c t i o n f o r e x p o s u r e :
I i n d i c o t e s I s e c o n d ; 2 i n d i c o t e s I
1 2
s e c o n d ;
1 0 0 i n d i c o t e s I
/ 1 0 0
s e c o n d , &c .
APERTURE
ADJUSTMENT
The oper t ur e c ont r ol ( i r i s
di ophr ogm) r egul ot es
t he omount of l i ght i mpi ngi ng
on t he emul s i on
s ur f oc e of t he f i l m. Aper t ur e odl us t ment i s done
bV t ur ni ng t he oper t u, r e odl ust ment or r ow t o t he
c or r ec t s et t i ng. Adv onc i ng t he s et t i r l g bV one
s t ep r educ es by one- hol f t he omounr of l i ght ov oi l -
obl e ot t he f i l m s ur f oc e. So ot t
l 2. g
t he i nl en-
s i t y of l i ght i s one. hol f t hor or
(
l Z;
ond or I
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USI NG THE LI GHT
METHOD
VALUE
T h e SEI KOSHA- MXL s h u t t e r i n c o r p o r o r e s o
l i g h t v o l u e s c o l e . Wi t h t h i s o r r o n g e me n t ,
o n c e
t h e c o r r e c t l i g h t v o l u e i s d e t e r mi n e d o n d s e t , o
n u mb e r o f s h u t t e r
- s p e e d
o p e r t u r e c o mb i n o t i o n s ,
e o c h g i v i n g t h e c o r r e c t e x p o s u r e , i s o u t o mo t i c o l l y
o b t o i n o b l e b y o d i u s t i n g e i t h e r t h e s h u t t e r s p e e d
d i o l o r t h e o p e r t u r e c o n t r o l . Fo r e x o mp l e , i f
t h e l i g h t v o l u e i s I 2 . 5 , o n d t h e l i g h t v o l u e s c o l e
i s s e t o t t h i s r e o d i n g , t h e c o mb i n o t i o n wi l l
l / 1 0 0 s e c o n d o t t
1 8 ,
l / 5 0 s e c o n d o t +
1 1 l ,
|
125
second ot t
116,
&c.
Any of t hes e c oi nbi not i ons wi l l gi v e c or r ec t ex -
pos ur e of t he f i l m. But t he c or r ec t c ombi not i on
r nust be used, dependi ng on t he condi t i ons pr e-
s ent ed by t he s ubi ec t mot t er . Thi ngs i n r opi d
mot i on mus t be t ok en ot f os t s hut t er s peeds ,
wi t h s ome s oc r i f i c e i n dept h of f i el d( s hor p f oc us
ol ong t he ox i s of t he l ens )
, whi l e i mmobi l e s ub.
j ect s
wi t h oppr eci obl e di st once bet ween f r or i t
ond r eor s houl d be t ok en o s l ow s hut f er s peeds
wi t h t he l ens s t opped down. I n t hi s c os e, t ur n t he
s hut t er s peed di ol t o o f os t pos i t i on, t hen odi us t -
i ng t he oper t ur e c ont r ol t o s mol l er openi ngs wi l l
out omot i c ol l y r educ e t he s hut t er s peed t o
per mi t cor r ect exposur e.
Al t hough i t i s pos s i bl e t o s et s hut t er s peeds
ond oper t ur e sepor ot el y os i n convent i onol shut -
t er s , when t he l i ght v ol ue met hod i s i n us e o
c honge i n s hut t er s peed wi l l out omot i c ol l y s hi f t
t he oper t ur e s et t i ng. Thi s , howev er , does not oppl y
when t he s hut t er s peed i s s et ot ei t her B or
r
/
500.
be
or
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SYNCHRO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY
WI TH THE KONI CA I I I
Wh e n u s i n g o f l o s h g u n i n s y n c h r o n i z o t i o n wi t h
t h e KONI CA I I I , f i t t h e s o c k e t o f t h e f l o s h g u n
c o r d c o n n e c t o r t o t h e f l o s h c o n t o c t p l u g o f t h e
c o me r o .
Ad i u s t s y n c h r o o d l u s t me n t l e v e r s e t t i n g t o
mo t c h t h e t y p e o f f l o s h b u l b u s e d :
" M" , " F " ,
o n d
"
X"
,
f o r s t r o b o l i g h t .
"tvl" settir
Po s i t i o n " M"
i s u s e d i n c o n n e c t i o n wi t h M c l o s s
f l os hbul bs ( . t i me- t o- peok
obou t 20. mi l l i s ec onds
of t er c ont oc t ) P" r f ec t s y nc hr oni z ot i on wi l l be
obt oi ned ot ol l
' s hut t er
s peeds up t o ond i nc l ud-
i ng I
/ 500
second.
'F"
setting
Pos i t i on "
F" i s us ed when wor k i ng wi t h F c l os s
f l os hbul bs .
Sy nc hr oni z ot i on
i s oc c ur ot e ot ol l
s hut t er s peeds .
{'X"
setting
Pos i t i on " X"
i s us ed i n c onl unc t i on wi t h s t r obol i ght s
( g o r
d i s c h o r g e f l o s h t u b e s ) wh i c h h o v e n o r i me
l og, f or per f ec t
s y nc hr oni z ot i on gt
ol l s hut t er
speeds.
CAUTION
-
I n t he s El Kos HA. Mx L
s hur t er on
, ex t r o
s p. eed
gover ni ng
mechoni sm i s engoged
f or synchr oni z-
i ng pur poses
of t he "
M" ond
, F, '
posi t i ons.
Thi s
mec honi s m
i s not engoged of
"
X" pos i t i on.
c on-
s equent l y ,
f he s hut t er i s s ov ed f i om ex t r o weor
ond t eor bv keepi ng t he synchr o- odl ust ment
l ever
i n
" X"
pos i t i qn
dur i ng nor mol ( non- f l os h)
us e.
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FI LM REWI ND
AND REMOVAL
When t he exposur e count er i ndi co. t es 36, or
when t he s el f
- c oc k i ng
l ev er c on no f onger be op-
er ot ed, t he end of t he r ol l of f i l m hos been r eoch.
.
ed. Do not { or c e s el f - c oc k i ng l ev er Ret ur n
ex pos ed f i l m t o i t s c or t r i dge bv ex t endt ng f i l m
r ewi nd k nob c r onk , ond t ur ni ng i n di r gc t i on i ndi c ot -
e d b V o r r o w o f t e r p r e s s i n g f i l m r e wi n d b u t t o n t o
r e l e o s e s p r o c k e t . Wi n d u n t i l { i l m i s c o mp l e t e l y
t ok en up i nt o t he c or t r i dge. Sl i ght r es i s t onc e
wi l l be enc ount er ed when t he end of t he f i l m i s
det oched f r om t he t oke- up spool . When t hi s r e.
s i s t onc e i s ov er c ome ond t he r ewi nd k nob t ur ns
f r eef y , t he ex pos ed f i l m i s c ompl et el y r et ur ned t o
t he cor t r i dg" .
open bockl i d, pui l out r ew i nd
knob ond r emove cor t r i dge.
CAUTI ON
l . l f s e l f
- c o c k i n g
l e v e r i s f o r c e d o f r e r u n e x p o s e d
{ i l m h o s r u n o u t t h e r e mo y o c c u r s t r i p p i n g
o f t h e f i l m p e r f o r o t i o n o r o t h e r t r o u b l e t h o t wi l l
p r e v e n t s mo o t h r e wi n d f o r r e t u i ' n o f f i l m t o c o r .
t r i d g e . I n t h i s e v e n t , i t wi l l b e n e c e s s o r y t o
o p e n t h e c o me r o i n o d o r k r o o m i f f i l m i s t o b e
s ov ed.
2 . Wh e n f i l m h o s r u n o u t o n d t h e s e l f
- c o c k i n g
l e v e r
i o ms
p o r t wo y t h r o u g h i t s s t r o k e , t h e l e v e r
wi l l n o t r e t u r n t o o r i g i n o l p o s i t i o n , n o r wi l l i t b e
p o s s i b l e t o d e p r e s s t h e s h u t t e r r e l e o s e b u t t o n .
Wh e n t h i s h o p p e n s , p r e s s f i l m r e wi n d b u t t o n o n d
p u s h s e l f
- c o c k i n g
l e v e r t o e n d o f s r r o k e . Th i s
wi l l p e r mi t r e t u r n o f s e l f
- c o c k i n g
l e v e r t o o r i g i n o l
p o s i t i o n .
3 . Wh e n r e mo v i n g r e wo u n d c o r t r i d g e i r o m c o me : ' o .
o v o i d d i r e c t s u n l i g h t o s i n t h e c o s e o { l o o d i n g .
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Wh e n o s u b i e c t i s b r o u g h t i n t o f o c u s , t h e r e
wi l l b e s o me r o n g e , i n f . r o n t o f o n d b e h i n d t h e
s u b i e c t , wi t h i n wh i c h i mo g e s wi l l b e s h o r p l y r e g -
i s t e r e d , d e p e n d i n g o n t h e o p e r t u r e s e t t i n g . T h i s
r o n g e i s k n o wn o s d e p t h o f f i e l d . Th e d e p t h o f
f i e l d d e p e n d s o n d i s t o n d e o s we l l o s o n t h e s i z e
o f o p e r t u r e ; b u t o t o g i v e n d i s t o n c e t h e s mo l l e r
t h e o p e r t u r e ( o n d h i g h e r t h e t
i
r o t i n g ) t h e g r e o t e r
v r i l l b e t h e d e p t h o f { l e l d Wi t h o g i v e n o p e r
-
t u r e s e t t i n g , t h e g r e o t e r t h e d i s t o n c e , t h e g r e o t -
e r t h e d e p t h o f f i e l d . Mo r e o v e r , b e c o u s e o f t h i s
c hor oc t er i s t i c , t he r onge i s gr eot er behi nhd t hon
i n f r ont of t he s ubi ec t i n ex oc t f oc us .
The dept h of f i el d c on be os c er t oi ned bv r ef er -
r i ng t o t he dept h of f i el d s c ol e when r eodi ng
t he di s t onc e bet ween t he c omer o ohd t he s ubi ec t .
The di s t onc e s c ol e i ndi c ot or poi nt s ot t he
ex oc t di s t onc e, whi f e t he s c ol e on s i des bot h i ndi
.
cot es t he r onge( dept h of f i el d) f oi vor i ous ope r
.
t ur e s i z es . Seen f r om obov e, t he s c ol e t o t he
l ef t of t he di s t onc e i ndi c ot or s hows t he r onge of
s h o r p f o c u s b e h i n d t h e s u b i e c t ; wh i l e t h e s c o l e
t o t h e r i g h t s h o ws t h e r o n g e p e r mi s s i b l e i n
f r o n t . Fo r e x o mp l e , i f t h e d i s t o n c e b e t we e n f | "
c o me r o o n d
t h e s u c i e c t i s 8 f e . e t , i t wi l l b e p o s -
s i b l e . t o o b l o i n o s h o r p i mo g e o f o n y t h i n g wi t h i n
t he r onge of f r om 7 t o 9 f eet f r om t he cof f r f o
wi t h oper t ur e s et ot I 14.
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t he oper t ur e ot
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l o
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f eet f r om t he c omer o. Thi s s houl d be bor ne i n
m i n d wh e n d e c i d i n g u p o n o p e r t u r e s e t t i n g ; t h e n
wi t h t h e s p e e d r o t i n g o f t h e f i l m i n mi n d , t h e c o r -
r ec t s hut t er s peed s houl d be c hos en.
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