[rollei_list] Re: Lens Cap and centering Aid

Austin

That is what the Rollei people at Burleigh Brooks told me in the 1950's.

I believed them because it worked for me.  Argue with them, not me!

Jerry


Austin Franklin wrote:

> That sounds like a bunch of poo, Jerry.  I highly doubt they were
> intentionally mirrored with the intention of being used like that.  How many
> people take pictures of themselves only, much less with nothing else to
> frame on?
>
> Austin
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: rollei_list-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:rollei_list-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Jerry Lehrer
> > Sent: Saturday, February 12, 2005 1:34 PM
> > To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [rollei_list] Re: Lens Cap and centering Aid
> >
> >
> > Peter,
> >
> > Install cap on viewing lens only.  Put camera on tripod. Set ST.
> > Sit in front of camera , 5 to 7 feet away.  Look at your reflection
> > in polished mirror portion of cap. Center yourself. Click-FLASH!
> >
> > You can figure out the rest.
> >
> > Jerry
> >
> > "Peter K." wrote:
> >
> > > Jerry,=20
> > >
> > > Can you explain the centering aid? Maybe I am dense but I am trying to
> > > understand exactly what you mean.
> > >
> > > Peter K
> > >
> > > On Sat, 12 Feb 2005 10:02:45 -0800, Jerry Lehrer
> > <jerryleh@xxxxxxxxxxx> wro=
> > > te:
> > > > Peter,
> > > >=20
> > > > I believe that Todd Belcher would be able to help you on the satin
> > > > vs. polished vs. black plastic lens caps.  The Rollei people in NY
> > > > told me that the polished mirror caps were intended to be a
> > > > centering aid for self timed pictures.  It could only be used that
> > > > way  if the cap assembly were reoriented on the viewing lens.
> > > >=20
> > > > Frankly I prefer the black plastic folding caps, but I have seen
> > > > those only in Bay III size.
> > > >=20
> > > > Jerry
> > > >=20
> > > > "Peter K." wrote:
> > > >=20
> > > > > Hi Dirk,
> > > > >
> > > > > Glad you joined. There were some virus and other issues with the old
> > > > > list. I will let others expound on it. Much of the old gang is here
> > > > > and I only hope we continue to talk Rollei and not other lifestyle
> > > > > thoughts and feelings.
> > > > >
> > > > > BTW, only 1 person was ind enough to reply about my asking about the
> > > > > satin lens caps Rollei used. I sold a Rollei 2.8E Xenotar
> > and it had a
> > > > > Satin lenscap. I was wondering what model started having these satin
> > > > > lenscaps as opposed to the mirror lenscaps. Only reason I sold the
> > > > > Xenotar was I have far too many Rolleis at this time and it was
> > > > > sitting idle.
> > > > >
> > > > > Peter K
> > > > >
> > > > > On Sat, 12 Feb 2005 14:06:59 +0100, Dirk-Roger Schmitt
> > > > > <Dirk-Roger.Schmitt@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > > > Richard,
> > > > > >=3D20
> > > > > > I did register after I was missing for some days all
> > mails from the o=
> > > ld R=3D
> > > > > UG
> > > > > > list, so I wa wondering which happend.
> > > > > >=3D20
> > > > > > But Bob and Peter informed me on this new list.
> > > > > >=3D20
> > > > > > Hope that all guy from the old list are here again.
> > > > > >=3D20
> > > > > > What wasthe rason that the old RUG list was abondoned?
> > > > > >=3D20
> > > > > > Greetings
> > > > > >=3D20
> > > > > > Dirk
> > > > > >=3D20
> > > > > >=3D20
> > > > > > At 11:32 12.02.2005, you wrote:
> > > > > > >     We have had several new subscribers in the last couple
> > > > > > >of days. I want to say welcome to all of you. This is a
> > > > > > >somewhat eclectic list. While it is dedicated to Rolleflex
> > > > > > >and Rolleicord cameras it is populated by people who find
> > > > > > >life in general interesting and trade ideas about it. Do not
> > > > > > >be discouraged, there IS Rollei material here and questions
> > > > > > >about or experiences with Rolleis will be responded to.
> > > > > > >     Marc Small is the list owner, I am one of the assistant
> > > > > > >list nannies.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >---
> > > > > > >Richard Knoppow
> > > > > > >Los Angeles, CA, USA
> > > > > > >dickburk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > >=3D20
> > > > > >=3D20
> > > > >
> > > > > --=3D20
> > > > > Peter K
> > > > > =3DD3=3DBF=3DD5=3DAC
> > > >=20
> > > >=20
> > >
> > > --=20
> > > Peter K
> > > =D3=BF=D5=AC
> >
> >
> >


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