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[Rollei] Binocular focusing aid
- Subject: [Rollei] Binocular focusing aid
- From: Dave Wyman <davewyman >
- Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2001 12:29:13 -0700
If anyone has and uses a Rolleiflex leather binocular focusing hood, what do you think about it?
I've got one, and I use it on occasion. Some drawbacks: I've noticed in general that the older a
person is, the more difficult it is to make the bino images on the ground glass converge. Also, half
of the split-image feature blacks out, so the 2x enlargement of the image is, for those who like
using a split-image, wasted.
On the plus site, it makes for a bright image on the ground glass when I'm in outdoor light. And for
me, the image on the ground glass has an almost 3-D look. Also, it garners a lot of comments when
people see me using it.