The AF is a medium format SLR camera made in Japan by Mamiya, the company’s first auto-focus camera. It was released in Japan in. Mamiya AFd III combines 35mm handling ease and speed with the advantages of 3x larger image size. The AFd III is part of Mamiya’s SLR systems. Your Mamiya AFDIII is designed for heavy professional use and will give you a long Congratulations on your purchase of the Mamiya AFD III. Camera.

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I guess for years I got caught up in the hype and really wanted to be convinced that dslr was the new way to the future of photography. And again, I found myself shopping for another film camera. I had one, but it was waaaay tempermental and I had to return it. For those looking for the maximum resolution, slow speed black and white and just about any slide film will look amazing through this camera once properly scanned.

Mamiya AFD III Medium Format user reviews : 3 out of 5 – 0 reviews –

I realize it won’t be as good as the Fuji, but man, the price difference, and to actually own it could be amazing. While this is mostly up to the film that you put through it, the lenses play a part in your final result.


Finally, Mamiya has designed “Quick Action” buttons which allow you to rapidly access certain functions such as multiple exposure, bracketing, auto exposure lock and auto focus lock.

Terminal On side of body works with remote triggering devices and electromagnetic cable releases Cable Release: Since then, I am really really happy with the money that I spent on this beautiful system.

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Adapter N2 has a larger base and contains anti-twist pins for secure camera support. The series was always a fast focusing camera – even under the lowest of lighting scenarios.

Mamiya 645 AFD III – SLR camera – medium

Simply replace the film magazine with a compatible digital back to expand creativity to a totally new set of applications and needs. The lenses attach on the AF bayonet mount in the same way as with the previous mount, by aligning the lens with the red spot on the body and twisting to fasten the bayonet.

Rather than a one-stop shift mamiiya each direction, this function now selects the highest shutter speed possible P Hor the smallest possible aperture P Lfor a given metered EV value. Focusing rings are well-dampened, and autofocus lenses are quick and quiet. It is much quicker than push-button driven controls, and the menus are clear and pretty easy to follow. Rated 5 out of 5 by Jeff from A great step up from 35 mm. With film cameras, the lenses really do make or break a system as there are often few and in 645atd world of medium format, no third-party brands make lenses.

Smart Home by Gordon Gottsegen Nov msmiya, I traded my RB years ago for the Half-press on shutter release and AF Lock Button. The camera arrived in the original packaging, which is well designed, protecting the camera quite well. It turns on, makes noise, the indicator ligh Trade In Mmamiya Gear for Kamiya. Number 4 indicates the digital back, 5 the stylus used to activate controls on the back.


For digital shooters, the rendering of film is pretty wild. The Mamiya AFD and its siblings are workhorses of cameras. The Epson v does great with negs. The viewfinder eyepiece has a shutter to keep out light when the camera is used away from the eye, and built-in diotric adjustment.

Mamiya 645 afd III

mammiya More to follow on this topic. This is clearly a pro-level camera, robust materials and construction. Rated 5 out of 5 by Aryan from I’ve got both worlds! Matt Barr – January 27, This is a great article. There is No fung Should I buy it? When the difference between spot and average is between.

However, the camera is not built in the modular way that those cameras were; the power film winder is built-in, as is the AE prism viewfinder; a waist-level finder cannot be used although there is a right-angle eyepiece attachment. Compared to any full-frame DSLR, the viewfinder is massive, and that helps tremendously for manual focus and composition considering I wear glasses.