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When shooting under blazing sunlight or photographing snow or beach scenes, the use of a filter yashica mat 124g manual recommended to assure better overall effect. Uneven film feeding and poor focusing may result if the Film Pressure Plate is not properly positioned.

The exposure meter begins to function when the focusing hood is set upright yashica mat 124g manual lifting it W gently with your fingertip. When shooting with the aid of the self-timer. LENS HOOD 30 mm bayonet type Use of lens hood is recommended for subjects in bright light, sea or snow scenes, and to prevent unnecessary stray light from falling on the yashica mat 124g manual. The camera features a magnifying lens for critical focusing which springs up into position when the sports finder frame section of the Focusing Hood is pushed in slightly.

The even distribution of light over the entire subject area will assure better color balance.

When using filter, make compensation for exposure according to the filter factor. To lock the shatter, shift the Shutter locking Lever and align it with “L” Lock. The exposure meter pointer in the Exposure Indicator Window is coupled to the shutter yashica mat 124g manual and will shift in either direction when the shutter yashica mat 124g manual is adjusted. In other words, all objects from a distance of about 7 feet to 15 feet will appear sharp and clear on the film.

When the back cover is closed, the exposure load reminder window will show “12 EX” green in case of film, and “24 EX” red in case of film, to check the exposure load of the film in use. In case of slow shutter speeds 1 sec. Use the above address for a check, M.


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The mercury battery is no longer available. When using a conventional flash gun or electronic flash, mount it directly on the accessory shoe or with a bracket attached to the Tripod Socket of the camera. The letter ”S” appears in the Exposure Counter during the film loading operation. The proper combination of the shutter speed and aperture is shown in the Shutter Yashica mat 124g manual and Aperture Indicator Windows.

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After focusing, compose your picture. If the two needles fail to match even when both the shutter speed an aperture settings are changed, it means that correct exposure cannot be obtained under the yashica mat 124g manual light condition.

Crank-handle film advance with automatic film stop; simultaneously charges the shutter for the next exposure; automatic resetting exposure counter registers the number of exposed frames.

The film may fail to yashica mat 124g manual if the film leader is not inserted properly into the slot. Butkus, 29 Lake Ave. At ”B” Bulb setting, the shutter remains open over the duration the Shutter Release Button is depressed.

Correct exposure in flash photography is determined by referring to the guide number of the flash bulb or electronic flash in use. To focus, turn the Focusing Knob while observing the image of your subject produced on the Focusing Screen.

After closing the Back Cover, wind the crank-handle until yashica mat 124g manual figure “1” appears in the Exposure Counter Window. When the figure “24” appears in the exposure counter window, it signifies that the full length of the film has been exposed.

Another yashica mat 124g manual of the yasbica handle will set the exposure counter between “12” and “13”, but continue winding until the crank-handle turns freely without tension. The CdS exposure meter built into the camera is designed to yashica mat 124g manual automatic compensation for exposure when shooting against light, therefore, take the exposure reading in the normal way.

Charge the shutter by winding the Crank-handle and then set the Self-Timer by shifting the lever on the bottom of the lens barrel section in the direction of the arrow.

Then, wind it all the way in a counter clockwise motion toward [2] to charge the yashhica. When the camera is to be left unused, fold the focusing hood. The Self-Timer is activated through depression of the Shutter Release Button and trips the shutter after a delay of 6 to 15 seconds.


When shooting Landscapes or other open scenes, the use of a lens hood yashica mat 124g manual recommended to ward off extraneous reflected light. Paste the seal to prevent recoiling and wrap the yashica mat 124g manual in light-proof paper. Also maf sure that the Lower Spool Holder is returned to its original position after loading the film.

After the Take-up Spool is set properly in the camera, return the Spool Holder Knob to its original position. This setting is used for long exposures under subdued light conditions or in shooting fireworks, etc. This will switch off the meter and prevent draining of battery power.

Twin-lens reflex camera accepting either 12 exposures or 24 exposures film. Continue winding the film until the “start” mark on the film leader paper lines up with the RED triangular “start” mark for film. FILTER 30 mm bayonet type Better overall results can be obtained through use of a filter when shooting sea or snow yashica mat 124g manual, etc.

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The depth of field for a given aperture and camera-to-subject distance can be read off the yashica mat 124g manual scale around the Focusing Knob. This will help me to continue to host this site, buy new manuals, and pay their shipping costs. If you use Pay Pal, use the link below. Out of focus Your subject will appear blurred on the Focusing Screen when it is out of focus.

For best results in color photography, see that your subject’ receives the light directly from the front. Use a Wein Air battery. When loading a yashica mat 124g manual 12 exposureshold the back cover with both hands and slide the Film Pressure Plate with your thumbs until it clicks into position and the sign 12 EX.