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Twin Lens Reflex

The twin-lens reflex (TLR) camera features two objective lenses using an identical focal length. One of the lenses reflects the image in the viewfinder while the other image exposes the film The viewfinder is made up using a 45-degree angle mirror (a basis for the name reflex), a matte focusing display located at the camera's top, plus a surrounding pop-up hood. These dual objectives are joined, so that the composure reflected upon the focusing screen becomes exactly identical to what ends up on the film. Although, many cheaper TLRs are usually fixed-focus units. A majority of TLRs employ leaf shutters using shutter speeds as quick as 1/500th sec using a B settings.

Different from SLR Cameras

Yashica-Mat EM 6x6 120 TLR Twin 
				Lens Reflex

TLRs differ from SLR cameras in a number of respects. For starters, unlike virtually every SLR, TLRs show a continual screen image. This view never blacks out during shutter exposure. In addition, models featuring leaf shutters converse to focal-plane shutters have the ability to synchronize with camera flash at much higher speeds than what SLRs can. Although, due to the photographer viewing through one lens while capturing the image from another, parallax error can make the image different from the one shown on the image screen. This is a negligible difference when subjects are far off, but becomes critical for subjects are close by. For increased accuracy during tabletop photography, where your subject may be a foot or so distance from the camera, there are devices available that allow you to move the camera higher so that the lens doing the shooting goes to the identical position occupied by the viewing lens. presto, problem solved. Parallax error could still occur as it's still not possible have depth of field preview as you can occur with an SLR camera, as the viewing lens on TLR contains no diaphragm updated article Mar 31, 2011
 

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BlackBird Twin-Lens Reflex (TLR) 35mm Film Camera

Blackbird Fly (BBF) Fun and Trendy- The Blackbird, Fly camera, a twin lens reflex provides a totally different optical pathway from ordinary SLR or a digital point & shoot camera. 

Lomography Lubitel 166+ 35mm/Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera with Built-in 75mm f/4.5 Lens Buy the Lomography Lubitel 166 Twin Lens Reflex Camera

Rollei Rolleiflex 2.8 FX Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex Camera with Built-in 80mm f/2.8 Planar Lens.

Rollei Rolleiflex 4.0 FW Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex Camera with Built-in 50mm f/4.0 HFT Lens.

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Seagull 107. Seagull 4A-105 and 4A-107 cameras are 120 twin lens reflex cameras.

Seagull GC-109 Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera with Built-in 75mm f/3.5 Lens.

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