Real unique design in entire 35mm camera design history
Rolleiflex SL 2000F
It’s moduler design like Hasselblad 500C or their own Rolleiflex SL66
Waist level finder open.
This is the only camera which has the waist level and eye level view finder at the same time.
Film magazine detached
SL2000F is 2nd camera in 35mm which has interchangable film magazine.
1st example is Contarex Bull’s eye from Zeiss Ikon.
Rolleiflex HFT lenses
Rollei Planar HFT 50mm f1.8 attaached to Camera. Front lens is Rollei Planar HFT 50mm f1.4, Back side is legendary Carl Zeiss Planar HFT 85mm f1.4
which has triangle shape aperture blade.
Rollei Planar 50mm f1.4 attached to Kodak DCS 560 through QBM adapter
No-elsewhere ‘triangle aperture’ found in Carl Zeiss HFT 85mm f1.4.
This unique aperture is not available for Contax camera even though the same lens can be found on Contax.
Rolleiflex is 1 of 2 platform which uses triangle aperture. The other one is even more scarce ‘Carl Zeiss 85mm f1.4’ for Contarex
Kodak DCS 560 + Carl Zeiss Planar HFT 85mm f1.4
Last weekend, I left 85mm Planar lens at home for mountain tracking. I had an intention to test 50mm f1.4 extensively,
the best way is bring one the lens. I also want to reduce back packing for long tracking course.
All picture below taken with Rollei Planar-HFT 50mm f1.4
Most of them at f1.4 (test wide open performance) and some are f2.0